Lismore City


In Lismore City, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $574 million in 2019/20.

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 City2019/202014/15Change
Industry$m%. New South Wales$m%. New South Wales2014/15 - 2019/20
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing83.
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services21.
Wholesale Trade110.77.13.886.06.13.7+24.7
Retail Trade18.91.22.518.51.32.4+0.3
Accommodation and Food Services29.
Transport, Postal and Warehousing97.06.27.2105.27.57.6-8.2
Information Media and Telecommunications64.
Financial and Insurance Services187.312.010.0146.810.49.5+40.5
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services4.
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services91.05.96.472.45.15.9+18.7
Administrative and Support Services23.81.51.915.81.11.7+8.0
Public Administration and Safety71.34.65.978.85.65.7-7.5
Education and Training22.91.52.820.81.52.8+2.1
Health Care and Social Assistance43.72.85.531.82.34.0+12.0
Arts and Recreation Services55.
Other Services9.
Total industries1,555.2100.0100.01,409.2100.0100.0+146.0

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2021. Compiled and presented in 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

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Dominant groups

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

  • Manufacturing ($574 million or 36.9%)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($187 million or 12.0%)
  • Wholesale Trade ($111 million or 7.1%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $871 million in total or 56.0% of the total imports by industry in the Lismore City.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 31.8% in Manufacturing; 10.0% in Financial and Insurance Services and 3.8% in Wholesale Trade.

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

  • A larger percentage of total imports by Manufacturing (36.9% compared to 31.8%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Wholesale Trade (7.1% compared to 3.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Health Care and Social Assistance (2.8% compared to 5.5%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Financial and Insurance Services (12.0% compared to 10.0%)

Emerging groups

The total total imports by industry in Lismore City increased by $146 million between 2014/15 and 2019/20.

The largest changes in the total imports by industries between 2014/15 and 2019/20 in Lismore City were for:

  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$41 million)
  • Manufacturing (+$35 million)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (+$27 million)
  • Wholesale Trade (+$25 million)

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