Exports by industry are sales of goods and services to non-resident households, businesses and other organisations, outside RDA BGLAP Region boundaries. Exports (domestic) include all exports from the area to other parts of Australia. Exports (international) includes all exports from the Region to countries outside Australia.
To get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, export 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 exports by industry sector|
|RDA BGLAP Region||2019/20||2014/15||Change|
|Industry||$m||%||South Australia||$m||%||South Australia||2014/15 - 2019/20|
|Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing||360.4||14.3||9.7||433.5||19.4||11.8||-73.1|
|Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services||63.6||2.5||6.9||31.9||1.4||5.5||+31.6|
|Accommodation and Food Services||54.1||2.1||2.4||60.1||2.7||2.6||-5.9|
|Transport, Postal and Warehousing||70.4||2.8||6.0||83.0||3.7||6.6||-12.6|
|Information Media and Telecommunications||18.2||0.7||3.4||9.6||0.4||2.3||+8.6|
|Financial and Insurance Services||22.9||0.9||7.8||11.6||0.5||7.4||+11.3|
|Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services||6.5||0.3||1.0||7.2||0.3||0.6||-0.6|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical Services||18.5||0.7||4.3||13.4||0.6||3.5||+5.1|
|Administrative and Support Services||72.6||2.9||1.4||56.4||2.5||1.3||+16.2|
|Public Administration and Safety||6.3||0.2||7.1||4.8||0.2||6.9||+1.5|
|Education and Training||54.2||2.1||4.8||33.4||1.5||4.0||+20.8|
|Health Care and Social Assistance||68.9||2.7||9.3||39.9||1.8||6.7||+29.0|
|Arts and Recreation Services||4.8||0.2||0.9||2.5||0.1||0.9||+2.3|
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2021. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id informed decisions. Data are based on a 2018-19 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 morePlease refer to specific data notes for more information
An analysis of the total exports by industry sectors in RDA BGLAP Region in 2019/20 shows the three largest industries were:
- Manufacturing (1,437 million or 56.9%)
- Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (360 million or 14.3%)
- Retail Trade (131 million or 5.2%)
In combination these three industries accounted for 1,929 million in total or 76.3% of the total exports by industry in the RDA BGLAP Region.
In comparison, the same 3 industries in South Australia accounted for 19.5% in Manufacturing; 9.7% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing and 3.1% in Retail Trade.
The major differences between the total exports by industries of RDA BGLAP Region and South Australia were:
- A larger percentage of total exports by Manufacturing (56.9% compared to 19.5%)
- A smaller percentage of total exports by Financial and Insurance Services (0.9% compared to 7.8%)
- A smaller percentage of total exports by Public Administration and Safety (0.2% compared to 7.1%)
- A smaller percentage of total exports by Health Care and Social Assistance (2.7% compared to 9.3%)
The total total exports by industry in RDA BGLAP Region $increased by 296 million between 2014/15 and 2019/20.
The largest changes in the total exports by industries between 2014/15 and 2019/20 in RDA BGLAP Region were for:
- Manufacturing (+$206 million)
- Retail Trade (+$39 million)
- Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (+$32 million)
- Health Care and Social Assistance (+$29 million)