Shire of Augusta-Margaret River


In the Shire of Augusta-Margaret River, Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing had the largest total exports by industry, generating $274 million in 2022/23.

Exports by industry are sales of goods and services to non-resident households, businesses and other organisations, outside the Shire of Augusta-Margaret River boundaries. Exports (domestic) include all exports from the area to other parts of Australia. Exports (international) includes all exports from the Region to countries outside Australia.

To get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, export 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 exports by industry sector
Shire of Augusta-Margaret River2022/232016/17Change
Industry$m%. Western Australia$m%. Western Australia2016/17 - 2022/23
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing273.532.74.0160.425.93.0+113.1
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services1.
Wholesale Trade12.
Retail Trade50.
Accommodation and Food Services102.012.20.695.015.30.7+7.0
Transport, Postal and Warehousing13.
Information Media and Telecommunications1.
Financial and Insurance Services3.
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services3.
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services6.
Administrative and Support Services30.43.60.628.34.60.4+2.1
Public Administration and Safety2.
Education and Training12.71.51.314.52.31.7-1.7
Health Care and Social Assistance4.
Arts and Recreation Services6.
Other Services20.
Total industries835.4100.0100.0618.8100.0100.0+216.5

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2024. ©2023. Compiled and presented in 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 total exports by industry sectors in the Shire of Augusta-Margaret River in 2021/22 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (274 million or 32.7%)
  • Manufacturing (210 million or 25.1%)
  • Accommodation and Food Services (102 million or 12.2%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 586 million in total or 70.1% of the total exports by industry in the the Shire of Augusta-Margaret River.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Western Australia accounted for 4.0% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing; 12.9% in Manufacturing and 0.6% in Accommodation and Food Services.

The major differences between the total exports by industries of the Shire of Augusta-Margaret River and Western Australia were:

  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Mining (9.6% compared to 58.6%)
  • A larger percentage of total exports by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (32.7% compared to 4.0%)
  • A larger percentage of total exports by Manufacturing (25.1% compared to 12.9%)
  • A larger percentage of total exports by Accommodation and Food Services (12.2% compared to 0.6%)

Emerging groups

The total total exports by industry in the Shire of Augusta-Margaret River $increased by 217 million between 2016/17 and 2022/23.

The largest changes in the total exports by industries between 2016/17 and 2022/23 in the Shire of Augusta-Margaret River were for:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (+$113 million)
  • Mining (+$59 million)
  • Retail Trade (+$16 million)
  • Other Services (+$11 million)

Shire of Augusta-Margaret River

economic profile