Wagga Wagga City


In Wagga Wagga City, Public Administration and Safety had the largest output by industry, generating $928 million in 2018/19.

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 City2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. New South Wales$m%. New South Wales2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing323.34.42.0399.75.42.6-76.4
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services295.24.02.6269.23.63.4+26.0
Wholesale Trade280.43.84.3307.94.24.3-27.6
Retail Trade330.54.53.8347.64.74.0-17.1
Accommodation and Food Services202.02.73.0241.43.32.9-39.4
Transport, Postal and Warehousing375.05.15.4402.75.46.2-27.7
Information Media and Telecommunications79.01.14.385.81.23.9-6.8
Financial and Insurance Services217.62.910.3245.43.310.2-27.8
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services809.011.012.7550.27.410.6+258.8
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services250.63.48.7229.53.17.6+21.1
Administrative and Support Services171.52.33.4178.72.43.9-7.2
Public Administration and Safety927.712.63.8869.911.84.3+57.8
Education and Training469.16.43.4413.85.63.3+55.3
Health Care and Social Assistance588.88.04.9438.55.94.3+150.3
Arts and Recreation Services60.
Other Services188.92.61.8154.92.11.9+34.0
Total industries7,377.6100.0100.07,390.5100.0100.0-12.8

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) (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 output by industry sectors in Wagga Wagga City in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Public Administration and Safety ($928 million or 12.6%)
  • Manufacturing ($915 million or 12.4%)
  • Construction ($846 million or 11.5%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $2,689 million in total or 36.4% of the total output by total industry in the Wagga Wagga City.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 3.8% in Public Administration and Safety; 9.1% in Manufacturing and 12.7% in Construction.

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 (12.6% compared to 3.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Financial and Insurance Services (2.9% compared to 10.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (3.4% compared to 8.7%)
  • A larger percentage of output by Manufacturing (12.4% compared to 9.1%)

Emerging groups

The total industry output in Wagga Wagga City decreased by $-13 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

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

  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (+$259 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$150 million)
  • Public Administration and Safety (+$58 million)
  • Education and Training (+$55 million)

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