Kiama Municipality


In Kiama Municipality, Accommodation and Food Services had the largest total exports by industry, generating $51 million in 2021/22.

Exports by industry are sales of goods and services to non-resident households, businesses and other organisations, outside Kiama Municipality boundaries. Exports (domestic) include all exports from the area to other parts of Australia. Exports (international) includes all exports from the Region to countries outside Australia.

To get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, export data should be viewed alongside the other industry characteristics in the Industry sector analysis section.

Detailed notes about how the figures are derived can be found in the specific topic notes section.

Data source

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Total exports by industry sector
Kiama Municipality2021/222016/17Change
Industry$m%. New South Wales$m%. New South Wales2016/17 - 2021/22
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing15.88.34.916.65.14.3-0.8
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services0.
Wholesale Trade2.
Retail Trade4.
Accommodation and Food Services50.926.81.741.712.72.9+9.2
Transport, Postal and Warehousing12.
Information Media and Telecommunications1.
Financial and Insurance Services12.76.716.
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services0.
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services11.35.910.8180.254.99.3-169.0
Administrative and Support Services11.
Public Administration and Safety3.
Education and Training18.
Health Care and Social Assistance4.
Arts and Recreation Services10.
Other Services1.
Total industries189.9100.0100.0328.5100.0100.0-138.6

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2023. ©2023. Compiled and presented in by .id (informed decisions). Data are based on a 2020/21 price base for all years. NIEIR-ID data are inflation adjusted each year to allow direct comparison, and annual data releases adjust previous years’ figures to a new base year.Learn more

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Dominant groups

An analysis of the total exports by industry sectors in Kiama Municipality in 2021/22 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Accommodation and Food Services (51 million or 26.8%)
  • Manufacturing (20 million or 10.6%)
  • Education and Training (18 million or 9.6%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 89 million in total or 47.0% of the total exports by industry in the Kiama Municipality.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 1.7% in Accommodation and Food Services; 15.1% in Manufacturing and 4.3% in Education and Training.

The major differences between the total exports by industries of Kiama Municipality and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of total exports by Accommodation and Food Services (26.8% compared to 1.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Financial and Insurance Services (6.7% compared to 16.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Information Media and Telecommunications (0.7% compared to 7.0%)
  • A larger percentage of total exports by Education and Training (9.6% compared to 4.3%)

Emerging groups

The total total exports by industry in Kiama Municipality $decreased by -139 million between 2016/17 and 2021/22.

The largest changes in the total exports by industries between 2016/17 and 2021/22 in Kiama Municipality were for:

  • Education and Training (+$9 million)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$9 million)
  • Accommodation and Food Services (+$9 million)
  • Manufacturing (+$7 million)

Kiama Municipal Council

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