Imports by industry are sales of goods and services from industries located outside the Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region) Plains boundaries to resident households, businesses and other organisations within the area. Imports (domestic) includes all imports from other parts of Australia to the Region.Imports (international) includes the value of all imports to the area from outside Australia.
To get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, import 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
|Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region)||2019/20||2014/15||Change|
|Industry||$m||%||Western Australia||$m||%||Western Australia||2014/15 - 2019/20|
|Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing||815.4||2.4||1.9||1,087.1||3.3||2.6||-271.7|
|Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services||1,100.6||3.2||3.9||698.1||2.1||3.1||+402.6|
|Accommodation and Food Services||885.2||2.6||2.4||821.1||2.5||2.3||+64.1|
|Transport, Postal and Warehousing||2,768.1||8.1||6.4||1,878.9||5.6||5.3||+889.2|
|Information Media and Telecommunications||1,331.2||3.9||3.1||1,236.4||3.7||2.8||+94.9|
|Financial and Insurance Services||3,164.2||9.2||9.5||3,067.1||9.2||8.9||+97.0|
|Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services||124.4||0.4||1.3||154.2||0.5||1.1||-29.8|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical Services||2,732.8||8.0||7.0||2,717.7||8.1||8.1||+15.1|
|Administrative and Support Services||898.8||2.6||1.9||656.7||2.0||1.8||+242.1|
|Public Administration and Safety||2,194.9||6.4||4.9||1,982.2||5.9||4.9||+212.7|
|Education and Training||1,103.5||3.2||2.3||1,085.9||3.3||2.3||+17.6|
|Health Care and Social Assistance||2,566.2||7.5||5.1||1,813.5||5.4||3.9||+752.7|
|Arts and Recreation Services||556.0||1.6||1.2||392.4||1.2||1.0||+163.6|
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2021. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .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 morePlease refer to specific data notes for more information
An analysis of the total imports by industry sectors in the Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region) in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:
- Manufacturing ($10,167 million or 29.6%)
- Financial and Insurance Services ($3,164 million or 9.2%)
- Transport, Postal and Warehousing ($2,768 million or 8.1%)
In combination these three industries accounted for $16,099 million in total or 46.9% of the total imports by industry in the the Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region).
In comparison, the same 3 industries in Western Australia accounted for 27.7% in Manufacturing; 9.5% in Financial and Insurance Services and 6.4% in Transport, Postal and Warehousing.
The major differences between total imports by industries of the Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region) and Western Australia were:
- A smaller percentage of total imports by Mining (5.8% compared to 15.0%)
- A larger percentage of total imports by Health Care and Social Assistance (7.5% compared to 5.1%)
- A larger percentage of total imports by Manufacturing (29.6% compared to 27.7%)
- A larger percentage of total imports by Transport, Postal and Warehousing (8.1% compared to 6.4%)
The total total imports by industry in the Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region) increased by $965 million between 2014/15 and 2019/20.
The largest changes in the total imports by industries between 2014/15 and 2019/20 in the Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region) were for:
- Transport, Postal and Warehousing (+$889 million)
- Health Care and Social Assistance (+$753 million)
- Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (+$403 million)
- Wholesale Trade (+$248 million)