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In Coffs Harbour City, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $1,065 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 Fishing24.70.83.823.71.04.2+0.9
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services97.13.33.357.62.43.2+39.6
Wholesale Trade222.27.54.0186.27.64.1+36.0
Retail Trade97.73.32.861.12.52.8+36.7
Accommodation and Food Services83.02.83.570.32.93.7+12.7
Transport, Postal and Warehousing162.45.57.0120.84.98.4+41.6
Information Media and Telecommunications134.64.64.488.63.63.9+46.0
Financial and Insurance Services381.012.910.4297.812.29.6+83.3
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services10.
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services176.06.06.5147.76.05.8+28.2
Administrative and Support Services37.
Public Administration and Safety146.85.04.8155.36.35.4-8.5
Education and Training31.51.12.427.81.12.8+3.7
Health Care and Social Assistance70.02.44.649.12.03.5+20.9
Arts and Recreation Services93.13.21.867.02.71.9+26.1
Other Services31.71.11.335.01.41.4-3.3
Total industries2,953.0100.0100.02,445.8100.0100.0+507.2

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:

  • Manufacturing ($1,065 million or 36.1%)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($381 million or 12.9%)
  • Wholesale Trade ($222 million or 7.5%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $1,668 million in total or 56.5% of the total imports by industry in the Coffs Harbour City.

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 Coffs Harbour City and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of total imports by Manufacturing (36.1% compared to 32.2%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Wholesale Trade (7.5% compared to 4.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (0.8% compared to 3.8%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Financial and Insurance Services (12.9% compared to 10.4%)

Emerging groups

The total total imports by industry in Coffs Harbour City increased by $507 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:

  • Manufacturing (+$85 million)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$83 million)
  • Mining (+$47 million)
  • Information Media and Telecommunications (+$46 million)

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