City of Rockingham


In the City of Rockingham, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $2,049 million in 2022/23.

Imports by industry are sales of goods and services from industries located outside the City of Rockingham 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 Rockingham2022/232016/17Change
Industry$m%. Western Australia$m%. Western Australia2016/17 - 2022/23
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing95.11.21.8100.01.61.4-4.9
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services290.13.73.7228.93.63.1+61.3
Wholesale Trade302.93.83.4202.83.23.2+100.2
Retail Trade73.10.91.675.51.21.6-2.4
Accommodation and Food Services202.02.62.6211.33.43.2-9.3
Transport, Postal and Warehousing468.55.96.8336.35.34.8+132.2
Information Media and Telecommunications328.84.23.1237.53.82.2+91.2
Financial and Insurance Services619.37.89.0503.98.07.8+115.3
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services12.40.20.838.90.61.1-26.5
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services483.66.17.9345.55.55.9+138.1
Administrative and Support Services37.70.51.579.11.31.4-41.3
Public Administration and Safety599.17.64.5448.37.13.3+150.8
Education and Training284.23.61.9244.93.91.4+39.2
Health Care and Social Assistance752.89.54.5554.98.83.3+197.9
Arts and Recreation Services79.21.00.8103.21.61.0-24.0
Other Services121.41.51.894.21.52.0+27.2
Total industries7,905.4100.0100.06,297.6100.0100.0+1,607.8

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 Rockingham in 2022/23 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($2,049 million or 25.9%)
  • Mining ($1,107 million or 14.0%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance ($753 million or 9.5%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $3,908 million in total or 49.4% of the total imports by industry in the the City of Rockingham.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Western Australia accounted for 26.7% in Manufacturing; 17.9% in Mining and 4.5% in Health Care and Social Assistance.

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

  • A larger percentage of total imports by Health Care and Social Assistance (9.5% compared to 4.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Mining (14.0% compared to 17.9%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Public Administration and Safety (7.6% compared to 4.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (6.1% compared to 7.9%)

Emerging groups

The total total imports by industry in the City of Rockingham increased by $1,608 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 Rockingham were for:

  • Mining (+$380 million)
  • Manufacturing (+$282 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$198 million)
  • Public Administration and Safety (+$151 million)

City of Rockingham

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