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In Waverley Council area, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $1,099 million in 2018/19.

Imports by industry are sales of goods and services from industries located outside Waverley Council area 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
Waverley Council area2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. New South Wales$m%. New South Wales2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing136.03.33.8108.52.44.2+27.5
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services153.23.73.3130.22.83.2+23.0
Wholesale Trade176.14.24.0185.34.04.1-9.1
Retail Trade58.21.42.877.41.72.8-19.2
Accommodation and Food Services117.82.83.5468.410.23.7-350.6
Transport, Postal and Warehousing872.921.07.0896.819.58.4-23.8
Information Media and Telecommunications176.34.24.4121.12.63.9+55.1
Financial and Insurance Services455.711.010.4353.97.79.6+101.8
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services36.30.90.636.20.80.7+0.1
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services99.12.46.581.81.85.8+17.2
Administrative and Support Services48.
Public Administration and Safety202.54.94.8200.94.45.4+1.6
Education and Training143.23.42.4359.57.82.8-216.4
Health Care and Social Assistance241.85.84.6232.75.13.5+9.2
Arts and Recreation Services31.20.81.845.51.01.9-14.3
Other Services23.70.61.310.30.21.4+13.4
Total industries4,154.5100.0100.04,590.5100.0100.0-436.0

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

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Dominant groups

An analysis of the total imports by industry sectors in Waverley Council area in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($1,099 million or 26.5%)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing ($873 million or 21.0%)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($456 million or 11.0%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $2,428 million in total or 58.4% of the total imports by industry in the Waverley Council area.

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

The major differences between total imports by industries of Waverley Council area and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of total imports by Transport, Postal and Warehousing (21.0% compared to 7.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Manufacturing (26.5% compared to 32.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (2.4% compared to 6.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Mining (2.0% compared to 4.5%)

Emerging groups

The total total imports by industry in Waverley Council area decreased by $-436 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

The largest changes in the total imports by industries between 2013/14 and 2018/19 in Waverley Council area were for:

  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$102 million)
  • Information Media and Telecommunications (+$55 million)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (+$27 million)
  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (+$23 million)

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