Lismore City


In the Lismore City, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $609 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.

Data source

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 Fishing26.21.53.824.91.84.2+1.3
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services42.72.53.335.22.53.2+7.5
Wholesale Trade121.
Retail Trade39.02.32.821.91.62.8+17.2
Accommodation and Food Services36.22.13.533.02.43.7+3.2
Transport, Postal and Warehousing104.66.17.0115.78.38.4-11.1
Information Media and Telecommunications89.25.24.447.33.43.9+41.9
Financial and Insurance Services235.113.710.4158.911.59.6+76.2
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services5.
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services106.06.26.567.54.95.8+38.6
Administrative and Support Services32.
Public Administration and Safety61.93.64.863.64.65.4-1.6
Education and Training18.41.12.417.11.22.8+1.4
Health Care and Social Assistance39.92.34.629.22.13.5+10.6
Arts and Recreation Services61.03.61.856.24.01.9+4.8
Other Services27.51.61.316.21.21.4+11.4
Total industries1,714.0100.0100.01,387.0100.0100.0+327.1

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:

  • Manufacturing ($609 million or 35.6%)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($235 million or 13.7%)
  • Wholesale Trade ($121 million or 7.1%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $966 million in total or 56.4% of the total imports by industry in the the Lismore City.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 32.2% in Manufacturing; 10.4% in Financial and Insurance Services and 4.0% in Wholesale Trade.

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

  • A larger percentage of total imports by Financial and Insurance Services (13.7% compared to 10.4%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Manufacturing (35.6% compared to 32.2%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Wholesale Trade (7.1% compared to 4.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Health Care and Social Assistance (2.3% compared to 4.6%)

Emerging groups

The total total imports by industry in the Lismore City increased by $327 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:

  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$76 million)
  • Manufacturing (+$62 million)
  • Information Media and Telecommunications (+$42 million)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+$39 million)

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