Georges River Council area


In Georges River Council area, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $1,902 million in 2021/22.

Imports by industry are sales of goods and services from industries located outside Georges River 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
Georges River Council area2021/222016/17Change
Industry$m%. New South Wales$m%. New South Wales2016/17 - 2021/22
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing248.84.45.0199.53.64.1+49.3
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services186.43.33.5145.62.63.4+40.8
Wholesale Trade228.74.13.3235.04.23.6-6.3
Retail Trade204.23.62.2214.93.81.9-10.7
Accommodation and Food Services86.61.51.5238.54.32.9-151.8
Transport, Postal and Warehousing380.76.85.4504.59.07.4-123.8
Information Media and Telecommunications295.55.34.2282.95.04.0+12.6
Financial and Insurance Services244.84.39.6217.53.98.9+27.3
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services11.20.20.516.00.30.6-4.8
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services210.03.76.6177.93.26.3+32.1
Administrative and Support Services58.41.01.757.61.01.6+0.7
Public Administration and Safety690.012.36.8464.28.35.7+225.8
Education and Training375.46.73.5333.45.93.2+42.0
Health Care and Social Assistance206.23.74.9195.43.54.0+10.8
Arts and Recreation Services112.52.01.5126.02.21.5-13.5
Other Services31.
Total industries5,627.8100.0100.05,610.6100.0100.0+17.2

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2023. ©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 Georges River Council area in 2021/22 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($1,902 million or 33.8%)
  • Public Administration and Safety ($690 million or 12.3%)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing ($381 million or 6.8%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $2,973 million in total or 52.8% of the total imports by industry in the Georges River Council area.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 33.6% in Manufacturing; 6.8% in Public Administration and Safety and 5.4% in Transport, Postal and Warehousing.

The major differences between total imports by industries of Georges River Council area and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of total imports by Public Administration and Safety (12.3% compared to 6.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Financial and Insurance Services (4.3% compared to 9.6%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Education and Training (6.7% compared to 3.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (3.7% compared to 6.6%)

Emerging groups

The total total imports by industry in Georges River Council area increased by $17 million between 2016/17 and 2021/22.

The largest changes in the total imports by industries between 2016/17 and 2021/22 in Georges River Council area were for:

  • Public Administration and Safety (+$226 million)
  • Manufacturing (+$63 million)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (+$49 million)
  • Education and Training (+$42 million)

Georges River Council

economic profile