Shire of Murray


In Shire of Murray, Mining had the largest total imports by industry, generating $3,385 million in 2021/22.

Imports by industry are sales of goods and services from industries located outside Shire of Murray Plains boundaries to resident households, businesses and other organisations within the area. Imports (domestic) includes all imports from other parts of Australia to the Region.Imports (international) includes the value of all imports to the area from outside Australia.

To get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, import 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 imports
Shire of Murray2021/222016/17Change
Industry$m%. Western Australia$m%. Western Australia2016/17 - 2021/22
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing12.
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services378.86.13.666.71.23.7+312.1
Wholesale Trade128.
Retail Trade72.21.21.738.80.71.8+33.4
Accommodation and Food Services32.
Transport, Postal and Warehousing330.05.44.4111.52.16.7+218.5
Information Media and Telecommunications106.91.72.838.70.72.8+68.1
Financial and Insurance Services275.54.58.0144.12.78.7+131.4
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services22.80.40.717.20.31.0+5.6
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services230.23.76.9127.62.47.2+102.6
Administrative and Support Services59.71.01.323.60.41.7+36.1
Public Administration and Safety122.22.04.3100.61.94.9+21.5
Education and Training49.
Health Care and Social Assistance164.42.74.1119.32.24.3+45.1
Arts and Recreation Services10.00.20.710.80.21.0-0.8
Other Services41.60.71.338.80.72.0+2.8
Total industries6,162.7100.0100.05,348.9100.0100.0+813.8

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 imports by industry sectors in Shire of Murray in 2021/22 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Mining ($3,385 million or 54.9%)
  • Manufacturing ($741 million or 12.0%)
  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services ($379 million or 6.1%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $4,504 million in total or 73.1% of the total imports by industry in the Shire of Murray.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Western Australia accounted for 25.9% in Mining; 26.0% in Manufacturing and 3.6% in Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services.

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

  • A larger percentage of total imports by Mining (54.9% compared to 25.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Manufacturing (12.0% compared to 26.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Financial and Insurance Services (4.5% compared to 8.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (3.7% compared to 6.9%)

Emerging groups

The total total imports by industry in Shire of Murray increased by $814 million between 2016/17 and 2021/22.

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

  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (+$312 million)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (+$218 million)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$131 million)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+$103 million)

Murray Shire Council

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