City of Rockingham


In the City of Rockingham, Public Administration and Safety had the largest total exports by industry, generating $1,846 million in 2020/21.

Exports by industry are sales of goods and services to non-resident households, businesses and other organisations, outside the City of Rockingham boundaries. Exports (domestic) include all exports from the area to other parts of Australia. Exports (international) includes all exports from the Region to countries outside Australia.

To get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, export 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.

Data source

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Total exports by industry sector
City of Rockingham2020/212015/16Change
Industry$m%. Western Australia$m%. Western Australia2015/16 - 2020/21
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing50.71.73.731.41.64.0+19.3
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services57.
Wholesale Trade87.72.92.827.21.42.8+60.5
Retail Trade56.11.81.568.63.61.8-12.5
Accommodation and Food Services27.
Transport, Postal and Warehousing72.62.43.940.42.14.6+32.2
Information Media and Telecommunications10.
Financial and Insurance Services12.10.42.612.00.62.5+0.1
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services9.00.30.521.11.10.9-12.1
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services16.70.52.621.31.13.3-4.5
Administrative and Support Services9.10.30.620.11.10.8-11.1
Public Administration and Safety1,846.260.22.9976.351.13.0+869.9
Education and Training33.01.11.930.91.62.0+2.1
Health Care and Social Assistance34.01.13.628.71.53.1+5.3
Arts and Recreation Services6.
Other Services45.81.51.321.91.11.1+23.9
Total industries3,069.2100.0100.01,912.1100.0100.0+1,157.1

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2021. Compiled and presented in by .id (informed decisions). Data are based on a 2019/20 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

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Dominant groups

An analysis of the total exports by industry sectors in the City of Rockingham in 2020/21 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Public Administration and Safety (1,846 million or 60.2%)
  • Manufacturing (531 million or 17.3%)
  • Mining (154 million or 5.0%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 2,531 million in total or 82.5% of the total exports by industry in the the City of Rockingham.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Western Australia accounted for 2.9% in Public Administration and Safety; 15.6% in Manufacturing and 52.2% in Mining.

The major differences between the total exports by industries of the City of Rockingham and Western Australia were:

  • A larger percentage of total exports by Public Administration and Safety (60.2% compared to 2.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Mining (5.0% compared to 52.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Health Care and Social Assistance (1.1% compared to 3.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Financial and Insurance Services (0.4% compared to 2.6%)

Emerging groups

The total total exports by industry in the City of Rockingham $increased by 1,157 million between 2015/16 and 2020/21.

The largest changes in the total exports by industries between 2015/16 and 2020/21 in the City of Rockingham were for:

  • Public Administration and Safety (+$870 million)
  • Manufacturing (+$90 million)
  • Wholesale Trade (+$60 million)
  • Mining (+$56 million)

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