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Northern Beaches Council area

Imports

In the Northern Beaches Council area, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $3,774 million in 2018/19.

Imports by industry are sales of goods and services from industries located outside the Northern Beaches Council 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 prices2018/192013/14Change
Industry
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$m%New South Wales%$m%New South Wales%2013/14 to 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing532.44.13.8510.44.34.2+22.0
Mining547.04.24.5297.22.53.0+249.8
Manufacturing3,774.329.232.23,523.530.033.8+250.8
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services497.03.83.3532.64.53.2-35.6
Construction0.00.00.00.00.00.00
Wholesale Trade196.41.54.0259.22.24.1-62.7
Retail Trade134.01.02.8153.11.32.8-19.1
Accommodation and Food Services834.96.53.5640.25.43.7+194.7
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1,522.911.87.01,563.213.38.4-40.3
Information Media and Telecommunications446.93.54.4348.83.03.9+98.1
Financial and Insurance Services1,550.412.010.41,339.111.49.6+211.4
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services49.50.40.668.30.60.7-18.9
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services352.02.76.5301.42.65.8+50.7
Administrative and Support Services122.30.92.0116.01.01.9+6.3
Public Administration and Safety997.97.74.8970.78.35.4+27.2
Education and Training572.54.42.4444.93.82.8+127.7
Health Care and Social Assistance596.64.64.6497.64.23.5+99.0
Arts and Recreation Services116.70.91.8129.01.11.9-12.3
Other Services66.80.51.361.20.51.4+5.6

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. 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 2018/19
Total imports by industry sector 2018/19 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, New South Wales: 3.8% Mining, New South Wales: 4.5% Manufacturing, New South Wales: 32.2% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, New South Wales: 3.3% Construction, New South Wales: 0.0% Wholesale Trade, New South Wales: 4.0% Retail Trade, New South Wales: 2.8% Accommodation and Food Services, New South Wales: 3.5% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, New South Wales: 7.0% Information Media and Telecommunications, New South Wales: 4.4% Financial and Insurance Services, New South Wales: 10.4% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, New South Wales: 0.6% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, New South Wales: 6.5% Administrative and Support Services, New South Wales: 2.0% Public Administration and Safety, New South Wales: 4.8% Education and Training, New South Wales: 2.4% Health Care and Social Assistance, New South Wales: 4.6% Arts and Recreation Services, New South Wales: 1.8% Other Services, New South Wales: 1.3% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Northern Beaches Council area: 4.1% Mining, Northern Beaches Council area: 4.2% Manufacturing, Northern Beaches Council area: 29.2% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Northern Beaches Council area: 3.8% Construction, Northern Beaches Council area: 0.0% Wholesale Trade, Northern Beaches Council area: 1.5% Retail Trade, Northern Beaches Council area: 1.0% Accommodation and Food Services, Northern Beaches Council area: 6.5% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Northern Beaches Council area: 11.8% Information Media and Telecommunications, Northern Beaches Council area: 3.5% Financial and Insurance Services, Northern Beaches Council area: 12.0% 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: 7.7% Education and Training, Northern Beaches Council area: 4.4% Health Care and Social Assistance, Northern Beaches Council area: 4.6% Arts and Recreation Services, Northern Beaches Council area: 0.9% Other Services, Northern Beaches Council area: 0.5%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Change in total imports by industry sector, 2013/14 to 2018/19
Change in total imports by industry sector, 2013/14 to 2018/19 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Northern Beaches Council area: +$22.0 million Mining, Northern Beaches Council area: +$249.8 million Manufacturing, Northern Beaches Council area: +$250.8 million Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Northern Beaches Council area: -$35.6 million Construction, Northern Beaches Council area: 0 million Wholesale Trade, Northern Beaches Council area: -$62.7 million Retail Trade, Northern Beaches Council area: -$19.1 million Accommodation and Food Services, Northern Beaches Council area: +$194.7 million Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Northern Beaches Council area: -$40.3 million Information Media and Telecommunications, Northern Beaches Council area: +$98.1 million Financial and Insurance Services, Northern Beaches Council area: +$211.4 million Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Northern Beaches Council area: -$18.9 million Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Northern Beaches Council area: +$50.7 million Administrative and Support Services, Northern Beaches Council area: +$6.3 million Public Administration and Safety, Northern Beaches Council area: +$27.2 million Education and Training, Northern Beaches Council area: +$127.7 million Health Care and Social Assistance, Northern Beaches Council area: +$99.0 million Arts and Recreation Services, Northern Beaches Council area: -$12.3 million Other Services, Northern Beaches Council area: +$5.6 million
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019
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 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($3,774 million or 29.2%)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($1,550 million or 12.0%)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing ($1,523 million or 11.8%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $6,848 million in total or 53.0% 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 32.2% in Manufacturing; 10.4% in Financial and Insurance Services; and 7.0% 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 Transport, Postal and Warehousing (11.8% compared to 7.0%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Accommodation and Food Services (6.5% compared to 3.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (2.7% compared to 6.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Manufacturing (29.2% compared to 32.2%)

Emerging groups

The total imports by industries in the Northern Beaches Council area increased by $1,154.2 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

The largest changes in the total imports by industries between 2013/14 and 2018/19 in the Northern Beaches Council area were for:

  • Manufacturing (+$251 million)
  • Mining (+$250 million)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$211 million)
  • Accommodation and Food Services (+$195 million)

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