City of Albany


In the City of Albany, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $874 million in 2021/22.

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 Albany2021/222016/17Change
Industry$m%. Western Australia$m%. Western Australia2016/17 - 2021/22
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing26.01.11.961.83.81.9-35.7
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services22.21.03.628.81.83.7-6.6
Wholesale Trade86.
Retail Trade17.50.81.714.50.91.8+3.0
Accommodation and Food Services19.
Transport, Postal and Warehousing42.01.84.481.95.16.7-39.9
Information Media and Telecommunications46.72.02.869.74.32.8-23.1
Financial and Insurance Services223.99.88.0173.110.88.7+50.8
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services3.
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services166.07.36.998.96.17.2+67.1
Administrative and Support Services46.42.01.332.62.01.7+13.8
Public Administration and Safety153.76.84.3115.17.24.9+38.6
Education and Training48.
Health Care and Social Assistance63.
Arts and Recreation Services17.70.80.723.61.51.0-5.9
Other Services11.30.51.310.60.72.0+0.7
Total industries2,276.7100.0100.01,608.3100.0100.0+668.4

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2023. ©2023. Compiled and presented in 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 the City of Albany in 2021/22 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($874 million or 38.4%)
  • Mining ($406 million or 17.8%)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($224 million or 9.8%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $1,504 million in total or 66.1% of the total imports by industry in the the City of Albany.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Western Australia accounted for 26.0% in Manufacturing; 25.9% in Mining and 8.0% in Financial and Insurance Services.

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

  • A larger percentage of total imports by Manufacturing (38.4% compared to 26.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Mining (17.8% compared to 25.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (1.0% compared to 3.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Transport, Postal and Warehousing (1.8% compared to 4.4%)

Emerging groups

The total total imports by industry in the City of Albany increased by $668 million between 2016/17 and 2021/22.

The largest changes in the total imports by industries between 2016/17 and 2021/22 in the City of Albany were for:

  • Manufacturing (+$343 million)
  • Mining (+$254 million)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+$67 million)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$51 million)

City of Albany

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