Camden Council area


In Camden Council area, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $2,199 million in 2022/23.

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 area2022/232016/17Change
Industry$m%. New South Wales$m%. New South Wales2016/17 - 2022/23
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing190.72.73.490.61.93.8+100.0
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services123.
Wholesale Trade195.32.83.4141.23.03.6+54.1
Retail Trade69.51.02.0104.02.22.0-34.5
Accommodation and Food Services273.03.93.5307.66.45.5-34.5
Transport, Postal and Warehousing403.35.78.3240.05.06.4+163.3
Information Media and Telecommunications347.34.94.2199.84.23.9+147.5
Financial and Insurance Services606.58.68.2391.48.28.0+215.1
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services15.80.20.715.20.30.8+0.6
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services475.06.86.4314.36.65.9+160.6
Administrative and Support Services121.01.71.673.11.51.5+47.9
Public Administration and Safety699.29.95.6351.87.44.5+347.4
Education and Training339.34.82.6150.93.22.2+188.4
Health Care and Social Assistance509.47.24.3309.66.53.8+199.8
Arts and Recreation Services99.41.41.479.21.71.6+20.1
Other Services48.
Total industries7,033.2100.0100.04,785.2100.0100.0+2,248.0

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 Camden Council area in 2022/23 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($2,199 million or 31.3%)
  • Public Administration and Safety ($699 million or 9.9%)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($607 million or 8.6%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $3,505 million in total or 49.8% of the total imports by industry in the Camden Council area.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 31.7% in Manufacturing; 5.6% in Public Administration and Safety and 8.2% 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 (9.9% compared to 5.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Mining (4.5% compared to 8.3%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Health Care and Social Assistance (7.2% compared to 4.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Transport, Postal and Warehousing (5.7% compared to 8.3%)

Emerging groups

The total total imports by industry in Camden Council area increased by $2,248 million between 2016/17 and 2022/23.

The largest changes in the total imports by industries between 2016/17 and 2022/23 in Camden Council area were for:

  • Manufacturing (+$754 million)
  • Public Administration and Safety (+$347 million)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$215 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$200 million)

Camden Council

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