In the NSROC Region, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $11,398 million in 2016/17.
Imports by industry are sales of goods and services from industries located outside the NSROC Region boundaries to resident households, businesses and other organisations within the area. Imports (domestic) includes all imports from other parts of Australia to the Region.Imports (international) includes the value of all imports to the area from outside Australia.
To get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, import data should be viewed alongside the other industry characteristics in the Industry sector analysis section.
Detailed notes about how the figures are derived can be found in the specific topic notes section.
National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series
|Total imports by industry sector|
|NSROC Region - Constant prices||2016/17||2011/12||Change|
|Industry (Click rows to view sub-categories)||$m||%||New South Wales%||$m||%||New South Wales%||2011/12 to 2016/17|
|Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing||1,579.8||4.2||3.9||1,299.4||3.7||3.4||+280.4||23000||P|
|Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services||1,529.8||4.0||3.2||1,585.1||4.6||3.8||-55.3||23300||P|
|Accommodation and Food Services||1,945.7||5.1||3.3||1,877.0||5.4||3.5||+68.7||23700||P|
|Transport, Postal and Warehousing||4,918.1||13.0||7.1||5,087.4||14.6||8.0||-169.3||23800||P|
|Information Media and Telecommunications||2,145.1||5.7||5.0||1,795.7||5.2||4.7||+349.4||23900||P|
|Financial and Insurance Services||3,431.0||9.1||9.9||2,773.6||8.0||9.1||+657.3||24000||P|
|Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services||351.4||0.9||0.8||270.6||0.8||0.7||+80.8||24100||P|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical Services||1,865.3||4.9||6.7||1,253.2||3.6||5.9||+612.1||24200||P|
|Administrative and Support Services||791.9||2.1||1.6||552.4||1.6||1.8||+239.6||24300||P|
|Public Administration and Safety||1,708.2||4.5||4.8||1,715.4||4.9||5.5||-7.2||24400||P|
|Education and Training||813.4||2.2||2.4||1,083.5||3.1||2.5||-270.1||24500||P|
|Health Care and Social Assistance||773.3||2.0||3.8||749.7||2.2||3.4||+23.6||24600||P|
|Arts and Recreation Services||552.8||1.5||1.8||628.0||1.8||1.9||-75.2||24700||P|
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) (opens a new window) ©2016. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id (opens a new window), the population experts.
Data are based on a 2015-16 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 2016/17 shows the three largest industries were:
- Manufacturing ($11,398 million or 30.2%)
- Transport, Postal and Warehousing ($4,918 million or 13.0%)
- Financial and Insurance Services ($3,431 million or 9.1%)
In combination these three industries accounted for $19,747 million in total or 52.2% of the total imports by total industry in the NSROC Region.
In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 32.5% in Manufacturing; 7.1% in Transport, Postal and Warehousing; and 9.9% 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 (13.0% compared to 7.1%)
- A larger percentage of total imports by Accommodation and Food Services (5.1% compared to 3.3%)
- A smaller percentage of total imports by Manufacturing (30.2% compared to 32.5%)
- A smaller percentage of total imports by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (4.9% compared to 6.7%)
The total imports by industries in the NSROC Region increased by $2,972.5 million between 2011/12 and 2016/17.
The largest changes in the total imports by industries between 2011/12 and 2016/17 in the NSROC Region were for:
- Manufacturing (+$816 million)
- Financial and Insurance Services (+$657 million)
- Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+$612 million)
- Information Media and Telecommunications (+$349 million)