Wagga Wagga City


In Wagga Wagga City, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $1,374 million in 2022/23.

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 City2022/232016/17Change
Industry$m%. New South Wales$m%. New South Wales2016/17 - 2022/23
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing54.61.63.465.92.23.8-11.2
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services52.
Wholesale Trade135.13.83.4155.55.23.6-20.4
Retail Trade57.
Accommodation and Food Services123.73.53.5184.56.25.5-60.8
Transport, Postal and Warehousing197.75.68.3141.94.76.4+55.8
Information Media and Telecommunications179.95.14.2143.24.83.9+36.7
Financial and Insurance Services421.212.08.2300.410.08.0+120.8
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services20.50.60.715.40.50.8+5.1
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services323.59.26.4217.17.25.9+106.4
Administrative and Support Services45.91.31.681.12.71.5-35.2
Public Administration and Safety90.82.65.649.81.74.5+41.0
Education and Training50.21.42.636.01.22.2+14.2
Health Care and Social Assistance81.82.34.358.21.93.8+23.6
Arts and Recreation Services98.02.81.472.32.41.6+25.6
Other Services21.
Total industries3,524.4100.0100.03,000.5100.0100.0+523.9

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2024. ©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 2022/23 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($1,374 million or 39.0%)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($421 million or 12.0%)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services ($324 million or 9.2%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $2,119 million in total or 60.1% of the total imports by industry in the Wagga Wagga City.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 31.7% in Manufacturing; 8.2% 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 (39.0% compared to 31.7%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Financial and Insurance Services (12.0% compared to 8.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Public Administration and Safety (2.6% compared to 5.6%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (9.2% compared to 6.4%)

Emerging groups

The total total imports by industry in Wagga Wagga City increased by $524 million between 2016/17 and 2022/23.

The largest changes in the total imports by industries between 2016/17 and 2022/23 in Wagga Wagga City were for:

  • Manufacturing (+$302 million)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$121 million)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+$106 million)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (+$56 million)

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