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In the Armidale Regional Council, Education and Training had the largest total imports by industry, generating $333 million in 2018/19.

Imports by industry are sales of goods and services from industries located outside the 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 Council2018/192014/15Change
Industry$m%. New South Wales$m%. New South Wales2014/15 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing291.932.63.3303.036.24.0-11.1
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services2.80.32.411.91.42.5-9.1
Wholesale Trade14.
Retail Trade27.
Accommodation and Food Services28.
Transport, Postal and Warehousing30.
Information Media and Telecommunications4.
Financial and Insurance Services21.72.416.
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services2.
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services25.
Administrative and Support Services9.11.02.826.33.23.2-17.3
Public Administration and Safety5.
Education and Training332.737.13.8273.132.73.6+59.6
Health Care and Social Assistance54.
Arts and Recreation Services4.
Other Services7.40.81.812.51.51.5-5.1
Total industries896.2100.0100.0835.8100.0100.0+60.4

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. Compiled and presented in by .id the population experts. 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 the Armidale Regional Council in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Education and Training ($333 million or 37.1%)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing ($292 million or 32.6%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance ($54 million or 6.1%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $679 million in total or 75.8% of the total imports by industry in the the Armidale Regional Council.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 3.8% in Education and Training; 3.3% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing and 4.1% in Health Care and Social Assistance.

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

  • A larger percentage of total imports by Education and Training (37.1% compared to 3.8%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (32.6% compared to 3.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Financial and Insurance Services (2.4% compared to 16.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Manufacturing (2.6% compared to 15.7%)

Emerging groups

The total total imports by industry in the Armidale Regional Council increased by $60 million between 2014/15 and 2018/19.

The largest changes in the total imports by industries between 2014/15 and 2018/19 in the Armidale Regional Council were for:

  • Education and Training (+$60 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$30 million)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (+$16 million)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$12 million)

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