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Northern Beaches Council area

Imports

In the Northern Beaches Council area, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $3,831 million in 2017/18.

Imports by industry are sales of goods and services from industries located outside the Northern Beaches Council area boundaries to resident households, businesses and other organisations within the area. Imports (domestic) includes all imports from other parts of Australia to the Council.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.

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Total imports by industry sector
Northern Beaches Council area - Constant prices2017/182012/13Change
Industry
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$m%New South Wales%$m%New South Wales%2012/13 to 2017/18
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing396.83.23.0367.93.73.2+29.0
Mining431.63.54.0390.93.94.8+40.7
Manufacturing3,831.431.434.62,884.429.132.9+946.9
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services531.54.43.6541.75.54.0-10.2
Construction0.00.00.00.00.00.00
Wholesale Trade238.82.04.3160.11.63.9+78.7
Retail Trade190.91.62.6139.61.42.3+51.4
Accommodation and Food Services522.74.33.1377.23.83.2+145.6
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1,001.78.27.41,249.012.69.1-247.3
Information Media and Telecommunications477.53.94.5329.43.34.2+148.1
Financial and Insurance Services1,894.715.510.31,169.811.89.7+724.8
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services52.90.40.856.00.60.7-3.1
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services323.82.76.2244.22.55.7+79.7
Administrative and Support Services111.20.91.889.60.91.7+21.5
Public Administration and Safety957.17.84.6917.89.35.4+39.4
Education and Training375.63.12.3402.94.12.8-27.2
Health Care and Social Assistance638.25.23.8412.14.23.3+226.1
Arts and Recreation Services138.21.11.8115.31.21.9+22.9
Other Services97.30.81.270.50.71.3+26.7

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id , the population experts.

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

Total imports by industry sector 2017/18
Total imports by industry sector 2017/18 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, New South Wales: 3.0% Mining, New South Wales: 4.0% Manufacturing, New South Wales: 34.6% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, New South Wales: 3.6% Construction, New South Wales: 0.0% Wholesale Trade, New South Wales: 4.3% Retail Trade, New South Wales: 2.6% Accommodation and Food Services, New South Wales: 3.1% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, New South Wales: 7.4% Information Media and Telecommunications, New South Wales: 4.5% Financial and Insurance Services, New South Wales: 10.3% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, New South Wales: 0.8% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, New South Wales: 6.2% Administrative and Support Services, New South Wales: 1.8% Public Administration and Safety, New South Wales: 4.6% Education and Training, New South Wales: 2.3% Health Care and Social Assistance, New South Wales: 3.8% Arts and Recreation Services, New South Wales: 1.8% Other Services, New South Wales: 1.2% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Northern Beaches Council area: 3.2% Mining, Northern Beaches Council area: 3.5% Manufacturing, Northern Beaches Council area: 31.4% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Northern Beaches Council area: 4.4% Construction, Northern Beaches Council area: 0.0% Wholesale Trade, Northern Beaches Council area: 2.0% Retail Trade, Northern Beaches Council area: 1.6% Accommodation and Food Services, Northern Beaches Council area: 4.3% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Northern Beaches Council area: 8.2% Information Media and Telecommunications, Northern Beaches Council area: 3.9% Financial and Insurance Services, Northern Beaches Council area: 15.5% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Northern Beaches Council area: 0.4% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Northern Beaches Council area: 2.7% Administrative and Support Services, Northern Beaches Council area: 0.9% Public Administration and Safety, Northern Beaches Council area: 7.8% Education and Training, Northern Beaches Council area: 3.1% Health Care and Social Assistance, Northern Beaches Council area: 5.2% Arts and Recreation Services, Northern Beaches Council area: 1.1% Other Services, Northern Beaches Council area: 0.8%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Change in total imports by industry sector, 2012/13 to 2017/18
Change in total imports by industry sector, 2012/13 to 2017/18 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Northern Beaches Council area: +$29.0 million Mining, Northern Beaches Council area: +$40.7 million Manufacturing, Northern Beaches Council area: +$946.9 million Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Northern Beaches Council area: -$10.2 million Construction, Northern Beaches Council area: 0 million Wholesale Trade, Northern Beaches Council area: +$78.7 million Retail Trade, Northern Beaches Council area: +$51.4 million Accommodation and Food Services, Northern Beaches Council area: +$145.6 million Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Northern Beaches Council area: -$247.3 million Information Media and Telecommunications, Northern Beaches Council area: +$148.1 million Financial and Insurance Services, Northern Beaches Council area: +$724.8 million Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Northern Beaches Council area: -$3.1 million Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Northern Beaches Council area: +$79.7 million Administrative and Support Services, Northern Beaches Council area: +$21.5 million Public Administration and Safety, Northern Beaches Council area: +$39.4 million Education and Training, Northern Beaches Council area: -$27.2 million Health Care and Social Assistance, Northern Beaches Council area: +$226.1 million Arts and Recreation Services, Northern Beaches Council area: +$22.9 million Other Services, Northern Beaches Council area: +$26.7 million
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts

Dominant groups

An analysis of the total imports by industry sectors in Northern Beaches Council area in 2017/18 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($3,831 million or 31.4%)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($1,895 million or 15.5%)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing ($1,002 million or 8.2%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $6,728 million in total or 55.1% of the total imports by total industry in the Northern Beaches Council area.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 34.6% in Manufacturing; 10.3% in Financial and Insurance Services; and 7.4% in Transport, Postal and Warehousing.

The major differences between total imports by industries in the Northern Beaches Council area and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of total imports by Financial and Insurance Services (15.5% compared to 10.3%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Public Administration and Safety (7.8% compared to 4.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (2.7% compared to 6.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Manufacturing (31.4% compared to 34.6%)

Emerging groups

The total imports by industries in the Northern Beaches Council area increased by $2,293.7 million between 2012/13 and 2017/18.

The largest changes in the total imports by industries between 2012/13 and 2017/18 in the Northern Beaches Council area were for:

  • Manufacturing (+$947 million)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$725 million)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (-$247 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$226 million)

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