Willoughby City


In Willoughby City, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $2,227 million in 2019/20.

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 City2019/202014/15Change
Industry$m%. New South Wales$m%. New South Wales2014/15 - 2019/20
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing247.04.24.0327.87.15.1-80.8
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services199.13.33.2106.22.32.8+92.9
Wholesale Trade142.42.43.898.72.13.7+43.7
Retail Trade90.31.52.553.91.22.4+36.4
Accommodation and Food Services225.43.83.1130.32.83.4+95.1
Transport, Postal and Warehousing717.912.17.2607.613.27.6+110.2
Information Media and Telecommunications548.39.24.2269.45.94.0+278.8
Financial and Insurance Services182.93.110.0162.63.59.5+20.2
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services40.00.70.632.70.70.6+7.3
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services277.24.76.4244.65.35.9+32.7
Administrative and Support Services115.91.91.9103.32.21.7+12.6
Public Administration and Safety346.15.85.9188.94.15.7+157.3
Education and Training167.02.82.890.72.02.8+76.3
Health Care and Social Assistance106.11.85.564.61.44.0+41.5
Arts and Recreation Services103.
Other Services34.
Total industries5,949.4100.0100.04,593.0100.0100.0+1,356.4

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 Willoughby City in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($2,227 million or 37.4%)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing ($718 million or 12.1%)
  • Information Media and Telecommunications ($548 million or 9.2%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $3,493 million in total or 58.7% of the total imports by industry in the Willoughby City.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 31.8% in Manufacturing; 7.2% 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 smaller percentage of total imports by Financial and Insurance Services (3.1% compared to 10.0%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Manufacturing (37.4% compared to 31.8%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Information Media and Telecommunications (9.2% compared to 4.2%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Transport, Postal and Warehousing (12.1% compared to 7.2%)

Emerging groups

The total total imports by industry in Willoughby City increased by $1,356 million between 2014/15 and 2019/20.

The largest changes in the total imports by industries between 2014/15 and 2019/20 in Willoughby City were for:

  • Manufacturing (+$323 million)
  • Information Media and Telecommunications (+$279 million)
  • Public Administration and Safety (+$157 million)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (+$110 million)

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