City of Melville

Local sales

In the City of Melville, Construction had the highest local sales, generating $1,485 million in 2019/20.

Local sales by industry measures the output of local industries that is sold locally. This includes sales to local consumers, businesses and other organisations.

To get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, local sales 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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Local sales by industry sector
City of Melville - Constant prices2019/202014/15Change
Industry$m%. Western Australia$m%. Western Australia2014/15 - 2019/20
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing23.40.31.652.10.71.6-28.8
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services39.
Wholesale Trade203.32.72.7243.13.32.2-39.8
Retail Trade417.25.63.9396.85.42.7+20.4
Accommodation and Food Services208.82.82.3223.13.01.7-14.3
Transport, Postal and Warehousing125.71.73.7234.13.23.3-108.3
Information Media and Telecommunications95.71.31.877.11.01.0+18.6
Financial and Insurance Services373.75.05.2351.84.83.6+21.9
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1,315.017.611.11,370.118.59.3-55.1
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services605.38.17.6558.27.55.5+47.1
Administrative and Support Services170.72.33.2255.33.52.9-84.6
Public Administration and Safety409.75.54.1359.94.92.7+49.8
Education and Training458.06.13.7415.85.62.3+42.2
Health Care and Social Assistance892.211.96.1642.68.73.1+249.6
Arts and Recreation Services57.60.80.959.80.80.6-2.2
Other Services213.42.92.3201.42.71.6+12.0
Total industries7,473.7100.0100.07,396.5100.0100.0+77.2

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2021. Compiled and presented in by .id (informed decisions) NIEIR-ID data are adjusted each year, using updated employment estimates. .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 local sales by industry sectors in the City of Melville in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Construction ($1,485million or 19.9%)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services ($1,315million or 17.6%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance ($892million or 11.9%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $3,692 million in total or 49.4% of the total local sales by total industry in the the City of Melville.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Western Australia accounted for 25.5% in Construction; 11.1% in Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services and 6.1% in Health Care and Social Assistance.

The major differences between local sales by industries of the City of Melville and Western Australia were:

  • A larger percentage of local sales by Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (17.6% compared to 11.1%)
  • A larger percentage of local sales by Health Care and Social Assistance (11.9% compared to 6.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Construction (19.9% compared to 25.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Mining (0.9% compared to 5.8%)

Emerging groups

The total local sales by industry in the City of Melville $increased by 77 million between 2014/15 and 2019/20.

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

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$250 million)
  • Construction (+$244 million)
  • Mining (-$225 million)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (-$108 million)

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