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City of Armadale


In the City of Armadale, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $829 million in 2018/19.

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 Armadale2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. Western Australia$m%. Western Australia2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing31.01.01.836.00.92.2-4.9
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services110.13.53.9118.13.03.4-8.0
Wholesale Trade76.22.42.7154.24.03.4-78.1
Retail Trade23.
Accommodation and Food Services90.22.82.990.02.32.6+0.2
Transport, Postal and Warehousing205.76.55.9235.36.17.1-29.7
Information Media and Telecommunications148.54.73.6145.73.82.9+2.8
Financial and Insurance Services407.512.811.0398.810.38.7+8.8
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services7.
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services202.26.37.2249.46.47.7-47.2
Administrative and Support Services81.62.62.571.21.81.8+10.3
Public Administration and Safety321.210.14.8326.08.44.6-4.9
Education and Training103.83.32.2146.33.81.9-42.5
Health Care and Social Assistance287.49.05.9244.66.33.7+42.8
Arts and Recreation Services70.32.21.389.72.31.2-19.4
Other Services36.
Total industries3,185.3100.0100.03,879.7100.0100.0-694.5

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 Armadale in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($829 million or 26.0%)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($408 million or 12.8%)
  • Public Administration and Safety ($321 million or 10.1%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $1,558 million in total or 48.9% of the total imports by industry in the the City of Armadale.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Western Australia accounted for 29.5% in Manufacturing; 11.0% in Financial and Insurance Services and 4.8% in Public Administration and Safety.

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

  • A larger percentage of total imports by Public Administration and Safety (10.1% compared to 4.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Mining (4.8% compared to 8.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Manufacturing (26.0% compared to 29.5%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Health Care and Social Assistance (9.0% compared to 5.9%)

Emerging groups

The total total imports by industry in the City of Armadale decreased by $-694 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 Armadale were for:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$43 million)
  • Administrative and Support Services (+$10 million)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$9 million)
  • Information Media and Telecommunications (+$3 million)

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