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Local sales

In the City of Adelaide, Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services had the highest local sales, generating $3,187 million in 2018/19.

Local sales by industry measures the output of local industries that is sold locally. This includes sales to local consumers, businesses and other organisations.

To get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, local sales 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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Local sales by industry sector
City of Adelaide - Constant prices2018/192013/14Change
Industry
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$m%South Australia%$m%South Australia%2013/14 to 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing52.50.33.070.20.43.4-17.7
Mining740.04.32.8763.54.72.9-23.5
Manufacturing210.51.25.5316.61.98.7-106.1
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services850.74.94.0904.65.54.0-53.9
Construction2,857.416.623.03,083.418.820.4-226.0
Wholesale Trade419.92.43.6466.92.93.9-47.0
Retail Trade295.11.74.5253.61.54.6+41.4
Accommodation and Food Services279.71.63.1174.41.12.9+105.3
Transport, Postal and Warehousing388.02.33.6440.92.74.5-52.9
Information Media and Telecommunications1,038.46.02.5820.95.02.2+217.5
Financial and Insurance Services2,370.313.85.82,125.313.06.0+245.0
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services3,187.418.511.23,310.120.211.6-122.7
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services2,702.815.77.12,015.612.35.6+687.2
Administrative and Support Services957.55.63.5938.15.73.8+19.4
Public Administration and Safety265.61.53.2262.41.63.7+3.2
Education and Training124.70.74.3104.40.64.0+20.3
Health Care and Social Assistance247.21.46.8127.80.85.2+119.4
Arts and Recreation Services122.30.70.686.70.50.7+35.6
Other Services106.00.61.9106.20.62.1-0.2

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. 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

Local sales by industry sector 2018/19
Local sales by industry sector 2018/19 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, South Australia: 3.0% Mining, South Australia: 2.8% Manufacturing, South Australia: 5.5% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, South Australia: 4.0% Construction, South Australia: 23.0% Wholesale Trade, South Australia: 3.6% Retail Trade, South Australia: 4.5% Accommodation and Food Services, South Australia: 3.1% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, South Australia: 3.6% Information Media and Telecommunications, South Australia: 2.5% Financial and Insurance Services, South Australia: 5.8% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, South Australia: 11.2% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, South Australia: 7.1% Administrative and Support Services, South Australia: 3.5% Public Administration and Safety, South Australia: 3.2% Education and Training, South Australia: 4.3% Health Care and Social Assistance, South Australia: 6.8% Arts and Recreation Services, South Australia: 0.6% Other Services, South Australia: 1.9% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Adelaide: 0.3% Mining, City of Adelaide: 4.3% Manufacturing, City of Adelaide: 1.2% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Adelaide: 4.9% Construction, City of Adelaide: 16.6% Wholesale Trade, City of Adelaide: 2.4% Retail Trade, City of Adelaide: 1.7% Accommodation and Food Services, City of Adelaide: 1.6% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Adelaide: 2.3% Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Adelaide: 6.0% Financial and Insurance Services, City of Adelaide: 13.8% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Adelaide: 18.5% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Adelaide: 15.7% Administrative and Support Services, City of Adelaide: 5.6% Public Administration and Safety, City of Adelaide: 1.5% Education and Training, City of Adelaide: 0.7% Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Adelaide: 1.4% Arts and Recreation Services, City of Adelaide: 0.7% Other Services, City of Adelaide: 0.6%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Change in local sales by industry sector, 2013/14 to 2018/19
Change in local sales by industry sector, 2013/14 to 2018/19 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Adelaide: -$17.7 million Mining, City of Adelaide: -$23.5 million Manufacturing, City of Adelaide: -$106.1 million Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Adelaide: -$53.9 million Construction, City of Adelaide: -$226.0 million Wholesale Trade, City of Adelaide: -$47.0 million Retail Trade, City of Adelaide: +$41.4 million Accommodation and Food Services, City of Adelaide: +$105.3 million Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Adelaide: -$52.9 million Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Adelaide: +$217.5 million Financial and Insurance Services, City of Adelaide: +$245.0 million Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Adelaide: -$122.7 million Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Adelaide: +$687.2 million Administrative and Support Services, City of Adelaide: +$19.4 million Public Administration and Safety, City of Adelaide: +$3.2 million Education and Training, City of Adelaide: +$20.3 million Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Adelaide: +$119.4 million Arts and Recreation Services, City of Adelaide: +$35.6 million Other Services, City of Adelaide: -$0.2 million
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts

Dominant groups

An analysis of the local sales by industry sectors in City of Adelaide in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (3,187 people or 18.5%)
  • Construction (2,857 people or 16.6%)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (2,703 people or 15.7%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $8,748 million in total or 50.8% of the total local sales by total industry in the City of Adelaide.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in South Australia accounted for 11.2% in Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services; 23.0% in Construction; and 7.1% in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services.

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

  • A larger percentage of local sales by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (15.7% compared to 7.1%)
  • A larger percentage of local sales by Financial and Insurance Services (13.8% compared to 5.8%)
  • A larger percentage of local sales by Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (18.5% compared to 11.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Construction (16.6% compared to 23.0%)

Emerging groups

The total local sales by industry in the City of Adelaide increased by $844.4 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

The largest changes in the local sales by industries between 2013/14 and 2018/19 in the City of Adelaide were for:

  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+$687 million)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$245 million)
  • Construction (-$226 million)
  • Information Media and Telecommunications (+$218 million)

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