In the NSROC Region, Information Media and Telecommunications had the largest total exports by industry, generating $10,443 million in 2017/18.
Exports by industry are sales of goods and services to non-resident households, businesses and other organisations, outside the NSROC Region boundaries. Exports (domestic) include all exports from the area to other parts of Australia. Exports (international) includes all exports from the Region to countries outside Australia.
To get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, export data should be viewed alongside the other industry characteristics in the Industry sector analysis section.
Detailed notes about how the figures are derived can be found in the specific topic notes section.
National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series
|Total exports by industry sector|
|NSROC Region - Constant prices||2017/18||2012/13||Change|
|Industry (Click rows to view sub-categories)||$m||%||New South Wales%||$m||%||New South Wales%||2012/13 to 2017/18|
|Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing||90.3||0.2||2.8||98.8||0.2||3.7||-8.5||23000||P|
|Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services||544.8||1.1||2.4||537.3||1.3||4.2||+7.5||23300||P|
|Accommodation and Food Services||503.7||1.1||3.2||301.5||0.7||2.6||+202.2||23700||P|
|Transport, Postal and Warehousing||619.1||1.3||9.5||582.4||1.4||10.0||+36.7||23800||P|
|Information Media and Telecommunications||10,443.0||21.8||6.7||8,388.2||20.6||5.9||+2,054.8||23900||P|
|Financial and Insurance Services||4,330.8||9.1||17.6||3,714.1||9.1||16.2||+616.8||24000||P|
|Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services||272.7||0.6||0.9||320.1||0.8||0.6||-47.5||24100||P|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical Services||9,514.2||19.9||9.3||8,600.2||21.1||7.9||+914.0||24200||P|
|Administrative and Support Services||983.0||2.1||2.3||1,259.7||3.1||2.6||-276.7||24300||P|
|Public Administration and Safety||719.3||1.5||5.2||604.2||1.5||5.2||+115.1||24400||P|
|Education and Training||1,782.1||3.7||3.9||1,419.4||3.5||3.3||+362.7||24500||P|
|Health Care and Social Assistance||2,040.9||4.3||3.6||1,976.0||4.9||3.4||+64.9||24600||P|
|Arts and Recreation Services||459.2||1.0||1.3||399.3||1.0||1.4||+59.9||24700||P|
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) (opens a new window) ©2018. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id (opens a new window), the population experts.
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An analysis of the total exports by industry sectors in NSROC Region in 2017/18 shows the three largest industries were:
- Information Media and Telecommunications ($10,443 million or 21.8%)
- Professional, Scientific and Technical Services ($9,514 million or 19.9%)
- Wholesale Trade ($7,307 million or 15.3%)
In combination these three industries accounted for $27,265 million in total or 57.0% of the total exports by total industry in the NSROC Region.
In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 6.7% in Information Media and Telecommunications; 9.3% in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services; and 6.6% in Wholesale Trade.
The major differences between total exports by industries in the NSROC Region and New South Wales were:
- A larger percentage of total exports by Information Media and Telecommunications (21.8% compared to 6.7%)
- A larger percentage of total exports by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (19.9% compared to 9.3%)
- A larger percentage of total exports by Wholesale Trade (15.3% compared to 6.6%)
- A smaller percentage of total exports by Financial and Insurance Services (9.1% compared to 17.6%)
The total exports by industries in the NSROC Region increased by $7,109.2 million between 2012/13 and 2017/18.
The largest changes in total exports by industries between 2012/13 and 2017/18 in the NSROC Region were for:
- Wholesale Trade (+$2,363 million)
- Information Media and Telecommunications (+$2,055 million)
- Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+$914 million)
- Financial and Insurance Services (+$617 million)