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Imports

In the Town of Port Hedland, Mining had the largest total imports by industry, generating $1,020 million in 2017/18.

Imports by industry are sales of goods and services from industries located outside the Town of Port Hedland boundaries to resident households, businesses and other organisations within the area. Imports (domestic) includes all imports from other parts of Australia to the Town.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.

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Total imports 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 Fishing32.01.01.428.81.11.7+3.2
Mining1,020.232.010.996.53.65.1+923.7
Manufacturing826.625.932.51,004.837.836.5-178.2
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services57.21.83.6119.14.54.6-62.0
Construction0.00.00.00.00.00.00
Wholesale Trade118.93.74.0153.05.84.4-34.0
Retail Trade168.95.31.997.73.72.1+71.2
Accommodation and Food Services24.50.82.542.01.62.3-17.5
Transport, Postal and Warehousing137.24.36.3134.85.17.8+2.4
Information Media and Telecommunications59.51.93.682.63.13.4-23.2
Financial and Insurance Services242.37.69.3289.210.98.9-46.9
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services10.40.30.913.00.51.1-2.6
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services247.17.77.4340.012.87.6-92.9
Administrative and Support Services22.90.71.917.90.71.5+5.0
Public Administration and Safety44.21.44.568.92.64.8-24.7
Education and Training26.80.81.923.30.91.9+3.5
Health Care and Social Assistance85.42.74.652.42.03.6+33.0
Arts and Recreation Services37.51.21.224.70.91.0+12.8
Other Services30.10.91.666.12.51.8-36.0

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 imports by industry sector 2017/18
Total imports by industry sector 2017/18 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Western Australia: 1.4% Mining, Western Australia: 10.9% Manufacturing, Western Australia: 32.5% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Western Australia: 3.6% Construction, Western Australia: 0.0% Wholesale Trade, Western Australia: 4.0% Retail Trade, Western Australia: 1.9% Accommodation and Food Services, Western Australia: 2.5% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Western Australia: 6.3% Information Media and Telecommunications, Western Australia: 3.6% Financial and Insurance Services, Western Australia: 9.3% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Western Australia: 0.9% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Western Australia: 7.4% Administrative and Support Services, Western Australia: 1.9% Public Administration and Safety, Western Australia: 4.5% Education and Training, Western Australia: 1.9% Health Care and Social Assistance, Western Australia: 4.6% Arts and Recreation Services, Western Australia: 1.2% Other Services, Western Australia: 1.6% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Town of Port Hedland: 1.0% Mining, Town of Port Hedland: 32.0% Manufacturing, Town of Port Hedland: 25.9% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Town of Port Hedland: 1.8% Construction, Town of Port Hedland: 0.0% Wholesale Trade, Town of Port Hedland: 3.7% Retail Trade, Town of Port Hedland: 5.3% Accommodation and Food Services, Town of Port Hedland: 0.8% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Town of Port Hedland: 4.3% Information Media and Telecommunications, Town of Port Hedland: 1.9% Financial and Insurance Services, Town of Port Hedland: 7.6% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Town of Port Hedland: 0.3% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Town of Port Hedland: 7.7% Administrative and Support Services, Town of Port Hedland: 0.7% Public Administration and Safety, Town of Port Hedland: 1.4% Education and Training, Town of Port Hedland: 0.8% Health Care and Social Assistance, Town of Port Hedland: 2.7% Arts and Recreation Services, Town of Port Hedland: 1.2% Other Services, Town of Port Hedland: 0.9%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Change in total imports by industry sector, 2012/13 to 2017/18
Change in total imports by industry sector, 2012/13 to 2017/18 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Town of Port Hedland: +$3.2 million Mining, Town of Port Hedland: +$923.7 million Manufacturing, Town of Port Hedland: -$178.2 million Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Town of Port Hedland: -$62.0 million Construction, Town of Port Hedland: 0 million Wholesale Trade, Town of Port Hedland: -$34.0 million Retail Trade, Town of Port Hedland: +$71.2 million Accommodation and Food Services, Town of Port Hedland: -$17.5 million Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Town of Port Hedland: +$2.4 million Information Media and Telecommunications, Town of Port Hedland: -$23.2 million Financial and Insurance Services, Town of Port Hedland: -$46.9 million Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Town of Port Hedland: -$2.6 million Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Town of Port Hedland: -$92.9 million Administrative and Support Services, Town of Port Hedland: +$5.0 million Public Administration and Safety, Town of Port Hedland: -$24.7 million Education and Training, Town of Port Hedland: +$3.5 million Health Care and Social Assistance, Town of Port Hedland: +$33.0 million Arts and Recreation Services, Town of Port Hedland: +$12.8 million Other Services, Town of Port Hedland: -$36.0 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 imports by industry sectors in Town of Port Hedland in 2017/18 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Mining ($1,020 million or 32.0%)
  • Manufacturing ($827 million or 25.9%)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services ($247 million or 7.7%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $2,094 million in total or 65.6% of the total imports by total industry in the Town of Port Hedland.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Western Australia accounted for 10.9% in Mining; 32.5% in Manufacturing; and 7.4% in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services.

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

  • A larger percentage of total imports by Mining (32.0% compared to 10.9%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Retail Trade (5.3% compared to 1.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Manufacturing (25.9% compared to 32.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Public Administration and Safety (1.4% compared to 4.5%)

Emerging groups

The total imports by industries in the Town of Port Hedland increased by $536.7 million between 2012/13 and 2017/18.

The largest changes in the total imports by industries between 2012/13 and 2017/18 in the Town of Port Hedland were for:

  • Mining (+$924 million)
  • Manufacturing (-$178 million)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (-$93 million)
  • Retail Trade (+$71 million)

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