Which Australian industries attract foreign investment?

Chart showing which industries attract foreign investment. Data available in the table below.

Which Australian industries attract foreign direct investment?
2016, A$ billion
Rank in
2016
Country 2014 2015 2016 % of total % change 2015
to 2016
1 Mining & quarrying 277.3 293.0 310.6 39.0 6.0
2 Manufacturing 85.0 88.1 91.3 11.5 3.6
3 Real estate activities 46.8 58.1 84.1 10.6 44.8
4 Financial & insurance activities 50.7 63.7 66.9 8.4 5.1
5 Wholesale & retail trade 58.7 52.9 53.7 6.8 1.7
6 Information & communication 24.7 25.0 22.7 2.8 -9.1
7 Transport & storage 13.6 20.5 21.3 2.7 3.9
8 Construction 18.9 17.5 19.8 2.5 13.0
9 Electricity, gas & water 12.8 15.9 17.2 2.2 8.3
10 Accommodation & food service activities 8.1 7.2 7.2 0.9 0.5
Other/Unallocated 88.5 91.8 101.2 12.7 10.2
  All countries 685.1 733.5 796.1   8.5

Based on ABS catalogue 5352.0
Last Updated: July 2017

Last Updated: 3 June 2016