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In Lithgow City Council , Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $544 million in 2018/19.

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.

Data source

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Total imports
Lithgow City Council 2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. New South Wales$m%. New South Wales2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing12.60.83.811.60.84.2+1.1
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services41.22.63.329.32.13.2+11.9
Wholesale Trade92.
Retail Trade62.53.92.862.44.42.8+0.1
Accommodation and Food Services25.81.63.541.32.93.7-15.5
Transport, Postal and Warehousing85.
Information Media and Telecommunications69.34.34.454.43.93.9+14.9
Financial and Insurance Services143.79.010.4158.911.39.6-15.2
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services5.
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services196.712.36.5140.59.95.8+56.2
Administrative and Support Services8.
Public Administration and Safety15.10.94.822.21.65.4-7.1
Education and Training35.32.22.425.81.82.8+9.6
Health Care and Social Assistance53.93.44.668.64.93.5-14.7
Arts and Recreation Services37.32.31.842.43.01.9-5.1
Other Services13.10.81.320.61.51.4-7.5
Total industries1,602.7100.0100.01,412.4100.0100.0+190.3

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. 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 Lithgow City Council in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($544 million or 33.9%)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services ($197 million or 12.3%)
  • Mining ($161 million or 10.0%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $901 million in total or 56.2% of the total imports by industry in the Lithgow City Council .

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 32.2% in Manufacturing; 6.5% in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services and 4.5% in Mining.

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

  • A larger percentage of total imports by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (12.3% compared to 6.5%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Mining (10.0% compared to 4.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Public Administration and Safety (0.9% compared to 4.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (0.8% compared to 3.8%)

Emerging groups

The total total imports by industry in Lithgow City Council increased by $190 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

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

  • Mining (+$114 million)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+$56 million)
  • Manufacturing (+$52 million)
  • Information Media and Telecommunications (+$15 million)

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