Waverley Council area


In Waverley Council area, Retail Trade had the largest total exports by industry, generating $356 million in 2020/21.

Exports by industry are sales of goods and services to non-resident households, businesses and other organisations, outside Waverley 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
Waverley Council area2020/212015/16Change
Industry$m%. New South Wales$m%. New South Wales2015/16 - 2020/21
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1.
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services2.
Wholesale Trade37.32.46.547.73.15.9-10.4
Retail Trade356.322.92.4194.212.42.3+162.1
Accommodation and Food Services90.05.82.6125.38.03.0-35.3
Transport, Postal and Warehousing29.01.96.919.01.28.1+10.0
Information Media and Telecommunications84.75.46.4100.36.45.3-15.7
Financial and Insurance Services72.14.616.076.44.916.2-4.3
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services12.50.80.821.61.40.9-9.1
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services258.916.79.8295.818.98.7-36.9
Administrative and Support Services208.013.42.6299.819.23.1-91.9
Public Administration and Safety10.
Education and Training34.
Health Care and Social Assistance92.56.04.4129.48.33.7-36.8
Arts and Recreation Services19.
Other Services115.77.41.576.74.91.5+39.0
Total industries1,553.9100.0100.01,562.0100.0100.0-8.2

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 Waverley Council area in 2020/21 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Retail Trade (356 million or 22.9%)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (259 million or 16.7%)
  • Administrative and Support Services (208 million or 13.4%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 823 million in total or 53.0% of the total exports by industry in the Waverley Council area.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 2.4% in Retail Trade; 9.8% in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services and 2.6% in Administrative and Support Services.

The major differences between the total exports by industries of Waverley Council area and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of total exports by Retail Trade (22.9% compared to 2.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Manufacturing (4.1% compared to 16.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Financial and Insurance Services (4.6% compared to 16.0%)
  • A larger percentage of total exports by Administrative and Support Services (13.4% compared to 2.6%)

Emerging groups

The total total exports by industry in Waverley Council area $decreased by -8 million between 2015/16 and 2020/21.

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

  • Retail Trade (+$162 million)
  • Mining (+$54 million)
  • Other Services (+$39 million)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (+$10 million)

Waverley Local Government Area (LGA)

economic profile