City of Parramatta


In the City of Parramatta, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $5,136 million in 2018/19.

Imports by industry are sales of goods and services from industries located outside the City of Parramatta 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
City of Parramatta2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. New South Wales$m%. New South Wales2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing829.56.93.8875.88.34.2-46.2
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services310.62.63.3213.02.03.2+97.6
Wholesale Trade197.41.64.0210.62.04.1-13.3
Retail Trade170.11.42.8134.91.32.8+35.1
Accommodation and Food Services448.13.73.5353.23.33.7+94.9
Transport, Postal and Warehousing858.97.17.0908.78.68.4-49.8
Information Media and Telecommunications496.24.14.4347.53.33.9+148.6
Financial and Insurance Services603.75.010.4442.14.29.6+161.7
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services75.00.60.671.30.70.7+3.7
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1,
Administrative and Support Services211.11.82.0217.02.01.9-5.9
Public Administration and Safety323.02.74.8268.22.55.4+54.8
Education and Training114.71.02.494.30.92.8+20.4
Health Care and Social Assistance195.81.64.6124.41.23.5+71.4
Arts and Recreation Services68.60.61.861.10.61.9+7.5
Other Services60.00.51.356.30.51.4+3.7
Total industries12,057.1100.0100.010,607.1100.0100.0+1,450.0

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

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Dominant groups

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

  • Manufacturing ($5,136 million or 42.6%)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services ($1,141 million or 9.5%)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing ($859 million or 7.1%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $7,135 million in total or 59.2% of the total imports by industry in the the City of Parramatta.

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 7.0% in Transport, Postal and Warehousing.

The major differences between total imports by industries of the City of Parramatta and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of total imports by Manufacturing (42.6% compared to 32.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Financial and Insurance Services (5.0% compared to 10.4%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (6.9% compared to 3.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Health Care and Social Assistance (1.6% compared to 4.6%)

Emerging groups

The total total imports by industry in the City of Parramatta increased by $1,450 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

The largest changes in the total imports by industries between 2013/14 and 2018/19 in the City of Parramatta were for:

  • Manufacturing (+$530 million)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+$188 million)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$162 million)
  • Information Media and Telecommunications (+$149 million)

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