Central Coast Council area


In Central Coast Council area, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $3,806 million in 2021/22.

Imports by industry are sales of goods and services from industries located outside 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 area2021/222016/17Change
Industry$m%. New South Wales$m%. New South Wales2016/17 - 2021/22
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing888.67.65.0688.06.14.1+200.7
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services228.31.93.5169.81.53.4+58.6
Wholesale Trade423.83.63.3534.14.73.6-110.2
Retail Trade194.01.72.2143.01.31.9+50.9
Accommodation and Food Services135.71.21.5324.42.92.9-188.6
Transport, Postal and Warehousing662.75.75.4833.87.47.4-171.1
Information Media and Telecommunications366.53.14.2456.54.04.0-89.9
Financial and Insurance Services1,,186.810.58.9-37.4
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services34.00.30.531.60.30.6+2.5
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services589.65.06.6645.25.76.3-55.7
Administrative and Support Services119.11.01.792.60.81.6+26.5
Public Administration and Safety1,327.311.36.81,
Education and Training652.65.63.5555.94.93.2+96.6
Health Care and Social Assistance376.03.24.9355.43.14.0+20.6
Arts and Recreation Services215.11.81.5220.71.91.5-5.6
Other Services80.
Total industries11,724.5100.0100.011,326.8100.0100.0+397.7

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2023. ©2023. Compiled and presented in economy.id 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 Central Coast Council area in 2021/22 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($3,806 million or 32.5%)
  • Public Administration and Safety ($1,327 million or 11.3%)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($1,149 million or 9.8%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $6,283 million in total or 53.6% of the total imports by industry in the Central Coast 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 Central Coast Council area and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of total imports by Public Administration and Safety (11.3% compared to 6.8%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (7.6% compared to 5.0%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Education and Training (5.6% compared to 3.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Health Care and Social Assistance (3.2% compared to 4.9%)

Emerging groups

The total total imports by industry in Central Coast Council area increased by $398 million between 2016/17 and 2021/22.

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

  • Manufacturing (+$560 million)
  • Public Administration and Safety (+$301 million)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (+$201 million)
  • Education and Training (+$97 million)

Central Coast NSW

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