In the NSROC Region, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $14,183 million in 2017/18.
Imports by industry are sales of goods and services from industries located outside the NSROC Region boundaries to resident households, businesses and other organisations within the area. Imports (domestic) includes all imports from other parts of Australia to the Region.Imports (international) includes the value of all imports to the area from outside Australia.
To get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, import data should be viewed alongside the other industry characteristics in the Industry sector analysis section.
Detailed notes about how the figures are derived can be found in the specific topic notes section.
National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series
|Total imports by industry sector|
|NSROC Region - Constant prices||2017/18||2012/13||Change|
|Industry (Click rows to view sub-categories)||$m||%||New South Wales%||$m||%||New South Wales%||2012/13 to 2017/18|
|Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing||1,270.1||3.1||3.0||1,265.1||3.5||3.2||+5.0||23000||P|
|Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services||1,851.5||4.6||3.6||1,662.1||4.7||4.0||+189.4||23300||P|
|Accommodation and Food Services||1,852.9||4.6||3.1||1,665.5||4.7||3.2||+187.5||23700||P|
|Transport, Postal and Warehousing||4,962.3||12.2||7.4||5,492.9||15.4||9.1||-530.6||23800||P|
|Information Media and Telecommunications||1,910.3||4.7||4.5||1,589.6||4.5||4.2||+320.7||23900||P|
|Financial and Insurance Services||3,267.8||8.0||10.3||2,666.0||7.5||9.7||+601.7||24000||P|
|Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services||344.1||0.8||0.8||275.5||0.8||0.7||+68.7||24100||P|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical Services||2,038.6||5.0||6.2||1,494.6||4.2||5.7||+544.0||24200||P|
|Administrative and Support Services||821.8||2.0||1.8||533.4||1.5||1.7||+288.4||24300||P|
|Public Administration and Safety||1,727.9||4.3||4.6||1,702.1||4.8||5.4||+25.9||24400||P|
|Education and Training||824.7||2.0||2.3||993.3||2.8||2.8||-168.6||24500||P|
|Health Care and Social Assistance||755.0||1.9||3.8||583.3||1.6||3.3||+171.7||24600||P|
|Arts and Recreation Services||459.6||1.1||1.8||433.3||1.2||1.9||+26.3||24700||P|
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) (opens a new window) ©2018. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id (opens a new window), 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
An analysis of the total imports by industry sectors in NSROC Region in 2017/18 shows the three largest industries were:
- Manufacturing ($14,183 million or 34.9%)
- Transport, Postal and Warehousing ($4,962 million or 12.2%)
- Financial and Insurance Services ($3,268 million or 8.0%)
In combination these three industries accounted for $22,413 million in total or 55.2% of the total imports by total industry in the NSROC Region.
In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 34.6% in Manufacturing; 7.4% in Transport, Postal and Warehousing; and 10.3% in Financial and Insurance Services.
The major differences between total imports by industries in the NSROC Region and New South Wales were:
- A larger percentage of total imports by Transport, Postal and Warehousing (12.2% compared to 7.4%)
- A larger percentage of total imports by Accommodation and Food Services (4.6% compared to 3.1%)
- A smaller percentage of total imports by Financial and Insurance Services (8.0% compared to 10.3%)
- A smaller percentage of total imports by Health Care and Social Assistance (1.9% compared to 3.8%)
The total imports by industries in the NSROC Region increased by $4,912.4 million between 2012/13 and 2017/18.
The largest changes in the total imports by industries between 2012/13 and 2017/18 in the NSROC Region were for:
- Manufacturing (+$2,455 million)
- Financial and Insurance Services (+$602 million)
- Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+$544 million)
- Transport, Postal and Warehousing (-$531 million)