Wagga Wagga City


In Wagga Wagga City, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $1,085 million in 2019/20.

Imports by industry are sales of goods and services from industries located outside Wagga Wagga City 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
Wagga Wagga City2019/202014/15Change
Industry$m%. New South Wales$m%. New South Wales2014/15 - 2019/20
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing54.
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services58.
Wholesale Trade138.04.73.8134.74.83.7+3.3
Retail Trade84.82.92.562.72.22.4+22.1
Accommodation and Food Services131.14.43.1108.63.93.4+22.5
Transport, Postal and Warehousing138.04.77.2127.64.67.6+10.4
Information Media and Telecommunications132.14.54.2111.64.04.0+20.5
Financial and Insurance Services321.710.910.0317.411.49.5+4.4
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services9.50.30.613.40.50.6-4.0
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services255.48.76.4201.37.25.9+54.1
Administrative and Support Services80.62.71.958.82.11.7+21.8
Public Administration and Safety72.22.45.957.12.05.7+15.1
Education and Training43.31.52.841.21.52.8+2.1
Health Care and Social Assistance81.82.85.552.71.94.0+29.1
Arts and Recreation Services83.
Other Services35.
Total industries2,950.2100.0100.02,795.8100.0100.0+154.4

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2021. Compiled and presented in economy.id 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 Wagga Wagga City in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($1,085 million or 36.8%)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($322 million or 10.9%)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services ($255 million or 8.7%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $1,662 million in total or 56.3% of the total imports by industry in the Wagga Wagga City.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 31.8% in Manufacturing; 10.0% in Financial and Insurance Services and 6.4% in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services.

The major differences between total imports by industries of Wagga Wagga City and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of total imports by Manufacturing (36.8% compared to 31.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Public Administration and Safety (2.4% compared to 5.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Health Care and Social Assistance (2.8% compared to 5.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Transport, Postal and Warehousing (4.7% compared to 7.2%)

Emerging groups

The total total imports by industry in Wagga Wagga City increased by $154 million between 2014/15 and 2019/20.

The largest changes in the total imports by industries between 2014/15 and 2019/20 in Wagga Wagga City were for:

  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+$54 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$29 million)
  • Accommodation and Food Services (+$23 million)
  • Retail Trade (+$22 million)

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