Mining continues to be a key economic driver for the South West Region. Latest estimates show that mining and mineral processing was valued at $2.39 billion for 2015-16. Alumina production is the region's highest value commodity.
Value of mining ($ million)
Commodities by percentage
Data is based on financial years unless otherwise stated.
Mining values by commodity ($ million)
|Heavy Mineral Sands||104
|Tin, Tantalum & Spodumene||130
Department of Regional Development and Lands.