Blacktown City


In Blacktown City, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $5,630 million in 2022/23.

Imports by industry are sales of goods and services from industries located outside Blacktown City 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
Blacktown City2022/232016/17Change
Industry$m%. New South Wales$m%. New South Wales2016/17 - 2022/23
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1,,
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services331.41.53.1264.91.52.9+66.5
Wholesale Trade186.00.93.4181.51.03.6+4.5
Retail Trade287.81.32.0220.31.22.0+67.5
Accommodation and Food Services1,,
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1,
Information Media and Telecommunications702.43.24.2633.53.63.9+69.0
Financial and Insurance Services2,249.510.48.21,922.910.98.0+326.7
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services51.30.20.758.60.30.8-7.3
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services2,,609.79.15.9+454.6
Administrative and Support Services172.10.81.6155.20.91.5+16.8
Public Administration and Safety2,,
Education and Training970.84.52.6556.83.12.2+414.0
Health Care and Social Assistance1,370.56.34.31,
Arts and Recreation Services372.41.71.4351.72.01.6+20.7
Other Services260.51.21.2185.51.01.1+75.0
Total industries21,638.8100.0100.017,706.3100.0100.0+3,932.5

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 Blacktown City in 2022/23 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($5,630 million or 26.0%)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($2,250 million or 10.4%)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services ($2,064 million or 9.5%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $9,943 million in total or 46.0% of the total imports by industry in the Blacktown City.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 31.7% in Manufacturing; 8.2% in Financial and Insurance Services and 6.4% in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services.

The major differences between total imports by industries of Blacktown City and New South Wales were:

  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Manufacturing (26.0% compared to 31.7%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Public Administration and Safety (9.5% compared to 5.6%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (9.5% compared to 6.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Wholesale Trade (0.9% compared to 3.4%)

Emerging groups

The total total imports by industry in Blacktown City increased by $3,933 million between 2016/17 and 2022/23.

The largest changes in the total imports by industries between 2016/17 and 2022/23 in Blacktown City were for:

  • Manufacturing (+$1,271 million)
  • Public Administration and Safety (+$821 million)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+$455 million)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (+$430 million)

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