Central Coast Council area


In Central Coast Council area, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $4,347 million in 2022/23.

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 area2022/232016/17Change
Industry$m%. New South Wales$m%. New South Wales2016/17 - 2022/23
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing758.65.63.4781.86.13.8-23.2
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services225.11.63.1214.51.72.9+10.6
Wholesale Trade511.43.73.4613.84.83.6-102.4
Retail Trade252.31.82.0192.11.52.0+60.2
Accommodation and Food Services410.93.03.5665.85.25.5-254.9
Transport, Postal and Warehousing904.06.68.3729.85.76.4+174.1
Information Media and Telecommunications517.13.84.2491.83.83.9+25.3
Financial and Insurance Services1,324.69.78.21,
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services48.10.40.752.80.40.8-4.7
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services698.15.16.4668.65.25.9+29.5
Administrative and Support Services140.31.01.6108.70.81.5+31.6
Public Administration and Safety1,
Education and Training571.74.22.6490.93.82.2+80.8
Health Care and Social Assistance416.03.04.3485.13.83.8-69.2
Arts and Recreation Services332.92.41.4245.01.91.6+87.9
Other Services82.
Total industries13,651.8100.0100.012,852.8100.0100.0+799.0

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2024. ©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 2022/23 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($4,347 million or 31.8%)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($1,325 million or 9.7%)
  • Public Administration and Safety ($1,291 million or 9.5%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $6,963 million in total or 51.0% of the total imports by industry in the Central Coast Council area.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 31.7% in Manufacturing; 8.2% in Financial and Insurance Services and 5.6% in Public Administration and Safety.

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 (9.5% compared to 5.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Mining (6.0% compared to 8.3%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (5.6% compared to 3.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Transport, Postal and Warehousing (6.6% compared to 8.3%)

Emerging groups

The total total imports by industry in Central Coast Council area increased by $799 million between 2016/17 and 2022/23.

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

  • Manufacturing (+$778 million)
  • Public Administration and Safety (+$364 million)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (+$174 million)
  • Arts and Recreation Services (+$88 million)

Central Coast NSW

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