City of Subiaco


In the City of Subiaco, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $750 million in 2021/22.

Imports by industry are sales of goods and services from industries located outside the City of Subiaco 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 Subiaco2021/222016/17Change
Industry$m%. Western Australia$m%. Western Australia2016/17 - 2021/22
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing63.43.41.910.70.61.9+52.7
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services126.46.73.6127.97.43.7-1.5
Wholesale Trade136.57.33.2119.36.94.1+17.2
Retail Trade24.51.31.728.71.71.8-4.3
Accommodation and Food Services24.
Transport, Postal and Warehousing177.49.44.4131.97.76.7+45.5
Information Media and Telecommunications113.06.02.898.25.72.8+14.8
Financial and Insurance Services85.84.68.0124.97.38.7-39.1
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services24.61.30.719.11.11.0+5.5
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services78.64.26.982.54.87.2-3.8
Administrative and Support Services40.72.21.382.04.81.7-41.3
Public Administration and Safety63.53.44.348.82.84.9+14.7
Education and Training45.
Health Care and Social Assistance22.
Arts and Recreation Services9.00.50.713.80.81.0-4.7
Other Services33.81.81.341.72.42.0-7.9
Total industries1,880.1100.0100.01,721.3100.0100.0+158.8

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2022. ©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 Subiaco in 2021/22 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($750 million or 39.9%)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing ($177 million or 9.4%)
  • Wholesale Trade ($137 million or 7.3%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $1,064 million in total or 56.6% of the total imports by industry in the the City of Subiaco.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Western Australia accounted for 26.0% in Manufacturing; 4.4% in Transport, Postal and Warehousing and 3.2% in Wholesale Trade.

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

  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Mining (3.2% compared to 25.9%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Manufacturing (39.9% compared to 26.0%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Transport, Postal and Warehousing (9.4% compared to 4.4%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Wholesale Trade (7.3% compared to 3.2%)

Emerging groups

The total total imports by industry in the City of Subiaco increased by $159 million between 2016/17 and 2021/22.

The largest changes in the total imports by industries between 2016/17 and 2021/22 in the City of Subiaco were for:

  • Manufacturing (+$62 million)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (+$53 million)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (+$46 million)
  • Mining (+$28 million)

City of Subiaco

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