Clarence Valley Council area


In Clarence Valley Council area, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $727 million in 2020/21.

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 area2020/212015/16Change
Industry$m%. New South Wales$m%. New South Wales2015/16 - 2020/21
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing47.52.13.927.51.43.8+20.0
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services64.32.93.666.33.43.9-2.0
Wholesale Trade141.26.33.8129.36.73.7+11.9
Retail Trade68.63.02.843.62.32.4+25.0
Accommodation and Food Services28.21.32.743.32.23.4-15.1
Transport, Postal and Warehousing91.64.15.0107.95.67.4-16.3
Information Media and Telecommunications74.53.33.868.23.53.6+6.3
Financial and Insurance Services281.812.59.5244.312.69.5+37.5
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services3.
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services166.77.46.4117.46.16.0+49.3
Administrative and Support Services30.51.41.828.91.51.7+1.6
Public Administration and Safety150.56.76.5116.76.05.5+33.8
Education and Training85.43.83.467.53.53.0+17.9
Health Care and Social Assistance176.97.85.0110.85.74.0+66.2
Arts and Recreation Services52.12.31.756.12.91.9-4.0
Other Services16.
Total industries2,254.2100.0100.01,932.2100.0100.0+322.0

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2021. Compiled and presented in by .id (informed decisions). Data are based on a 2019/20 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 2020/21 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($727 million or 32.2%)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($282 million or 12.5%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance ($177 million or 7.8%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $1,185 million in total or 52.6% of the total imports by industry in the Clarence Valley Council area.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 34.6% in Manufacturing; 9.5% in Financial and Insurance Services and 5.0% 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 Financial and Insurance Services (12.5% compared to 9.5%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Health Care and Social Assistance (7.8% compared to 5.0%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Wholesale Trade (6.3% compared to 3.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Manufacturing (32.2% compared to 34.6%)

Emerging groups

The total total imports by industry in Clarence Valley Council area increased by $322 million between 2015/16 and 2020/21.

The largest changes in the total imports by industries between 2015/16 and 2020/21 in Clarence Valley Council area were for:

  • Manufacturing (+$115 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$66 million)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+$49 million)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$37 million)

Clarence Valley Council

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