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Output

In the Town of Port Hedland, Mining had the largest output by industry, generating $3,506 million in 2017/18.

Output by industry is a gross measure of the total sales of each industry sector in Town of Port Hedland. It does not measure how productive each industry sector is at producing this output - which is measured by value added.

By comparing the output of each industry sector to a regional benchmark, you can clearly see the structure of Town of Port Hedland’s economy. This can be done by directly comparing the percentage contribution of each industry to the total output, relative to the benchmark, or by using a location quotient, where a number greater than one indicates a high concentration of that industry and less than one indicates a lower concentration.

To get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, output data should be viewed alongside the other industry characteristics in the Industry sector analysis section.

Detailed data notes about how the figures are derived can be found in the specific topic notes section.

The gross measure of output includes the value of all the inputs to each industry.

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Output 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 Fishing9.80.22.812.80.22.5-3.0
Mining3,506.358.618.22,126.930.816.5+1,379.4
Manufacturing296.75.010.8335.14.811.6-38.4
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services158.92.72.968.81.03.0+90.2
Construction591.29.917.92,846.641.222.2-2,255.4
Wholesale Trade109.91.83.788.71.33.2+21.2
Retail Trade52.10.93.053.40.82.8-1.3
Accommodation and Food Services62.61.02.191.91.31.9-29.3
Transport, Postal and Warehousing549.39.25.2505.77.35.1+43.7
Information Media and Telecommunications14.00.21.56.10.11.0+7.9
Financial and Insurance Services25.50.44.322.20.33.0+3.2
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services179.03.07.4290.74.28.4-111.7
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services55.20.95.182.71.25.9-27.5
Administrative and Support Services62.81.11.7117.21.72.2-54.4
Public Administration and Safety85.01.44.078.01.13.3+7.0
Education and Training48.40.83.046.50.72.3+1.9
Health Care and Social Assistance87.81.54.260.20.92.8+27.7
Arts and Recreation Services6.70.10.79.00.10.7-2.3
Other Services78.61.31.670.71.01.7+7.9

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

Output by industry sector 2017/18
Output by industry sector 2017/18 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Western Australia: 2.8% Mining, Western Australia: 18.2% Manufacturing, Western Australia: 10.8% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Western Australia: 2.9% Construction, Western Australia: 17.9% Wholesale Trade, Western Australia: 3.7% Retail Trade, Western Australia: 3.0% Accommodation and Food Services, Western Australia: 2.1% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Western Australia: 5.2% Information Media and Telecommunications, Western Australia: 1.5% Financial and Insurance Services, Western Australia: 4.3% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Western Australia: 7.4% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Western Australia: 5.1% Administrative and Support Services, Western Australia: 1.7% Public Administration and Safety, Western Australia: 4.0% Education and Training, Western Australia: 3.0% Health Care and Social Assistance, Western Australia: 4.2% Arts and Recreation Services, Western Australia: 0.7% Other Services, Western Australia: 1.6% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Town of Port Hedland: 0.2% Mining, Town of Port Hedland: 58.6% Manufacturing, Town of Port Hedland: 5.0% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Town of Port Hedland: 2.7% Construction, Town of Port Hedland: 9.9% Wholesale Trade, Town of Port Hedland: 1.8% Retail Trade, Town of Port Hedland: 0.9% Accommodation and Food Services, Town of Port Hedland: 1.0% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Town of Port Hedland: 9.2% Information Media and Telecommunications, Town of Port Hedland: 0.2% Financial and Insurance Services, Town of Port Hedland: 0.4% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Town of Port Hedland: 3.0% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Town of Port Hedland: 0.9% Administrative and Support Services, Town of Port Hedland: 1.1% Public Administration and Safety, Town of Port Hedland: 1.4% Education and Training, Town of Port Hedland: 0.8% Health Care and Social Assistance, Town of Port Hedland: 1.5% Arts and Recreation Services, Town of Port Hedland: 0.1% Other Services, Town of Port Hedland: 1.3%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Change in output by industry sector, 2012/13 to 2017/18
Change in output by industry sector, 2012/13 to 2017/18 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Town of Port Hedland: -$3.0 million Mining, Town of Port Hedland: +$1,379.4 million Manufacturing, Town of Port Hedland: -$38.4 million Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Town of Port Hedland: +$90.2 million Construction, Town of Port Hedland: -$2,255.4 million Wholesale Trade, Town of Port Hedland: +$21.2 million Retail Trade, Town of Port Hedland: -$1.3 million Accommodation and Food Services, Town of Port Hedland: -$29.3 million Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Town of Port Hedland: +$43.7 million Information Media and Telecommunications, Town of Port Hedland: +$7.9 million Financial and Insurance Services, Town of Port Hedland: +$3.2 million Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Town of Port Hedland: -$111.7 million Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Town of Port Hedland: -$27.5 million Administrative and Support Services, Town of Port Hedland: -$54.4 million Public Administration and Safety, Town of Port Hedland: +$7.0 million Education and Training, Town of Port Hedland: +$1.9 million Health Care and Social Assistance, Town of Port Hedland: +$27.7 million Arts and Recreation Services, Town of Port Hedland: -$2.3 million Other Services, Town of Port Hedland: +$7.9 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 output by industry sectors in Town of Port Hedland in 2017/18 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Mining (3,506 million or 58.6%)
  • Construction (591 million or 9.9%)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (549 million or 9.2%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $4,647 million in total or 77.7% of the total output by total industry in the Town of Port Hedland.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Western Australia accounted for 18.2% in Mining; 17.9% in Construction; and 5.2% in Transport, Postal and Warehousing.

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

  • A larger percentage of output by Mining (58.6% compared to 18.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Construction (9.9% compared to 17.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Manufacturing (5.0% compared to 10.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (3.0% compared to 7.4%)

Emerging groups

The total industry output in the Town of Port Hedland decreased by $933.5 million between 2012/13 and 2017/18.

The largest changes in the output by industries between 2012/13 and 2017/18 in the Town of Port Hedland were for:

  • Construction (-$2,255 million)
  • Mining (+$1,379 million)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (-$112 million)
  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (+$90 million)

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