Inner West Council area


In the Inner West Council area, Manufacturing had the largest total exports by industry, generating $1,077 million in 2018/19.

Exports by industry are sales of goods and services to non-resident households, businesses and other organisations, outside the Inner West Council area boundaries. Exports (domestic) include all exports from the area to other parts of Australia. Exports (international) includes all exports from the Region to countries outside Australia.

To get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, export 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 exports by industry sector
Inner West Council area2018/192007/08Change
Industry$m%. Australia$m%. Australia2007/08 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing10.10.34.410.70.35.3-0.6
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services3.
Wholesale Trade480.612.05.0504.714.05.1-24.1
Retail Trade132.
Accommodation and Food Services131.03.32.7178.15.02.9-47.1
Transport, Postal and Warehousing226.05.77.5263.47.39.4-37.3
Information Media and Telecommunications288.67.23.9139.23.93.1+149.4
Financial and Insurance Services57.41.410.
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services35.80.90.943.61.20.8-7.8
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services377.19.46.3419.511.75.6-42.4
Administrative and Support Services203.95.12.0243.26.82.5-39.3
Public Administration and Safety129.53.25.5115.93.26.2+13.6
Education and Training261.76.63.9189.85.33.5+71.8
Health Care and Social Assistance269.36.75.2188.25.23.6+81.1
Arts and Recreation Services64.61.61.558.11.61.6+6.5
Other Services234.95.91.6220.96.11.7+13.9
Total industries3,992.7100.0100.03,594.5100.0100.0+398.2

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. Compiled and presented in by .id the population experts. 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 exports by industry sectors in the Inner West Council area in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing (1,077 million or 27.0%)
  • Wholesale Trade (481 million or 12.0%)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (377 million or 9.4%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 1,934 million in total or 48.4% of the total exports by industry in the the Inner West Council area.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Australia accounted for 17.0% in Manufacturing; 5.0% in Wholesale Trade and 6.3% in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services.

The major differences between the total exports by industries of the Inner West Council area and Australia were:

  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Mining (0.0% compared to 15.8%)
  • A larger percentage of total exports by Manufacturing (27.0% compared to 17.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Financial and Insurance Services (1.4% compared to 10.2%)
  • A larger percentage of total exports by Wholesale Trade (12.0% compared to 5.0%)

Emerging groups

The total total exports by industry in the Inner West Council area $increased by 398 million between 2007/08 and 2018/19.

The largest changes in the total exports by industries between 2007/08 and 2018/19 in the Inner West Council area were for:

  • Manufacturing (+$189 million)
  • Information Media and Telecommunications (+$149 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$81 million)
  • Education and Training (+$72 million)

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