City of Perth

Exports

In the City of Perth, Mining had the largest total exports by industry, generating $26,257 million in 2022/23.

Exports by industry are sales of goods and services to non-resident households, businesses and other organisations, outside the City of Perth 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
City of Perth2022/232016/17Change
Industry$m%. Western Australia$m%. Western Australia2016/17 - 2022/23
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing102.60.24.025.20.13.0+77.5
Mining26,256.644.558.616,032.841.059.9+10,223.7
Manufacturing784.01.312.9801.22.016.3-17.3
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services760.01.31.4969.02.51.4-209.0
Construction14.30.00.018.20.00.1-3.9
Wholesale Trade149.60.32.6150.50.41.9-0.9
Retail Trade399.30.71.1368.60.91.0+30.8
Accommodation and Food Services487.30.80.6702.41.80.7-215.1
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1,562.42.64.2885.52.33.5+676.9
Information Media and Telecommunications1,590.62.70.6809.42.10.5+781.2
Financial and Insurance Services7,266.212.32.25,102.913.01.9+2,163.3
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services86.90.10.867.10.20.4+19.8
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services7,943.113.52.65,327.013.62.3+2,616.1
Administrative and Support Services1,087.41.80.6510.01.30.4+577.5
Public Administration and Safety5,076.58.62.13,721.69.51.8+1,354.9
Education and Training1,253.12.11.31,020.52.61.7+232.5
Health Care and Social Assistance3,814.66.52.62,207.05.62.0+1,607.6
Arts and Recreation Services163.30.30.5147.80.40.5+15.5
Other Services230.10.41.1244.70.60.8-14.6
Total industries59,027.9100.0100.039,111.4100.0100.0+19,916.5

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2024. ©2023. Compiled and presented in economy.id 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 the City of Perth in 2021/22 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Mining (26,257 million or 44.5%)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (7,943 million or 13.5%)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (7,266 million or 12.3%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 41,466 million in total or 70.2% of the total exports by industry in the the City of Perth.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Western Australia accounted for 58.6% in Mining; 2.6% in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services and 2.2% in Financial and Insurance Services.

The major differences between the total exports by industries of the City of Perth and Western Australia were:

  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Mining (44.5% compared to 58.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Manufacturing (1.3% compared to 12.9%)
  • A larger percentage of total exports by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (13.5% compared to 2.6%)
  • A larger percentage of total exports by Financial and Insurance Services (12.3% compared to 2.2%)

Emerging groups

The total total exports by industry in the City of Perth $increased by 19,916 million between 2016/17 and 2022/23.

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

  • Mining (+$10,224 million)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+$2,616 million)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$2,163 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$1,608 million)

City of Perth

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