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Exports

In the City of Adelaide, Financial and Insurance Services had the largest total exports by industry, generating $4,053 million in 2017/18.

Exports by industry are sales of goods and services to non-resident households, businesses and other organisations, outside the City of Adelaide boundaries. Exports (domestic) include all exports from the area to other parts of Australia. Exports (international) includes all exports from the City 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.

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Total exports by industry sector
City of Adelaide - Constant prices2017/182012/13Change
Industry
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$m%Greater Adelaide%$m%Greater Adelaide%2012/13 to 2017/18
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing3.20.01.43.30.02.1-0.1
Mining148.10.70.9161.70.91.2-13.6
Manufacturing52.50.316.167.50.420.3-15.1
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services1,934.39.88.21,711.69.77.6+222.7
Construction5.50.00.15.90.00.1-0.4
Wholesale Trade348.41.87.8135.30.85.4+213.1
Retail Trade464.12.34.3426.72.44.2+37.3
Accommodation and Food Services765.83.92.3836.34.72.6-70.5
Transport, Postal and Warehousing299.61.58.4345.12.08.7-45.5
Information Media and Telecommunications1,816.79.24.71,234.67.03.4+582.1
Financial and Insurance Services4,052.620.59.83,603.320.49.7+449.3
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services23.20.10.727.80.21.0-4.7
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1,535.47.84.71,503.08.54.9+32.4
Administrative and Support Services204.21.01.3223.01.31.4-18.8
Public Administration and Safety3,584.518.19.43,105.017.69.5+479.5
Education and Training1,692.68.55.71,750.59.96.1-57.9
Health Care and Social Assistance2,243.511.311.11,866.910.68.8+376.6
Arts and Recreation Services406.42.11.2409.62.31.2-3.2
Other Services231.41.22.0207.81.21.8+23.6

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id , the population experts.

Data are based on a 2016-17 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

Total exports by industry sector 2017/18
Total exports by industry sector 2017/18 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Greater Adelaide: 1.4% Mining, Greater Adelaide: 0.9% Manufacturing, Greater Adelaide: 16.1% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Greater Adelaide: 8.2% Construction, Greater Adelaide: 0.1% Wholesale Trade, Greater Adelaide: 7.8% Retail Trade, Greater Adelaide: 4.3% Accommodation and Food Services, Greater Adelaide: 2.3% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Greater Adelaide: 8.4% Information Media and Telecommunications, Greater Adelaide: 4.7% Financial and Insurance Services, Greater Adelaide: 9.8% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Greater Adelaide: 0.7% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Greater Adelaide: 4.7% Administrative and Support Services, Greater Adelaide: 1.3% Public Administration and Safety, Greater Adelaide: 9.4% Education and Training, Greater Adelaide: 5.7% Health Care and Social Assistance, Greater Adelaide: 11.1% Arts and Recreation Services, Greater Adelaide: 1.2% Other Services, Greater Adelaide: 2.0% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Adelaide: 0.0% Mining, City of Adelaide: 0.7% Manufacturing, City of Adelaide: 0.3% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Adelaide: 9.8% Construction, City of Adelaide: 0.0% Wholesale Trade, City of Adelaide: 1.8% Retail Trade, City of Adelaide: 2.3% Accommodation and Food Services, City of Adelaide: 3.9% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Adelaide: 1.5% Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Adelaide: 9.2% Financial and Insurance Services, City of Adelaide: 20.5% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Adelaide: 0.1% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Adelaide: 7.8% Administrative and Support Services, City of Adelaide: 1.0% Public Administration and Safety, City of Adelaide: 18.1% Education and Training, City of Adelaide: 8.5% Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Adelaide: 11.3% Arts and Recreation Services, City of Adelaide: 2.1% Other Services, City of Adelaide: 1.2%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Change in total exports by industry sector, 2012/13 to 2017/18
Change in total exports by industry sector, 2012/13 to 2017/18 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Adelaide: -$0.1 million Mining, City of Adelaide: -$13.6 million Manufacturing, City of Adelaide: -$15.1 million Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Adelaide: +$222.7 million Construction, City of Adelaide: -$0.4 million Wholesale Trade, City of Adelaide: +$213.1 million Retail Trade, City of Adelaide: +$37.3 million Accommodation and Food Services, City of Adelaide: -$70.5 million Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Adelaide: -$45.5 million Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Adelaide: +$582.1 million Financial and Insurance Services, City of Adelaide: +$449.3 million Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Adelaide: -$4.7 million Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Adelaide: +$32.4 million Administrative and Support Services, City of Adelaide: -$18.8 million Public Administration and Safety, City of Adelaide: +$479.5 million Education and Training, City of Adelaide: -$57.9 million Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Adelaide: +$376.6 million Arts and Recreation Services, City of Adelaide: -$3.2 million Other Services, City of Adelaide: +$23.6 million
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts

Dominant groups

An analysis of the total exports by industry sectors in City of Adelaide in 2017/18 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Financial and Insurance Services ($4,053 million or 20.5%)
  • Public Administration and Safety ($3,585 million or 18.1%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance ($2,243 million or 11.3%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $9,881 million in total or 49.9% of the total exports by total industry in the City of Adelaide.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Greater Adelaide accounted for 9.8% in Financial and Insurance Services; 9.4% in Public Administration and Safety; and 11.1% in Health Care and Social Assistance.

The major differences between total exports by industries in the City of Adelaide and Greater Adelaide were:

  • A larger percentage of total exports by Financial and Insurance Services (20.5% compared to 9.8%)
  • A larger percentage of total exports by Public Administration and Safety (18.1% compared to 9.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Manufacturing (0.3% compared to 16.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Transport, Postal and Warehousing (1.5% compared to 8.4%)

Emerging groups

The total exports by industries in the City of Adelaide increased by $2,186.8 million between 2012/13 and 2017/18.

The largest changes in total exports by industries between 2012/13 and 2017/18 in the City of Adelaide were for:

  • Information Media and Telecommunications (+$582 million)
  • Public Administration and Safety (+$479 million)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$449 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$377 million)

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