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Sydney Eastern Suburbs

Imports

In the Sydney Eastern Suburbs, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $4,142 million in 2017/18.

Imports by industry are sales of goods and services from industries located outside the Sydney Eastern Suburbs 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.

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Total imports by industry sector
Sydney Eastern Suburbs - Constant prices2017/182012/13Change
Industry
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$m%New South Wales%$m%New South Wales%2012/13 to 2017/18
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing313.22.03.0196.01.53.2+117.2
Mining265.21.74.0228.21.84.8+37.0
Manufacturing4,142.527.034.63,380.426.632.9+762.0
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services766.15.03.6679.65.34.0+86.5
Construction0.00.00.00.00.00.00
Wholesale Trade763.75.04.3594.94.73.9+168.8
Retail Trade561.43.72.6364.42.92.3+197.0
Accommodation and Food Services509.63.33.1401.63.23.2+108.0
Transport, Postal and Warehousing2,439.015.97.42,510.319.79.1-71.3
Information Media and Telecommunications688.54.54.5505.44.04.2+183.2
Financial and Insurance Services2,242.814.610.31,516.611.99.7+726.3
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services132.30.90.8109.10.90.7+23.1
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services423.32.86.2290.12.35.7+133.2
Administrative and Support Services273.21.81.8130.01.01.7+143.1
Public Administration and Safety408.82.74.6447.43.55.4-38.6
Education and Training518.83.42.3649.65.12.8-130.9
Health Care and Social Assistance577.73.83.8478.33.83.3+99.4
Arts and Recreation Services155.61.01.8137.31.11.9+18.3
Other Services169.51.11.2102.40.81.3+67.0

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018. 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 2017/18
Total imports by industry sector 2017/18 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, New South Wales: 3.0% Mining, New South Wales: 4.0% Manufacturing, New South Wales: 34.6% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, New South Wales: 3.6% Construction, New South Wales: 0.0% Wholesale Trade, New South Wales: 4.3% Retail Trade, New South Wales: 2.6% Accommodation and Food Services, New South Wales: 3.1% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, New South Wales: 7.4% Information Media and Telecommunications, New South Wales: 4.5% Financial and Insurance Services, New South Wales: 10.3% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, New South Wales: 0.8% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, New South Wales: 6.2% Administrative and Support Services, New South Wales: 1.8% Public Administration and Safety, New South Wales: 4.6% Education and Training, New South Wales: 2.3% Health Care and Social Assistance, New South Wales: 3.8% Arts and Recreation Services, New South Wales: 1.8% Other Services, New South Wales: 1.2% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Sydney Eastern Suburbs: 2.0% Mining, Sydney Eastern Suburbs: 1.7% Manufacturing, Sydney Eastern Suburbs: 27.0% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Sydney Eastern Suburbs: 5.0% Construction, Sydney Eastern Suburbs: 0.0% Wholesale Trade, Sydney Eastern Suburbs: 5.0% Retail Trade, Sydney Eastern Suburbs: 3.7% Accommodation and Food Services, Sydney Eastern Suburbs: 3.3% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Sydney Eastern Suburbs: 15.9% Information Media and Telecommunications, Sydney Eastern Suburbs: 4.5% Financial and Insurance Services, Sydney Eastern Suburbs: 14.6% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Sydney Eastern Suburbs: 0.9% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Sydney Eastern Suburbs: 2.8% Administrative and Support Services, Sydney Eastern Suburbs: 1.8% Public Administration and Safety, Sydney Eastern Suburbs: 2.7% Education and Training, Sydney Eastern Suburbs: 3.4% Health Care and Social Assistance, Sydney Eastern Suburbs: 3.8% Arts and Recreation Services, Sydney Eastern Suburbs: 1.0% Other Services, Sydney Eastern Suburbs: 1.1%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Change in total imports by industry sector, 2012/13 to 2017/18
Change in total imports by industry sector, 2012/13 to 2017/18 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Sydney Eastern Suburbs: +$117.2 million Mining, Sydney Eastern Suburbs: +$37.0 million Manufacturing, Sydney Eastern Suburbs: +$762.0 million Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Sydney Eastern Suburbs: +$86.5 million Construction, Sydney Eastern Suburbs: 0 million Wholesale Trade, Sydney Eastern Suburbs: +$168.8 million Retail Trade, Sydney Eastern Suburbs: +$197.0 million Accommodation and Food Services, Sydney Eastern Suburbs: +$108.0 million Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Sydney Eastern Suburbs: -$71.3 million Information Media and Telecommunications, Sydney Eastern Suburbs: +$183.2 million Financial and Insurance Services, Sydney Eastern Suburbs: +$726.3 million Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Sydney Eastern Suburbs: +$23.1 million Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Sydney Eastern Suburbs: +$133.2 million Administrative and Support Services, Sydney Eastern Suburbs: +$143.1 million Public Administration and Safety, Sydney Eastern Suburbs: -$38.6 million Education and Training, Sydney Eastern Suburbs: -$130.9 million Health Care and Social Assistance, Sydney Eastern Suburbs: +$99.4 million Arts and Recreation Services, Sydney Eastern Suburbs: +$18.3 million Other Services, Sydney Eastern Suburbs: +$67.0 million
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts

Dominant groups

An analysis of the total imports by industry sectors in Sydney Eastern Suburbs in 2017/18 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($4,142 million or 27.0%)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing ($2,439 million or 15.9%)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($2,243 million or 14.6%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $8,824 million in total or 57.5% of the total imports by total industry in the Sydney Eastern Suburbs.

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 Sydney Eastern Suburbs and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of total imports by Transport, Postal and Warehousing (15.9% compared to 7.4%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Financial and Insurance Services (14.6% compared to 10.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Manufacturing (27.0% compared to 34.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (2.8% compared to 6.2%)

Emerging groups

The total imports by industries in the Sydney Eastern Suburbs increased by $2,629.3 million between 2012/13 and 2017/18.

The largest changes in the total imports by industries between 2012/13 and 2017/18 in the Sydney Eastern Suburbs were for:

  • Manufacturing (+$762 million)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$726 million)
  • Retail Trade (+$197 million)
  • Information Media and Telecommunications (+$183 million)

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