Willoughby City


In Willoughby City, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $2,344 million in 2022/23.

Imports by industry are sales of goods and services from industries located outside Willoughby City 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
Willoughby City2022/232016/17Change
Industry$m%. New South Wales$m%. New South Wales2016/17 - 2022/23
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing266.84.63.4283.84.93.8-16.9
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services263.34.53.1194.43.42.9+68.9
Wholesale Trade230.34.03.4137.22.43.6+93.1
Retail Trade122.
Accommodation and Food Services231.54.03.5313.55.55.5-82.0
Transport, Postal and Warehousing733.712.78.3578.610.16.4+155.1
Information Media and Telecommunications340.65.94.2469.48.23.9-128.8
Financial and Insurance Services158.82.78.2156.32.78.0+2.5
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services25.20.40.737.00.60.8-11.8
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services237.74.16.4239.64.25.9-1.9
Administrative and Support Services105.01.81.6102.21.81.5+2.9
Public Administration and Safety183.13.25.6153.22.74.5+29.9
Education and Training60.41.02.643.00.72.2+17.3
Health Care and Social Assistance94.91.64.377.51.43.8+17.4
Arts and Recreation Services80.91.41.480.11.41.6+0.8
Other Services35.
Total industries5,799.1100.0100.05,736.2100.0100.0+62.9

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2024. ©2023. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id (informed decisions). Data are based on a 2020/21 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 Willoughby City in 2022/23 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($2,344 million or 40.4%)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing ($734 million or 12.7%)
  • Information Media and Telecommunications ($341 million or 5.9%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $3,418 million in total or 58.9% of the total imports by industry in the Willoughby City.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 31.7% in Manufacturing; 8.3% in Transport, Postal and Warehousing and 4.2% in Information Media and Telecommunications.

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

  • A larger percentage of total imports by Manufacturing (40.4% compared to 31.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Financial and Insurance Services (2.7% compared to 8.2%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Transport, Postal and Warehousing (12.7% compared to 8.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Mining (4.9% compared to 8.3%)

Emerging groups

The total total imports by industry in Willoughby City increased by $63 million between 2016/17 and 2022/23.

The largest changes in the total imports by industries between 2016/17 and 2022/23 in Willoughby City were for:

  • Manufacturing (+$286 million)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (+$155 million)
  • Wholesale Trade (+$93 million)
  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (+$69 million)

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