City of Kwinana


In the City of Kwinana, Mining had the largest total imports by industry, generating $1,723 million in 2018/19.

Imports by industry are sales of goods and services from industries located outside the City of Kwinana 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
City of Kwinana2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. Western Australia$m%. Western Australia2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing17.60.31.831.50.42.2-13.9
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services270.15.43.9277.43.33.4-7.4
Wholesale Trade125.42.52.7284.73.33.4-159.3
Retail Trade87.41.72.0156.41.82.1-69.1
Accommodation and Food Services84.01.72.9298.23.52.6-214.2
Transport, Postal and Warehousing224.94.55.9633.17.47.1-408.2
Information Media and Telecommunications129.12.63.6142.71.72.9-13.5
Financial and Insurance Services322.46.411.0310.63.78.7+11.8
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services13.00.31.946.40.51.2-33.5
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services288.05.77.2483.85.77.7-195.8
Administrative and Support Services135.02.72.5124.61.51.8+10.4
Public Administration and Safety161.73.24.8157.81.94.6+3.9
Education and Training70.11.42.2103.41.21.9-33.3
Health Care and Social Assistance242.74.85.9188.92.23.7+53.8
Arts and Recreation Services32.90.71.353.90.61.2-21.0
Other Services48.21.02.0170.02.01.7-121.9
Total industries5,039.3100.0100.08,505.3100.0100.0-3,466.0

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. Compiled and presented in 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 more

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Dominant groups

An analysis of the total imports by industry sectors in the City of Kwinana in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Mining ($1,723 million or 34.2%)
  • Manufacturing ($1,064 million or 21.1%)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($322 million or 6.4%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $3,109 million in total or 61.7% of the total imports by industry in the the City of Kwinana.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Western Australia accounted for 8.9% in Mining; 29.5% in Manufacturing and 11.0% in Financial and Insurance Services.

The major differences between total imports by industries of the City of Kwinana and Western Australia were:

  • A larger percentage of total imports by Mining (34.2% compared to 8.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Manufacturing (21.1% compared to 29.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Financial and Insurance Services (6.4% compared to 11.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (0.3% compared to 1.9%)

Emerging groups

The total total imports by industry in the City of Kwinana decreased by $-3,466 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

The largest changes in the total imports by industries between 2013/14 and 2018/19 in the City of Kwinana were for:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$54 million)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$12 million)
  • Administrative and Support Services (+$10 million)
  • Public Administration and Safety (+$4 million)

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