City of Swan


In the City of Swan, Manufacturing had the largest total exports by industry, generating $2,158 million in 2022/23.

Exports by industry are sales of goods and services to non-resident households, businesses and other organisations, outside the City of Swan 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 Swan2022/232016/17Change
Industry$m%. Western Australia$m%. Western Australia2016/17 - 2022/23
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing236.22.84.0121.91.83.0+114.3
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services175.42.01.4130.42.01.4+45.0
Wholesale Trade1,728.720.22.6853.412.91.9+875.3
Retail Trade268.03.11.1199.03.01.0+69.0
Accommodation and Food Services47.20.60.647.90.70.7-0.7
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1,404.616.44.2670.110.23.5+734.5
Information Media and Telecommunications82.81.00.627.80.40.5+55.0
Financial and Insurance Services34.
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services285.53.30.8107.81.60.4+177.7
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services64.50.82.671.11.12.3-6.6
Administrative and Support Services77.40.90.634.60.50.4+42.8
Public Administration and Safety305.53.62.1240.43.61.8+65.1
Education and Training57.10.71.3119.21.81.7-62.1
Health Care and Social Assistance181.72.12.669.01.02.0+112.7
Arts and Recreation Services11.
Other Services314.93.71.1388.25.90.8-73.2
Total industries8,575.4100.0100.06,596.5100.0100.0+1,978.9

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2024. ©2023. Compiled and presented in by .id (informed decisions). Data are based on a 2020/21 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 Swan in 2021/22 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing (2,158 million or 25.2%)
  • Wholesale Trade (1,729 million or 20.2%)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (1,405 million or 16.4%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 5,292 million in total or 61.7% of the total exports by industry in the the City of Swan.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Western Australia accounted for 12.9% in Manufacturing; 2.6% in Wholesale Trade and 4.2% in Transport, Postal and Warehousing.

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

  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Mining (13.2% compared to 58.6%)
  • A larger percentage of total exports by Wholesale Trade (20.2% compared to 2.6%)
  • A larger percentage of total exports by Manufacturing (25.2% compared to 12.9%)
  • A larger percentage of total exports by Transport, Postal and Warehousing (16.4% compared to 4.2%)

Emerging groups

The total total exports by industry in the City of Swan $increased by 1,979 million between 2016/17 and 2022/23.

The largest changes in the total exports by industries between 2016/17 and 2022/23 in the City of Swan were for:

  • Wholesale Trade (+$875 million)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (+$735 million)
  • Mining (+$468 million)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (+$178 million)

City of Swan

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