Shire of Murray


In Shire of Murray, Manufacturing had the largest total exports by industry, generating $2,351 million in 2021/22.

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 Murray2021/222016/17Change
Industry$m%. Western Australia$m%. Western Australia2016/17 - 2021/22
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing70.11.84.9108.71.84.1-38.5
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services29.40.81.719.30.31.9+10.1
Wholesale Trade10.
Retail Trade9.
Accommodation and Food Services4.
Transport, Postal and Warehousing8.
Information Media and Telecommunications0.
Financial and Insurance Services1.
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1.
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services3.
Administrative and Support Services3.
Public Administration and Safety1.
Education and Training6.
Health Care and Social Assistance2.
Arts and Recreation Services14.
Other Services1.
Total industries3,836.1100.0100.05,934.3100.0100.0-2,098.2

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2022. ©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 (2,351 million or 61.3%)
  • Mining (1,316 million or 34.3%)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (70 million or 1.8%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 3,737 million in total or 97.4% of the total exports by industry in the Shire of Murray.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Western Australia accounted for 11.9% in Manufacturing; 54.9% in Mining and 4.9% 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 (61.3% compared to 11.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Mining (34.3% compared to 54.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Transport, Postal and Warehousing (0.2% compared to 3.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Health Care and Social Assistance (0.1% compared to 3.2%)

Emerging groups

The total total exports by industry in Shire of Murray $decreased by -2,098 million between 2016/17 and 2021/22.

The largest changes in the total exports by industries between 2016/17 and 2021/22 in Shire of Murray were for:

  • Mining (+$55 million)
  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (+$10 million)
  • Arts and Recreation Services (+$6 million)
  • Wholesale Trade (+$4 million)

Murray Shire Council

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