The transport industry underpins Australian business, carrying people and commodities across the country and around the world. With over 905,000km of roads, 33,000km of rail and 60,000km of coastline, this is a significant task. Emerging technologies such as robotics and automation are changing the way we work, and employers need adaptable people with skills in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. This is a diverse and rewarding industry to be involved in, and you’ll be amazed at the career choices available to you.
Contribution to the Australian economy
Gross value added
People employed in the sector
Businesses trading in the sector
* Statistics sourced from Australian Bureau of Statistics and Australian Government Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources. For more information, please refer to the Statistics Explained page.