In Ballina Shire, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $545 million in 2016/17.
Imports by industry are sales of goods and services from industries located outside the Ballina Shire boundaries to resident households, businesses and other organisations within the area. Imports (domestic) includes all imports from other parts of Australia to the Shire.Imports (international) includes the value of all imports to the area from outside Australia.
To get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, import data should be viewed alongside the other industry characteristics in the Industry sector analysis section.
Detailed notes about how the figures are derived can be found in the specific topic notes section.
National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series
|Total imports by industry sector|
|Ballina Shire - Constant prices||2016/17||2011/12||Change|
|Industry (Click rows to view sub-categories)||$m||%||New South Wales%||$m||%||New South Wales%||2011/12 to 2016/17|
|Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing||22.6||1.3||3.9||14.4||1.0||3.4||+8.1||23000||P|
|Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services||45.7||2.7||3.2||38.2||2.7||3.8||+7.4||23300||P|
|Accommodation and Food Services||44.4||2.7||3.3||40.2||2.8||3.5||+4.2||23700||P|
|Transport, Postal and Warehousing||81.4||4.9||7.1||89.0||6.2||8.0||-7.6||23800||P|
|Information Media and Telecommunications||87.3||5.2||5.0||70.2||4.9||4.7||+17.1||23900||P|
|Financial and Insurance Services||210.8||12.6||9.9||165.4||11.5||9.1||+45.4||24000||P|
|Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services||16.7||1.0||0.8||11.4||0.8||0.7||+5.3||24100||P|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical Services||59.8||3.6||6.7||53.7||3.7||5.9||+6.1||24200||P|
|Administrative and Support Services||26.3||1.6||1.6||18.0||1.3||1.8||+8.3||24300||P|
|Public Administration and Safety||104.1||6.2||4.8||103.6||7.2||5.5||+0.5||24400||P|
|Education and Training||15.9||1.0||2.4||15.1||1.1||2.5||+0.8||24500||P|
|Health Care and Social Assistance||95.5||5.7||3.8||68.4||4.8||3.4||+27.1||24600||P|
|Arts and Recreation Services||47.4||2.8||1.8||41.7||2.9||1.9||+5.8||24700||P|
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) (opens a new window) ©2016. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id (opens a new window), the population experts.
Data are based on a 2015-16 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 2016/17 shows the three largest industries were:
- Manufacturing ($545 million or 32.6%)
- Financial and Insurance Services ($211 million or 12.6%)
- Wholesale Trade ($136 million or 8.1%)
In combination these three industries accounted for $892 million in total or 53.3% of the total imports by total industry in Ballina Shire.
In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 32.5% in Manufacturing; 9.9% in Financial and Insurance Services; and 4.6% 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 Wholesale Trade (8.1% compared to 4.6%)
- A larger percentage of total imports by Financial and Insurance Services (12.6% compared to 9.9%)
- A smaller percentage of total imports by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (3.6% compared to 6.7%)
- A smaller percentage of total imports by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (1.3% compared to 3.9%)
The total imports by industries in Ballina Shire increased by $237.1 million between 2011/12 and 2016/17.
There were no major changes in total imports by industries between 2011/12 and 2016/17 in Ballina Shire.