Liverpool City


In Liverpool City, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $3,368 million in 2020/21.

Imports by industry are sales of goods and services from industries located outside Liverpool 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
Liverpool City2020/212015/16Change
Industry$m%. New South Wales$m%. New South Wales2015/16 - 2020/21
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing283.33.03.9300.33.93.8-17.1
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services274.92.93.6177.62.33.9+97.3
Wholesale Trade120.51.33.893.91.23.7+26.6
Retail Trade113.41.22.886.31.12.4+27.1
Accommodation and Food Services134.21.42.7286.93.73.4-152.8
Transport, Postal and Warehousing379.54.05.0377.04.97.4+2.5
Information Media and Telecommunications391.44.13.8274.43.53.6+117.0
Financial and Insurance Services1,,023.813.29.5+255.2
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services18.60.20.426.40.30.6-7.8
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services977.910.46.4704.39.16.0+273.7
Administrative and Support Services79.60.81.869.90.91.7+9.7
Public Administration and Safety569.66.06.5447.85.85.5+121.7
Education and Training408.94.33.4323.84.23.0+85.0
Health Care and Social Assistance365.23.95.0252.13.34.0+113.1
Arts and Recreation Services169.61.81.7195.62.51.9-26.0
Other Services93.91.01.0102.51.31.1-8.6
Total industries9,433.3100.0100.07,729.7100.0100.0+1,703.5

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 Liverpool City in 2020/21 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($3,368 million or 35.7%)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($1,279 million or 13.6%)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services ($978 million or 10.4%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $5,625 million in total or 59.6% of the total imports by industry in the Liverpool City.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 34.6% in Manufacturing; 9.5% in Financial and Insurance Services and 6.4% in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services.

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

  • A larger percentage of total imports by Financial and Insurance Services (13.6% compared to 9.5%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (10.4% compared to 6.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Wholesale Trade (1.3% compared to 3.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Retail Trade (1.2% compared to 2.8%)

Emerging groups

The total total imports by industry in Liverpool City increased by $1,704 million between 2015/16 and 2020/21.

The largest changes in the total imports by industries between 2015/16 and 2020/21 in Liverpool City were for:

  • Manufacturing (+$768 million)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+$274 million)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$255 million)
  • Public Administration and Safety (+$122 million)

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