Mining continues to be a key economic driver for the South West Region. Latest estimates show that mining and mineral processing was valued at $1.9 billion for 2012-13.
Alumina production is the region's highest value commodity.
Value of mining ($ million)
Commodities by percentage 2013
Data is based on financial years unless otherwise stated.
Mining values by commodity ($ million)
|Heavy Mineral Sands||280||125||104||185||135|
|Tin, Tantalum & Spodumene||163||75||130||121||151|
Department of Regional Development and Lands.