Lismore City


In Lismore City, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $701 million in 2022/23.

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

Data source

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Total imports
Lismore City2022/232016/17Change
Industry$m%. New South Wales$m%. New South Wales2016/17 - 2022/23
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing27.01.43.429.31.73.8-2.3
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services26.
Wholesale Trade98.45.23.4105.46.23.6-7.0
Retail Trade20.
Accommodation and Food Services49.62.63.593.25.55.5-43.6
Transport, Postal and Warehousing174.79.38.3123.47.26.4+51.4
Information Media and Telecommunications112.
Financial and Insurance Services203.510.88.2165.09.78.0+38.5
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services20.
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services109.35.86.494.75.65.9+14.6
Administrative and Support Services21.81.21.617.61.01.5+4.2
Public Administration and Safety123.76.65.668.54.04.5+55.2
Education and Training25.91.42.618.51.12.2+7.3
Health Care and Social Assistance50.92.74.342.22.53.8+8.8
Arts and Recreation Services44.92.41.440.52.41.6+4.4
Other Services10.
Total industries1,876.1100.0100.01,704.6100.0100.0+171.5

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2024. ©2023. Compiled and presented in by .id (informed decisions). Data are based on a 2020/21 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 Lismore City in 2022/23 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($701 million or 37.4%)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($204 million or 10.8%)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing ($175 million or 9.3%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $1,080 million in total or 57.5% of the total imports by industry in the Lismore City.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 31.7% in Manufacturing; 8.2% in Financial and Insurance Services and 8.3% in Transport, Postal and Warehousing.

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

  • A larger percentage of total imports by Manufacturing (37.4% compared to 31.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Mining (2.9% compared to 8.3%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Financial and Insurance Services (10.8% compared to 8.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (1.4% compared to 3.4%)

Emerging groups

The total total imports by industry in Lismore City increased by $172 million between 2016/17 and 2022/23.

The largest changes in the total imports by industries between 2016/17 and 2022/23 in Lismore City were for:

  • Manufacturing (+$102 million)
  • Public Administration and Safety (+$55 million)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (+$51 million)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$39 million)

Lismore City

economic profile