Light Regional Council
In Light Regional Council, Manufacturing had the largest total exports by industry, generating $458 million in 2017/18.
Exports by industry are sales of goods and services to non-resident households, businesses and other organisations, outside Light Regional Council boundaries. Exports (domestic) include all exports from the area to other parts of Australia. Exports (international) includes all exports from the Region to countries outside Australia.
To get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, export data should be viewed alongside the other industry characteristics in the Industry sector analysis section.
Detailed notes about how the figures are derived can be found in the specific topic notes section.
National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series
|Total exports by industry sector|
|Light Regional Council - Constant prices||2017/18||2012/13||Change|
|Industry (Click rows to view sub-categories)||$m||%||Regional SA%||$m||%||Regional SA%||2012/13 to 2017/18|
|Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing||151.3||21.8||33.4||200.4||33.8||37.7||-49.1||23000||P|
|Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services||3.7||0.5||4.2||0.4||0.0||3.3||+3.3||23300||P|
|Accommodation and Food Services||6.0||0.9||1.4||10.3||1.7||2.6||-4.4||23700||P|
|Transport, Postal and Warehousing||12.1||1.7||4.0||37.3||6.3||4.9||-25.2||23800||P|
|Information Media and Telecommunications||6.3||0.9||0.6||1.3||0.2||0.2||+4.9||23900||P|
|Financial and Insurance Services||0.3||0.0||0.3||0.5||0.0||0.3||-0.2||24000||P|
|Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services||0.3||0.0||0.4||0.3||0.0||0.7||+0.1||24100||P|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical Services||2.1||0.3||0.3||1.7||0.3||0.2||+0.4||24200||P|
|Administrative and Support Services||4.5||0.6||0.9||2.2||0.4||0.8||+2.3||24300||P|
|Public Administration and Safety||1.0||0.1||1.6||0.7||0.1||0.9||+0.3||24400||P|
|Education and Training||22.8||3.3||2.2||23.0||3.9||1.7||-0.3||24500||P|
|Health Care and Social Assistance||1.8||0.3||1.7||1.2||0.2||1.1||+0.6||24600||P|
|Arts and Recreation Services||0.2||0.0||0.2||0.5||0.1||0.2||-0.3||24700||P|
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) (opens a new window) ©2018. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id (opens a new window), the population experts.
Data are based on a 2016-17 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
An analysis of the total exports by industry sectors in Light Regional Council in 2017/18 shows the three largest industries were:
- Manufacturing ($458 million or 65.9%)
- Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing ($151 million or 21.8%)
- Education and Training ($23 million or 3.3%)
In combination these three industries accounted for $632 million in total or 91.0% of the total exports by total industry in Light Regional Council.
In comparison, the same 3 industries in Regional SA accounted for 27.3% in Manufacturing; 33.4% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing; and 2.2% in Education and Training.
The major differences between total exports by industries in Light Regional Council and Regional SA were:
- A larger percentage of total exports by Manufacturing (65.9% compared to 27.3%)
- A smaller percentage of total exports by Mining (0.8% compared to 14.0%)
- A smaller percentage of total exports by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (21.8% compared to 33.4%)
- A smaller percentage of total exports by Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (0.5% compared to 4.2%)
The total exports by industries in Light Regional Council increased by $101.3 million between 2012/13 and 2017/18.
The largest changes in total exports by industries between 2012/13 and 2017/18 in Light Regional Council were for:
- Manufacturing (+$173 million)
- Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (-$49 million)