Wagga Wagga City

Local sales

In Wagga Wagga City, Construction had the highest local sales, generating $846 million in 2018/19.

Local sales by industry measures the output of local industries that is sold locally. This includes sales to local consumers, businesses and other organisations.

To get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, local sales 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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Local sales by industry sector
Wagga Wagga City - Constant prices2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. New South Wales$m%. New South Wales2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing253.84.91.3265.45.11.7-11.5
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services222.44.32.8231.24.53.5-8.7
Wholesale Trade186.03.63.4200.73.93.6-14.6
Retail Trade300.55.84.2312.26.04.7-11.7
Accommodation and Food Services151.02.93.0169.33.33.0-18.3
Transport, Postal and Warehousing221.54.23.9254.44.94.6-33.0
Information Media and Telecommunications72.
Financial and Insurance Services201.83.96.6228.04.46.9-26.2
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services803.015.419.2546.310.616.7+256.6
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services227.54.48.4207.64.07.6+19.9
Administrative and Support Services133.12.63.8154.43.04.4-21.3
Public Administration and Safety306.15.93.4307.15.94.0-1.0
Education and Training255.84.93.2211.54.13.3+44.3
Health Care and Social Assistance492.99.45.4323.06.24.7+169.9
Arts and Recreation Services51.
Other Services154.23.01.8140.02.72.0+14.2
Total industries5,218.3100.0100.05,174.3100.0100.0+44.0

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id informed decisions NIEIR-ID data are adjusted each year, using updated employment estimates. .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 local sales by industry sectors in Wagga Wagga City in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Construction ($846million or 16.2%)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services ($803million or 15.4%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance ($493million or 9.4%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $2,142 million in total or 41.0% of the total local sales by total industry in the Wagga Wagga City.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 19.7% in Construction; 19.2% in Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services and 5.4% in Health Care and Social Assistance.

The major differences between local sales by industries of Wagga Wagga City and New South Wales were:

  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (4.4% compared to 8.4%)
  • A larger percentage of local sales by Health Care and Social Assistance (9.4% compared to 5.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (15.4% compared to 19.2%)
  • A larger percentage of local sales by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (4.9% compared to 1.3%)

Emerging groups

The total local sales by industry in Wagga Wagga City $increased by 44 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

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

  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (+$257 million)
  • Construction (-$175 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$170 million)
  • Manufacturing (-$169 million)

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