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Imports

In the City of South Perth, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $778 million in 2017/18.

Imports by industry are sales of goods and services from industries located outside the City of South Perth boundaries to resident households, businesses and other organisations within the area. Imports (domestic) includes all imports from other parts of Australia to the City.Imports (international) includes the value of all imports to the area from outside Australia.

To get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, import 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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Total imports by industry sector
City of South Perth - Constant prices2017/182012/13Change
Industry
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$m%Western Australia%$m%Western Australia%2012/13 to 2017/18
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing6.20.21.416.90.61.7-10.6
Mining65.82.510.952.51.85.1+13.2
Manufacturing777.730.032.5892.931.036.5-115.2
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services93.53.63.6134.24.74.6-40.7
Construction0.00.00.00.00.00.00
Wholesale Trade145.85.64.0182.46.34.4-36.6
Retail Trade94.33.61.9100.53.52.1-6.2
Accommodation and Food Services37.81.52.535.61.22.3+2.2
Transport, Postal and Warehousing220.48.56.3320.211.17.8-99.9
Information Media and Telecommunications122.74.73.6119.24.13.4+3.5
Financial and Insurance Services293.411.39.3322.711.28.9-29.2
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services26.41.00.922.40.81.1+4.0
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services93.93.67.470.72.57.6+23.2
Administrative and Support Services60.72.31.940.61.41.5+20.1
Public Administration and Safety136.95.34.5147.85.14.8-10.9
Education and Training175.26.81.9183.36.41.9-8.1
Health Care and Social Assistance136.15.24.6143.65.03.6-7.5
Arts and Recreation Services85.13.31.275.52.61.0+9.6
Other Services21.20.81.622.80.81.8-1.6

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

Total imports by industry sector 2017/18
Total imports by industry sector 2017/18 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Western Australia: 1.4% Mining, Western Australia: 10.9% Manufacturing, Western Australia: 32.5% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Western Australia: 3.6% Construction, Western Australia: 0.0% Wholesale Trade, Western Australia: 4.0% Retail Trade, Western Australia: 1.9% Accommodation and Food Services, Western Australia: 2.5% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Western Australia: 6.3% Information Media and Telecommunications, Western Australia: 3.6% Financial and Insurance Services, Western Australia: 9.3% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Western Australia: 0.9% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Western Australia: 7.4% Administrative and Support Services, Western Australia: 1.9% Public Administration and Safety, Western Australia: 4.5% Education and Training, Western Australia: 1.9% Health Care and Social Assistance, Western Australia: 4.6% Arts and Recreation Services, Western Australia: 1.2% Other Services, Western Australia: 1.6% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of South Perth: 0.2% Mining, City of South Perth: 2.5% Manufacturing, City of South Perth: 30.0% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of South Perth: 3.6% Construction, City of South Perth: 0.0% Wholesale Trade, City of South Perth: 5.6% Retail Trade, City of South Perth: 3.6% Accommodation and Food Services, City of South Perth: 1.5% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of South Perth: 8.5% Information Media and Telecommunications, City of South Perth: 4.7% Financial and Insurance Services, City of South Perth: 11.3% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of South Perth: 1.0% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of South Perth: 3.6% Administrative and Support Services, City of South Perth: 2.3% Public Administration and Safety, City of South Perth: 5.3% Education and Training, City of South Perth: 6.8% Health Care and Social Assistance, City of South Perth: 5.2% Arts and Recreation Services, City of South Perth: 3.3% Other Services, City of South Perth: 0.8%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Change in total imports by industry sector, 2012/13 to 2017/18
Change in total imports by industry sector, 2012/13 to 2017/18 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of South Perth: -$10.6 million Mining, City of South Perth: +$13.2 million Manufacturing, City of South Perth: -$115.2 million Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of South Perth: -$40.7 million Construction, City of South Perth: 0 million Wholesale Trade, City of South Perth: -$36.6 million Retail Trade, City of South Perth: -$6.2 million Accommodation and Food Services, City of South Perth: +$2.2 million Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of South Perth: -$99.9 million Information Media and Telecommunications, City of South Perth: +$3.5 million Financial and Insurance Services, City of South Perth: -$29.2 million Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of South Perth: +$4.0 million Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of South Perth: +$23.2 million Administrative and Support Services, City of South Perth: +$20.1 million Public Administration and Safety, City of South Perth: -$10.9 million Education and Training, City of South Perth: -$8.1 million Health Care and Social Assistance, City of South Perth: -$7.5 million Arts and Recreation Services, City of South Perth: +$9.6 million Other Services, City of South Perth: -$1.6 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 total imports by industry sectors in City of South Perth in 2017/18 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($778 million or 30.0%)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($293 million or 11.3%)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing ($220 million or 8.5%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $1,292 million in total or 49.8% of the total imports by total industry in the City of South Perth.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Western Australia accounted for 32.5% in Manufacturing; 9.3% in Financial and Insurance Services; and 6.3% in Transport, Postal and Warehousing.

The major differences between total imports by industries in the City of South Perth and Western Australia were:

  • A larger percentage of total imports by Education and Training (6.8% compared to 1.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Mining (2.5% compared to 10.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (3.6% compared to 7.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Manufacturing (30.0% compared to 32.5%)

Emerging groups

The total imports by industries in the City of South Perth decreased by $290.8 million between 2012/13 and 2017/18.

The largest changes in the total imports by industries between 2012/13 and 2017/18 in the City of South Perth were for:

  • Manufacturing (-$115 million)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (-$100 million)

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