Lismore City


In the Lismore City, Health Care and Social Assistance had the largest total imports by industry, generating $288 million in 2018/19.

Imports by industry are sales of goods and services from industries located outside the Lismore City 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.

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National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Total imports
Lismore City2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. New South Wales$m%. New South Wales2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing85.98.03.3126.512.64.1-40.5
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services13.41.22.412.01.23.2+1.3
Wholesale Trade17.
Retail Trade59.
Accommodation and Food Services37.
Transport, Postal and Warehousing45.
Information Media and Telecommunications8.00.76.311.41.15.6-3.4
Financial and Insurance Services12.41.216.811.61.215.7+0.8
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services11.
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services16.
Administrative and Support Services22.22.12.823.82.43.0-1.6
Public Administration and Safety33.03.14.522.12.25.0+10.9
Education and Training178.316.63.8171.217.13.3+7.1
Health Care and Social Assistance288.426.84.1224.322.43.5+64.1
Arts and Recreation Services3.
Other Services26.92.51.837.23.71.7-10.4
Total industries1,074.7100.0100.01,001.3100.0100.0+73.4

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 imports by industry sectors in the Lismore City in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance ($288 million or 26.8%)
  • Manufacturing ($203 million or 18.9%)
  • Education and Training ($178 million or 16.6%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $670 million in total or 62.4% of the total imports by industry in the the Lismore City.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 4.1% in Health Care and Social Assistance; 15.7% in Manufacturing and 3.8% in Education and Training.

The major differences between total imports by industries of the Lismore City and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of total imports by Health Care and Social Assistance (26.8% compared to 4.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Financial and Insurance Services (1.2% compared to 16.8%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Education and Training (16.6% compared to 3.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (1.5% compared to 9.2%)

Emerging groups

The total total imports by industry in the Lismore City increased by $73 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

The largest changes in the total imports by industries between 2013/14 and 2018/19 in the Lismore City were for:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$64 million)
  • Manufacturing (+$53 million)
  • Public Administration and Safety (+$11 million)
  • Education and Training (+$7 million)

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