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Imports

In the City of Adelaide, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $2,739 million in 2017/18.

Imports by industry are sales of goods and services from industries located outside the City of Adelaide boundaries to resident households, businesses and other organisations within the area. Imports (domestic) includes all imports from other parts of Australia to the City.Imports (international) includes the value of all imports to the area from outside Australia.

To get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, import 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 imports by industry sector
City of Adelaide - Constant prices2017/182012/13Change
Industry
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$m%South Australia%$m%South Australia%2012/13 to 2017/18
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing91.71.52.4103.91.93.0-12.2
Mining195.23.23.4274.74.93.9-79.5
Manufacturing2,739.545.232.22,531.045.532.1+208.4
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services181.03.02.9219.73.93.9-38.6
Construction0.00.00.00.00.00.00
Wholesale Trade297.34.94.3203.13.63.7+94.2
Retail Trade31.90.52.237.10.72.3-5.2
Accommodation and Food Services124.32.13.7118.22.13.0+6.1
Transport, Postal and Warehousing585.89.76.4577.110.47.2+8.7
Information Media and Telecommunications239.84.03.7221.94.03.7+17.9
Financial and Insurance Services338.75.610.4307.85.58.7+30.9
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services151.62.50.8130.22.30.6+21.4
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services668.111.07.0423.47.66.6+244.7
Administrative and Support Services172.02.81.5164.63.01.7+7.3
Public Administration and Safety55.80.97.356.71.08.3-0.9
Education and Training21.70.42.722.60.43.1-0.9
Health Care and Social Assistance27.70.56.020.40.45.1+7.4
Arts and Recreation Services20.70.32.116.70.32.1+4.0
Other Services113.61.91.2136.52.51.2-22.9

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 imports by industry sector 2017/18
Total imports by industry sector 2017/18 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, South Australia: 2.4% Mining, South Australia: 3.4% Manufacturing, South Australia: 32.2% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, South Australia: 2.9% Construction, South Australia: 0.0% Wholesale Trade, South Australia: 4.3% Retail Trade, South Australia: 2.2% Accommodation and Food Services, South Australia: 3.7% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, South Australia: 6.4% Information Media and Telecommunications, South Australia: 3.7% Financial and Insurance Services, South Australia: 10.4% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, South Australia: 0.8% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, South Australia: 7.0% Administrative and Support Services, South Australia: 1.5% Public Administration and Safety, South Australia: 7.3% Education and Training, South Australia: 2.7% Health Care and Social Assistance, South Australia: 6.0% Arts and Recreation Services, South Australia: 2.1% Other Services, South Australia: 1.2% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Adelaide: 1.5% Mining, City of Adelaide: 3.2% Manufacturing, City of Adelaide: 45.2% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Adelaide: 3.0% Construction, City of Adelaide: 0.0% Wholesale Trade, City of Adelaide: 4.9% Retail Trade, City of Adelaide: 0.5% Accommodation and Food Services, City of Adelaide: 2.1% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Adelaide: 9.7% Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Adelaide: 4.0% Financial and Insurance Services, City of Adelaide: 5.6% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Adelaide: 2.5% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Adelaide: 11.0% Administrative and Support Services, City of Adelaide: 2.8% Public Administration and Safety, City of Adelaide: 0.9% Education and Training, City of Adelaide: 0.4% Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Adelaide: 0.5% Arts and Recreation Services, City of Adelaide: 0.3% Other Services, City of Adelaide: 1.9%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Change in total imports by industry sector, 2012/13 to 2017/18
Change in total imports by industry sector, 2012/13 to 2017/18 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Adelaide: -$12.2 million Mining, City of Adelaide: -$79.5 million Manufacturing, City of Adelaide: +$208.4 million Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Adelaide: -$38.6 million Construction, City of Adelaide: 0 million Wholesale Trade, City of Adelaide: +$94.2 million Retail Trade, City of Adelaide: -$5.2 million Accommodation and Food Services, City of Adelaide: +$6.1 million Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Adelaide: +$8.7 million Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Adelaide: +$17.9 million Financial and Insurance Services, City of Adelaide: +$30.9 million Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Adelaide: +$21.4 million Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Adelaide: +$244.7 million Administrative and Support Services, City of Adelaide: +$7.3 million Public Administration and Safety, City of Adelaide: -$0.9 million Education and Training, City of Adelaide: -$0.9 million Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Adelaide: +$7.4 million Arts and Recreation Services, City of Adelaide: +$4.0 million Other Services, City of Adelaide: -$22.9 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 imports by industry sectors in City of Adelaide in 2017/18 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($2,739 million or 45.2%)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services ($668 million or 11.0%)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing ($586 million or 9.7%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $3,993 million in total or 65.9% of the total imports by total industry in the City of Adelaide.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in South Australia accounted for 32.2% in Manufacturing; 7.0% in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services; and 6.4% in Transport, Postal and Warehousing.

The major differences between total imports by industries in the City of Adelaide and South Australia were:

  • A larger percentage of total imports by Manufacturing (45.2% compared to 32.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Public Administration and Safety (0.9% compared to 7.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Health Care and Social Assistance (0.5% compared to 6.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Financial and Insurance Services (5.6% compared to 10.4%)

Emerging groups

The total imports by industries in the City of Adelaide increased by $490.8 million between 2012/13 and 2017/18.

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

  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+$245 million)
  • Manufacturing (+$208 million)
  • Wholesale Trade (+$94 million)
  • Mining (-$80 million)

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