Town of Port Hedland
In the Town of Port Hedland, Mining had the largest total exports by industry, generating $4,059 million in 2017/18.
Exports by industry are sales of goods and services to non-resident households, businesses and other organisations, outside the Town of Port Hedland boundaries. Exports (domestic) include all exports from the area to other parts of Australia. Exports (international) includes all exports from the Town to countries outside Australia.
To get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, export data should be viewed alongside the other industry characteristics in the Industry sector analysis section.
Detailed notes about how the figures are derived can be found in the specific topic notes section.
National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series
|Total exports by industry sector|
|Town of Port Hedland - Constant prices||2017/18||2012/13||Change|
|Industry (Click rows to view sub-categories)||$m||%||Western Australia%||$m||%||Western Australia%||2012/13 to 2017/18|
|Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing||0.5||0.0||4.3||0.7||0.0||4.4||-0.2||23000||P|
|Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services||40.7||0.8||2.7||7.3||0.3||2.5||+33.4||23300||P|
|Accommodation and Food Services||16.9||0.4||1.7||36.0||1.6||1.9||-19.1||23700||P|
|Transport, Postal and Warehousing||443.0||9.2||6.9||324.5||14.3||7.0||+118.4||23800||P|
|Information Media and Telecommunications||1.9||0.0||1.3||0.6||0.0||0.8||+1.3||23900||P|
|Financial and Insurance Services||1.3||0.0||3.4||1.1||0.0||2.0||+0.2||24000||P|
|Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services||15.4||0.3||0.9||57.6||2.5||1.2||-42.2||24100||P|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical Services||3.9||0.1||3.2||5.8||0.3||5.8||-1.9||24200||P|
|Administrative and Support Services||3.1||0.1||0.5||12.6||0.6||1.5||-9.5||24300||P|
|Public Administration and Safety||4.2||0.1||4.1||3.9||0.2||4.0||+0.4||24400||P|
|Education and Training||7.8||0.2||2.7||2.3||0.1||2.4||+5.4||24500||P|
|Health Care and Social Assistance||7.6||0.2||4.0||3.0||0.1||3.3||+4.5||24600||P|
|Arts and Recreation Services||0.4||0.0||0.8||0.5||0.0||1.0||-0.2||24700||P|
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) (opens a new window) ©2018. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id (opens a new window), 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
An analysis of the total exports by industry sectors in Town of Port Hedland in 2017/18 shows the three largest industries were:
- Mining ($4,059 million or 84.4%)
- Transport, Postal and Warehousing ($443 million or 9.2%)
- Manufacturing ($183 million or 3.8%)
In combination these three industries accounted for $4,685 million in total or 97.4% of the total exports by total industry in the Town of Port Hedland.
In comparison, the same 3 industries in Western Australia accounted for 40.0% in Mining; 6.9% in Transport, Postal and Warehousing; and 16.3% in Manufacturing.
The major differences between total exports by industries in the Town of Port Hedland and Western Australia were:
- A larger percentage of total exports by Mining (84.4% compared to 40.0%)
- A smaller percentage of total exports by Manufacturing (3.8% compared to 16.3%)
- A smaller percentage of total exports by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (0.0% compared to 4.3%)
- A smaller percentage of total exports by Public Administration and Safety (0.1% compared to 4.1%)
The total exports by industries in the Town of Port Hedland increased by $2,543.0 million between 2012/13 and 2017/18.
The largest changes in total exports by industries between 2012/13 and 2017/18 in the Town of Port Hedland were for:
- Mining (+$2,384 million)
- Transport, Postal and Warehousing (+$118 million)
- Manufacturing (+$64 million)