Town of Port Hedland
In the Town of Port Hedland, Construction had the highest local sales, generating $591 million in 2017/18.
Local sales by industry measures the output of local industries that is sold locally. This includes sales to local consumers, businesses and other organisations.
To get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, local sales data should be viewed alongside the other industry characteristics in the Industry sector analysis section.
Detailed notes about how the figures are derived can be found in the specific topic notes section.
National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series
|Local sales by industry sector|
|Town of Port Hedland - Constant prices||2017/18||2012/13||Change|
|Industry (Click rows to view sub-categories)||$m||%||Western Australia%||$m||%||Western Australia%||2012/13 to 2017/18|
|Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing||9.3||0.5||1.5||12.1||0.3||1.4||-2.8||23000||P|
|Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services||118.2||6.7||3.0||61.5||1.3||3.2||+56.7||23300||P|
|Accommodation and Food Services||45.7||2.6||2.4||55.9||1.2||1.9||-10.2||23700||P|
|Transport, Postal and Warehousing||106.4||6.1||4.0||181.1||3.9||4.0||-74.7||23800||P|
|Information Media and Telecommunications||12.1||0.7||1.6||5.5||0.1||1.1||+6.6||23900||P|
|Financial and Insurance Services||24.2||1.4||4.8||21.1||0.5||3.6||+3.1||24000||P|
|Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services||164.5||9.4||12.4||234.4||5.0||12.6||-69.9||24100||P|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical Services||51.3||2.9||6.4||76.9||1.7||6.0||-25.6||24200||P|
|Administrative and Support Services||59.7||3.4||2.6||104.6||2.2||2.6||-44.9||24300||P|
|Public Administration and Safety||80.7||4.6||3.7||74.1||1.6||2.8||+6.7||24400||P|
|Education and Training||40.6||2.3||3.1||44.1||0.9||2.3||-3.5||24500||P|
|Health Care and Social Assistance||80.3||4.6||4.1||57.1||1.2||2.5||+23.1||24600||P|
|Arts and Recreation Services||6.4||0.4||0.7||8.5||0.2||0.5||-2.2||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 local sales by industry sectors in Town of Port Hedland in 2017/18 shows the three largest industries were:
- Construction (591 people or 33.7%)
- Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (164 people or 9.4%)
- Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (118 people or 6.7%)
In combination these three industries accounted for $874 million in total or 49.8% of the total local sales by total industry in the Town of Port Hedland.
In comparison, the same 3 industries in Western Australia accounted for 31.4% in Construction; 12.4% in Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services; and 3.0% in Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services.
The major differences between local sales by industries in the Town of Port Hedland and Western Australia were:
- A larger percentage of local sales by Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (6.7% compared to 3.0%)
- A smaller percentage of local sales by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (2.9% compared to 6.4%)
- A smaller percentage of local sales by Financial and Insurance Services (1.4% compared to 4.8%)
- A smaller percentage of local sales by Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (9.4% compared to 12.4%)
The total local sales by industry in the Town of Port Hedland decreased by $2,898.6 million between 2012/13 and 2017/18.
The largest changes in the local sales by industries between 2012/13 and 2017/18 in the Town of Port Hedland were for:
- Construction (-$2,255 million)
- Mining (-$422 million)
- Manufacturing (-$102 million)
- Transport, Postal and Warehousing (-$75 million)