Imports by industry are sales of goods and services from industries located outside North Sydney 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.
National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series
|North Sydney Council area||2020/21||2015/16||Change|
|Industry||$m||%||New South Wales||$m||%||New South Wales||2015/16 - 2020/21|
|Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing||300.0||3.4||3.9||283.1||3.7||3.8||+16.9|
|Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services||437.2||4.9||3.6||394.3||5.1||3.9||+42.9|
|Accommodation and Food Services||160.8||1.8||2.7||184.9||2.4||3.4||-24.1|
|Transport, Postal and Warehousing||1,007.2||11.3||5.0||1,129.2||14.6||7.4||-122.1|
|Information Media and Telecommunications||471.3||5.3||3.8||329.5||4.3||3.6||+141.8|
|Financial and Insurance Services||384.4||4.3||9.5||294.7||3.8||9.5||+89.7|
|Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services||105.3||1.2||0.4||118.3||1.5||0.6||-13.1|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical Services||664.9||7.5||6.4||538.5||7.0||6.0||+126.4|
|Administrative and Support Services||310.3||3.5||1.8||270.1||3.5||1.7||+40.2|
|Public Administration and Safety||85.1||1.0||6.5||65.3||0.8||5.5||+19.8|
|Education and Training||58.7||0.7||3.4||50.2||0.7||3.0||+8.5|
|Health Care and Social Assistance||278.7||3.1||5.0||146.8||1.9||4.0||+131.9|
|Arts and Recreation Services||89.9||1.0||1.7||66.5||0.9||1.9||+23.4|
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 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 morePlease refer to specific data notes for more information
An analysis of the total imports by industry sectors in North Sydney Council area in 2020/21 shows the three largest industries were:
- Manufacturing ($3,482 million or 39.1%)
- Transport, Postal and Warehousing ($1,007 million or 11.3%)
- Professional, Scientific and Technical Services ($665 million or 7.5%)
In combination these three industries accounted for $5,154 million in total or 57.9% of the total imports by industry in the North Sydney Council area.
In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 34.6% in Manufacturing; 5.0% in Transport, Postal and Warehousing and 6.4% in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services.
The major differences between total imports by industries of North Sydney Council area and New South Wales were:
- A larger percentage of total imports by Transport, Postal and Warehousing (11.3% compared to 5.0%)
- A smaller percentage of total imports by Public Administration and Safety (1.0% compared to 6.5%)
- A smaller percentage of total imports by Financial and Insurance Services (4.3% compared to 9.5%)
- A larger percentage of total imports by Manufacturing (39.1% compared to 34.6%)
The total total imports by industry in North Sydney Council area increased by $1,187 million between 2015/16 and 2020/21.
The largest changes in the total imports by industries between 2015/16 and 2020/21 in North Sydney Council area were for:
- Manufacturing (+$657 million)
- Information Media and Telecommunications (+$142 million)
- Other Services (+$138 million)
- Wholesale Trade (+$133 million)