Armidale Regional Council


In Armidale Regional Council, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $535 million in 2022/23.

Imports by industry are sales of goods and services from industries located outside Armidale Regional Council Plains boundaries to resident households, businesses and other organisations within the area. Imports (domestic) includes all imports from other parts of Australia to the Region.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.

Data source

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Total imports
Armidale Regional Council2022/232016/17Change
Industry$m%. New South Wales$m%. New South Wales2016/17 - 2022/23
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing14.81.03.413.41.13.8+1.4
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services39.
Wholesale Trade92.46.43.474.96.23.6+17.5
Retail Trade16.
Accommodation and Food Services36.62.53.566.55.55.5-29.8
Transport, Postal and Warehousing119.78.38.388.87.46.4+30.8
Information Media and Telecommunications97.
Financial and Insurance Services137.
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services20.21.40.720.51.70.8-0.3
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services84.75.96.454.04.55.9+30.7
Administrative and Support Services13.91.01.627.62.31.5-13.7
Public Administration and Safety72.85.05.659.95.04.5+12.9
Education and Training20.51.42.614.81.22.2+5.7
Health Care and Social Assistance61.64.34.334.02.83.8+27.6
Arts and Recreation Services38.92.71.437.53.11.6+1.4
Other Services8.
Total industries1,444.9100.0100.01,207.6100.0100.0+237.3

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2024. ©2023. Compiled and presented in by .id (informed decisions). Data are based on a 2020/21 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 imports by industry sectors in Armidale Regional Council in 2022/23 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($535 million or 37.0%)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($137 million or 9.5%)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing ($120 million or 8.3%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $791 million in total or 54.8% of the total imports by industry in the Armidale Regional Council.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 31.7% in Manufacturing; 8.2% in Financial and Insurance Services and 8.3% in Transport, Postal and Warehousing.

The major differences between total imports by industries of Armidale Regional Council and New South Wales were:

  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Mining (2.5% compared to 8.3%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Manufacturing (37.0% compared to 31.7%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Wholesale Trade (6.4% compared to 3.4%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Information Media and Telecommunications (6.7% compared to 4.2%)

Emerging groups

The total total imports by industry in Armidale Regional Council increased by $237 million between 2016/17 and 2022/23.

The largest changes in the total imports by industries between 2016/17 and 2022/23 in Armidale Regional Council were for:

  • Manufacturing (+$74 million)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$42 million)
  • Information Media and Telecommunications (+$32 million)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (+$31 million)

Armidale Regional Council

economic profile