Central Coast Council area


In the Central Coast Council area, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $3,890 million in 2018/19.

Imports by industry are sales of goods and services from industries located outside the Central Coast 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
Central Coast Council area2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. New South Wales$m%. New South Wales2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing570.44.43.8532.54.54.2+37.9
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services125.31.03.3147.21.23.2-21.9
Wholesale Trade1,360.910.44.01,275.510.84.1+85.4
Retail Trade1,,240.310.52.8-71.5
Accommodation and Food Services268.62.13.5223.01.93.7+45.6
Transport, Postal and Warehousing613.84.77.0674.85.78.4-61.1
Information Media and Telecommunications290.12.24.4269.32.33.9+20.8
Financial and Insurance Services1,129.18.710.4919.47.89.6+209.7
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services36.60.30.634.70.30.7+1.9
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services722.65.56.5480.34.15.8+242.3
Administrative and Support Services108.
Public Administration and Safety851.66.54.8853.17.25.4-1.5
Education and Training274.72.12.4218.01.82.8+56.7
Health Care and Social Assistance308.32.44.6195.71.73.5+112.6
Arts and Recreation Services144.71.11.8191.31.61.9-46.5
Other Services833.56.41.3593.65.01.4+240.0
Total industries13,045.7100.0100.011,793.5100.0100.0+1,252.2

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id 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

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Dominant groups

An analysis of the total imports by industry sectors in the Central Coast Council area in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($3,890 million or 29.8%)
  • Wholesale Trade ($1,361 million or 10.4%)
  • Retail Trade ($1,169 million or 9.0%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $6,420 million in total or 49.2% of the total imports by industry in the the Central Coast Council area.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 32.2% in Manufacturing; 4.0% in Wholesale Trade and 2.8% in Retail Trade.

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

  • A larger percentage of total imports by Wholesale Trade (10.4% compared to 4.0%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Retail Trade (9.0% compared to 2.8%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Other Services (6.4% compared to 1.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Manufacturing (29.8% compared to 32.2%)

Emerging groups

The total total imports by industry in the Central Coast Council area increased by $1,252 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

The largest changes in the total imports by industries between 2013/14 and 2018/19 in the Central Coast Council area were for:

  • Manufacturing (+$251 million)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+$242 million)
  • Other Services (+$240 million)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$210 million)

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