In Gunnedah Shire, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $204 million in 2019/20.
Imports by industry are sales of goods and services from industries located outside the Gunnedah Shire boundaries to resident households, businesses and other organisations within the area. Imports (domestic) includes all imports from other parts of Australia to the Shire.Imports (international) includes the value of all imports to the area from outside Australia.
To get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, import data should be viewed alongside the other industry characteristics in the Industry sector analysis section.
Detailed notes about how the figures are derived can be found in the specific topic notes section.
National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series
|Total imports by industry sector|
|Gunnedah Shire - Constant prices||2019/20||2014/15||Change|
|Industry (Click rows to view sub-categories)||$m||%||New South Wales%||$m||%||New South Wales%||2014/15 to 2019/20|
|Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing||11.1||1.5||4.0||15.2||1.8||5.1||-4.1||23000||P|
|Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services||15.1||2.1||3.2||17.5||2.1||2.8||-2.4||23300||P|
|Accommodation and Food Services||27.1||3.8||3.1||40.1||4.8||3.4||-13.0||23700||P|
|Transport, Postal and Warehousing||34.9||4.9||7.2||41.5||5.0||7.6||-6.6||23800||P|
|Information Media and Telecommunications||25.5||3.6||4.2||29.6||3.5||4.0||-4.1||23900||P|
|Financial and Insurance Services||85.3||11.9||10.0||100.9||12.1||9.5||-15.6||24000||P|
|Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services||5.9||0.8||0.6||2.4||0.3||0.6||+3.5||24100||P|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical Services||45.4||6.3||6.4||46.1||5.5||5.9||-0.6||24200||P|
|Administrative and Support Services||5.1||0.7||1.9||9.8||1.2||1.7||-4.7||24300||P|
|Public Administration and Safety||46.6||6.5||5.9||42.4||5.1||5.7||+4.2||24400||P|
|Education and Training||21.8||3.0||2.8||24.3||2.9||2.8||-2.5||24500||P|
|Health Care and Social Assistance||73.1||10.2||5.5||52.8||6.3||4.0||+20.3||24600||P|
|Arts and Recreation Services||19.0||2.7||2.0||21.7||2.6||2.0||-2.6||24700||P|
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) (opens a new window) ©2021. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id (opens a new window)(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
An analysis of the total imports by industry sectors in Gunnedah Shire in 2019/20 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 total industry in 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 in 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%)
The total imports by industries in Gunnedah Shire decreased by $117.6 million between 2014/15 and 2019/20.
The largest change in total imports by industries between 2014/15 and 2019/20 in Gunnedah Shire was for:
- Manufacturing (-$50 million)