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In the City of Albany, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $610 million in 2019/20.

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 Albany2019/202014/15Change
Industry$m%. Regional WA$m%. Regional WA2014/15 - 2019/20
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing23.
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services43.72.53.625.81.53.5+17.9
Wholesale Trade82.94.73.448.92.93.5+33.9
Retail Trade15.00.81.613.30.81.9+1.7
Accommodation and Food Services37.
Transport, Postal and Warehousing116.
Information Media and Telecommunications63.33.61.859.33.61.8+3.9
Financial and Insurance Services200.711.49.9184.611.19.4+16.1
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services4.
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services139.97.98.3111.76.710.7+28.1
Administrative and Support Services62.03.51.524.01.41.7+38.1
Public Administration and Safety121.96.93.2118.47.13.5+3.5
Education and Training34.11.91.430.21.81.4+3.9
Health Care and Social Assistance104.05.92.768.94.12.5+35.1
Arts and Recreation Services22.21.30.924.81.50.8-2.6
Other Services9.
Total industries1,764.9100.0100.01,668.5100.0100.0+96.3

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2021. 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 ($610 million or 34.6%)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($201 million or 11.4%)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services ($140 million or 7.9%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $951 million in total or 53.9% of the total imports by industry in the the City of Albany.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Regional WA accounted for 24.3% in Manufacturing; 9.9% in Financial and Insurance Services and 8.3% in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services.

The major differences between total imports by industries of the City of Albany and Regional WA were:

  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Mining (4.2% compared to 25.1%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Manufacturing (34.6% compared to 24.3%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Public Administration and Safety (6.9% compared to 3.2%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Health Care and Social Assistance (5.9% compared to 2.7%)

Emerging groups

The total total imports by industry in the City of Albany increased by $96 million between 2014/15 and 2019/20.

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

  • Administrative and Support Services (+$38 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$35 million)
  • Wholesale Trade (+$34 million)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (+$33 million)

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