Town of Port Hedland
In the Town of Port Hedland, Mining had the largest total imports by industry, generating $1,020 million in 2017/18.
Imports by industry are sales of goods and services from industries located outside the Town of Port Hedland boundaries to resident households, businesses and other organisations within the area. Imports (domestic) includes all imports from other parts of Australia to the Town.Imports (international) includes the value of all imports to the area from outside Australia.
To get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, import data should be viewed alongside the other industry characteristics in the Industry sector analysis section.
Detailed notes about how the figures are derived can be found in the specific topic notes section.
National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series
|Total imports by industry sector|
|Town of Port Hedland - Constant prices||2017/18||2012/13||Change|
|Industry (Click rows to view sub-categories)||$m||%||Western Australia%||$m||%||Western Australia%||2012/13 to 2017/18|
|Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing||32.0||1.0||1.4||28.8||1.1||1.7||+3.2||23000||P|
|Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services||57.2||1.8||3.6||119.1||4.5||4.6||-62.0||23300||P|
|Accommodation and Food Services||24.5||0.8||2.5||42.0||1.6||2.3||-17.5||23700||P|
|Transport, Postal and Warehousing||137.2||4.3||6.3||134.8||5.1||7.8||+2.4||23800||P|
|Information Media and Telecommunications||59.5||1.9||3.6||82.6||3.1||3.4||-23.2||23900||P|
|Financial and Insurance Services||242.3||7.6||9.3||289.2||10.9||8.9||-46.9||24000||P|
|Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services||10.4||0.3||0.9||13.0||0.5||1.1||-2.6||24100||P|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical Services||247.1||7.7||7.4||340.0||12.8||7.6||-92.9||24200||P|
|Administrative and Support Services||22.9||0.7||1.9||17.9||0.7||1.5||+5.0||24300||P|
|Public Administration and Safety||44.2||1.4||4.5||68.9||2.6||4.8||-24.7||24400||P|
|Education and Training||26.8||0.8||1.9||23.3||0.9||1.9||+3.5||24500||P|
|Health Care and Social Assistance||85.4||2.7||4.6||52.4||2.0||3.6||+33.0||24600||P|
|Arts and Recreation Services||37.5||1.2||1.2||24.7||0.9||1.0||+12.8||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 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%)
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)