Federation Council area


In Federation Council area, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $360 million in 2022/23.

Imports by industry are sales of goods and services from industries located outside Federation Council area 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
Federation Council area2022/232016/17Change
Industry$m%. NSW$m%. NSW2016/17 - 2022/23
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing53.64.23.437.63.63.8+16.0
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services48.
Wholesale Trade75.86.03.458.95.73.6+16.8
Retail Trade51.
Accommodation and Food Services27.72.23.531.73.05.5-4.0
Transport, Postal and Warehousing68.05.38.351.04.96.4+17.0
Information Media and Telecommunications45.
Financial and Insurance Services128.810.18.2110.810.78.0+17.9
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services10.60.80.710.21.00.8+0.4
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services80.76.36.457.85.65.9+22.9
Administrative and Support Services25.72.01.625.52.41.5+0.3
Public Administration and Safety58.54.65.639.13.84.5+19.4
Education and Training35.22.82.624.52.42.2+10.7
Health Care and Social Assistance123.09.74.389.18.63.8+33.9
Arts and Recreation Services17.91.41.411.21.11.6+6.7
Other Services21.
Total industries1,272.1100.0100.01,040.0100.0100.0+232.1

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2024. ©2023. Compiled and presented in economy.id 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 Federation Council area in 2022/23 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($360 million or 28.3%)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($129 million or 10.1%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance ($123 million or 9.7%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $612 million in total or 48.1% of the total imports by industry in the Federation Council area.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in NSW accounted for 31.7% in Manufacturing; 8.2% in Financial and Insurance Services and 4.3% in Health Care and Social Assistance.

The major differences between total imports by industries of Federation Council area and NSW were:

  • A larger percentage of total imports by Health Care and Social Assistance (9.7% compared to 4.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Mining (3.2% compared to 8.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Manufacturing (28.3% compared to 31.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Transport, Postal and Warehousing (5.3% compared to 8.3%)

Emerging groups

The total total imports by industry in Federation Council area increased by $232 million between 2016/17 and 2022/23.

The largest changes in the total imports by industries between 2016/17 and 2022/23 in Federation Council area were for:

  • Manufacturing (+$75 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$34 million)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+$23 million)
  • Public Administration and Safety (+$19 million)

Federation Council

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