Imports by industry are sales of goods and services from industries located outside the Inner West 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.
National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series
|Inner West Council area||2018/19||2016/17||Change|
|Industry||$m||%||New South Wales||$m||%||New South Wales||2016/17 - 2018/19|
|Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing||538.5||6.5||3.8||566.8||7.1||4.1||-28.3|
|Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services||455.2||5.5||3.3||454.0||5.7||3.3||+1.2|
|Accommodation and Food Services||394.2||4.8||3.5||341.8||4.3||3.3||+52.4|
|Transport, Postal and Warehousing||808.8||9.8||7.0||840.8||10.6||7.3||-32.0|
|Information Media and Telecommunications||367.3||4.4||4.4||341.0||4.3||4.5||+26.3|
|Financial and Insurance Services||1,252.1||15.1||10.4||1,158.9||14.6||10.1||+93.2|
|Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services||28.7||0.3||0.6||35.7||0.5||0.6||-7.0|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical Services||217.0||2.6||6.5||215.2||2.7||6.3||+1.8|
|Administrative and Support Services||86.5||1.0||2.0||84.6||1.1||1.9||+1.8|
|Public Administration and Safety||328.9||4.0||4.8||290.3||3.7||5.0||+38.7|
|Education and Training||137.6||1.7||2.4||145.8||1.8||2.7||-8.2|
|Health Care and Social Assistance||469.1||5.7||4.6||399.6||5.0||4.1||+69.6|
|Arts and Recreation Services||138.8||1.7||1.8||121.7||1.5||1.8||+17.1|
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. 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 morePlease refer to specific data notes for more information
An analysis of the total imports by industry sectors in the Inner West Council area in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:
- Manufacturing ($2,378 million or 28.7%)
- Financial and Insurance Services ($1,252 million or 15.1%)
- Transport, Postal and Warehousing ($809 million or 9.8%)
In combination these three industries accounted for $4,439 million in total or 53.6% of the total imports by industry in the the Inner West Council area.
In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 32.2% in Manufacturing; 10.4% in Financial and Insurance Services and 7.0% in Transport, Postal and Warehousing.
The major differences between total imports by industries of the Inner West Council area and New South Wales were:
- A larger percentage of total imports by Financial and Insurance Services (15.1% compared to 10.4%)
- A smaller percentage of total imports by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (2.6% compared to 6.5%)
- A smaller percentage of total imports by Manufacturing (28.7% compared to 32.2%)
- A larger percentage of total imports by Transport, Postal and Warehousing (9.8% compared to 7.0%)
The total total imports by industry in the Inner West Council area increased by $344 million between 2016/17 and 2018/19.
The largest changes in the total imports by industries between 2016/17 and 2018/19 in the Inner West Council area were for:
- Manufacturing (+$97 million)
- Financial and Insurance Services (+$93 million)
- Health Care and Social Assistance (+$70 million)
- Accommodation and Food Services (+$52 million)