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In the City of Albany, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $555 million in 2018/19.

Imports by industry are sales of goods and services from industries located outside the City of Albany 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
City of Albany2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. Western Australia$m%. Western Australia2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing25.11.51.822.61.32.2+2.5
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services40.62.43.943.02.53.4-2.4
Wholesale Trade60.03.52.763.03.73.4-3.0
Retail Trade17.
Accommodation and Food Services48.12.82.935.72.12.6+12.4
Transport, Postal and Warehousing94.15.55.9105.66.17.1-11.6
Information Media and Telecommunications85.75.03.669.84.12.9+16.0
Financial and Insurance Services191.611.211.0183.610.78.7+8.0
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services5.
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services115.16.77.2114.86.77.7+0.3
Administrative and Support Services64.03.72.528.11.61.8+35.9
Public Administration and Safety92.95.44.899.05.84.6-6.1
Education and Training40.
Health Care and Social Assistance136.07.95.964.13.73.7+71.8
Arts and Recreation Services46.72.71.336.32.11.2+10.4
Other Services20.
Total industries1,713.6100.0100.01,717.5100.0100.0-3.9

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

  • Manufacturing ($555 million or 32.4%)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($192 million or 11.2%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance ($136 million or 7.9%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $882 million in total or 51.5% of the total imports by industry in the the City of Albany.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Western Australia accounted for 29.5% in Manufacturing; 11.0% in Financial and Insurance Services and 5.9% in Health Care and Social Assistance.

The major differences between total imports by industries of the City of Albany and Western Australia were:

  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Mining (4.4% compared to 8.9%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Manufacturing (32.4% compared to 29.5%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Health Care and Social Assistance (7.9% compared to 5.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (0.3% compared to 1.9%)

Emerging groups

The total total imports by industry in the City of Albany decreased by $-4 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

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

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$72 million)
  • Administrative and Support Services (+$36 million)
  • Education and Training (+$18 million)
  • Information Media and Telecommunications (+$16 million)

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