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Exports

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.

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Total exports by industry sector
Light Regional Council - Constant prices2017/182012/13Change
Industry
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$m%Regional SA%$m%Regional SA%2012/13 to 2017/18
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing151.321.833.4200.433.837.7-49.1
Mining5.80.814.011.41.915.2-5.6
Manufacturing457.965.927.3285.048.025.5+172.9
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services3.70.54.20.40.03.3+3.3
Construction0.30.00.10.30.00.00
Wholesale Trade14.72.14.914.92.52.6-0.2
Retail Trade2.80.41.61.30.21.5+1.5
Accommodation and Food Services6.00.91.410.31.72.6-4.4
Transport, Postal and Warehousing12.11.74.037.36.34.9-25.2
Information Media and Telecommunications6.30.90.61.30.20.2+4.9
Financial and Insurance Services0.30.00.30.50.00.3-0.2
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services0.30.00.40.30.00.7+0.1
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services2.10.30.31.70.30.2+0.4
Administrative and Support Services4.50.60.92.20.40.8+2.3
Public Administration and Safety1.00.11.60.70.10.9+0.3
Education and Training22.83.32.223.03.91.7-0.3
Health Care and Social Assistance1.80.31.71.20.21.1+0.6
Arts and Recreation Services0.20.00.20.50.10.2-0.3
Other Services0.90.10.80.80.10.6+0.1

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id , 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

Total exports by industry sector 2017/18
Total exports by industry sector 2017/18 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Regional SA: 33.4% Mining, Regional SA: 14.0% Manufacturing, Regional SA: 27.3% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Regional SA: 4.2% Construction, Regional SA: 0.1% Wholesale Trade, Regional SA: 4.9% Retail Trade, Regional SA: 1.6% Accommodation and Food Services, Regional SA: 1.4% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Regional SA: 4.0% Information Media and Telecommunications, Regional SA: 0.6% Financial and Insurance Services, Regional SA: 0.3% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Regional SA: 0.4% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Regional SA: 0.3% Administrative and Support Services, Regional SA: 0.9% Public Administration and Safety, Regional SA: 1.6% Education and Training, Regional SA: 2.2% Health Care and Social Assistance, Regional SA: 1.7% Arts and Recreation Services, Regional SA: 0.2% Other Services, Regional SA: 0.8% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Light Regional Council: 21.8% Mining, Light Regional Council: 0.8% Manufacturing, Light Regional Council: 65.9% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Light Regional Council: 0.5% Construction, Light Regional Council: 0.0% Wholesale Trade, Light Regional Council: 2.1% Retail Trade, Light Regional Council: 0.4% Accommodation and Food Services, Light Regional Council: 0.9% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Light Regional Council: 1.7% Information Media and Telecommunications, Light Regional Council: 0.9% Financial and Insurance Services, Light Regional Council: 0.0% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Light Regional Council: 0.0% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Light Regional Council: 0.3% Administrative and Support Services, Light Regional Council: 0.6% Public Administration and Safety, Light Regional Council: 0.1% Education and Training, Light Regional Council: 3.3% Health Care and Social Assistance, Light Regional Council: 0.3% Arts and Recreation Services, Light Regional Council: 0.0% Other Services, Light Regional Council: 0.1%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Change in total exports by industry sector, 2012/13 to 2017/18
Change in total exports by industry sector, 2012/13 to 2017/18 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Light Regional Council: -$49.1 million Mining, Light Regional Council: -$5.6 million Manufacturing, Light Regional Council: +$172.9 million Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Light Regional Council: +$3.3 million Construction, Light Regional Council: 0 million Wholesale Trade, Light Regional Council: -$0.2 million Retail Trade, Light Regional Council: +$1.5 million Accommodation and Food Services, Light Regional Council: -$4.4 million Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Light Regional Council: -$25.2 million Information Media and Telecommunications, Light Regional Council: +$4.9 million Financial and Insurance Services, Light Regional Council: -$0.2 million Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Light Regional Council: +$0.1 million Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Light Regional Council: +$0.4 million Administrative and Support Services, Light Regional Council: +$2.3 million Public Administration and Safety, Light Regional Council: +$0.3 million Education and Training, Light Regional Council: -$0.3 million Health Care and Social Assistance, Light Regional Council: +$0.6 million Arts and Recreation Services, Light Regional Council: -$0.3 million Other Services, Light Regional Council: +$0.1 million
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts

Dominant groups

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%)

Emerging groups

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)

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