City of Swan


In the City of Swan, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $2,829 million in 2020/21.

Imports by industry are sales of goods and services from industries located outside the City of Swan 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 Swan2020/212015/16Change
Industry$m%. Western Australia$m%. Western Australia2015/16 - 2020/21
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing129.91.61.5152.22.11.8-22.3
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services299.83.63.9267.43.73.8+32.3
Wholesale Trade157.71.93.6149.72.13.0+7.9
Retail Trade72.50.91.854.20.71.7+18.2
Accommodation and Food Services226.02.72.6135.71.92.3+90.4
Transport, Postal and Warehousing514.76.15.6310.34.35.8+204.4
Information Media and Telecommunications251.23.03.1211.52.92.8+39.8
Financial and Insurance Services870.210.49.0736.910.19.7+133.3
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services16.30.20.630.30.41.0-14.0
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services953.511.48.0776.210.78.0+177.2
Administrative and Support Services170.12.01.8143.82.01.8+26.3
Public Administration and Safety339.14.05.6183.32.55.0+155.8
Education and Training288.23.42.7260.03.62.5+28.3
Health Care and Social Assistance584.97.06.0342.54.74.5+242.4
Arts and Recreation Services80.
Other Services80.21.01.665.80.91.9+14.3
Total industries8,377.0100.0100.07,287.5100.0100.0+1,089.5

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2021. Compiled and presented in by .id (informed decisions). 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 Swan in 2020/21 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($2,829 million or 33.8%)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services ($953 million or 11.4%)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($870 million or 10.4%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $4,652 million in total or 55.5% of the total imports by industry in the the City of Swan.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Western Australia accounted for 31.1% in Manufacturing; 8.0% in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services and 9.0% in Financial and Insurance Services.

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

  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Mining (6.1% compared to 10.5%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (11.4% compared to 8.0%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Manufacturing (33.8% compared to 31.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Wholesale Trade (1.9% compared to 3.6%)

Emerging groups

The total total imports by industry in the City of Swan increased by $1,090 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 Swan were for:

  • Manufacturing (+$361 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$242 million)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (+$204 million)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+$177 million)

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