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In Parkes Shire, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $544 million in 2018/19.

Imports by industry are sales of goods and services from industries located outside Parkes Shire 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.

Data source

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Total imports
Parkes Shire2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. New South Wales$m%. New South Wales2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing14.71.13.811.81.34.2+2.9
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services49.33.63.321.62.43.2+27.8
Wholesale Trade96.
Retail Trade53.43.82.837.94.22.8+15.5
Accommodation and Food Services15.21.13.516.71.83.7-1.5
Transport, Postal and Warehousing43.
Information Media and Telecommunications67.04.84.441.94.63.9+25.1
Financial and Insurance Services101.77.310.497.310.89.6+4.4
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services3.
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services190.213.76.581.59.05.8+108.7
Administrative and Support Services20.
Public Administration and Safety26.71.94.824.72.75.4+2.0
Education and Training29.32.12.421.32.42.8+8.0
Health Care and Social Assistance25.91.94.633.53.73.5-7.6
Arts and Recreation Services30.32.21.827.83.11.9+2.5
Other Services12.20.91.315.71.71.4-3.5
Total industries1,388.3100.0100.0904.4100.0100.0+483.9

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. Compiled and presented in 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 more

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Dominant groups

An analysis of the total imports by industry sectors in Parkes Shire in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($544 million or 39.2%)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services ($190 million or 13.7%)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($102 million or 7.3%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $836 million in total or 60.2% of the total imports by industry in the Parkes Shire.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 32.2% in Manufacturing; 6.5% in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services and 10.4% in Financial and Insurance Services.

The major differences between total imports by industries of Parkes Shire and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of total imports by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (13.7% compared to 6.5%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Manufacturing (39.2% compared to 32.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Transport, Postal and Warehousing (3.1% compared to 7.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Financial and Insurance Services (7.3% compared to 10.4%)

Emerging groups

The total total imports by industry in Parkes Shire increased by $484 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

The largest changes in the total imports by industries between 2013/14 and 2018/19 in Parkes Shire were for:

  • Manufacturing (+$213 million)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+$109 million)
  • Wholesale Trade (+$41 million)
  • Mining (+$38 million)

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