City of Rockingham


In the City of Rockingham, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $1,923 million in 2020/21.

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 Rockingham2020/212015/16Change
Industry$m%. Western Australia$m%. Western Australia2015/16 - 2020/21
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing54.10.81.590.31.51.8-36.2
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services239.53.63.9245.54.23.8-6.0
Wholesale Trade165.02.53.6181.23.13.0-16.1
Retail Trade76.11.21.863.01.11.7+13.1
Accommodation and Food Services232.73.52.6155.02.62.3+77.7
Transport, Postal and Warehousing264.14.05.6366.16.25.8-102.0
Information Media and Telecommunications228.33.53.1207.23.52.8+21.1
Financial and Insurance Services675.610.29.0592.210.09.7+83.4
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services9.70.10.611.60.21.0-1.9
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services406.16.28.0337.35.78.0+68.7
Administrative and Support Services104.01.61.872.11.21.8+31.9
Public Administration and Safety618.29.45.6489.98.35.0+128.3
Education and Training364.25.52.7335.45.72.5+28.8
Health Care and Social Assistance811.112.36.0534.29.04.5+276.9
Arts and Recreation Services102.
Other Services93.01.41.690.21.51.9+2.7
Total industries6,596.9100.0100.05,910.8100.0100.0+686.1

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2021. Compiled and presented in by .id (informed decisions). Data are based on a 2019/20 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 2020/21 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($1,923 million or 29.2%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance ($811 million or 12.3%)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($676 million or 10.2%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $3,410 million in total or 51.7% of the total imports by industry in the the City of Rockingham.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Western Australia accounted for 31.1% in Manufacturing; 6.0% in Health Care and Social Assistance and 9.0% in Financial and Insurance Services.

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

  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Mining (3.5% compared to 10.5%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Health Care and Social Assistance (12.3% compared to 6.0%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Public Administration and Safety (9.4% compared to 5.6%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Education and Training (5.5% compared to 2.7%)

Emerging groups

The total total imports by industry in the City of Rockingham increased by $686 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 Rockingham were for:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$277 million)
  • Manufacturing (+$139 million)
  • Public Administration and Safety (+$128 million)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$83 million)

City of Rockingham

economic profile