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In Coffs Harbour City, Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $263 million in 2018/19.

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 City2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. New South Wales$m%. New South Wales2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing262.621.13.3256.322.94.1+6.3
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services24.82.02.420.71.83.2+4.2
Wholesale Trade30.
Retail Trade33.
Accommodation and Food Services154.912.43.0216.919.42.8-62.0
Transport, Postal and Warehousing94.77.68.2122.310.98.8-27.6
Information Media and Telecommunications17.31.46.316.81.55.6+0.4
Financial and Insurance Services16.41.316.815.01.315.7+1.4
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services25.92.11.410.40.90.7+15.5
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services26.
Administrative and Support Services42.03.42.853.94.83.0-12.0
Public Administration and Safety28.32.34.517.91.65.0+10.4
Education and Training107.88.73.873.26.53.3+34.6
Health Care and Social Assistance138.311.14.1112.710.13.5+25.6
Arts and Recreation Services4.
Other Services27.
Total industries1,244.8100.0100.01,120.4100.0100.0+124.4

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. Compiled and presented in by .id the population experts. 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 Coffs Harbour City in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing ($263 million or 21.1%)
  • Accommodation and Food Services ($155 million or 12.4%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance ($138 million or 11.1%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $556 million in total or 44.7% of the total imports by industry in the Coffs Harbour City.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 3.3% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing; 3.0% in Accommodation and Food Services and 4.1% in Health Care and Social Assistance.

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

  • A larger percentage of total imports by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (21.1% compared to 3.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Financial and Insurance Services (1.3% compared to 16.8%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Accommodation and Food Services (12.4% compared to 3.0%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Health Care and Social Assistance (11.1% compared to 4.1%)

Emerging groups

The total total imports by industry in Coffs Harbour City increased by $124 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

The largest changes in the total imports by industries between 2013/14 and 2018/19 in Coffs Harbour City were for:

  • Mining (+$80 million)
  • Education and Training (+$35 million)
  • Manufacturing (+$28 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$26 million)

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