City of Swan


In the City of Swan, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $2,820 million in 2022/23.

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 Swan2022/232016/17Change
Industry$m%. Western Australia$m%. Western Australia2016/17 - 2022/23
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing177.61.81.8172.62.11.4+5.0
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services302.73.13.7221.92.73.1+80.8
Wholesale Trade260.42.73.4118.31.53.2+142.2
Retail Trade85.70.91.671.40.91.6+14.3
Accommodation and Food Services271.72.82.6320.44.03.2-48.6
Transport, Postal and Warehousing712.67.36.8268.33.34.8+444.3
Information Media and Telecommunications289.33.03.1192.92.42.2+96.3
Financial and Insurance Services928.99.59.0636.37.97.8+292.5
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services24.80.30.831.60.41.1-6.8
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1,181.812.17.9717.48.95.9+464.4
Administrative and Support Services181.01.81.5125.41.61.4+55.6
Public Administration and Safety417.94.34.5179.82.23.3+238.1
Education and Training342.23.51.9235.92.91.4+106.3
Health Care and Social Assistance462.34.74.5347.34.33.3+114.9
Arts and Recreation Services83.00.80.8106.21.31.0-23.2
Other Services58.10.61.866.90.82.0-8.8
Total industries9,791.7100.0100.08,079.5100.0100.0+1,712.2

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

  • Manufacturing ($2,820 million or 28.8%)
  • Mining ($1,192 million or 12.2%)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services ($1,182 million or 12.1%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $5,193 million in total or 53.0% of the total imports by industry in the the City of Swan.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Western Australia accounted for 26.7% in Manufacturing; 17.9% in Mining and 7.9% in Professional, Scientific and Technical 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 (12.2% compared to 17.9%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (12.1% compared to 7.9%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Manufacturing (28.8% compared to 26.7%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Education and Training (3.5% compared to 1.9%)

Emerging groups

The total total imports by industry in the City of Swan increased by $1,712 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 Swan were for:

  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+$464 million)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (+$444 million)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$293 million)
  • Public Administration and Safety (+$238 million)

City of Swan

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