City of Melville


In the City of Melville, Health Care and Social Assistance had the largest total exports by industry, generating $1,288 million in 2019/20.

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 Melville2019/202014/15Change
Industry$m%. Western Australia$m%. Western Australia2014/15 - 2019/20
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing10.40.33.313.00.54.6-2.6
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services2.
Wholesale Trade62.31.72.461.42.22.5+0.9
Retail Trade234.36.51.5309.811.21.7-75.5
Accommodation and Food Services31.
Transport, Postal and Warehousing30.
Information Media and Telecommunications11.20.30.822.80.80.7-11.5
Financial and Insurance Services29.50.82.428.21.02.4+1.4
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services22.00.60.724.60.90.6-2.6
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services108.13.02.7144.65.23.5-36.4
Administrative and Support Services14.30.40.524.80.91.1-10.5
Public Administration and Safety22.
Education and Training414.211.51.5347.412.51.6+66.7
Health Care and Social Assistance1,288.335.73.1667.824.12.6+620.5
Arts and Recreation Services5.
Other Services111.43.11.0100.13.61.1+11.2
Total industries3,610.5100.0100.02,776.3100.0100.0+834.2

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2021. Compiled and presented in by .id informed decisions. Data are based on a 2018-19 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 2019/20 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (1,288 million or 35.7%)
  • Mining (679 million or 18.8%)
  • Manufacturing (527 million or 14.6%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 2,494 million in total or 69.1% of the total exports by industry in the the City of Melville.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Western Australia accounted for 3.1% in Health Care and Social Assistance; 55.8% in Mining and 14.6% in Manufacturing.

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

  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Mining (18.8% compared to 55.8%)
  • A larger percentage of total exports by Health Care and Social Assistance (35.7% compared to 3.1%)
  • A larger percentage of total exports by Education and Training (11.5% compared to 1.5%)
  • A larger percentage of total exports by Retail Trade (6.5% compared to 1.5%)

Emerging groups

The total total exports by industry in the City of Melville $increased by 834 million between 2014/15 and 2019/20.

The largest changes in the total exports by industries between 2014/15 and 2019/20 in the City of Melville were for:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$620 million)
  • Mining (+$320 million)
  • Education and Training (+$67 million)
  • Other Services (+$11 million)

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