Wagga Wagga City


In Wagga Wagga City, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $1,212 million in 2020/21.

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 City2020/212015/16Change
Industry$m%. New South Wales$m%. New South Wales2015/16 - 2020/21
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing110.33.63.952.81.83.8+57.5
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services76.32.53.669.82.43.9+6.5
Wholesale Trade157.45.13.8160.05.43.7-2.5
Retail Trade111.73.62.877.82.62.4+33.8
Accommodation and Food Services55.11.82.7132.64.53.4-77.5
Transport, Postal and Warehousing135.34.45.0123.24.27.4+12.0
Information Media and Telecommunications121.13.93.8109.53.73.6+11.6
Financial and Insurance Services311.010.19.5339.911.69.5-28.9
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services6.70.20.411.00.40.6-4.3
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services271.08.86.4212.67.26.0+58.4
Administrative and Support Services73.92.41.865.22.21.7+8.7
Public Administration and Safety63.72.16.563.42.25.5+0.3
Education and Training56.81.83.442.91.53.0+13.9
Health Care and Social Assistance67.
Arts and Recreation Services96.23.11.782.52.81.9+13.7
Other Services29.
Total industries3,081.2100.0100.02,937.3100.0100.0+143.9

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 2020/21 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($1,212 million or 39.3%)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($311 million or 10.1%)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services ($271 million or 8.8%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $1,794 million in total or 58.2% of the total imports by industry in the Wagga Wagga City.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 34.6% in Manufacturing; 9.5% 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 (39.3% compared to 34.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Public Administration and Safety (2.1% compared to 6.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Health Care and Social Assistance (2.2% compared to 5.0%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (8.8% compared to 6.4%)

Emerging groups

The total total imports by industry in Wagga Wagga City increased by $144 million between 2015/16 and 2020/21.

The largest changes in the total imports by industries between 2015/16 and 2020/21 in Wagga Wagga City were for:

  • Manufacturing (+$116 million)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+$58 million)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (+$57 million)
  • Retail Trade (+$34 million)

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