Port Macquarie-Hastings Council area

Exports

In Port Macquarie-Hastings Council area, Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services had the largest total exports by industry, generating $813 million in 2020/21.

Exports by industry are sales of goods and services to non-resident households, businesses and other organisations, outside Port Macquarie-Hastings Council area 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
Port Macquarie-Hastings Council area2020/212015/16Change
Industry$m%. New South Wales$m%. New South Wales2015/16 - 2020/21
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing88.34.93.773.25.13.7+15.0
Mining11.50.66.818.41.38.4-6.8
Manufacturing138.67.716.8131.19.216.4+7.5
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services812.744.82.3544.438.22.5+268.3
Construction9.90.50.25.50.40.2+4.4
Wholesale Trade28.81.66.534.32.45.9-5.5
Retail Trade26.31.42.432.92.32.3-6.6
Accommodation and Food Services121.56.72.6117.38.23.0+4.2
Transport, Postal and Warehousing87.24.86.9108.77.68.1-21.6
Information Media and Telecommunications8.90.56.48.30.65.3+0.6
Financial and Insurance Services14.60.816.016.91.216.2-2.3
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services8.20.50.816.61.20.9-8.4
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services18.81.09.824.91.78.7-6.0
Administrative and Support Services66.03.62.664.04.53.1+2.0
Public Administration and Safety11.70.65.010.70.84.6+1.0
Education and Training105.35.84.296.66.84.1+8.8
Health Care and Social Assistance114.36.34.483.05.83.7+31.4
Arts and Recreation Services2.80.21.14.60.31.3-1.9
Other Services136.67.51.535.72.51.5+100.9
Total industries1,812.0100.0100.01,426.9100.0100.0+385.1

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 Port Macquarie-Hastings Council area in 2020/21 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (813 million or 44.8%)
  • Manufacturing (139 million or 7.7%)
  • Other Services (137 million or 7.5%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 1,088 million in total or 60.0% of the total exports by industry in the Port Macquarie-Hastings Council area.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 2.3% in Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services; 16.8% in Manufacturing and 1.5% in Other Services.

The major differences between the total exports by industries of Port Macquarie-Hastings Council area and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of total exports by Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (44.8% compared to 2.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Financial and Insurance Services (0.8% compared to 16.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Manufacturing (7.7% compared to 16.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (1.0% compared to 9.8%)

Emerging groups

The total total exports by industry in Port Macquarie-Hastings Council area $increased by 385 million between 2015/16 and 2020/21.

The largest changes in the total exports by industries between 2015/16 and 2020/21 in Port Macquarie-Hastings Council area were for:

  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (+$268 million)
  • Other Services (+$101 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$31 million)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (+$15 million)

Port Macquarie-Hastings Council

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