Shire of Murray


In Shire of Murray, Manufacturing had the largest total exports by industry, generating $5,215 million in 2022/23.

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

Data source

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Total exports by industry sector
Shire of Murray2022/232016/17Change
Industry$m%. Western Australia$m%. Western Australia2016/17 - 2022/23
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing81.
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services43.60.61.424.30.31.4+19.3
Wholesale Trade6.
Retail Trade16.
Accommodation and Food Services6.
Transport, Postal and Warehousing6.
Information Media and Telecommunications0.
Financial and Insurance Services1.
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services20.
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services4.
Administrative and Support Services9.
Public Administration and Safety2.
Education and Training20.
Health Care and Social Assistance2.
Arts and Recreation Services8.
Other Services3.
Total industries7,398.5100.0100.09,625.8100.0100.0-2,227.2

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2024. ©2023. Compiled and presented in by .id (informed decisions). Data are based on a 2020/21 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 Shire of Murray in 2021/22 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing (5,215 million or 70.5%)
  • Mining (1,949 million or 26.3%)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (81 million or 1.1%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 7,246 million in total or 97.9% of the total exports by industry in the Shire of Murray.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Western Australia accounted for 12.9% in Manufacturing; 58.6% in Mining and 4.0% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing.

The major differences between the total exports by industries of Shire of Murray and Western Australia were:

  • A larger percentage of total exports by Manufacturing (70.5% compared to 12.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Mining (26.3% compared to 58.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Transport, Postal and Warehousing (0.1% compared to 4.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (1.1% compared to 4.0%)

Emerging groups

The total total exports by industry in Shire of Murray $decreased by -2,227 million between 2016/17 and 2022/23.

The largest changes in the total exports by industries between 2016/17 and 2022/23 in Shire of Murray were for:

  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (+$19 million)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (+$18 million)
  • Education and Training (+$15 million)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (+$14 million)

Murray Shire Council

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