City of Onkaparinga


In the City of Onkaparinga, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $1,957 million in 2020/21.

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

Data source

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Total imports
City of Onkaparinga2020/212015/16Change
Industry$m%. South Australia$m%. South Australia2015/16 - 2020/21
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing143.61.93.3120.01.83.0+23.6
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services185.42.53.0179.62.73.3+5.8
Wholesale Trade168.42.33.8254.53.93.8-86.2
Retail Trade148.32.02.0145.22.22.0+3.1
Accommodation and Food Services285.73.83.7247.33.73.6+38.4
Transport, Postal and Warehousing357.64.85.1424.06.46.4-66.4
Information Media and Telecommunications225.53.03.4192.12.93.0+33.4
Financial and Insurance Services879.011.89.8742.411.29.6+136.6
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services28.70.40.528.20.40.6+0.5
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services384.75.26.9336.75.16.7+48.0
Administrative and Support Services119.71.61.795.61.41.7+24.1
Public Administration and Safety933.212.58.1819.912.47.7+113.3
Education and Training401.65.43.3378.05.73.4+23.6
Health Care and Social Assistance856.111.57.2640.89.75.9+215.4
Arts and Recreation Services193.42.61.8181.92.82.0+11.5
Other Services49.
Total industries7,456.0100.0100.06,610.2100.0100.0+845.7

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2021. Compiled and presented in by .id (informed decisions). Data are based on a 2019/20 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

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Dominant groups

An analysis of the total imports by industry sectors in the City of Onkaparinga in 2020/21 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($1,957 million or 26.2%)
  • Public Administration and Safety ($933 million or 12.5%)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($879 million or 11.8%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $3,769 million in total or 50.5% of the total imports by industry in the the City of Onkaparinga.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in South Australia accounted for 32.1% in Manufacturing; 8.1% in Public Administration and Safety and 9.8% in Financial and Insurance Services.

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

  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Manufacturing (26.2% compared to 32.1%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Public Administration and Safety (12.5% compared to 8.1%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Health Care and Social Assistance (11.5% compared to 7.2%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Education and Training (5.4% compared to 3.3%)

Emerging groups

The total total imports by industry in the City of Onkaparinga increased by $846 million between 2015/16 and 2020/21.

The largest changes in the total imports by industries between 2015/16 and 2020/21 in the City of Onkaparinga were for:

  • Manufacturing (+$478 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$215 million)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$137 million)
  • Public Administration and Safety (+$113 million)

City of Onkaparinga

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