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In Ballina Shire, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $518 million in 2014/15.

Imports by industry are sales of goods and services from industries located outside the Ballina Shire boundaries to resident households, businesses and other organisations within the area. Imports (domestic) includes all imports from other parts of Australia to the Shire.Imports (international) includes the value of all imports to the area from outside Australia.

To get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, import 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.

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Total imports by industry sector
Ballina Shire - Constant prices2014/152009/10Change
Industry
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$m%New South Wales%$m%New South Wales%2009/10 to 2014/15
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing24.82.03.827.52.04.2-2.7
Mining59.34.89.245.23.39.5+14.0
Manufacturing518.241.935.7561.641.235.1-43.3
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services22.91.92.925.61.93.0-2.8
Construction0.00.00.00.00.00.00
Wholesale Trade86.67.03.190.06.63.3-3.4
Retail Trade35.72.92.549.83.72.4-14.1
Accommodation and Food Services32.12.65.838.42.85.9-6.3
Transport, Postal and Warehousing98.98.06.695.37.06.4+3.6
Information Media and Telecommunications66.65.45.176.45.64.8-9.8
Financial and Insurance Services51.64.23.764.74.73.3-13.1
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services5.80.52.95.70.43.20
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services59.24.85.058.24.35.1+1.0
Administrative and Support Services5.70.51.116.81.21.2-11.1
Public Administration and Safety61.14.93.758.64.33.7+2.5
Education and Training22.61.82.227.52.01.9-4.9
Health Care and Social Assistance35.92.93.746.93.44.2-11.0
Arts and Recreation Services43.33.51.829.42.22.0+13.9
Other Services6.30.51.146.43.40.8-40.0

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id , the population experts.

Data is based on 2013-14 constant prices for all years. NIEIR data are inflation adjusted each year to allow direct comparison, and new data releases normally adjust previous years’ figures to a new base year.

Total imports by industry sector 2014/15
Total imports by industry sector 2014/15 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, New South Wales: 3.8% Mining, New South Wales: 9.2% Manufacturing, New South Wales: 35.7% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, New South Wales: 2.9% Construction, New South Wales: 0.0% Wholesale Trade, New South Wales: 3.1% Retail Trade, New South Wales: 2.5% Accommodation and Food Services, New South Wales: 5.8% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, New South Wales: 6.6% Information Media and Telecommunications, New South Wales: 5.1% Financial and Insurance Services, New South Wales: 3.7% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, New South Wales: 2.9% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, New South Wales: 5.0% Administrative and Support Services, New South Wales: 1.1% Public Administration and Safety, New South Wales: 3.7% Education and Training, New South Wales: 2.2% Health Care and Social Assistance, New South Wales: 3.7% Arts and Recreation Services, New South Wales: 1.8% Other Services, New South Wales: 1.1% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Ballina Shire: 2.0% Mining, Ballina Shire: 4.8% Manufacturing, Ballina Shire: 41.9% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Ballina Shire: 1.9% Construction, Ballina Shire: 0.0% Wholesale Trade, Ballina Shire: 7.0% Retail Trade, Ballina Shire: 2.9% Accommodation and Food Services, Ballina Shire: 2.6% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Ballina Shire: 8.0% Information Media and Telecommunications, Ballina Shire: 5.4% Financial and Insurance Services, Ballina Shire: 4.2% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Ballina Shire: 0.5% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Ballina Shire: 4.8% Administrative and Support Services, Ballina Shire: 0.5% Public Administration and Safety, Ballina Shire: 4.9% Education and Training, Ballina Shire: 1.8% Health Care and Social Assistance, Ballina Shire: 2.9% Arts and Recreation Services, Ballina Shire: 3.5% Other Services, Ballina Shire: 0.5%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Change in total imports by industry sector, 2009/10 to 2014/15
Change in total imports by industry sector, 2009/10 to 2014/15 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Ballina Shire: -$2.7 million Mining, Ballina Shire: +$14.0 million Manufacturing, Ballina Shire: -$43.3 million Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Ballina Shire: -$2.8 million Construction, Ballina Shire: 0 million Wholesale Trade, Ballina Shire: -$3.4 million Retail Trade, Ballina Shire: -$14.1 million Accommodation and Food Services, Ballina Shire: -$6.3 million Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Ballina Shire: +$3.6 million Information Media and Telecommunications, Ballina Shire: -$9.8 million Financial and Insurance Services, Ballina Shire: -$13.1 million Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Ballina Shire: 0 million Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Ballina Shire: +$1.0 million Administrative and Support Services, Ballina Shire: -$11.1 million Public Administration and Safety, Ballina Shire: +$2.5 million Education and Training, Ballina Shire: -$4.9 million Health Care and Social Assistance, Ballina Shire: -$11.0 million Arts and Recreation Services, Ballina Shire: +$13.9 million Other Services, Ballina Shire: -$40.0 million
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts

Dominant groups

An analysis of the total imports by industry sectors in Ballina Shire in 2014/15 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($518 million or 41.9%)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing ($99 million or 8.0%)
  • Wholesale Trade ($87 million or 7.0%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $704 million in total or 56.9% of the total imports by total industry in Ballina Shire.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 35.7% in Manufacturing; 6.6% in Transport, Postal and Warehousing; and 3.1% in Wholesale Trade.

The major differences between total imports by industries in Ballina Shire and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of total imports by Manufacturing (41.9% compared to 35.7%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Wholesale Trade (7.0% compared to 3.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Mining (4.8% compared to 9.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Accommodation and Food Services (2.6% compared to 5.8%)

Emerging groups

The total imports by industries in Ballina Shire decreased by $127.5 million between 2009/10 and 2014/15.

There were no major changes in total imports by industries between 2009/10 and 2014/15 in Ballina Shire.

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