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Local sales

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.

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Local sales 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 Fishing9.30.51.512.10.31.4-2.8
Mining30.31.73.3452.69.75.9-422.3
Manufacturing113.56.56.0215.74.66.4-102.3
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services118.26.73.061.51.33.2+56.7
Construction591.233.731.42,846.661.235.1-2,255.4
Wholesale Trade97.25.53.584.31.83.1+12.9
Retail Trade49.52.83.650.81.13.1-1.3
Accommodation and Food Services45.72.62.455.91.21.9-10.2
Transport, Postal and Warehousing106.46.14.0181.13.94.0-74.7
Information Media and Telecommunications12.10.71.65.50.11.1+6.6
Financial and Insurance Services24.21.44.821.10.53.6+3.1
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services164.59.412.4234.45.012.6-69.9
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services51.32.96.476.91.76.0-25.6
Administrative and Support Services59.73.42.6104.62.22.6-44.9
Public Administration and Safety80.74.63.774.11.62.8+6.7
Education and Training40.62.33.144.10.92.3-3.5
Health Care and Social Assistance80.34.64.157.11.22.5+23.1
Arts and Recreation Services6.40.40.78.50.20.5-2.2
Other Services74.74.31.967.21.41.8+7.5

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

Local sales by industry sector 2017/18
Local sales by industry sector 2017/18 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Western Australia: 1.5% Mining, Western Australia: 3.3% Manufacturing, Western Australia: 6.0% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Western Australia: 3.0% Construction, Western Australia: 31.4% Wholesale Trade, Western Australia: 3.5% Retail Trade, Western Australia: 3.6% Accommodation and Food Services, Western Australia: 2.4% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Western Australia: 4.0% Information Media and Telecommunications, Western Australia: 1.6% Financial and Insurance Services, Western Australia: 4.8% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Western Australia: 12.4% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Western Australia: 6.4% Administrative and Support Services, Western Australia: 2.6% Public Administration and Safety, Western Australia: 3.7% Education and Training, Western Australia: 3.1% Health Care and Social Assistance, Western Australia: 4.1% Arts and Recreation Services, Western Australia: 0.7% Other Services, Western Australia: 1.9% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Town of Port Hedland: 0.5% Mining, Town of Port Hedland: 1.7% Manufacturing, Town of Port Hedland: 6.5% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Town of Port Hedland: 6.7% Construction, Town of Port Hedland: 33.7% Wholesale Trade, Town of Port Hedland: 5.5% Retail Trade, Town of Port Hedland: 2.8% Accommodation and Food Services, Town of Port Hedland: 2.6% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Town of Port Hedland: 6.1% Information Media and Telecommunications, Town of Port Hedland: 0.7% Financial and Insurance Services, Town of Port Hedland: 1.4% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Town of Port Hedland: 9.4% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Town of Port Hedland: 2.9% Administrative and Support Services, Town of Port Hedland: 3.4% Public Administration and Safety, Town of Port Hedland: 4.6% Education and Training, Town of Port Hedland: 2.3% Health Care and Social Assistance, Town of Port Hedland: 4.6% Arts and Recreation Services, Town of Port Hedland: 0.4% Other Services, Town of Port Hedland: 4.3%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Change in local sales by industry sector, 2012/13 to 2017/18
Change in local sales by industry sector, 2012/13 to 2017/18 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Town of Port Hedland: -$2.8 million Mining, Town of Port Hedland: -$422.3 million Manufacturing, Town of Port Hedland: -$102.3 million Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Town of Port Hedland: +$56.7 million Construction, Town of Port Hedland: -$2,255.4 million Wholesale Trade, Town of Port Hedland: +$12.9 million Retail Trade, Town of Port Hedland: -$1.3 million Accommodation and Food Services, Town of Port Hedland: -$10.2 million Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Town of Port Hedland: -$74.7 million Information Media and Telecommunications, Town of Port Hedland: +$6.6 million Financial and Insurance Services, Town of Port Hedland: +$3.1 million Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Town of Port Hedland: -$69.9 million Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Town of Port Hedland: -$25.6 million Administrative and Support Services, Town of Port Hedland: -$44.9 million Public Administration and Safety, Town of Port Hedland: +$6.7 million Education and Training, Town of Port Hedland: -$3.5 million Health Care and Social Assistance, Town of Port Hedland: +$23.1 million Arts and Recreation Services, Town of Port Hedland: -$2.2 million Other Services, Town of Port Hedland: +$7.5 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 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%)

Emerging groups

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)

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