City of Onkaparinga


In the City of Onkaparinga, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $1,848 million in 2021/22.

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 Onkaparinga2021/222016/17Change
Industry$m%. South Australia$m%. South Australia2016/17 - 2021/22
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing178.72.54.1136.42.13.3+42.3
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services162.02.23.1167.42.53.5-5.4
Wholesale Trade232.73.23.4246.43.73.7-13.7
Retail Trade104.41.42.1118.11.81.8-13.7
Accommodation and Food Services214.73.02.5269.44.13.3-54.7
Transport, Postal and Warehousing374.95.24.8386.95.86.2-12.0
Information Media and Telecommunications311.74.34.1260.83.93.7+51.0
Financial and Insurance Services706.69.89.9638.49.69.2+68.2
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services35.00.50.628.50.40.6+6.6
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services452.36.37.9380.35.76.9+72.0
Administrative and Support Services39.
Public Administration and Safety941.213.08.1800.212.17.6+141.0
Education and Training427.45.93.6417.16.33.6+10.3
Health Care and Social Assistance793.511.06.4662.110.06.0+131.3
Arts and Recreation Services133.61.91.4137.42.11.7-3.8
Other Services46.
Total industries7,213.3100.0100.06,619.6100.0100.0+593.7

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2022. ©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 2021/22 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($1,848 million or 25.6%)
  • Public Administration and Safety ($941 million or 13.0%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance ($793 million or 11.0%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $3,583 million in total or 49.7% of the total imports by industry in the the City of Onkaparinga.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in South Australia accounted for 31.2% in Manufacturing; 8.1% in Public Administration and Safety and 6.4% 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 (25.6% compared to 31.2%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Public Administration and Safety (13.0% compared to 8.1%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Health Care and Social Assistance (11.0% compared to 6.4%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Education and Training (5.9% compared to 3.6%)

Emerging groups

The total total imports by industry in the City of Onkaparinga increased by $594 million between 2016/17 and 2021/22.

The largest changes in the total imports by industries between 2016/17 and 2021/22 in the City of Onkaparinga were for:

  • Manufacturing (+$320 million)
  • Public Administration and Safety (+$141 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$131 million)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+$72 million)

City of Onkaparinga

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