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Imports

In City of Darwin, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $1,759 million in 2018/19.

Imports by industry are sales of goods and services from industries located outside the City of Darwin boundaries to resident households, businesses and other organisations within the area. Imports (domestic) includes all imports from other parts of Australia to the City.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.

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Total imports by industry sector
City of Darwin - Constant prices2018/192013/14Change
Industry
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$m%Northern Territory%$m%Northern Territory%2013/14 to 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing206.24.52.1183.83.61.7+22.4
Mining191.14.25.4513.610.08.0-322.5
Manufacturing1,758.938.331.32,209.243.135.8-450.3
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services106.42.33.2102.62.03.0+3.8
Construction0.00.00.00.00.00.00
Wholesale Trade84.61.81.8124.02.42.9-39.3
Retail Trade117.62.62.2116.92.32.5+0.6
Accommodation and Food Services256.65.64.5196.33.83.8+60.3
Transport, Postal and Warehousing201.24.45.3203.84.04.9-2.6
Information Media and Telecommunications93.92.01.989.61.72.0+4.3
Financial and Insurance Services358.87.88.5379.57.46.9-20.8
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services19.10.40.628.40.61.0-9.3
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services423.99.29.2411.18.09.0+12.8
Administrative and Support Services73.91.61.3180.03.52.4-106.1
Public Administration and Safety122.22.76.8127.22.55.4-5.1
Education and Training77.21.74.559.81.23.3+17.4
Health Care and Social Assistance439.79.69.3143.42.85.2+296.3
Arts and Recreation Services40.60.91.627.90.51.4+12.7
Other Services25.40.60.526.60.50.8-1.2

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. Compiled and presented in economy.id 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

Total imports by industry sector 2018/19
Total imports by industry sector 2018/19 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Northern Territory: 2.1% Mining, Northern Territory: 5.4% Manufacturing, Northern Territory: 31.3% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Northern Territory: 3.2% Construction, Northern Territory: 0.0% Wholesale Trade, Northern Territory: 1.8% Retail Trade, Northern Territory: 2.2% Accommodation and Food Services, Northern Territory: 4.5% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Northern Territory: 5.3% Information Media and Telecommunications, Northern Territory: 1.9% Financial and Insurance Services, Northern Territory: 8.5% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Northern Territory: 0.6% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Northern Territory: 9.2% Administrative and Support Services, Northern Territory: 1.3% Public Administration and Safety, Northern Territory: 6.8% Education and Training, Northern Territory: 4.5% Health Care and Social Assistance, Northern Territory: 9.3% Arts and Recreation Services, Northern Territory: 1.6% Other Services, Northern Territory: 0.5% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Darwin: 4.5% Mining, City of Darwin: 4.2% Manufacturing, City of Darwin: 38.3% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Darwin: 2.3% Construction, City of Darwin: 0.0% Wholesale Trade, City of Darwin: 1.8% Retail Trade, City of Darwin: 2.6% Accommodation and Food Services, City of Darwin: 5.6% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Darwin: 4.4% Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Darwin: 2.0% Financial and Insurance Services, City of Darwin: 7.8% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Darwin: 0.4% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Darwin: 9.2% Administrative and Support Services, City of Darwin: 1.6% Public Administration and Safety, City of Darwin: 2.7% Education and Training, City of Darwin: 1.7% Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Darwin: 9.6% Arts and Recreation Services, City of Darwin: 0.9% Other Services, City of Darwin: 0.6%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Change in total imports by industry sector, 2013/14 to 2018/19
Change in total imports by industry sector, 2013/14 to 2018/19 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Darwin: +$22.4 million Mining, City of Darwin: -$322.5 million Manufacturing, City of Darwin: -$450.3 million Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Darwin: +$3.8 million Construction, City of Darwin: 0 million Wholesale Trade, City of Darwin: -$39.3 million Retail Trade, City of Darwin: +$0.6 million Accommodation and Food Services, City of Darwin: +$60.3 million Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Darwin: -$2.6 million Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Darwin: +$4.3 million Financial and Insurance Services, City of Darwin: -$20.8 million Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Darwin: -$9.3 million Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Darwin: +$12.8 million Administrative and Support Services, City of Darwin: -$106.1 million Public Administration and Safety, City of Darwin: -$5.1 million Education and Training, City of Darwin: +$17.4 million Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Darwin: +$296.3 million Arts and Recreation Services, City of Darwin: +$12.7 million Other Services, City of Darwin: -$1.2 million
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts

Dominant groups

An analysis of the total imports by industry sectors in City of Darwin in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($1,759 million or 38.3%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance ($440 million or 9.6%)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services ($424 million or 9.2%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $2,623 million in total or 57.0% of the total imports by total industry in City of Darwin.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Northern Territory accounted for 31.3% in Manufacturing; 9.3% in Health Care and Social Assistance; and 9.2% in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services.

The major differences between total imports by industries in City of Darwin and Northern Territory were:

  • A larger percentage of total imports by Manufacturing (38.3% compared to 31.3%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (4.5% compared to 2.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Public Administration and Safety (2.7% compared to 6.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Education and Training (1.7% compared to 4.5%)

Emerging groups

The total imports by industries in City of Darwin decreased by $526.5 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

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

  • Manufacturing (-$450 million)
  • Mining (-$323 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$296 million)
  • Administrative and Support Services (-$106 million)

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