City of Armadale


In the City of Armadale, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $1,261 million in 2020/21.

Imports by industry are sales of goods and services from industries located outside the City of Armadale 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 Armadale2020/212015/16Change
Industry$m%. Western Australia$m%. Western Australia2015/16 - 2020/21
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing73.11.51.537.11.01.8+36.0
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services239.64.83.9115.03.23.8+124.6
Wholesale Trade63.11.33.6100.82.83.0-37.7
Retail Trade136.12.71.874.02.11.7+62.1
Accommodation and Food Services189.13.82.6109.83.12.3+79.4
Transport, Postal and Warehousing270.25.45.6212.05.95.8+58.2
Information Media and Telecommunications176.23.53.1136.33.82.8+39.9
Financial and Insurance Services466.89.49.0378.510.69.7+88.3
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services5.
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services275.35.58.0219.36.18.0+56.0
Administrative and Support Services88.21.81.867.91.91.8+20.3
Public Administration and Safety502.310.15.6357.610.05.0+144.7
Education and Training226.14.52.7206.75.82.5+19.3
Health Care and Social Assistance518.910.46.0249.57.04.5+269.4
Arts and Recreation Services87.
Other Services71.41.41.667.21.91.9+4.2
Total industries4,988.5100.0100.03,572.8100.0100.0+1,415.7

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2021. Compiled and presented in by .id (informed decisions). Data are based on a 2019/20 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 Armadale in 2020/21 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($1,261 million or 25.3%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance ($519 million or 10.4%)
  • Public Administration and Safety ($502 million or 10.1%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $2,282 million in total or 45.7% of the total imports by industry in the the City of Armadale.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Western Australia accounted for 31.1% in Manufacturing; 6.0% in Health Care and Social Assistance and 5.6% in Public Administration and Safety.

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

  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Manufacturing (25.3% compared to 31.1%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Public Administration and Safety (10.1% compared to 5.6%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Health Care and Social Assistance (10.4% compared to 6.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Mining (6.8% compared to 10.5%)

Emerging groups

The total total imports by industry in the City of Armadale increased by $1,416 million between 2015/16 and 2020/21.

The largest changes in the total imports by industries between 2015/16 and 2020/21 in the City of Armadale were for:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$269 million)
  • Manufacturing (+$236 million)
  • Mining (+$203 million)
  • Public Administration and Safety (+$145 million)

City of Armadale

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