Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region)

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Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region)

Imports

In the Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region), Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $8,368 million in 2018/19.

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.

Data source

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Total imports
Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region)2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. Western Australia$m%. Western Australia2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing634.12.31.8914.72.92.2-280.5
Mining2,055.27.58.92,187.37.08.4-132.1
Manufacturing8,368.430.429.510,855.134.935.3-2,486.7
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services907.13.33.9794.52.63.4+112.7
Construction000000--
Wholesale Trade580.32.12.7923.63.03.4-343.3
Retail Trade444.01.62.0563.41.82.1-119.4
Accommodation and Food Services631.72.32.9766.72.52.6-135.0
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1,829.46.65.92,216.57.17.1-387.1
Information Media and Telecommunications1,231.14.53.61,070.03.42.9+161.1
Financial and Insurance Services2,845.310.311.02,925.59.48.7-80.2
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services147.20.51.9172.90.61.2-25.7
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services2,102.47.67.22,425.17.87.7-322.7
Administrative and Support Services781.52.82.5579.11.91.8+202.4
Public Administration and Safety1,637.55.94.81,741.75.64.6-104.1
Education and Training804.82.92.2835.72.71.9-31.0
Health Care and Social Assistance1,950.47.15.91,434.14.63.7+516.4
Arts and Recreation Services340.91.21.3371.21.21.2-30.3
Other Services247.00.92.0282.60.91.7-35.6
Total industries27,538.2100.0100.031,059.5100.0100.0-3,521.3

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (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 total imports by industry sectors in the Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region) in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($8,368 million or 30.4%)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($2,845 million or 10.3%)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services ($2,102 million or 7.6%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $13,316 million in total or 48.4% 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 29.5% in Manufacturing; 11.0% in Financial and Insurance Services and 7.2% in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services.

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 (7.5% compared to 8.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (0.5% compared to 1.9%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Health Care and Social Assistance (7.1% compared to 5.9%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Public Administration and Safety (5.9% compared to 4.8%)

Emerging groups

The total total imports by industry in the Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region) decreased by $-3,521 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

The largest changes in the total imports by industries between 2013/14 and 2018/19 in the Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region) were for:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$516 million)
  • Administrative and Support Services (+$202 million)
  • Information Media and Telecommunications (+$161 million)
  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (+$113 million)

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