City of Kingston


In the City of Kingston, Manufacturing had the largest total exports by industry, generating $4,399 million in 2018/19.

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 Kingston2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. Victoria$m%. Victoria2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing28.10.33.332.90.34.3-4.8
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services203.92.44.3381.24.03.7-177.4
Wholesale Trade2,245.826.16.31,909.819.87.1+336.0
Retail Trade429.35.03.7486.75.03.2-57.4
Accommodation and Food Services122.51.42.961.80.62.3+60.7
Transport, Postal and Warehousing360.94.27.5442.24.68.1-81.3
Information Media and Telecommunications69.20.85.442.00.44.1+27.3
Financial and Insurance Services50.50.613.840.30.411.2+10.2
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services37.10.40.7121.71.30.8-84.6
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services106.61.27.486.80.97.4+19.8
Administrative and Support Services109.31.32.5101.61.12.2+7.7
Public Administration and Safety25.10.34.426.40.34.8-1.3
Education and Training95.91.14.995.41.04.0+0.5
Health Care and Social Assistance46.70.56.2159.71.74.3-113.0
Arts and Recreation Services90.81.12.7130.61.42.6-39.7
Other Services160.41.91.387.80.91.4+72.6
Total industries8,600.9100.0100.09,643.2100.0100.0-1,042.4

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. Compiled and presented in by .id the population experts. Data are based on a 2016-17 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 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing (4,399 million or 51.1%)
  • Wholesale Trade (2,246 million or 26.1%)
  • Retail Trade (429 million or 5.0%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 7,074 million in total or 82.2% of the total exports by industry in the the City of Kingston.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Victoria accounted for 21.0% in Manufacturing; 6.3% in Wholesale Trade and 3.7% 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 (51.1% compared to 21.0%)
  • A larger percentage of total exports by Wholesale Trade (26.1% compared to 6.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Financial and Insurance Services (0.6% compared to 13.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (1.2% compared to 7.4%)

Emerging groups

The total total exports by industry in the City of Kingston $decreased by -1,042 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

The largest changes in the total exports by industries between 2013/14 and 2018/19 in the City of Kingston were for:

  • Wholesale Trade (+$336 million)
  • Other Services (+$73 million)
  • Accommodation and Food Services (+$61 million)
  • Information Media and Telecommunications (+$27 million)

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