City of Melville


In the City of Melville, Health Care and Social Assistance had the largest total exports by industry, generating $1,131 million in 2018/19.

Exports by industry are sales of goods and services to non-resident households, businesses and other organisations, outside the City of Melville 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.

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National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Total exports by industry sector
City of Melville2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. Western Australia$m%. Western Australia2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing12.50.44.323.81.14.6-11.4
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services1.
Wholesale Trade41.
Retail Trade136.54.82.1207.09.22.1-70.5
Accommodation and Food Services68.02.41.482.13.61.7-14.1
Transport, Postal and Warehousing24.20.84.846.22.16.1-22.1
Information Media and Telecommunications11.
Financial and Insurance Services50.91.82.823.71.12.0+27.2
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services17.80.60.619.70.90.8-1.9
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services92.43.23.4176.77.94.5-84.3
Administrative and Support Services10.90.40.530.31.31.4-19.4
Public Administration and Safety41.61.53.519.70.93.7+21.9
Education and Training281.29.92.3161.67.22.0+119.6
Health Care and Social Assistance1,131.339.74.0454.020.23.1+677.3
Arts and Recreation Services4.
Other Services70.72.51.380.43.61.3-9.7
Total industries2,847.5100.0100.02,250.1100.0100.0+597.4

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. Compiled and presented in 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 exports by industry sectors in the City of Melville in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (1,131 million or 39.7%)
  • Mining (454 million or 16.0%)
  • Manufacturing (389 million or 13.7%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 1,974 million in total or 69.3% of the total exports by industry in the the City of Melville.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Western Australia accounted for 4.0% in Health Care and Social Assistance; 45.8% in Mining and 16.1% in Manufacturing.

The major differences between the total exports by industries of the City of Melville and Western Australia were:

  • A larger percentage of total exports by Health Care and Social Assistance (39.7% compared to 4.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Mining (16.0% compared to 45.8%)
  • A larger percentage of total exports by Education and Training (9.9% compared to 2.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Transport, Postal and Warehousing (0.8% compared to 4.8%)

Emerging groups

The total total exports by industry in the City of Melville $increased by 597 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

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

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$677 million)
  • Education and Training (+$120 million)
  • Mining (+$119 million)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$27 million)

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