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In Armidale Regional Council, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $458 million in 2018/19.

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 Council2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. New South Wales$m%. New South Wales2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing16.91.33.817.91.74.2-1.0
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services51.44.13.326.72.63.2+24.7
Wholesale Trade76.
Retail Trade51.34.02.817.41.72.8+34.0
Accommodation and Food Services37.63.03.527.92.73.7+9.7
Transport, Postal and Warehousing81.
Information Media and Telecommunications74.95.94.452.35.03.9+22.6
Financial and Insurance Services112.38.910.490.18.69.6+22.2
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services13.
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services46.53.76.541.03.95.8+5.5
Administrative and Support Services32.
Public Administration and Safety65.45.24.864.66.25.4+0.8
Education and Training20.11.62.413.71.32.8+6.4
Health Care and Social Assistance33.72.74.619.81.93.5+13.9
Arts and Recreation Services51.24.01.835.73.41.9+15.5
Other Services18.91.51.311.71.11.4+7.2
Total industries1,268.4100.0100.01,044.2100.0100.0+224.2

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. Compiled and presented in by .id informed decisions. Data are based on a 2016-17 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 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($458 million or 36.1%)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($112 million or 8.9%)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing ($82 million or 6.4%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $652 million in total or 51.4% of the total imports by industry in the Armidale Regional Council.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 32.2% in Manufacturing; 10.4% in Financial and Insurance Services and 7.0% in Transport, Postal and Warehousing.

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

  • A larger percentage of total imports by Manufacturing (36.1% compared to 32.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (3.7% compared to 6.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (1.3% compared to 3.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Mining (2.1% compared to 4.5%)

Emerging groups

The total total imports by industry in Armidale Regional Council increased by $224 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

The largest changes in the total imports by industries between 2013/14 and 2018/19 in Armidale Regional Council were for:

  • Manufacturing (+$34 million)
  • Retail Trade (+$34 million)
  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (+$25 million)
  • Information Media and Telecommunications (+$23 million)

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