City of Adelaide
In the City of Adelaide, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $2,422 million in 2019/20.
Imports by industry are sales of goods and services from industries located outside the Adelaide boundaries to resident households, businesses and other organisations within the area. Imports (domestic) includes all imports from other parts of Australia to the City.Imports (international) includes the value of all imports to the area from outside Australia.
To get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, import data should be viewed alongside the other industry characteristics in the Industry sector analysis section.
Detailed notes about how the figures are derived can be found in the specific topic notes section.
National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series
|Total imports by industry sector|
|City of Adelaide - Constant prices||2019/20||2001/02||Change|
|Industry (Click rows to view sub-categories)||$m||%||South Australia%||$m||%||South Australia%||2001/02 to 2019/20|
|Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing||163.5||2.8||3.4||147.0||4.3||5.2||+16.6||23000||P|
|Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services||324.8||5.5||2.8||117.2||3.4||4.2||+207.6||23300||P|
|Accommodation and Food Services||133.6||2.3||3.4||84.4||2.5||4.0||+49.2||23700||P|
|Transport, Postal and Warehousing||719.2||12.1||6.4||279.6||8.2||6.7||+439.6||23800||P|
|Information Media and Telecommunications||259.9||4.4||3.7||107.0||3.1||2.9||+152.9||23900||P|
|Financial and Insurance Services||314.0||5.3||10.4||158.5||4.7||7.3||+155.6||24000||P|
|Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services||175.9||3.0||0.8||78.1||2.3||0.6||+97.8||24100||P|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical Services||454.2||7.7||6.6||255.3||7.5||7.0||+198.8||24200||P|
|Administrative and Support Services||219.1||3.7||2.0||240.0||7.1||1.9||-20.9||24300||P|
|Public Administration and Safety||81.5||1.4||7.7||42.9||1.3||9.2||+38.7||24400||P|
|Education and Training||29.4||0.5||3.3||13.5||0.4||3.1||+16.0||24500||P|
|Health Care and Social Assistance||51.5||0.9||8.0||9.8||0.3||3.6||+41.8||24600||P|
|Arts and Recreation Services||33.1||0.6||1.9||12.9||0.4||1.9||+20.2||24700||P|
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) (opens a new window) ©2021. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id (opens a new window)(informed decisions).
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
An analysis of the total imports by industry sectors in City of Adelaide in 2019/20 shows the three largest industries were:
- Manufacturing ($2,422 million or 40.8%)
- Transport, Postal and Warehousing ($719 million or 12.1%)
- Professional, Scientific and Technical Services ($454 million or 7.7%)
In combination these three industries accounted for $3,595 million in total or 60.6% of the total imports by total industry in the City of Adelaide.
In comparison, the same 3 industries in South Australia accounted for 30.0% in Manufacturing; 6.4% in Transport, Postal and Warehousing; and 6.6% in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services.
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 (40.8% compared to 30.0%)
- A larger percentage of total imports by Transport, Postal and Warehousing (12.1% compared to 6.4%)
- A smaller percentage of total imports by Health Care and Social Assistance (0.9% compared to 8.0%)
- A smaller percentage of total imports by Public Administration and Safety (1.4% compared to 7.7%)
The total imports by industries in the City of Adelaide increased by $2,529.3 million between 2001/02 and 2019/20.
The largest changes in the total imports by industries between 2001/02 and 2019/20 in the City of Adelaide were for:
- Manufacturing (+$1,061 million)
- Transport, Postal and Warehousing (+$440 million)
- Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (+$208 million)
- Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+$199 million)