Wagga Wagga City


In Wagga Wagga City, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $1,200 million in 2021/22.

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 City2021/222016/17Change
Industry$m%. New South Wales$m%. New South Wales2016/17 - 2021/22
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing59.
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services39.61.33.558.02.23.4-18.5
Wholesale Trade135.24.43.3110.34.23.6+24.9
Retail Trade100.
Accommodation and Food Services32.71.11.566.22.52.9-33.5
Transport, Postal and Warehousing122.44.05.4135.55.27.4-13.1
Information Media and Telecommunications162.25.34.2121.04.64.0+41.2
Financial and Insurance Services445.314.49.6296.911.38.9+148.4
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services7.50.20.511.00.40.6-3.5
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services295.69.66.6223.38.56.3+72.3
Administrative and Support Services42.61.41.777.02.91.6-34.4
Public Administration and Safety54.61.86.851.32.05.7+3.3
Education and Training52.71.73.543.21.63.2+9.5
Health Care and Social Assistance69.32.24.951.32.04.0+18.1
Arts and Recreation Services85.02.81.554.52.11.5+30.5
Other Services23.
Total industries3,082.2100.0100.02,624.7100.0100.0+457.5

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2022. ©2023. Compiled and presented in economy.id 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 Wagga Wagga City in 2021/22 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($1,200 million or 38.9%)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($445 million or 14.4%)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services ($296 million or 9.6%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $1,940 million in total or 63.0% of the total imports by industry in the Wagga Wagga City.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 33.6% in Manufacturing; 9.6% in Financial and Insurance Services and 6.6% 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 (38.9% compared to 33.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Public Administration and Safety (1.8% compared to 6.8%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Financial and Insurance Services (14.4% compared to 9.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (1.9% compared to 5.0%)

Emerging groups

The total total imports by industry in Wagga Wagga City increased by $458 million between 2016/17 and 2021/22.

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

  • Manufacturing (+$225 million)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$148 million)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+$72 million)
  • Retail Trade (+$49 million)

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