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In Clarence Valley Council area, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $691 million in 2019/20.

Imports by industry are sales of goods and services from industries located outside Clarence Valley 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
Clarence Valley Council area2019/202014/15Change
Industry$m%. New South Wales$m%. New South Wales2014/15 - 2019/20
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing41.
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services49.
Wholesale Trade147.46.73.8116.56.43.7+31.0
Retail Trade56.32.62.541.02.32.4+15.4
Accommodation and Food Services38.
Transport, Postal and Warehousing103.
Information Media and Telecommunications81.
Financial and Insurance Services276.112.510.0234.412.99.5+41.7
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services8.
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services165.47.56.4111.36.15.9+54.2
Administrative and Support Services34.41.61.922.81.31.7+11.6
Public Administration and Safety128.35.85.9105.55.85.7+22.8
Education and Training54.82.52.858.23.22.8-3.4
Health Care and Social Assistance197.69.05.5103.05.74.0+94.6
Arts and Recreation Services59.
Other Services17.
Total industries2,203.0100.0100.01,810.7100.0100.0+392.3

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2021. Compiled and presented in by .id informed decisions. 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 Clarence Valley Council area in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($691 million or 31.4%)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($276 million or 12.5%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance ($198 million or 9.0%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $1,164 million in total or 52.9% of the total imports by industry in the Clarence Valley Council area.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 31.8% in Manufacturing; 10.0% in Financial and Insurance Services and 5.5% in Health Care and Social Assistance.

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

  • A larger percentage of total imports by Health Care and Social Assistance (9.0% compared to 5.5%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Wholesale Trade (6.7% compared to 3.8%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Financial and Insurance Services (12.5% compared to 10.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Transport, Postal and Warehousing (4.7% compared to 7.2%)

Emerging groups

The total total imports by industry in Clarence Valley Council area increased by $392 million between 2014/15 and 2019/20.

The largest changes in the total imports by industries between 2014/15 and 2019/20 in Clarence Valley Council area were for:

  • Manufacturing (+$107 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$95 million)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+$54 million)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$42 million)

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