In Ballina Shire, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $564 million in 2017/18.
Imports by industry are sales of goods and services from industries located outside the Ballina Shire boundaries to resident households, businesses and other organisations within the area. Imports (domestic) includes all imports from other parts of Australia to the Shire.Imports (international) includes the value of all imports to the area from outside Australia.
To get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, import data should be viewed alongside the other industry characteristics in the Industry sector analysis section.
Detailed notes about how the figures are derived can be found in the specific topic notes section.
National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series
|Total imports by industry sector|
|Ballina Shire - Constant prices||2017/18||2012/13||Change|
|Industry (Click rows to view sub-categories)||$m||%||New South Wales%||$m||%||New South Wales%||2012/13 to 2017/18|
|Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing||18.6||1.0||3.0||14.3||1.0||3.2||+4.3||23000||P|
|Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services||61.5||3.4||3.6||34.2||2.5||4.0||+27.3||23300||P|
|Accommodation and Food Services||47.3||2.6||3.1||38.0||2.8||3.2||+9.2||23700||P|
|Transport, Postal and Warehousing||100.7||5.5||7.4||98.5||7.2||9.1||+2.1||23800||P|
|Information Media and Telecommunications||95.5||5.2||4.5||56.3||4.1||4.2||+39.2||23900||P|
|Financial and Insurance Services||248.0||13.5||10.3||167.2||12.3||9.7||+80.8||24000||P|
|Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services||14.4||0.8||0.8||11.0||0.8||0.7||+3.3||24100||P|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical Services||65.6||3.6||6.2||50.3||3.7||5.7||+15.3||24200||P|
|Administrative and Support Services||24.0||1.3||1.8||17.2||1.3||1.7||+6.8||24300||P|
|Public Administration and Safety||106.5||5.8||4.6||106.3||7.8||5.4||+0.2||24400||P|
|Education and Training||17.2||0.9||2.3||15.2||1.1||2.8||+2.0||24500||P|
|Health Care and Social Assistance||93.1||5.1||3.8||63.5||4.7||3.3||+29.5||24600||P|
|Arts and Recreation Services||63.9||3.5||1.8||37.7||2.8||1.9||+26.2||24700||P|
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) (opens a new window) ©2018. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id (opens a new window), 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
An analysis of the total imports by industry sectors in Ballina Shire in 2017/18 shows the three largest industries were:
- Manufacturing ($564 million or 30.7%)
- Financial and Insurance Services ($248 million or 13.5%)
- Wholesale Trade ($130 million or 7.1%)
In combination these three industries accounted for $942 million in total or 51.4% of the total imports by total industry in Ballina Shire.
In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 34.6% in Manufacturing; 10.3% in Financial and Insurance Services; and 4.3% 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 Financial and Insurance Services (13.5% compared to 10.3%)
- A larger percentage of total imports by Wholesale Trade (7.1% compared to 4.3%)
- A smaller percentage of total imports by Manufacturing (30.7% compared to 34.6%)
- A smaller percentage of total imports by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (3.6% compared to 6.2%)
The total imports by industries in Ballina Shire increased by $468.8 million between 2012/13 and 2017/18.
The largest changes in the total imports by industries between 2012/13 and 2017/18 in Ballina Shire were for:
- Manufacturing (+$95 million)
- Financial and Insurance Services (+$81 million)
- Retail Trade (+$53 million)