Coffs Harbour City


In Coffs Harbour City, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $1,160 million in 2021/22.

Imports by industry are sales of goods and services from industries located outside Coffs Harbour City 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
Coffs Harbour City2021/222016/17Change
Industry$m%. New South Wales$m%. New South Wales2016/17 - 2021/22
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing33.
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services72.62.43.587.13.43.4-14.5
Wholesale Trade110.63.73.3104.34.03.6+6.3
Retail Trade43.
Accommodation and Food Services42.01.41.570.52.72.9-28.5
Transport, Postal and Warehousing199.76.65.4173.26.77.4+26.5
Information Media and Telecommunications138.04.64.2118.94.64.0+19.1
Financial and Insurance Services387.412.89.6331.612.88.9+55.8
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services7.
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services213.77.16.6178.56.96.3+35.3
Administrative and Support Services30.51.01.722.70.91.6+7.7
Public Administration and Safety224.67.46.8159.56.25.7+65.1
Education and Training76.32.53.571.52.83.2+4.8
Health Care and Social Assistance81.92.74.961.92.44.0+20.0
Arts and Recreation Services47.41.61.550.82.01.5-3.4
Other Services15.
Total industries3,017.7100.0100.02,583.2100.0100.0+434.5

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2022. ©2023. Compiled and presented in 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 Coffs Harbour City in 2021/22 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($1,160 million or 38.4%)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($387 million or 12.8%)
  • Public Administration and Safety ($225 million or 7.4%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $1,772 million in total or 58.7% of the total imports by industry in the Coffs Harbour City.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 33.6% in Manufacturing; 9.6% in Financial and Insurance Services and 6.8% in Public Administration and Safety.

The major differences between total imports by industries of Coffs Harbour City and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of total imports by Manufacturing (38.4% compared to 33.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (1.1% compared to 5.0%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Financial and Insurance Services (12.8% compared to 9.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Health Care and Social Assistance (2.7% compared to 4.9%)

Emerging groups

The total total imports by industry in Coffs Harbour City increased by $435 million between 2016/17 and 2021/22.

The largest changes in the total imports by industries between 2016/17 and 2021/22 in Coffs Harbour City were for:

  • Manufacturing (+$266 million)
  • Public Administration and Safety (+$65 million)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$56 million)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+$35 million)

City of Coffs Harbour

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