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Town of Port Hedland

Industry sector analysis - All industries

In 2017/18, the Town of Port Hedland contributed 0.8% of Western Australia’s employment and 1.6% of its value added.

Industry sector profiles reveal the way in which each industry contributes to the economy in the Town of Port Hedland using ten economic measures generated by NIEIR economic modelling. This helps in understanding the role each industry sector plays in the economy.

For example, some industry sectors generate substantial output (turnover), but are not big employers and targeting those industry sectors may not meet the economic development objective of maximising employment.

In the first chart, you can also see how the output of an industry is divided between local sales, domestic exports and international exports. This information can reveal how an industry is structured, and whether it is focused on exporting or on serving the local population.

The table and second chart also show how the Town of Port Hedland contributes to the wider economy. For example, the Town of Port Hedland contributes 0.8% of Western Australia’s employment.

Industry sector analysis data should be viewed in conjunction with Employment by industry (Total), Employment by industry (FTE), Value added, Imports and Exports to see how each specific industry fits into the wider picture of all industries within the Town of Port Hedland. To see how concentrated each industry sector is, visit the Employment locations section.

The third chart refers to how employment in the Town of Port Hedland has changed overtime and how it compares to expected changes based on benchmark and industry trends. This type of analysis is explored further within the Shift-share analysis economic tool.”

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

Industry sector analysis
Town of Port Hedland - All industries - Constant prices2017/182012/13Change
Economic measureTown of Port HedlandWestern AustraliaTown of Port Hedland as a % of Western AustraliaTown of Port HedlandWestern AustraliaTown of Port Hedland as a % of Western Australia2012/13 to 2017/18
Employment (total)10,6291,357,2750.8%11,0141,318,0380.8%-385
Employment (FTE)10,6731,153,2600.9%11,9341,187,2411.0%-1,261
FTE to total employment ratio1.000.85--1.080.90---0.08
Output/Total Sales ($m)5,979.80447,624.881.3%6,913.34496,464.081.4%-933.54
Value add ($m)3,551.33216,254.321.6%2,740.74194,636.361.4%+810.59
Exports ($m)4,809.34200,734.042.4%2,266.37183,993.841.2%+2,542.97
Exports (domestic) ($m)830.2892,002.150.9%663.14101,448.580.7%+167.14
Exports (international) ($m)3,979.06108,731.883.7%1,603.2382,545.271.9%+2,375.83
Imports($m)3,191.66178,267.641.8%2,654.97195,925.231.4%+536.69
Imports (domestic) ($m)2,494.18124,751.282.0%1,954.80136,142.101.4%+539.38
Imports (international) ($m)697.4853,516.361.3%700.1859,783.131.2%-2.69
Local Sales ($m)1,755.61255,263.030.7%4,654.19313,356.301.5%-2,898.58
Worker productivity ($ per worker)334,114159,330--248,831147,671--+85,283

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

Economic output by destination
Economic output by destination Town of Port Hedland, Local Sales: 26.7% Town of Port Hedland, Exports (international): 60.6% Town of Port Hedland, Exports (domestic): 12.6% Western Australia, Local Sales: 56.0% Western Australia, Exports (international): 23.8% Western Australia, Exports (domestic): 20.2%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
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Industry contribution to Western Australia 2017/18
Industry contribution to Western Australia 2017/18 Employment (total), Town of Port Hedland - All industries: 0.8% Employment (FTE), Town of Port Hedland - All industries: 0.9% Output/Total Sales ($m), Town of Port Hedland - All industries: 1.3% Value add ($m), Town of Port Hedland - All industries: 1.6% Exports ($m), Town of Port Hedland - All industries: 2.4% Exports (domestic) ($m), Town of Port Hedland - All industries: 0.9% Exports (international) ($m), Town of Port Hedland - All industries: 3.7% Imports($m), Town of Port Hedland - All industries: 1.8% Imports (domestic) ($m), Town of Port Hedland - All industries: 2.0% Imports (international) ($m), Town of Port Hedland - All industries: 1.3% Local Sales ($m), Town of Port Hedland - All industries: 0.7%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Shift-share analysis for Employment (Total) 2012/13 to 2017/18
Shift-share analysis for Employment (Total) 2012/13 to 2017/18 Net change in Benchmark Growth (BG) effect, Town of Port Hedland relative to Western Australia: 327.9 Net change in Industry Mix (IM) effect, Town of Port Hedland relative to Western Australia: 0.0 Net change in Expected change (BG + IM), Town of Port Hedland relative to Western Australia: 327.9 Net change in Actual change, Town of Port Hedland relative to Western Australia: -385.4 Net change in Regional Competitive (RC) effect, Town of Port Hedland relative to Western Australia: -713.3
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
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