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Sydney Eastern Suburbs

Imports

In the Sydney Eastern Suburbs, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $4,685 million in 2018/19.

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 prices2018/192013/14Change
Industry
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$m%New South Wales%$m%New South Wales%2013/14 to 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing460.42.83.8341.82.34.2+118.6
Mining328.12.04.5204.91.43.0+123.2
Manufacturing4,685.128.532.24,275.828.633.8+409.3
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services727.34.43.3628.64.23.2+98.7
Construction0.00.00.00.00.00.00
Wholesale Trade800.84.94.0707.14.74.1+93.7
Retail Trade479.02.92.8450.23.02.8+28.7
Accommodation and Food Services890.75.43.5994.16.63.7-103.4
Transport, Postal and Warehousing2,162.413.17.02,426.516.28.4-264.1
Information Media and Telecommunications727.34.44.4500.03.33.9+227.2
Financial and Insurance Services2,376.614.410.41,721.111.59.6+655.5
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services140.70.90.6127.20.90.7+13.4
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services588.63.66.5438.32.95.8+150.3
Administrative and Support Services384.62.32.0197.81.31.9+186.9
Public Administration and Safety502.43.14.8469.23.15.4+33.2
Education and Training376.42.32.4728.04.92.8-351.6
Health Care and Social Assistance606.23.74.6544.53.63.5+61.8
Arts and Recreation Services132.50.81.8142.61.01.9-10.0
Other Services87.30.51.353.30.41.4+33.9

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. 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 2018/19
Total imports by industry sector 2018/19 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, New South Wales: 3.8% Mining, New South Wales: 4.5% Manufacturing, New South Wales: 32.2% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, New South Wales: 3.3% Construction, New South Wales: 0.0% Wholesale Trade, New South Wales: 4.0% Retail Trade, New South Wales: 2.8% Accommodation and Food Services, New South Wales: 3.5% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, New South Wales: 7.0% Information Media and Telecommunications, New South Wales: 4.4% Financial and Insurance Services, New South Wales: 10.4% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, New South Wales: 0.6% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, New South Wales: 6.5% Administrative and Support Services, New South Wales: 2.0% Public Administration and Safety, New South Wales: 4.8% Education and Training, New South Wales: 2.4% Health Care and Social Assistance, New South Wales: 4.6% Arts and Recreation Services, New South Wales: 1.8% Other Services, New South Wales: 1.3% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Sydney Eastern Suburbs: 2.8% Mining, Sydney Eastern Suburbs: 2.0% Manufacturing, Sydney Eastern Suburbs: 28.5% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Sydney Eastern Suburbs: 4.4% Construction, Sydney Eastern Suburbs: 0.0% Wholesale Trade, Sydney Eastern Suburbs: 4.9% Retail Trade, Sydney Eastern Suburbs: 2.9% Accommodation and Food Services, Sydney Eastern Suburbs: 5.4% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Sydney Eastern Suburbs: 13.1% Information Media and Telecommunications, Sydney Eastern Suburbs: 4.4% Financial and Insurance Services, Sydney Eastern Suburbs: 14.4% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Sydney Eastern Suburbs: 0.9% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Sydney Eastern Suburbs: 3.6% Administrative and Support Services, Sydney Eastern Suburbs: 2.3% Public Administration and Safety, Sydney Eastern Suburbs: 3.1% Education and Training, Sydney Eastern Suburbs: 2.3% Health Care and Social Assistance, Sydney Eastern Suburbs: 3.7% Arts and Recreation Services, Sydney Eastern Suburbs: 0.8% Other Services, Sydney Eastern Suburbs: 0.5%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Change in total imports by industry sector, 2013/14 to 2018/19
Change in total imports by industry sector, 2013/14 to 2018/19 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Sydney Eastern Suburbs: +$118.6 million Mining, Sydney Eastern Suburbs: +$123.2 million Manufacturing, Sydney Eastern Suburbs: +$409.3 million Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Sydney Eastern Suburbs: +$98.7 million Construction, Sydney Eastern Suburbs: 0 million Wholesale Trade, Sydney Eastern Suburbs: +$93.7 million Retail Trade, Sydney Eastern Suburbs: +$28.7 million Accommodation and Food Services, Sydney Eastern Suburbs: -$103.4 million Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Sydney Eastern Suburbs: -$264.1 million Information Media and Telecommunications, Sydney Eastern Suburbs: +$227.2 million Financial and Insurance Services, Sydney Eastern Suburbs: +$655.5 million Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Sydney Eastern Suburbs: +$13.4 million Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Sydney Eastern Suburbs: +$150.3 million Administrative and Support Services, Sydney Eastern Suburbs: +$186.9 million Public Administration and Safety, Sydney Eastern Suburbs: +$33.2 million Education and Training, Sydney Eastern Suburbs: -$351.6 million Health Care and Social Assistance, Sydney Eastern Suburbs: +$61.8 million Arts and Recreation Services, Sydney Eastern Suburbs: -$10.0 million Other Services, Sydney Eastern Suburbs: +$33.9 million
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019
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 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($4,685 million or 28.5%)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($2,377 million or 14.4%)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing ($2,162 million or 13.1%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $9,224 million in total or 56.1% of the total imports by total industry in the Sydney Eastern Suburbs.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 32.2% in Manufacturing; 10.4% in Financial and Insurance Services; and 7.0% in Transport, Postal and Warehousing.

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 (13.1% compared to 7.0%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Financial and Insurance Services (14.4% compared to 10.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Manufacturing (28.5% compared to 32.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (3.6% compared to 6.5%)

Emerging groups

The total imports by industries in the Sydney Eastern Suburbs increased by $1,505.4 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

The largest changes in the total imports by industries between 2013/14 and 2018/19 in the Sydney Eastern Suburbs were for:

  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$656 million)
  • Manufacturing (+$409 million)
  • Education and Training (-$352 million)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (-$264 million)

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