Imports by industry are sales of goods and services from industries located outside Lithgow City Council 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
|Lithgow City Council||2020/21||2015/16||Change|
|Industry||$m||%||New South Wales||$m||%||New South Wales||2015/16 - 2020/21|
|Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing||16.9||0.9||3.9||10.8||0.6||3.8||+6.1|
|Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services||51.0||2.7||3.6||47.0||2.8||3.9||+4.0|
|Accommodation and Food Services||27.9||1.5||2.7||48.1||2.9||3.4||-20.2|
|Transport, Postal and Warehousing||99.2||5.3||5.0||107.4||6.5||7.4||-8.2|
|Information Media and Telecommunications||55.4||2.9||3.8||47.9||2.9||3.6||+7.4|
|Financial and Insurance Services||157.2||8.3||9.5||157.6||9.5||9.5||-0.4|
|Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services||2.7||0.1||0.4||5.4||0.3||0.6||-2.8|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical Services||219.4||11.6||6.4||189.5||11.4||6.0||+29.9|
|Administrative and Support Services||7.2||0.4||1.8||8.7||0.5||1.7||-1.4|
|Public Administration and Safety||29.0||1.5||6.5||23.8||1.4||5.5||+5.3|
|Education and Training||34.0||1.8||3.4||31.0||1.9||3.0||+3.0|
|Health Care and Social Assistance||80.4||4.3||5.0||74.4||4.5||4.0||+6.0|
|Arts and Recreation Services||29.9||1.6||1.7||28.1||1.7||1.9||+1.8|
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2021. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id (informed decisions). Data are based on a 2019/20 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 Lithgow City Council in 2020/21 shows the three largest industries were:
- Manufacturing ($581 million or 30.8%)
- Mining ($288 million or 15.3%)
- Professional, Scientific and Technical Services ($219 million or 11.6%)
In combination these three industries accounted for $1,088 million in total or 57.7% of the total imports by industry in the Lithgow City Council .
In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 34.6% in Manufacturing; 4.3% in Mining and 6.4% in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services.
The major differences between total imports by industries of Lithgow City Council and New South Wales were:
- A larger percentage of total imports by Mining (15.3% compared to 4.3%)
- A larger percentage of total imports by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (11.6% compared to 6.4%)
- A smaller percentage of total imports by Public Administration and Safety (1.5% compared to 6.5%)
- A smaller percentage of total imports by Manufacturing (30.8% compared to 34.6%)
The total total imports by industry in Lithgow City Council increased by $225 million between 2015/16 and 2020/21.
The largest changes in the total imports by industries between 2015/16 and 2020/21 in Lithgow City Council were for:
- Mining (+$109 million)
- Manufacturing (+$52 million)
- Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+$30 million)
- Wholesale Trade (+$15 million)