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Exports

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.

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Total exports by industry sector
Town of Port Hedland - Constant prices2017/182012/13Change
Industry
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$m%Western Australia%$m%Western Australia%2012/13 to 2017/18
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing0.50.04.30.70.04.4-0.2
Mining4,058.784.440.01,674.373.934.5+2,384.5
Manufacturing183.23.816.3119.45.320.3+63.8
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services40.70.82.77.30.32.5+33.4
Construction1.40.00.15.90.30.1-4.5
Wholesale Trade12.70.33.84.40.23.5+8.2
Retail Trade2.60.12.12.70.12.3-0.1
Accommodation and Food Services16.90.41.736.01.61.9-19.1
Transport, Postal and Warehousing443.09.26.9324.514.37.0+118.4
Information Media and Telecommunications1.90.01.30.60.00.8+1.3
Financial and Insurance Services1.30.03.41.10.02.0+0.2
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services15.40.30.957.62.51.2-42.2
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services3.90.13.25.80.35.8-1.9
Administrative and Support Services3.10.10.512.60.61.5-9.5
Public Administration and Safety4.20.14.13.90.24.0+0.4
Education and Training7.80.22.72.30.12.4+5.4
Health Care and Social Assistance7.60.24.03.00.13.3+4.5
Arts and Recreation Services0.40.00.80.50.01.0-0.2
Other Services3.90.11.13.50.21.4+0.4

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018. 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

Total exports by industry sector 2017/18
Total exports by industry sector 2017/18 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Western Australia: 4.3% Mining, Western Australia: 40.0% Manufacturing, Western Australia: 16.3% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Western Australia: 2.7% Construction, Western Australia: 0.1% Wholesale Trade, Western Australia: 3.8% Retail Trade, Western Australia: 2.1% Accommodation and Food Services, Western Australia: 1.7% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Western Australia: 6.9% Information Media and Telecommunications, Western Australia: 1.3% Financial and Insurance Services, Western Australia: 3.4% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Western Australia: 0.9% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Western Australia: 3.2% Administrative and Support Services, Western Australia: 0.5% Public Administration and Safety, Western Australia: 4.1% Education and Training, Western Australia: 2.7% Health Care and Social Assistance, Western Australia: 4.0% Arts and Recreation Services, Western Australia: 0.8% Other Services, Western Australia: 1.1% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Town of Port Hedland: 0.0% Mining, Town of Port Hedland: 84.4% Manufacturing, Town of Port Hedland: 3.8% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Town of Port Hedland: 0.8% Construction, Town of Port Hedland: 0.0% Wholesale Trade, Town of Port Hedland: 0.3% Retail Trade, Town of Port Hedland: 0.1% Accommodation and Food Services, Town of Port Hedland: 0.4% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Town of Port Hedland: 9.2% Information Media and Telecommunications, Town of Port Hedland: 0.0% Financial and Insurance Services, Town of Port Hedland: 0.0% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Town of Port Hedland: 0.3% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Town of Port Hedland: 0.1% Administrative and Support Services, Town of Port Hedland: 0.1% Public Administration and Safety, Town of Port Hedland: 0.1% Education and Training, Town of Port Hedland: 0.2% Health Care and Social Assistance, Town of Port Hedland: 0.2% Arts and Recreation Services, Town of Port Hedland: 0.0% Other Services, Town of Port Hedland: 0.1%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Change in total exports by industry sector, 2012/13 to 2017/18
Change in total exports by industry sector, 2012/13 to 2017/18 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Town of Port Hedland: -$0.2 million Mining, Town of Port Hedland: +$2,384.5 million Manufacturing, Town of Port Hedland: +$63.8 million Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Town of Port Hedland: +$33.4 million Construction, Town of Port Hedland: -$4.5 million Wholesale Trade, Town of Port Hedland: +$8.2 million Retail Trade, Town of Port Hedland: -$0.1 million Accommodation and Food Services, Town of Port Hedland: -$19.1 million Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Town of Port Hedland: +$118.4 million Information Media and Telecommunications, Town of Port Hedland: +$1.3 million Financial and Insurance Services, Town of Port Hedland: +$0.2 million Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Town of Port Hedland: -$42.2 million Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Town of Port Hedland: -$1.9 million Administrative and Support Services, Town of Port Hedland: -$9.5 million Public Administration and Safety, Town of Port Hedland: +$0.4 million Education and Training, Town of Port Hedland: +$5.4 million Health Care and Social Assistance, Town of Port Hedland: +$4.5 million Arts and Recreation Services, Town of Port Hedland: -$0.2 million Other Services, Town of Port Hedland: +$0.4 million
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts

Dominant groups

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%)

Emerging groups

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)

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