Clarence Valley Council area


In Clarence Valley Council area, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $743 million in 2018/19.

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 area2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. New South Wales$m%. New South Wales2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing22.61.03.820.61.24.2+2.0
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services48.82.23.338.52.23.2+10.2
Wholesale Trade147.56.84.0113.26.44.1+34.3
Retail Trade78.73.62.845.42.62.8+33.2
Accommodation and Food Services68.53.13.540.02.33.7+28.5
Transport, Postal and Warehousing116.65.47.0107.26.18.4+9.4
Information Media and Telecommunications98.64.54.465.33.73.9+33.2
Financial and Insurance Services230.910.610.4229.913.19.6+1.0
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services19.40.90.613.10.70.7+6.3
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services143.56.66.5108.36.25.8+35.2
Administrative and Support Services38.
Public Administration and Safety79.53.74.882.14.75.4-2.6
Education and Training44.72.12.435.42.02.8+9.3
Health Care and Social Assistance122.65.64.686.04.93.5+36.7
Arts and Recreation Services76.33.51.860.83.51.9+15.5
Other Services41.21.91.337.52.11.4+3.7
Total industries2,176.9100.0100.01,758.7100.0100.0+418.2

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. 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 ($743 million or 34.1%)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($231 million or 10.6%)
  • Wholesale Trade ($148 million or 6.8%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $1,121 million in total or 51.5% of the total imports by industry in the Clarence Valley Council area.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 32.2% in Manufacturing; 10.4% in Financial and Insurance Services and 4.0% in Wholesale Trade.

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 Wholesale Trade (6.8% compared to 4.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (1.0% compared to 3.8%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Manufacturing (34.1% compared to 32.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Mining (2.6% compared to 4.5%)

Emerging groups

The total total imports by industry in Clarence Valley Council area increased by $418 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

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

  • Manufacturing (+$137 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$37 million)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+$35 million)
  • Wholesale Trade (+$34 million)

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