Shire of Murray


In Shire of Murray, Mining had the largest total imports by industry, generating $4,515 million in 2022/23.

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 Murray2022/232016/17Change
Industry$m%. Western Australia$m%. Western Australia2016/17 - 2022/23
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing14.
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services99.91.63.765.80.83.1+34.1
Wholesale Trade78.51.23.478.30.93.2+0.2
Retail Trade44.70.71.643.80.51.6+0.9
Accommodation and Food Services38.90.62.645.90.53.2-7.1
Transport, Postal and Warehousing173.72.76.8128.81.54.8+44.9
Information Media and Telecommunications68.
Financial and Insurance Services176.02.79.0177.72.17.8-1.7
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services3.70.10.828.70.31.1-25.0
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services167.52.67.9161.11.95.9+6.3
Administrative and Support Services27.50.41.528.30.31.4-0.8
Public Administration and Safety98.51.54.595.91.13.3+2.6
Education and Training36.90.61.932.30.41.4+4.6
Health Care and Social Assistance174.02.74.5126.01.53.3+47.9
Arts and Recreation Services7.80.10.815.00.21.0-7.1
Other Services24.70.41.860.80.72.0-36.1
Total industries6,401.8100.0100.08,668.5100.0100.0-2,266.7

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 imports by industry sectors in Shire of Murray in 2022/23 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Mining ($4,515 million or 70.5%)
  • Manufacturing ($651 million or 10.2%)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($176 million or 2.7%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $5,342 million in total or 83.4% of the total imports by industry in the Shire of Murray.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Western Australia accounted for 17.9% in Mining; 26.7% in Manufacturing and 9.0% in Financial and Insurance 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 (70.5% compared to 17.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Manufacturing (10.2% compared to 26.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Financial and Insurance Services (2.7% compared to 9.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (2.6% compared to 7.9%)

Emerging groups

The total total imports by industry in Shire of Murray decreased by $-2,267 million between 2016/17 and 2022/23.

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

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$48 million)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (+$45 million)
  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (+$34 million)
  • Information Media and Telecommunications (+$26 million)

Murray Shire Council

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