Town of Port Hedland
In the Town of Port Hedland, Mining had the largest output by industry, generating $3,506 million in 2017/18.
Output by industry is a gross measure of the total sales of each industry sector in Town of Port Hedland. It does not measure how productive each industry sector is at producing this output - which is measured by value added.
By comparing the output of each industry sector to a regional benchmark, you can clearly see the structure of Town of Port Hedland’s economy. This can be done by directly comparing the percentage contribution of each industry to the total output, relative to the benchmark, or by using a location quotient, where a number greater than one indicates a high concentration of that industry and less than one indicates a lower concentration.
To get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, output data should be viewed alongside the other industry characteristics in the Industry sector analysis section.
Detailed data notes about how the figures are derived can be found in the specific topic notes section.
The gross measure of output includes the value of all the inputs to each industry.
National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series
|Output by industry sector|
|Town of Port Hedland - Constant prices||2017/18||2012/13||Change|
|Industry (Click rows to view sub-categories)||$m||%||Western Australia%||$m||%||Western Australia%||2012/13 to 2017/18|
|Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing||9.8||0.2||2.8||12.8||0.2||2.5||-3.0||23000||P|
|Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services||158.9||2.7||2.9||68.8||1.0||3.0||+90.2||23300||P|
|Accommodation and Food Services||62.6||1.0||2.1||91.9||1.3||1.9||-29.3||23700||P|
|Transport, Postal and Warehousing||549.3||9.2||5.2||505.7||7.3||5.1||+43.7||23800||P|
|Information Media and Telecommunications||14.0||0.2||1.5||6.1||0.1||1.0||+7.9||23900||P|
|Financial and Insurance Services||25.5||0.4||4.3||22.2||0.3||3.0||+3.2||24000||P|
|Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services||179.0||3.0||7.4||290.7||4.2||8.4||-111.7||24100||P|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical Services||55.2||0.9||5.1||82.7||1.2||5.9||-27.5||24200||P|
|Administrative and Support Services||62.8||1.1||1.7||117.2||1.7||2.2||-54.4||24300||P|
|Public Administration and Safety||85.0||1.4||4.0||78.0||1.1||3.3||+7.0||24400||P|
|Education and Training||48.4||0.8||3.0||46.5||0.7||2.3||+1.9||24500||P|
|Health Care and Social Assistance||87.8||1.5||4.2||60.2||0.9||2.8||+27.7||24600||P|
|Arts and Recreation Services||6.7||0.1||0.7||9.0||0.1||0.7||-2.3||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 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%)
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)