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In Gunnedah Shire, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $204 million in 2019/20.

Imports by industry are sales of goods and services from industries located outside Gunnedah Shire 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
Gunnedah Shire2019/202014/15Change
Industry$m%. New South Wales$m%. New South Wales2014/15 - 2019/20
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing11.
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services15.
Wholesale Trade27.33.83.844.65.33.7-17.2
Retail Trade25.13.52.536.24.32.4-11.2
Accommodation and Food Services27.
Transport, Postal and Warehousing34.
Information Media and Telecommunications25.
Financial and Insurance Services85.311.910.0100.912.19.5-15.6
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services5.
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services45.46.36.446.15.55.9-0.6
Administrative and Support Services5.
Public Administration and Safety46.66.55.942.45.15.7+4.2
Education and Training21.83.02.824.32.92.8-2.5
Health Care and Social Assistance73.110.25.552.86.34.0+20.3
Arts and Recreation Services19.
Other Services9.
Total industries716.0100.0100.0833.7100.0100.0-117.6

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2021. Compiled and presented in by .id (informed decisions). 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 Gunnedah Shire in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($204 million or 28.5%)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($85 million or 11.9%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance ($73 million or 10.2%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $362 million in total or 50.6% of the total imports by industry in the Gunnedah Shire.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 31.8% in Manufacturing; 10.0% in Financial and Insurance Services and 5.5% in Health Care and Social Assistance.

The major differences between total imports by industries of Gunnedah Shire and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of total imports by Health Care and Social Assistance (10.2% compared to 5.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Manufacturing (28.5% compared to 31.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (1.5% compared to 4.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Transport, Postal and Warehousing (4.9% compared to 7.2%)

Emerging groups

The total total imports by industry in Gunnedah Shire decreased by $-118 million between 2014/15 and 2019/20.

The largest changes in the total imports by industries between 2014/15 and 2019/20 in Gunnedah Shire were for:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$20 million)
  • Public Administration and Safety (+$4 million)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (+$4 million)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (-$1 million)

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