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Imports

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.

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Total imports by industry sector
Inner West Council area - Constant prices2019/202007/08Change
Industry
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$m%Australia%$m%Australia%2007/08 to 2019/20
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing543.76.13.6553.47.24.7-9.7
Mining237.82.76.1245.63.26.8-7.8
Manufacturing2,533.928.531.12,151.227.933.5+382.7
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services469.15.33.5542.77.03.6-73.6
Construction0.00.00.00.00.00.00
Wholesale Trade325.23.73.5205.02.73.7+120.2
Retail Trade179.12.02.0181.92.41.9-2.8
Accommodation and Food Services309.23.52.7203.12.62.8+106.1
Transport, Postal and Warehousing882.89.96.6982.712.78.1-99.9
Information Media and Telecommunications411.64.63.8246.23.23.2+165.3
Financial and Insurance Services1,103.112.49.71,050.613.67.7+52.6
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services32.90.40.823.00.30.6+9.9
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services208.82.36.6154.02.05.4+54.8
Administrative and Support Services88.01.01.9120.91.62.4-32.9
Public Administration and Safety390.34.46.0386.15.06.1+4.1
Education and Training282.83.23.1196.22.52.9+86.5
Health Care and Social Assistance627.17.16.3249.43.23.8+377.7
Arts and Recreation Services219.92.51.6188.42.41.5+31.5
Other Services46.30.51.341.50.51.4+4.8

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

Total imports by industry sector 2019/20
Total imports by industry sector 2019/20 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Australia: 3.6% Mining, Australia: 6.1% Manufacturing, Australia: 31.1% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Australia: 3.5% Construction, Australia: 0.0% Wholesale Trade, Australia: 3.5% Retail Trade, Australia: 2.0% Accommodation and Food Services, Australia: 2.7% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Australia: 6.6% Information Media and Telecommunications, Australia: 3.8% Financial and Insurance Services, Australia: 9.7% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Australia: 0.8% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Australia: 6.6% Administrative and Support Services, Australia: 1.9% Public Administration and Safety, Australia: 6.0% Education and Training, Australia: 3.1% Health Care and Social Assistance, Australia: 6.3% Arts and Recreation Services, Australia: 1.6% Other Services, Australia: 1.3% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Inner West Council area: 6.1% Mining, Inner West Council area: 2.7% Manufacturing, Inner West Council area: 28.5% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Inner West Council area: 5.3% Construction, Inner West Council area: 0.0% Wholesale Trade, Inner West Council area: 3.7% Retail Trade, Inner West Council area: 2.0% Accommodation and Food Services, Inner West Council area: 3.5% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Inner West Council area: 9.9% Information Media and Telecommunications, Inner West Council area: 4.6% Financial and Insurance Services, Inner West Council area: 12.4% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Inner West Council area: 0.4% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Inner West Council area: 2.3% Administrative and Support Services, Inner West Council area: 1.0% Public Administration and Safety, Inner West Council area: 4.4% Education and Training, Inner West Council area: 3.2% Health Care and Social Assistance, Inner West Council area: 7.1% Arts and Recreation Services, Inner West Council area: 2.5% Other Services, Inner West Council area: 0.5%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2021
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Change in total imports by industry sector, 2007/08 to 2019/20
Change in total imports by industry sector, 2007/08 to 2019/20 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Inner West Council area: -$9.7 million Mining, Inner West Council area: -$7.8 million Manufacturing, Inner West Council area: +$382.7 million Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Inner West Council area: -$73.6 million Construction, Inner West Council area: 0 million Wholesale Trade, Inner West Council area: +$120.2 million Retail Trade, Inner West Council area: -$2.8 million Accommodation and Food Services, Inner West Council area: +$106.1 million Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Inner West Council area: -$99.9 million Information Media and Telecommunications, Inner West Council area: +$165.3 million Financial and Insurance Services, Inner West Council area: +$52.6 million Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Inner West Council area: +$9.9 million Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Inner West Council area: +$54.8 million Administrative and Support Services, Inner West Council area: -$32.9 million Public Administration and Safety, Inner West Council area: +$4.1 million Education and Training, Inner West Council area: +$86.5 million Health Care and Social Assistance, Inner West Council area: +$377.7 million Arts and Recreation Services, Inner West Council area: +$31.5 million Other Services, Inner West Council area: +$4.8 million
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2021
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts

Dominant groups

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%)

Emerging groups

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)

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