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Value added

In the Town of Port Hedland, Mining is the most productive industry, generating $2,484 million in 2017/18.

Value added by industry is an indicator of business productivity in Town of Port Hedland. It shows how productive each industry sector is at increasing the value of its inputs. It is a more refined measure of the productivity of an industry sector than output (total gross revenue), as some industries have high levels of output but require large amounts of input expenditure to achieve that.

By comparing the value added 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 see what contribution each industry makes to the state or region, see the Industry sector analysis section. To understand the value of a worker in each industry, view this dataset in conjunction with Worker productivity data, and to see the relationship of value added to the total size of the economy, go to the Gross Regional Product section.

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

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Value added 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 Fishing4.50.12.75.00.22.5-0.5
Mining2,484.270.027.51,217.944.422.4+1,266.4
Manufacturing82.62.35.695.73.56.4-13.1
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services63.61.82.423.90.92.3+39.7
Construction182.75.110.6741.827.114.7-559.1
Wholesale Trade64.61.84.446.81.74.4+17.8
Retail Trade32.10.93.829.61.14.0+2.5
Accommodation and Food Services33.60.92.343.51.62.3-9.8
Transport, Postal and Warehousing285.48.05.3226.78.35.4+58.7
Information Media and Telecommunications7.30.21.43.50.11.2+3.8
Financial and Insurance Services17.90.55.315.60.64.6+2.3
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services26.30.72.530.31.12.6-4.0
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services28.10.85.439.51.47.2-11.4
Administrative and Support Services49.71.42.866.72.43.1-17.0
Public Administration and Safety48.51.44.842.81.64.7+5.7
Education and Training35.31.04.433.81.24.3+1.5
Health Care and Social Assistance68.11.96.647.61.75.6+20.5
Arts and Recreation Services2.40.10.63.10.10.6-0.7
Other Services34.41.01.627.11.01.7+7.3

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

Value added by industry sector 2017/18
Value added by industry sector 2017/18 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Western Australia: 2.7% Mining, Western Australia: 27.5% Manufacturing, Western Australia: 5.6% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Western Australia: 2.4% Construction, Western Australia: 10.6% Wholesale Trade, Western Australia: 4.4% Retail Trade, Western Australia: 3.8% Accommodation and Food Services, Western Australia: 2.3% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Western Australia: 5.3% Information Media and Telecommunications, Western Australia: 1.4% Financial and Insurance Services, Western Australia: 5.3% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Western Australia: 2.5% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Western Australia: 5.4% Administrative and Support Services, Western Australia: 2.8% Public Administration and Safety, Western Australia: 4.8% Education and Training, Western Australia: 4.4% Health Care and Social Assistance, Western Australia: 6.6% Arts and Recreation Services, Western Australia: 0.6% Other Services, Western Australia: 1.6% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Town of Port Hedland: 0.1% Mining, Town of Port Hedland: 70.0% Manufacturing, Town of Port Hedland: 2.3% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Town of Port Hedland: 1.8% Construction, Town of Port Hedland: 5.1% Wholesale Trade, Town of Port Hedland: 1.8% Retail Trade, Town of Port Hedland: 0.9% Accommodation and Food Services, Town of Port Hedland: 0.9% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Town of Port Hedland: 8.0% Information Media and Telecommunications, Town of Port Hedland: 0.2% Financial and Insurance Services, Town of Port Hedland: 0.5% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Town of Port Hedland: 0.7% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Town of Port Hedland: 0.8% Administrative and Support Services, Town of Port Hedland: 1.4% Public Administration and Safety, Town of Port Hedland: 1.4% Education and Training, Town of Port Hedland: 1.0% Health Care and Social Assistance, Town of Port Hedland: 1.9% Arts and Recreation Services, Town of Port Hedland: 0.1% Other Services, Town of Port Hedland: 1.0%
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 valued added by industry sectors in Town of Port Hedland in 2017/18 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Mining ($2,484 million or 70.0%)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing ($285 million or 8.0%)
  • Construction ($183 million or 5.1%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $2,952 million in total or 83.1% of the total value added by industry in the Town of Port Hedland.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Western Australia accounted for 27.5% in Mining; 5.3% in Transport, Postal and Warehousing; and 10.6% in Construction.

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

  • A larger percentage of value added by Mining (70.0% compared to 27.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of value added by Construction (5.1% compared to 10.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of value added by Financial and Insurance Services (0.5% compared to 5.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of value added by Health Care and Social Assistance (1.9% compared to 6.6%)

Change in value added by industry sector, 2012/13 to 2017/18
Change in value added by industry sector, 2012/13 to 2017/18 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Town of Port Hedland: -$0.5 million Mining, Town of Port Hedland: +$1,266.4 million Manufacturing, Town of Port Hedland: -$13.1 million Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Town of Port Hedland: +$39.7 million Construction, Town of Port Hedland: -$559.1 million Wholesale Trade, Town of Port Hedland: +$17.8 million Retail Trade, Town of Port Hedland: +$2.5 million Accommodation and Food Services, Town of Port Hedland: -$9.8 million Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Town of Port Hedland: +$58.7 million Information Media and Telecommunications, Town of Port Hedland: +$3.8 million Financial and Insurance Services, Town of Port Hedland: +$2.3 million Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Town of Port Hedland: -$4.0 million Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Town of Port Hedland: -$11.4 million Administrative and Support Services, Town of Port Hedland: -$17.0 million Public Administration and Safety, Town of Port Hedland: +$5.7 million Education and Training, Town of Port Hedland: +$1.5 million Health Care and Social Assistance, Town of Port Hedland: +$20.5 million Arts and Recreation Services, Town of Port Hedland: -$0.7 million Other Services, Town of Port Hedland: +$7.3 million
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts

Emerging groups

The total value added by industry in the Town of Port Hedland increased by 810.6 million between 2012/13 and 2017/18.

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

  • Mining (+$1,266 million)
  • Construction (-$559 million)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (+$59 million)

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