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Imports

In the Inner West Council area, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $2,183 million in 2017/18.

Imports by industry are sales of goods and services from industries located outside the Inner West Council area 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 prices2017/182016/17Change
Industry
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$m%New South Wales%$m%New South Wales%2016/17 to 2017/18
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing430.75.83.0473.56.53.4-42.8
Mining216.22.94.0221.33.03.9-5.1
Manufacturing2,183.429.434.62,102.628.833.7+80.8
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services487.46.63.6481.86.63.5+5.6
Construction0.00.00.00.00.00.00
Wholesale Trade197.52.74.3206.72.84.3-9.2
Retail Trade79.61.12.679.91.12.6-0.3
Accommodation and Food Services162.02.23.1155.82.13.0+6.3
Transport, Postal and Warehousing880.811.97.4827.711.47.6+53.2
Information Media and Telecommunications358.84.84.5360.95.04.5-2.1
Financial and Insurance Services1,250.016.910.31,210.616.610.2+39.4
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services48.70.70.857.60.80.8-9.0
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services198.82.76.2198.72.76.3+0.1
Administrative and Support Services78.01.11.877.61.11.7+0.3
Public Administration and Safety247.53.34.6235.63.25.0+12.0
Education and Training98.51.32.3118.51.62.5-19.9
Health Care and Social Assistance350.34.73.8336.04.63.8+14.3
Arts and Recreation Services112.51.51.8109.31.51.8+3.2
Other Services35.00.51.234.90.51.3+0.2

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018. Compiled and presented in economy.id 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

Total imports by industry sector 2017/18
Total imports by industry sector 2017/18 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, New South Wales: 3.0% Mining, New South Wales: 4.0% Manufacturing, New South Wales: 34.6% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, New South Wales: 3.6% Construction, New South Wales: 0.0% Wholesale Trade, New South Wales: 4.3% Retail Trade, New South Wales: 2.6% Accommodation and Food Services, New South Wales: 3.1% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, New South Wales: 7.4% Information Media and Telecommunications, New South Wales: 4.5% Financial and Insurance Services, New South Wales: 10.3% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, New South Wales: 0.8% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, New South Wales: 6.2% Administrative and Support Services, New South Wales: 1.8% Public Administration and Safety, New South Wales: 4.6% Education and Training, New South Wales: 2.3% Health Care and Social Assistance, New South Wales: 3.8% Arts and Recreation Services, New South Wales: 1.8% Other Services, New South Wales: 1.2% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Inner West Council area: 5.8% Mining, Inner West Council area: 2.9% Manufacturing, Inner West Council area: 29.4% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Inner West Council area: 6.6% Construction, Inner West Council area: 0.0% Wholesale Trade, Inner West Council area: 2.7% Retail Trade, Inner West Council area: 1.1% Accommodation and Food Services, Inner West Council area: 2.2% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Inner West Council area: 11.9% Information Media and Telecommunications, Inner West Council area: 4.8% Financial and Insurance Services, Inner West Council area: 16.9% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Inner West Council area: 0.7% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Inner West Council area: 2.7% Administrative and Support Services, Inner West Council area: 1.1% Public Administration and Safety, Inner West Council area: 3.3% Education and Training, Inner West Council area: 1.3% Health Care and Social Assistance, Inner West Council area: 4.7% Arts and Recreation Services, Inner West Council area: 1.5% Other Services, Inner West Council area: 0.5%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Change in total imports by industry sector, 2016/17 to 2017/18
Change in total imports by industry sector, 2016/17 to 2017/18 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Inner West Council area: -$42.8 million Mining, Inner West Council area: -$5.1 million Manufacturing, Inner West Council area: +$80.8 million Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Inner West Council area: +$5.6 million Construction, Inner West Council area: 0 million Wholesale Trade, Inner West Council area: -$9.2 million Retail Trade, Inner West Council area: -$0.3 million Accommodation and Food Services, Inner West Council area: +$6.3 million Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Inner West Council area: +$53.2 million Information Media and Telecommunications, Inner West Council area: -$2.1 million Financial and Insurance Services, Inner West Council area: +$39.4 million Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Inner West Council area: -$9.0 million Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Inner West Council area: +$0.1 million Administrative and Support Services, Inner West Council area: +$0.3 million Public Administration and Safety, Inner West Council area: +$12.0 million Education and Training, Inner West Council area: -$19.9 million Health Care and Social Assistance, Inner West Council area: +$14.3 million Arts and Recreation Services, Inner West Council area: +$3.2 million Other Services, Inner West Council area: +$0.2 million
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
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 2017/18 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($2,183 million or 29.4%)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($1,250 million or 16.9%)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing ($881 million or 11.9%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $4,314 million in total or 58.2% of the total imports by total industry in the Inner West Council area.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 34.6% in Manufacturing; 10.3% in Financial and Insurance Services; and 7.4% in Transport, Postal and Warehousing.

The major differences between total imports by industries in the Inner West Council area and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of total imports by Financial and Insurance Services (16.9% compared to 10.3%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Transport, Postal and Warehousing (11.9% compared to 7.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Manufacturing (29.4% compared to 34.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (2.7% compared to 6.2%)

Emerging groups

The total imports by industries in the Inner West Council area increased by $126.8 million between 2016/17 and 2017/18.

The largest changes in the total imports by industries between 2016/17 and 2017/18 in the Inner West Council area were for:

  • Manufacturing (+$81 million)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (+$53 million)

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