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RDA BGLAP Region

Exports

In RDA BGLAP Region, Manufacturing had the largest total exports by industry, generating $1,437 million in 2019/20.

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.

Data source

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Total exports by industry sector
RDA BGLAP Region2019/202014/15Change
Industry$m%. South Australia$m%. South Australia2014/15 - 2019/20
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing360.414.39.7433.519.411.8-73.1
Mining72.22.95.666.53.09.1+5.7
Manufacturing1,436.956.919.51,231.155.221.9+205.8
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services63.62.56.931.91.45.5+31.6
Construction4.80.20.23.30.10.1+1.5
Wholesale Trade34.51.45.034.11.54.2+0.4
Retail Trade131.55.23.192.44.13.3+39.1
Accommodation and Food Services54.12.12.460.12.72.6-5.9
Transport, Postal and Warehousing70.42.86.083.03.76.6-12.6
Information Media and Telecommunications18.20.73.49.60.42.3+8.6
Financial and Insurance Services22.90.97.811.60.57.4+11.3
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services6.50.31.07.20.30.6-0.6
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services18.50.74.313.40.63.5+5.1
Administrative and Support Services72.62.91.456.42.51.3+16.2
Public Administration and Safety6.30.27.14.80.26.9+1.5
Education and Training54.22.14.833.41.54.0+20.8
Health Care and Social Assistance68.92.79.339.91.86.7+29.0
Arts and Recreation Services4.80.20.92.50.10.9+2.3
Other Services26.11.01.516.40.71.4+9.7
Total industries2,527.4100.0100.02,231.0100.0100.0+296.4

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 more

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Dominant groups

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%)

Emerging groups

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)

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