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Town of Port Hedland

Exports

In the Town of Port Hedland, Mining had the largest total exports by industry, generating $6,033 million in 2018/19.

Exports by industry are sales of goods and services to non-resident households, businesses and other organisations, outside the Town of Port Hedland 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.

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National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Total exports by industry sector
Town of Port Hedland2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. Western Australia$m%. Western Australia2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing2.40.04.33.40.14.6-1.0
Mining6,033.091.545.83,358.783.739.4+2,674.3
Manufacturing127.21.916.1153.43.820.3-26.2
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services83.71.32.26.70.22.0+77.0
Construction1.70.00.19.90.20.2-8.1
Wholesale Trade14.80.23.113.70.33.0+1.1
Retail Trade6.10.12.15.10.12.1+1.0
Accommodation and Food Services13.80.21.428.70.71.7-14.9
Transport, Postal and Warehousing260.54.04.8372.79.36.1-112.2
Information Media and Telecommunications1.60.01.01.30.00.8+0.3
Financial and Insurance Services1.60.02.81.70.02.0-0.1
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services6.10.10.624.80.60.8-18.6
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services5.30.13.47.50.24.5-2.2
Administrative and Support Services5.00.10.59.00.21.4-4.0
Public Administration and Safety3.70.13.54.30.13.7-0.6
Education and Training5.40.12.35.20.12.0+0.2
Health Care and Social Assistance14.60.24.04.00.13.1+10.6
Arts and Recreation Services0.70.00.70.80.00.9-0.1
Other Services4.80.11.34.20.11.3+0.6
Total industries6,592.1100.0100.04,015.0100.0100.0+2,577.0

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts. Data are based on a 2016-17 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 Town of Port Hedland in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Mining (6,033 million or 91.5%)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (260 million or 4.0%)
  • Manufacturing (127 million or 1.9%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 6,421 million in total or 97.4% of the total exports by industry in the the Town of Port Hedland.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Western Australia accounted for 45.8% in Mining; 4.8% in Transport, Postal and Warehousing and 16.1% in Manufacturing.

The major differences between the total exports by industries of the Town of Port Hedland and Western Australia were:

  • A larger percentage of total exports by Mining (91.5% compared to 45.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Manufacturing (1.9% compared to 16.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (0.0% compared to 4.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Health Care and Social Assistance (0.2% compared to 4.0%)

Emerging groups

The total total exports by industry in the Town of Port Hedland $increased by 2,577 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

The largest changes in the total exports by industries between 2013/14 and 2018/19 in the Town of Port Hedland were for:

  • Mining (+$2,674 million)
  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (+$77 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$11 million)
  • Wholesale Trade (+$1 million)

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