City of Onkaparinga


In the City of Onkaparinga, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $1,937 million in 2022/23.

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 Onkaparinga2022/232016/17Change
Industry$m%. South Australia$m%. South Australia2016/17 - 2022/23
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing148.31.93.2146.72.13.2+1.6
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services172.92.23.0167.12.33.2+5.8
Wholesale Trade252.23.23.4261.13.73.7-9.0
Retail Trade116.71.51.7143.42.01.8-26.7
Accommodation and Food Services379.44.84.3440.76.25.6-61.3
Transport, Postal and Warehousing579.17.37.9506.57.16.4+72.5
Information Media and Telecommunications342.84.33.9274.43.83.6+68.3
Financial and Insurance Services668.88.48.3642.49.08.5+26.4
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services58.20.70.752.30.70.9+6.0
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services460.15.87.6392.95.56.7+67.2
Administrative and Support Services43.60.52.385.61.21.6-42.0
Public Administration and Safety931.711.77.1749.510.56.3+182.1
Education and Training389.64.92.8306.54.32.5+83.1
Health Care and Social Assistance859.110.86.1723.510.15.7+135.6
Arts and Recreation Services163.12.01.5175.22.51.9-12.1
Other Services66.
Total industries7,985.8100.0100.07,140.4100.0100.0+845.3

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2024. ©2023. Compiled and presented in by .id (informed decisions). Data are based on a 2020/21 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 2022/23 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($1,937 million or 24.3%)
  • Public Administration and Safety ($932 million or 11.7%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance ($859 million or 10.8%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $3,728 million in total or 46.7% of the total imports by industry in the the City of Onkaparinga.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in South Australia accounted for 29.7% in Manufacturing; 7.1% in Public Administration and Safety and 6.1% in Health Care and Social Assistance.

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 (24.3% compared to 29.7%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Health Care and Social Assistance (10.8% compared to 6.1%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Public Administration and Safety (11.7% compared to 7.1%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Education and Training (4.9% compared to 2.8%)

Emerging groups

The total total imports by industry in the City of Onkaparinga increased by $845 million between 2016/17 and 2022/23.

The largest changes in the total imports by industries between 2016/17 and 2022/23 in the City of Onkaparinga were for:

  • Manufacturing (+$409 million)
  • Public Administration and Safety (+$182 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$136 million)
  • Education and Training (+$83 million)

City of Onkaparinga

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