City of Kingston


In the City of Kingston, Manufacturing had the largest total exports by industry, generating $5,254 million in 2019/20.

Exports by industry are sales of goods and services to non-resident households, businesses and other organisations, outside the City of Kingston 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
City of Kingston2019/202014/15Change
Industry$m%. Victoria$m%. Victoria2014/15 - 2019/20
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing38.60.43.817.50.25.1+21.1
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services387.64.04.6335.73.44.2+51.9
Wholesale Trade1,885.619.76.71,936.019.77.1-50.4
Retail Trade602.46.33.0499.55.12.8+102.9
Accommodation and Food Services86.50.92.5101.01.02.5-14.5
Transport, Postal and Warehousing439.04.67.8398.74.17.8+40.3
Information Media and Telecommunications71.
Financial and Insurance Services49.80.513.343.60.411.6+6.2
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services47.10.50.697.51.00.8-50.4
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services118.
Administrative and Support Services107.71.12.7116.81.22.1-9.1
Public Administration and Safety30.10.34.527.40.34.5+2.7
Education and Training58.
Health Care and Social Assistance57.70.65.481.90.84.4-24.2
Arts and Recreation Services130.31.42.8114.31.22.5+16.0
Other Services183.61.91.0206.12.11.3-22.5
Total industries9,587.9100.0100.09,820.9100.0100.0-233.0

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2021. Compiled and presented in by .id (informed decisions). Data are based on a 2018-19 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 the City of Kingston in 2019/20 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing (5,254 million or 54.8%)
  • Wholesale Trade (1,886 million or 19.7%)
  • Retail Trade (602 million or 6.3%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 7,742 million in total or 80.7% of the total exports by industry in the the City of Kingston.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Victoria accounted for 21.9% in Manufacturing; 6.7% in Wholesale Trade and 3.0% in Retail Trade.

The major differences between the total exports by industries of the City of Kingston and Victoria were:

  • A larger percentage of total exports by Manufacturing (54.8% compared to 21.9%)
  • A larger percentage of total exports by Wholesale Trade (19.7% compared to 6.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Financial and Insurance Services (0.5% compared to 13.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (1.2% compared to 8.0%)

Emerging groups

The total total exports by industry in the City of Kingston $decreased by -233 million between 2014/15 and 2019/20.

The largest changes in the total exports by industries between 2014/15 and 2019/20 in the City of Kingston were for:

  • Retail Trade (+$103 million)
  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (+$52 million)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (+$40 million)
  • Information Media and Telecommunications (+$27 million)

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