City of Gosnells


In the City of Gosnells, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $1,139 million in 2018/19.

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 Gosnells2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. Western Australia$m%. Western Australia2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing97.62.11.8127.72.52.2-30.1
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services174.93.83.9201.44.03.4-26.5
Wholesale Trade102.02.22.7211.84.23.4-109.8
Retail Trade105.32.32.0103.62.12.1+1.7
Accommodation and Food Services116.62.52.9137.22.72.6-20.5
Transport, Postal and Warehousing260.25.65.9322.76.47.1-62.5
Information Media and Telecommunications187.94.03.6164.53.32.9+23.4
Financial and Insurance Services521.011.211.0432.68.68.7+88.4
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services16.60.41.914.40.31.2+2.2
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services234.35.07.2284.45.67.7-50.2
Administrative and Support Services102.42.22.584.81.71.8+17.6
Public Administration and Safety439.79.54.8463.89.24.6-24.0
Education and Training203.44.42.2170.03.41.9+33.4
Health Care and Social Assistance516.611.15.9353.77.03.7+163.0
Arts and Recreation Services68.61.51.377.31.51.2-8.8
Other Services18.
Total industries4,644.2100.0100.05,043.8100.0100.0-399.6

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. Compiled and presented in by .id the population experts. 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 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($1,139 million or 24.5%)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($521 million or 11.2%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance ($517 million or 11.1%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $2,177 million in total or 46.9% of the total imports by industry in the the City of Gosnells.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Western Australia accounted for 29.5% in Manufacturing; 11.0% in Financial and Insurance Services and 5.9% in Health Care and Social Assistance.

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

  • A larger percentage of total imports by Health Care and Social Assistance (11.1% compared to 5.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Manufacturing (24.5% compared to 29.5%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Public Administration and Safety (9.5% compared to 4.8%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Education and Training (4.4% compared to 2.2%)

Emerging groups

The total total imports by industry in the City of Gosnells decreased by $-400 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

The largest changes in the total imports by industries between 2013/14 and 2018/19 in the City of Gosnells were for:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$163 million)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$88 million)
  • Education and Training (+$33 million)
  • Information Media and Telecommunications (+$23 million)

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