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Exports

In the NSROC Region, Professional, Scientific and Technical Services had the largest total exports by industry, generating $11,968 million in 2020/21.

Exports by industry are sales of goods and services to non-resident households, businesses and other organisations, outside the NSROC Region 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
NSROC Region2020/212015/16Change
Industry$m%. New South Wales$m%. New South Wales2015/16 - 2020/21
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing77.30.13.798.90.23.7-21.6
Mining211.90.46.8284.60.68.4-72.7
Manufacturing6,405.011.816.86,075.813.016.4+329.2
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services667.31.22.3597.11.32.5+70.2
Construction111.80.20.269.20.10.2+42.6
Wholesale Trade5,449.810.16.57,260.415.65.9-1,810.6
Retail Trade1,245.22.32.41,169.12.52.3+76.1
Accommodation and Food Services750.91.42.6527.21.13.0+223.7
Transport, Postal and Warehousing798.41.56.9836.91.88.1-38.5
Information Media and Telecommunications11,379.321.06.48,651.218.55.3+2,728.1
Financial and Insurance Services6,163.511.416.04,081.48.716.2+2,082.1
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services439.50.80.8475.31.00.9-35.8
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services11,968.222.19.89,016.719.38.7+2,951.5
Administrative and Support Services1,364.22.52.61,489.83.23.1-125.6
Public Administration and Safety800.01.55.0628.41.34.6+171.6
Education and Training2,399.34.44.22,026.34.34.1+373.0
Health Care and Social Assistance2,840.95.34.42,342.85.03.7+498.0
Arts and Recreation Services514.51.01.1441.90.91.3+72.6
Other Services522.11.01.5594.01.31.5-71.9
Total industries54,109.3100.0100.046,667.2100.0100.0+7,442.2

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2021. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id (informed decisions). Data are based on a 2019/20 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 NSROC Region in 2020/21 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (11,968 million or 22.1%)
  • Information Media and Telecommunications (11,379 million or 21.0%)
  • Manufacturing (6,405 million or 11.8%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 29,752 million in total or 55.0% of the total exports by industry in the the NSROC Region.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 9.8% in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services; 6.4% in Information Media and Telecommunications and 16.8% in Manufacturing.

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

  • A larger percentage of total exports by Information Media and Telecommunications (21.0% compared to 6.4%)
  • A larger percentage of total exports by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (22.1% compared to 9.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Mining (0.4% compared to 6.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Transport, Postal and Warehousing (1.5% compared to 6.9%)

Emerging groups

The total total exports by industry in the NSROC Region $increased by 7,442 million between 2015/16 and 2020/21.

The largest changes in the total exports by industries between 2015/16 and 2020/21 in the NSROC Region were for:

  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+$2,952 million)
  • Information Media and Telecommunications (+$2,728 million)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$2,082 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$498 million)

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