Hilltops Council area

Imports

In the Hilltops Council area, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $328 million in 2019/20.

Imports by industry are sales of goods and services from industries located outside the Hilltops 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
Hilltops Council area2019/202014/15Change
Industry$m%. NSW$m%. NSW2014/15 - 2019/20
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing21.32.14.028.93.35.1-7.6
Mining34.23.44.334.03.94.7+0.2
Manufacturing327.733.031.8292.533.833.1+35.3
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services29.83.03.216.41.92.8+13.3
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Wholesale Trade44.94.53.847.85.53.7-2.9
Retail Trade17.41.82.510.01.22.4+7.5
Accommodation and Food Services17.21.73.121.62.53.4-4.4
Transport, Postal and Warehousing56.15.77.252.66.17.6+3.5
Information Media and Telecommunications40.64.14.236.34.24.0+4.3
Financial and Insurance Services88.18.910.076.08.89.5+12.1
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services9.00.90.63.90.50.6+5.1
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services89.59.06.472.18.35.9+17.4
Administrative and Support Services21.62.21.915.51.81.7+6.1
Public Administration and Safety72.47.35.968.07.95.7+4.5
Education and Training23.72.42.824.02.82.8-0.4
Health Care and Social Assistance74.17.55.541.24.84.0+32.9
Arts and Recreation Services20.52.12.019.02.22.0+1.4
Other Services4.30.41.04.60.51.0-0.3
Total industries992.5100.0100.0864.5100.0100.0+127.9

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2021. Compiled and presented in economy.id 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 the Hilltops Council area in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($328 million or 33.0%)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services ($90 million or 9.0%)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($88 million or 8.9%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $505 million in total or 50.9% of the total imports by industry in the the Hilltops Council area.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in NSW accounted for 31.8% in Manufacturing; 6.4% in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services and 10.0% in Financial and Insurance Services.

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

  • A larger percentage of total imports by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (9.0% compared to 6.4%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Health Care and Social Assistance (7.5% compared to 5.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (2.1% compared to 4.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Transport, Postal and Warehousing (5.7% compared to 7.2%)

Emerging groups

The total total imports by industry in the Hilltops Council area increased by $128 million between 2014/15 and 2019/20.

The largest changes in the total imports by industries between 2014/15 and 2019/20 in the Hilltops Council area were for:

  • Manufacturing (+$35 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$33 million)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+$17 million)
  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (+$13 million)

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