Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region)
In the Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region), Transport, Postal and Warehousing had the largest total exports by industry, generating $6,677 million in 2017/18.
Exports by industry are sales of goods and services to non-resident households, businesses and other organisations, outside the Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region) boundaries. Exports (domestic) include all exports from the area to other parts of Australia. Exports (international) includes all exports from the Region to countries outside Australia.
To get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, export data should be viewed alongside the other industry characteristics in the Industry sector analysis section.
Detailed notes about how the figures are derived can be found in the specific topic notes section.
National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series
|Total exports by industry sector|
|Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region) - Constant prices||2017/18||2012/13||Change|
|Industry (Click rows to view sub-categories)||$m||%||Western Australia%||$m||%||Western Australia%||2012/13 to 2017/18|
|Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing||309.2||1.1||4.3||347.5||1.2||4.4||-38.3||23000||P|
|Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services||557.6||1.9||2.7||563.8||2.0||2.5||-6.2||23300||P|
|Accommodation and Food Services||407.4||1.4||1.7||345.5||1.2||1.9||+61.8||23700||P|
|Transport, Postal and Warehousing||6,676.5||22.8||6.9||6,437.6||22.7||7.0||+238.9||23800||P|
|Information Media and Telecommunications||257.5||0.9||1.3||83.1||0.3||0.8||+174.4||23900||P|
|Financial and Insurance Services||377.4||1.3||3.4||172.6||0.6||2.0||+204.8||24000||P|
|Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services||599.8||2.0||0.9||867.1||3.1||1.2||-267.3||24100||P|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical Services||566.7||1.9||3.2||600.5||2.1||5.8||-33.9||24200||P|
|Administrative and Support Services||79.2||0.3||0.5||269.5||1.0||1.5||-190.3||24300||P|
|Public Administration and Safety||660.0||2.3||4.1||721.6||2.5||4.0||-61.7||24400||P|
|Education and Training||1,720.1||5.9||2.7||1,249.2||4.4||2.4||+470.9||24500||P|
|Health Care and Social Assistance||699.3||2.4||4.0||420.8||1.5||3.3||+278.5||24600||P|
|Arts and Recreation Services||809.2||2.8||0.8||1,075.5||3.8||1.0||-266.3||24700||P|
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) (opens a new window) ©2018. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id (opens a new window), 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
An analysis of the total exports by industry sectors in Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region) in 2017/18 shows the three largest industries were:
- Transport, Postal and Warehousing ($6,677 million or 22.8%)
- Manufacturing ($6,327 million or 21.6%)
- Mining ($4,417 million or 15.1%)
In combination these three industries accounted for $17,420 million in total or 59.5% of the total exports by total industry in the Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region).
In comparison, the same 3 industries in Western Australia accounted for 6.9% in Transport, Postal and Warehousing; 16.3% in Manufacturing; and 40.0% in Mining.
The major differences between total exports by industries in the Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region) and Western Australia were:
- A larger percentage of total exports by Transport, Postal and Warehousing (22.8% compared to 6.9%)
- A larger percentage of total exports by Wholesale Trade (11.9% compared to 3.8%)
- A larger percentage of total exports by Manufacturing (21.6% compared to 16.3%)
- A smaller percentage of total exports by Mining (15.1% compared to 40.0%)
The total exports by industries in the Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region) increased by $981.8 million between 2012/13 and 2017/18.
The largest changes in total exports by industries between 2012/13 and 2017/18 in the Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region) were for:
- Mining (+$809 million)
- Manufacturing (-$720 million)
- Education and Training (+$471 million)
- Health Care and Social Assistance (+$279 million)