Cumberland City


In Cumberland City, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $3,247 million in 2022/23.

Imports by industry are sales of goods and services from industries located outside Cumberland 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
Cumberland City2022/232016/17Change
Industry$m%. New South Wales$m%. New South Wales2016/17 - 2022/23
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing792.46.33.4787.67.13.8+4.8
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services425.93.43.1321.92.92.9+104.0
Wholesale Trade97.30.83.4116.01.03.6-18.7
Retail Trade105.
Accommodation and Food Services409.33.33.5629.95.75.5-220.6
Transport, Postal and Warehousing898.17.28.3521.14.76.4+377.0
Information Media and Telecommunications387.63.14.2401.13.63.9-13.5
Financial and Insurance Services1,
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services28.70.20.742.40.40.8-13.7
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1,,
Administrative and Support Services145.81.21.6244.22.21.5-98.4
Public Administration and Safety1,
Education and Training553.84.42.6250.32.22.2+303.4
Health Care and Social Assistance833.86.74.3617.85.53.8+216.0
Arts and Recreation Services168.11.31.4182.41.61.6-14.3
Other Services129.
Total industries12,501.5100.0100.011,134.9100.0100.0+1,366.6

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2024. ©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 Cumberland City in 2022/23 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($3,247 million or 26.0%)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services ($1,202 million or 9.6%)
  • Public Administration and Safety ($1,121 million or 9.0%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $5,570 million in total or 44.6% of the total imports by industry in the Cumberland City.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 31.7% in Manufacturing; 6.4% in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services and 5.6% in Public Administration and Safety.

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

  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Manufacturing (26.0% compared to 31.7%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Public Administration and Safety (9.0% compared to 5.6%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (9.6% compared to 6.4%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (6.3% compared to 3.4%)

Emerging groups

The total total imports by industry in Cumberland City increased by $1,367 million between 2016/17 and 2022/23.

The largest changes in the total imports by industries between 2016/17 and 2022/23 in Cumberland City were for:

  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (+$377 million)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$352 million)
  • Education and Training (+$303 million)
  • Public Administration and Safety (+$294 million)

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