Lithgow City Council


In Lithgow City Council , Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $581 million in 2020/21.

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 2020/212015/16Change
Industry$m%. New South Wales$m%. New South Wales2015/16 - 2020/21
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing16.90.93.910.80.63.8+6.1
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services51.02.73.647.02.83.9+4.0
Wholesale Trade109.75.83.894.85.73.7+14.9
Retail Trade67.73.62.852.93.22.4+14.9
Accommodation and Food Services27.91.52.748.12.93.4-20.2
Transport, Postal and Warehousing99.25.35.0107.46.57.4-8.2
Information Media and Telecommunications55.42.93.847.92.93.6+7.4
Financial and Insurance Services157.28.39.5157.69.59.5-0.4
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services2.
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services219.411.66.4189.511.46.0+29.9
Administrative and Support Services7.
Public Administration and Safety29.01.56.523.81.45.5+5.3
Education and Training34.01.83.431.01.93.0+3.0
Health Care and Social Assistance80.
Arts and Recreation Services29.91.61.728.11.71.9+1.8
Other Services29.
Total industries1,885.6100.0100.01,661.0100.0100.0+224.7

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

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Dominant groups

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%)

Emerging groups

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)

Lithgow City Council

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