Willoughby City


In Willoughby City, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $2,011 million in 2018/19.

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 City2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. New South Wales$m%. New South Wales2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing260.85.33.8246.45.44.2+14.4
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services196.94.03.3132.02.93.2+65.0
Wholesale Trade116.62.44.0134.52.94.1-17.9
Retail Trade44.90.92.866.41.42.8-21.6
Accommodation and Food Services250.35.13.5117.72.63.7+132.6
Transport, Postal and Warehousing494.110.07.0684.514.98.4-190.4
Information Media and Telecommunications345.47.04.4247.85.43.9+97.6
Financial and Insurance Services170.63.510.4151.63.39.6+19.0
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services39.90.80.641.30.90.7-1.4
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services275.75.66.5234.45.15.8+41.3
Administrative and Support Services102.
Public Administration and Safety181.03.74.8164.93.65.4+16.1
Education and Training111.92.32.4233.45.12.8-121.6
Health Care and Social Assistance73.71.54.662.51.43.5+11.2
Arts and Recreation Services39.20.81.856.51.21.9-17.3
Other Services23.50.51.319.00.41.4+4.5
Total industries4,924.9100.0100.04,603.8100.0100.0+321.2

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. 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 Willoughby City in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($2,011 million or 40.8%)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing ($494 million or 10.0%)
  • Information Media and Telecommunications ($345 million or 7.0%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $2,851 million in total or 57.9% of the total imports by industry in the Willoughby City.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 32.2% in Manufacturing; 7.0% in Transport, Postal and Warehousing and 4.4% 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 (40.8% compared to 32.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Financial and Insurance Services (3.5% compared to 10.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Health Care and Social Assistance (1.5% compared to 4.6%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Transport, Postal and Warehousing (10.0% compared to 7.0%)

Emerging groups

The total total imports by industry in Willoughby City increased by $321 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

The largest changes in the total imports by industries between 2013/14 and 2018/19 in Willoughby City were for:

  • Manufacturing (+$155 million)
  • Accommodation and Food Services (+$133 million)
  • Mining (+$124 million)
  • Information Media and Telecommunications (+$98 million)

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