City of Gosnells


In the City of Gosnells, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $1,347 million in 2020/21.

Imports by industry are sales of goods and services from industries located outside the City of Gosnells 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 Gosnells2020/212015/16Change
Industry$m%. Western Australia$m%. Western Australia2015/16 - 2020/21
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing81.01.51.597.91.91.8-16.9
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services210.43.83.9198.83.83.8+11.6
Wholesale Trade114.32.13.6146.72.83.0-32.5
Retail Trade126.92.31.892.41.81.7+34.5
Accommodation and Food Services220.24.02.6178.63.42.3+41.6
Transport, Postal and Warehousing304.65.55.6304.95.85.8-0.3
Information Media and Telecommunications194.63.53.1187.63.62.8+7.0
Financial and Insurance Services510.89.29.0488.39.39.7+22.4
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services10.00.20.612.00.21.0-2.0
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services294.65.38.0277.95.38.0+16.6
Administrative and Support Services91.81.71.893.81.81.8-2.0
Public Administration and Safety552.010.05.6484.49.25.0+67.6
Education and Training361.26.52.7278.25.32.5+83.0
Health Care and Social Assistance676.912.26.0541.310.34.5+135.6
Arts and Recreation Services112.12.01.0102.62.01.0+9.5
Other Services41.30.71.666.11.31.9-24.8
Total industries5,529.0100.0100.05,250.8100.0100.0+278.2

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 Gosnells in 2020/21 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($1,347 million or 24.4%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance ($677 million or 12.2%)
  • Public Administration and Safety ($552 million or 10.0%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $2,576 million in total or 46.6% of the total imports by industry in the the City of Gosnells.

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 Gosnells and Western Australia were:

  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Manufacturing (24.4% compared to 31.1%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Health Care and Social Assistance (12.2% compared to 6.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Mining (5.0% compared to 10.5%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Public Administration and Safety (10.0% compared to 5.6%)

Emerging groups

The total total imports by industry in the City of Gosnells increased by $278 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 Gosnells were for:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$136 million)
  • Education and Training (+$83 million)
  • Public Administration and Safety (+$68 million)
  • Accommodation and Food Services (+$42 million)

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