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In Waverley Council area, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $1,421 million in 2019/20.

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 area2019/202014/15Change
Industry$m%. New South Wales$m%. New South Wales2014/15 - 2019/20
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing136.52.94.0158.74.15.1-22.1
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services183.33.93.2147.93.82.8+35.4
Wholesale Trade247.65.33.8161.14.13.7+86.5
Retail Trade111.42.42.573.51.92.4+37.9
Accommodation and Food Services140.43.03.1106.02.73.4+34.4
Transport, Postal and Warehousing519.311.07.2603.515.47.6-84.2
Information Media and Telecommunications229.34.94.2163.54.24.0+65.8
Financial and Insurance Services530.511.310.0381.59.89.5+148.9
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services44.50.90.632.80.80.6+11.7
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services96.92.16.487.72.25.9+9.2
Administrative and Support Services50.31.11.938.61.01.7+11.7
Public Administration and Safety247.55.35.9218.15.65.7+29.4
Education and Training170.23.62.8128.83.32.8+41.4
Health Care and Social Assistance376.68.05.5204.75.24.0+171.8
Arts and Recreation Services71.
Other Services54.
Total industries4,712.1100.0100.03,909.9100.0100.0+802.1

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2021. Compiled and presented in economy.id 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 Waverley Council area in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($1,421 million or 30.2%)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($530 million or 11.3%)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing ($519 million or 11.0%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $2,471 million in total or 52.4% of the total imports by industry in the Waverley Council area.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 31.8% in Manufacturing; 10.0% in Financial and Insurance Services and 7.2% in Transport, Postal and Warehousing.

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

  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (2.1% compared to 6.4%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Transport, Postal and Warehousing (11.0% compared to 7.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Mining (1.7% compared to 4.3%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Health Care and Social Assistance (8.0% compared to 5.5%)

Emerging groups

The total total imports by industry in Waverley Council area increased by $802 million between 2014/15 and 2019/20.

The largest changes in the total imports by industries between 2014/15 and 2019/20 in Waverley Council area were for:

  • Manufacturing (+$186 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$172 million)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$149 million)
  • Wholesale Trade (+$87 million)

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