Inner West Council area
In the Inner West Council area, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $2,534 million in 2019/20.
Imports by industry are sales of goods and services from industries located outside the Inner West Council boundaries to resident households, businesses and other organisations within the area. Imports (domestic) includes all imports from other parts of Australia to the Council.Imports (international) includes the value of all imports to the area from outside Australia.
To get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, import data should be viewed alongside the other industry characteristics in the Industry sector analysis section.
Detailed notes about how the figures are derived can be found in the specific topic notes section.
National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series
|Total imports by industry sector|
|Inner West Council area - Constant prices||2019/20||2007/08||Change|
|Industry (Click rows to view sub-categories)||$m||%||Australia%||$m||%||Australia%||2007/08 to 2019/20|
|Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing||543.7||6.1||3.6||553.4||7.2||4.7||-9.7||23000||P|
|Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services||469.1||5.3||3.5||542.7||7.0||3.6||-73.6||23300||P|
|Accommodation and Food Services||309.2||3.5||2.7||203.1||2.6||2.8||+106.1||23700||P|
|Transport, Postal and Warehousing||882.8||9.9||6.6||982.7||12.7||8.1||-99.9||23800||P|
|Information Media and Telecommunications||411.6||4.6||3.8||246.2||3.2||3.2||+165.3||23900||P|
|Financial and Insurance Services||1,103.1||12.4||9.7||1,050.6||13.6||7.7||+52.6||24000||P|
|Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services||32.9||0.4||0.8||23.0||0.3||0.6||+9.9||24100||P|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical Services||208.8||2.3||6.6||154.0||2.0||5.4||+54.8||24200||P|
|Administrative and Support Services||88.0||1.0||1.9||120.9||1.6||2.4||-32.9||24300||P|
|Public Administration and Safety||390.3||4.4||6.0||386.1||5.0||6.1||+4.1||24400||P|
|Education and Training||282.8||3.2||3.1||196.2||2.5||2.9||+86.5||24500||P|
|Health Care and Social Assistance||627.1||7.1||6.3||249.4||3.2||3.8||+377.7||24600||P|
|Arts and Recreation Services||219.9||2.5||1.6||188.4||2.4||1.5||+31.5||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 Inner West Council area in 2019/20 shows the three largest industries were:
- Manufacturing ($2,534 million or 28.5%)
- Financial and Insurance Services ($1,103 million or 12.4%)
- Transport, Postal and Warehousing ($883 million or 9.9%)
In combination these three industries accounted for $4,520 million in total or 50.8% of the total imports by total industry in the Inner West Council area.
In comparison, the same 3 industries in Australia accounted for 31.1% in Manufacturing; 9.7% in Financial and Insurance Services; and 6.6% in Transport, Postal and Warehousing.
The major differences between total imports by industries in the Inner West Council area and Australia were:
- A larger percentage of total imports by Transport, Postal and Warehousing (9.9% compared to 6.6%)
- A larger percentage of total imports by Financial and Insurance Services (12.4% compared to 9.7%)
- A smaller percentage of total imports by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (2.3% compared to 6.6%)
- A smaller percentage of total imports by Mining (2.7% compared to 6.1%)
The total imports by industries in the Inner West Council area increased by $1,169.6 million between 2007/08 and 2019/20.
The largest changes in the total imports by industries between 2007/08 and 2019/20 in the Inner West Council area were for:
- Manufacturing (+$383 million)
- Health Care and Social Assistance (+$378 million)
- Information Media and Telecommunications (+$165 million)
- Wholesale Trade (+$120 million)