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In Parkes Shire, Mining had the largest total exports by industry, generating $250 million in 2018/19.

Exports by industry are sales of goods and services to non-resident households, businesses and other organisations, outside Parkes Shire 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
Parkes Shire2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. New South Wales$m%. New South Wales2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing118.217.53.3173.230.24.1-54.9
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services2.
Wholesale Trade5.
Retail Trade12.
Accommodation and Food Services16.
Transport, Postal and Warehousing69.710.38.259.410.48.8+10.3
Information Media and Telecommunications0.
Financial and Insurance Services2.80.416.81.90.315.7+0.9
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services2.
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services2.
Administrative and Support Services2.
Public Administration and Safety73.110.84.541.97.35.0+31.2
Education and Training4.
Health Care and Social Assistance21.
Arts and Recreation Services0.
Other Services55.08.11.832.65.71.7+22.4
Total industries676.7100.0100.0573.5100.0100.0+103.2

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. Compiled and presented in by .id informed decisions. 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 Parkes Shire in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Mining (250 million or 36.9%)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (118 million or 17.5%)
  • Public Administration and Safety (73 million or 10.8%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 441 million in total or 65.2% of the total exports by industry in the Parkes Shire.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 6.3% in Mining; 3.3% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing and 4.5% in Public Administration and Safety.

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

  • A larger percentage of total exports by Mining (36.9% compared to 6.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Financial and Insurance Services (0.4% compared to 16.8%)
  • A larger percentage of total exports by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (17.5% compared to 3.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Manufacturing (5.3% compared to 15.7%)

Emerging groups

The total total exports by industry in Parkes Shire $increased by 103 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

The largest changes in the total exports by industries between 2013/14 and 2018/19 in Parkes Shire were for:

  • Mining (+$89 million)
  • Public Administration and Safety (+$31 million)
  • Other Services (+$22 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$18 million)

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