Shoalhaven City


In Shoalhaven City, Manufacturing had the largest total exports by industry, generating $717 million in 2020/21.

Exports by industry are sales of goods and services to non-resident households, businesses and other organisations, outside Shoalhaven City 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
Shoalhaven City2020/212015/16Change
Industry$m%. New South Wales$m%. New South Wales2015/16 - 2020/21
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing88.63.73.752.52.73.7+36.1
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services287.211.92.323.41.22.5+263.8
Wholesale Trade30.31.36.526.21.35.9+4.0
Retail Trade44.01.82.439.02.02.3+5.1
Accommodation and Food Services166.36.92.6185.59.53.0-19.2
Transport, Postal and Warehousing72.03.06.9100.55.28.1-28.5
Information Media and Telecommunications26.11.16.413.00.75.3+13.1
Financial and Insurance Services11.10.516.013.20.716.2-2.0
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services9.10.40.814.70.80.9-5.6
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services29.91.29.832.21.78.7-2.3
Administrative and Support Services35.11.52.6103.55.33.1-68.4
Public Administration and Safety621.925.95.0710.236.44.6-88.4
Education and Training26.
Health Care and Social Assistance54.32.34.457.53.03.7-3.2
Arts and Recreation Services11.
Other Services93.93.91.527.71.41.5+66.2
Total industries2,405.6100.0100.01,949.3100.0100.0+456.3

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2021. Compiled and presented in 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 Shoalhaven City in 2020/21 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing (717 million or 29.8%)
  • Public Administration and Safety (622 million or 25.9%)
  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (287 million or 11.9%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 1,626 million in total or 67.6% of the total exports by industry in the Shoalhaven City.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 16.8% in Manufacturing; 5.0% in Public Administration and Safety and 2.3% in Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services.

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

  • A larger percentage of total exports by Public Administration and Safety (25.9% compared to 5.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Financial and Insurance Services (0.5% compared to 16.0%)
  • A larger percentage of total exports by Manufacturing (29.8% compared to 16.8%)
  • A larger percentage of total exports by Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (11.9% compared to 2.3%)

Emerging groups

The total total exports by industry in Shoalhaven City $increased by 456 million between 2015/16 and 2020/21.

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

  • Manufacturing (+$283 million)
  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (+$264 million)
  • Other Services (+$66 million)
  • Mining (+$36 million)

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