Wollondilly Shire


In Wollondilly Shire, Mining had the largest total exports by industry, generating $1,079 million in 2020/21.

Exports by industry are sales of goods and services to non-resident households, businesses and other organisations, outside Wollondilly 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
Wollondilly Shire2020/212015/16Change
Industry$m%. New South Wales$m%. New South Wales2015/16 - 2020/21
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing85.85.23.756.24.03.7+29.6
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services71.54.32.344.13.22.5+27.4
Wholesale Trade42.02.56.513.00.95.9+29.0
Retail Trade7.
Accommodation and Food Services10.40.62.612.50.93.0-2.0
Transport, Postal and Warehousing76.54.66.983.26.08.1-6.7
Information Media and Telecommunications1.
Financial and Insurance Services2.
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services2.
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services11.80.79.814.71.18.7-2.9
Administrative and Support Services15.60.92.620.21.43.1-4.6
Public Administration and Safety3.
Education and Training15.
Health Care and Social Assistance5.
Arts and Recreation Services11.
Other Services5.
Total industries1,659.4100.0100.01,396.9100.0100.0+262.5

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 2018-19 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 Wollondilly Shire in 2020/21 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Mining (1,079 million or 65.0%)
  • Manufacturing (205 million or 12.3%)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (86 million or 5.2%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 1,370 million in total or 82.5% of the total exports by industry in the Wollondilly Shire.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 6.8% in Mining; 16.8% in Manufacturing and 3.7% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing.

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

  • A larger percentage of total exports by Mining (65.0% compared to 6.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Financial and Insurance Services (0.1% compared to 16.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (0.7% compared to 9.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Information Media and Telecommunications (0.1% compared to 6.4%)

Emerging groups

The total total exports by industry in Wollondilly Shire $increased by 263 million between 2015/16 and 2020/21.

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

  • Mining (+$198 million)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (+$30 million)
  • Wholesale Trade (+$29 million)
  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (+$27 million)

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