MidCoast Council area


In the MidCoast Council area, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $1,192 million in 2022/23.

Imports by industry are sales of goods and services from industries located outside the MidCoast Council area 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
MidCoast Council area2022/232016/17Change
Industry$m%. New South Wales$m%. New South Wales2016/17 - 2022/23
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing53.11.23.440.91.13.8+12.2
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services93.
Wholesale Trade224.05.23.4218.95.73.6+5.0
Retail Trade49.
Accommodation and Food Services116.32.73.5166.74.45.5-50.3
Transport, Postal and Warehousing307.87.18.3212.05.56.4+95.9
Information Media and Telecommunications193.44.54.2176.14.63.9+17.4
Financial and Insurance Services483.711.28.2468.412.28.0+15.4
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services26.90.60.734.40.90.8-7.6
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services240.35.66.4227.05.95.9+13.4
Administrative and Support Services39.50.91.646.71.21.5-7.2
Public Administration and Safety446.210.35.6323.48.54.5+122.8
Education and Training135.93.22.6111.72.92.2+24.2
Health Care and Social Assistance352.58.24.3258.36.83.8+94.2
Arts and Recreation Services71.51.71.465.91.71.6+5.6
Other Services37.
Total industries4,311.7100.0100.03,823.7100.0100.0+488.0

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2024. ©2023. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id (informed decisions). Data are based on a 2020/21 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 MidCoast Council area in 2022/23 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($1,192 million or 27.6%)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($484 million or 11.2%)
  • Public Administration and Safety ($446 million or 10.3%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $2,122 million in total or 49.2% of the total imports by industry in the the MidCoast Council area.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 31.7% in Manufacturing; 8.2% in Financial and Insurance Services and 5.6% in Public Administration and Safety.

The major differences between total imports by industries of the MidCoast Council area and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of total imports by Public Administration and Safety (10.3% compared to 5.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Manufacturing (27.6% compared to 31.7%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Health Care and Social Assistance (8.2% compared to 4.3%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Financial and Insurance Services (11.2% compared to 8.2%)

Emerging groups

The total total imports by industry in the MidCoast Council area increased by $488 million between 2016/17 and 2022/23.

The largest changes in the total imports by industries between 2016/17 and 2022/23 in the MidCoast Council area were for:

  • Manufacturing (+$192 million)
  • Public Administration and Safety (+$123 million)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (+$96 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$94 million)

MidCoast Council

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