Wagga Wagga City


In Wagga Wagga City, Construction had the largest output by industry, generating $1,184 million in 2022/23.

Output by industry is a gross measure of the total sales of each industry sector in Wagga Wagga City. It does not measure how productive each industry sector is at producing this output - which is measured by value added.

By comparing the output of each industry sector to a regional benchmark, you can clearly see the structure of Wagga Wagga City’s economy. This can be done by directly comparing the percentage contribution of each industry to the total output, relative to the benchmark, or by using a location quotient, where a number greater than one indicates a high concentration of that industry and less than one indicates a lower concentration.

To get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, output data should be viewed alongside the other industry characteristics in the Industry sector analysis section.

Detailed data notes about how the figures are derived can be found in the specific topic notes section.

The gross measure of output includes the value of all the inputs to each industry.

Data source

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Output by industry sector
Wagga Wagga City2022/232016/17Change
Industry$m%. New South Wales$m%. New South Wales2016/17 - 2022/23
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing587.26.22.5471.35.82.5+115.9
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services307.53.22.7252.73.12.6+54.8
Wholesale Trade369.63.94.0368.04.54.9+1.6
Retail Trade622.86.53.8415.95.14.0+206.9
Accommodation and Food Services357.53.73.1270.23.33.0+87.3
Transport, Postal and Warehousing646.96.87.6487.96.06.8+159.0
Information Media and Telecommunications155.11.64.682.81.03.4+72.3
Financial and Insurance Services205.02.19.0228.52.89.0-23.5
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services349.13.76.1366.84.56.7-17.7
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services391.64.19.7351.54.38.8+40.2
Administrative and Support Services271.52.83.7173.82.13.4+97.7
Public Administration and Safety1,175.712.34.0980.312.13.6+195.4
Education and Training605.16.33.7531.76.53.8+73.5
Health Care and Social Assistance915.69.65.7628.77.74.8+286.9
Arts and Recreation Services48.
Other Services260.12.71.6236.02.92.0+24.0
Total industries9,540.2100.0100.08,125.4100.0100.0+1,414.8

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 output by industry sectors in Wagga Wagga City in 2022/23 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Construction ($1,184 million or 12.4%)
  • Public Administration and Safety ($1,176 million or 12.3%)
  • Manufacturing ($1,041 million or 10.9%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $3,401 million in total or 35.6% of the total output by total industry in the Wagga Wagga City.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 13.4% in Construction; 4.0% in Public Administration and Safety and 9.5% in Manufacturing.

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

  • A larger percentage of output by Public Administration and Safety (12.3% compared to 4.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Financial and Insurance Services (2.1% compared to 9.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (4.1% compared to 9.7%)
  • A larger percentage of output by Health Care and Social Assistance (9.6% compared to 5.7%)

Emerging groups

The total industry output in Wagga Wagga City increased by $1,415 million between 2016/17 and 2022/23.

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

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$287 million)
  • Retail Trade (+$207 million)
  • Construction (+$196 million)
  • Public Administration and Safety (+$195 million)

Wagga Wagga City Council

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