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Local sales

In the Town of Port Hedland, Construction had the highest local sales, generating $365 million in 2018/19.

Local sales by industry measures the output of local industries that is sold locally. This includes sales to local consumers, businesses and other organisations.

To get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, local sales 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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National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Local sales by industry sector
Town of Port Hedland - Constant prices2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. Western Australia$m%. Western Australia2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing9.20.51.911.30.21.6-2.1
Mining350.719.29.21,524.328.111.1-1,173.6
Manufacturing139.87.75.3200.63.75.7-60.8
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services96.15.32.754.31.02.3+41.9
Construction365.320.023.12,582.847.735.4-2,217.5
Wholesale Trade58.43.22.664.41.22.4-6.0
Retail Trade44.32.43.649.00.92.8-4.8
Accommodation and Food Services47.52.62.458.41.11.8-10.8
Transport, Postal and Warehousing127.57.03.7176.23.33.5-48.8
Information Media and Telecommunications10.10.61.75.10.11.1+5.1
Financial and Insurance Services19.71.15.521.90.43.4-2.1
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services150.48.212.5202.63.710.5-52.1
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services51.92.87.370.51.35.4-18.6
Administrative and Support Services61.43.43.0123.92.33.0-62.5
Public Administration and Safety67.03.73.778.11.42.9-11.1
Education and Training42.22.33.539.20.72.2+2.9
Health Care and Social Assistance96.25.35.470.11.32.8+26.2
Arts and Recreation Services6.70.40.78.20.20.5-1.6
Other Services82.64.52.174.31.41.5+8.3
Total industries1,827.1100.0100.05,415.2100.0100.0-3,588.1

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts NIEIR-ID data are adjusted each year, using updated employment estimates. .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

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Dominant groups

An analysis of the local sales by industry sectors in the Town of Port Hedland in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Construction ($365million or 20.0%)
  • Mining ($351million or 19.2%)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services ($150million or 8.2%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $866 million in total or 47.4% of the total local sales by total industry in the the Town of Port Hedland.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Western Australia accounted for 23.1% in Construction; 9.2% in Mining and 12.5% in Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services.

The major differences between local sales by industries of the Town of Port Hedland and Western Australia were:

  • A larger percentage of local sales by Mining (19.2% compared to 9.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (2.8% compared to 7.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Financial and Insurance Services (1.1% compared to 5.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (8.2% compared to 12.5%)

Emerging groups

The total local sales by industry in the Town of Port Hedland $decreased by -3,588 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

The largest changes in the local sales by industries between 2013/14 and 2018/19 in the Town of Port Hedland were for:

  • Construction (-$2,218 million)
  • Mining (-$1,174 million)
  • Administrative and Support Services (-$63 million)
  • Manufacturing (-$61 million)

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