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In Woollahra Municipal Council area, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $1,270 million in 2018/19.

Imports by industry are sales of goods and services from industries located outside Woollahra Municipal 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.

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National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Total imports
Woollahra Municipal Council area2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. New South Wales$m%. New South Wales2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing121.72.63.856.61.34.2+65.1
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services221.94.73.3202.44.63.2+19.5
Wholesale Trade209.44.54.0202.94.64.1+6.5
Retail Trade64.51.42.8110.22.52.8-45.7
Accommodation and Food Services377.78.13.5303.86.93.7+73.9
Transport, Postal and Warehousing610.213.07.0833.118.88.4-222.8
Information Media and Telecommunications165.13.54.4123.62.83.9+41.5
Financial and Insurance Services707.215.110.4487.611.09.6+219.6
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services34.20.70.630.60.70.7+3.7
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services151.43.26.5110.72.55.8+40.7
Administrative and Support Services101.
Public Administration and Safety170.43.64.8148.53.45.4+21.9
Education and Training146.23.12.4223.65.12.8-77.4
Health Care and Social Assistance191.14.14.6213.84.83.5-22.7
Arts and Recreation Services31.90.71.855.61.31.9-23.7
Other Services25.90.61.318.20.41.4+7.7
Total industries4,685.2100.0100.04,421.2100.0100.0+264.0

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 Woollahra Municipal Council area in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($1,270 million or 27.1%)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($707 million or 15.1%)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing ($610 million or 13.0%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $2,588 million in total or 55.2% of the total imports by industry in the Woollahra Municipal Council area.

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

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

  • A larger percentage of total imports by Transport, Postal and Warehousing (13.0% compared to 7.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Manufacturing (27.1% compared to 32.2%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Financial and Insurance Services (15.1% compared to 10.4%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Accommodation and Food Services (8.1% compared to 3.5%)

Emerging groups

The total total imports by industry in Woollahra Municipal Council area increased by $264 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

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

  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$220 million)
  • Manufacturing (+$79 million)
  • Accommodation and Food Services (+$74 million)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (+$65 million)

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