Camden Council area


In Camden Council area, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $1,690 million in 2021/22.

Imports by industry are sales of goods and services from industries located outside Camden Council area 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
Camden Council area2021/222016/17Change
Industry$m%. New South Wales$m%. New South Wales2016/17 - 2021/22
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing174.
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services123.72.43.594.72.23.4+29.0
Wholesale Trade160.03.13.3117.22.73.6+42.8
Retail Trade47.
Accommodation and Food Services50.21.01.5158.73.72.9-108.5
Transport, Postal and Warehousing220.44.25.4261.16.17.4-40.7
Information Media and Telecommunications227.54.44.2184.54.34.0+43.0
Financial and Insurance Services431.08.29.6368.58.68.9+62.5
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services11.00.20.511.80.30.6-0.8
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services366.77.06.6271.96.46.3+94.8
Administrative and Support Services98.91.91.766.21.61.6+32.7
Public Administration and Safety672.612.96.8381.58.95.7+291.1
Education and Training293.85.63.5192.74.53.2+101.1
Health Care and Social Assistance408.27.84.9294.26.94.0+113.9
Arts and Recreation Services53.81.01.560.91.41.5-7.1
Other Services20.
Total industries5,225.9100.0100.04,266.8100.0100.0+959.1

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2022. ©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 Camden Council area in 2021/22 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($1,690 million or 32.3%)
  • Public Administration and Safety ($673 million or 12.9%)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($431 million or 8.2%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $2,794 million in total or 53.5% of the total imports by industry in the Camden Council area.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 33.6% in Manufacturing; 6.8% in Public Administration and Safety and 9.6% in Financial and Insurance Services.

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

  • A larger percentage of total imports by Public Administration and Safety (12.9% compared to 6.8%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Health Care and Social Assistance (7.8% compared to 4.9%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Education and Training (5.6% compared to 3.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Mining (3.4% compared to 5.1%)

Emerging groups

The total total imports by industry in Camden Council area increased by $959 million between 2016/17 and 2021/22.

The largest changes in the total imports by industries between 2016/17 and 2021/22 in Camden Council area were for:

  • Manufacturing (+$349 million)
  • Public Administration and Safety (+$291 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$114 million)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (+$105 million)

Camden Council

economic profile