City of Cockburn


In the City of Cockburn, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $2,425 million in 2022/23.

Imports by industry are sales of goods and services from industries located outside the City of Cockburn 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 Cockburn2022/232016/17Change
Industry$m%. Western Australia$m%. Western Australia2016/17 - 2022/23
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing174.11.81.8216.02.11.4-41.9
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services102.41.13.773.20.73.1+29.1
Wholesale Trade119.01.23.4108.11.13.2+10.8
Retail Trade116.31.21.6113.81.11.6+2.5
Accommodation and Food Services325.03.42.6416.04.13.2-90.9
Transport, Postal and Warehousing345.23.66.8195.51.94.8+149.7
Information Media and Telecommunications447.04.73.1301.73.02.2+145.3
Financial and Insurance Services870.89.19.0753.97.57.8+116.9
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services22.10.20.831.40.31.1-9.3
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services762.98.07.9644.16.45.9+118.8
Administrative and Support Services177.71.91.5194.61.91.4-17.0
Public Administration and Safety431.74.54.5351.93.53.3+79.7
Education and Training261.42.71.9172.01.71.4+89.5
Health Care and Social Assistance515.85.44.5442.34.43.3+73.5
Arts and Recreation Services68.00.70.892.90.91.0-24.9
Other Services94.71.01.886.70.92.0+8.0
Total industries9,533.3100.0100.010,075.5100.0100.0-542.2

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2024. ©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 Cockburn in 2022/23 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($2,425 million or 25.4%)
  • Mining ($2,275 million or 23.9%)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($871 million or 9.1%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $5,570 million in total or 58.4% of the total imports by industry in the the City of Cockburn.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Western Australia accounted for 26.7% in Manufacturing; 17.9% in Mining and 9.0% in Financial and Insurance Services.

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

  • A larger percentage of total imports by Mining (23.9% compared to 17.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Transport, Postal and Warehousing (3.6% compared to 6.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (1.1% compared to 3.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Wholesale Trade (1.2% compared to 3.4%)

Emerging groups

The total total imports by industry in the City of Cockburn decreased by $-542 million between 2016/17 and 2022/23.

The largest changes in the total imports by industries between 2016/17 and 2022/23 in the City of Cockburn were for:

  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (+$150 million)
  • Information Media and Telecommunications (+$145 million)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+$119 million)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$117 million)

City of Cockburn

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