Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region)
In the Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region), Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $10,626 million in 2017/18.
Imports by industry are sales of goods and services from industries located outside the Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region) boundaries to resident households, businesses and other organisations within the area. Imports (domestic) includes all imports from other parts of Australia to the Region.Imports (international) includes the value of all imports to the area from outside Australia.
To get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, import data should be viewed alongside the other industry characteristics in the Industry sector analysis section.
Detailed notes about how the figures are derived can be found in the specific topic notes section.
National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series
|Total imports by industry sector|
|Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region) - Constant prices||2017/18||2012/13||Change|
|Industry (Click rows to view sub-categories)||$m||%||Western Australia%||$m||%||Western Australia%||2012/13 to 2017/18|
|Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing||479.3||1.6||1.4||725.0||2.2||1.7||-245.6||23000||P|
|Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services||840.1||2.7||3.6||1,124.6||3.4||4.6||-284.5||23300||P|
|Accommodation and Food Services||621.7||2.0||2.5||727.6||2.2||2.3||-105.9||23700||P|
|Transport, Postal and Warehousing||2,243.1||7.3||6.3||2,364.1||7.1||7.8||-121.0||23800||P|
|Information Media and Telecommunications||1,210.2||3.9||3.6||1,302.7||3.9||3.4||-92.5||23900||P|
|Financial and Insurance Services||3,088.9||10.0||9.3||3,131.3||9.4||8.9||-42.4||24000||P|
|Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services||198.5||0.6||0.9||158.6||0.5||1.1||+39.9||24100||P|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical Services||2,946.0||9.5||7.4||2,581.3||7.8||7.6||+364.6||24200||P|
|Administrative and Support Services||775.7||2.5||1.9||535.3||1.6||1.5||+240.4||24300||P|
|Public Administration and Safety||1,531.8||5.0||4.5||1,724.0||5.2||4.8||-192.2||24400||P|
|Education and Training||648.2||2.1||1.9||841.7||2.5||1.9||-193.6||24500||P|
|Health Care and Social Assistance||1,443.9||4.7||4.6||1,407.2||4.2||3.6||+36.7||24600||P|
|Arts and Recreation Services||320.9||1.0||1.2||342.3||1.0||1.0||-21.4||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 imports by industry sectors in Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region) in 2017/18 shows the three largest industries were:
- Manufacturing ($10,626 million or 34.4%)
- Financial and Insurance Services ($3,089 million or 10.0%)
- Professional, Scientific and Technical Services ($2,946 million or 9.5%)
In combination these three industries accounted for $16,661 million in total or 54.0% of the total imports by total industry in the Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region).
In comparison, the same 3 industries in Western Australia accounted for 32.5% in Manufacturing; 9.3% in Financial and Insurance Services; and 7.4% in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services.
The major differences between total imports by industries in the Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region) and Western Australia were:
- A larger percentage of total imports by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (9.5% compared to 7.4%)
- A larger percentage of total imports by Manufacturing (34.4% compared to 32.5%)
- A smaller percentage of total imports by Mining (7.1% compared to 10.9%)
The total imports by industries in the Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region) decreased by $2,355.2 million between 2012/13 and 2017/18.
The largest changes in the total imports by industries between 2012/13 and 2017/18 in the Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region) were for:
- Manufacturing (-$1,353 million)
- Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+$365 million)
- Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (-$285 million)
- Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (-$246 million)