Wagga Wagga City


In Wagga Wagga City, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $1,190 million in 2018/19.

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 City2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. New South Wales$m%. New South Wales2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing95.82.83.848.61.84.2+47.2
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services52.31.53.348.11.83.2+4.2
Wholesale Trade205.35.94.0134.25.04.1+71.1
Retail Trade168.34.82.868.32.62.8+100.0
Accommodation and Food Services134.33.93.569.22.63.7+65.0
Transport, Postal and Warehousing138.34.07.0140.45.38.4-2.1
Information Media and Telecommunications189.55.54.4134.05.03.9+55.5
Financial and Insurance Services395.511.410.4266.910.09.6+128.6
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services10.20.30.615.30.60.7-5.1
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services258.77.46.5205.77.75.8+53.1
Administrative and Support Services98.
Public Administration and Safety40.51.24.840.11.55.4+0.5
Education and Training64.61.92.440.61.52.8+24.0
Health Care and Social Assistance121.33.54.656.92.13.5+64.3
Arts and Recreation Services119.83.41.8106.84.01.9+13.0
Other Services56.21.61.339.01.51.4+17.2
Total industries3,476.0100.0100.02,665.2100.0100.0+810.8

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts. 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 ($1,190 million or 34.2%)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($395 million or 11.4%)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services ($259 million or 7.4%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $1,844 million in total or 53.1% of the total imports by industry in the Wagga Wagga City.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 32.2% in Manufacturing; 10.4% in Financial and Insurance Services and 6.5% in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services.

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

  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Public Administration and Safety (1.2% compared to 4.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Transport, Postal and Warehousing (4.0% compared to 7.0%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Retail Trade (4.8% compared to 2.8%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Manufacturing (34.2% compared to 32.2%)

Emerging groups

The total total imports by industry in Wagga Wagga City increased by $811 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

The largest changes in the total imports by industries between 2013/14 and 2018/19 in Wagga Wagga City were for:

  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$129 million)
  • Manufacturing (+$123 million)
  • Retail Trade (+$100 million)
  • Wholesale Trade (+$71 million)

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