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RDA BGLAP Region

Imports

In RDA BGLAP Region, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $1,111 million in 2017/18.

Imports by industry are sales of goods and services from industries located outside the RDA BGLAP Region 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.

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Total imports by industry sector
RDA BGLAP Region - Constant prices2017/182012/13Change
Industry
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$m%South Australia%$m%South Australia%2012/13 to 2017/18
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing58.11.52.451.61.73.0+6.4
Mining105.52.83.4102.93.43.9+2.6
Manufacturing1,111.529.632.2872.229.132.1+239.3
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services135.43.62.9157.05.23.9-21.6
Construction0.00.00.00.00.00.00
Wholesale Trade227.16.04.3154.95.23.7+72.1
Retail Trade114.03.02.286.22.92.3+27.8
Accommodation and Food Services200.35.33.7104.33.53.0+96.0
Transport, Postal and Warehousing218.95.86.3224.17.57.2-5.2
Information Media and Telecommunications104.92.83.794.33.13.7+10.7
Financial and Insurance Services402.510.710.4264.18.88.7+138.4
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services24.20.60.815.00.50.6+9.2
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services213.75.77.0152.85.16.6+61.0
Administrative and Support Services64.21.71.552.01.71.7+12.2
Public Administration and Safety325.08.67.3327.910.98.3-2.9
Education and Training86.92.32.781.62.73.1+5.3
Health Care and Social Assistance261.57.06.0177.25.95.1+84.3
Arts and Recreation Services59.31.62.148.51.62.1+10.8
Other Services44.51.21.233.61.11.2+10.9

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 imports by industry sector 2017/18
Total imports by industry sector 2017/18 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, South Australia: 2.4% Mining, South Australia: 3.4% Manufacturing, South Australia: 32.2% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, South Australia: 2.9% Construction, South Australia: 0.0% Wholesale Trade, South Australia: 4.3% Retail Trade, South Australia: 2.2% Accommodation and Food Services, South Australia: 3.7% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, South Australia: 6.3% Information Media and Telecommunications, South Australia: 3.7% Financial and Insurance Services, South Australia: 10.4% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, South Australia: 0.8% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, South Australia: 7.0% Administrative and Support Services, South Australia: 1.5% Public Administration and Safety, South Australia: 7.3% Education and Training, South Australia: 2.7% Health Care and Social Assistance, South Australia: 6.0% Arts and Recreation Services, South Australia: 2.1% Other Services, South Australia: 1.2% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, RDA BGLAP Region: 1.5% Mining, RDA BGLAP Region: 2.8% Manufacturing, RDA BGLAP Region: 29.6% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, RDA BGLAP Region: 3.6% Construction, RDA BGLAP Region: 0.0% Wholesale Trade, RDA BGLAP Region: 6.0% Retail Trade, RDA BGLAP Region: 3.0% Accommodation and Food Services, RDA BGLAP Region: 5.3% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, RDA BGLAP Region: 5.8% Information Media and Telecommunications, RDA BGLAP Region: 2.8% Financial and Insurance Services, RDA BGLAP Region: 10.7% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, RDA BGLAP Region: 0.6% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, RDA BGLAP Region: 5.7% Administrative and Support Services, RDA BGLAP Region: 1.7% Public Administration and Safety, RDA BGLAP Region: 8.6% Education and Training, RDA BGLAP Region: 2.3% Health Care and Social Assistance, RDA BGLAP Region: 7.0% Arts and Recreation Services, RDA BGLAP Region: 1.6% Other Services, RDA BGLAP Region: 1.2%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Change in total imports by industry sector, 2012/13 to 2017/18
Change in total imports by industry sector, 2012/13 to 2017/18 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, RDA BGLAP Region: +$6.4 million Mining, RDA BGLAP Region: +$2.6 million Manufacturing, RDA BGLAP Region: +$239.3 million Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, RDA BGLAP Region: -$21.6 million Construction, RDA BGLAP Region: 0 million Wholesale Trade, RDA BGLAP Region: +$72.1 million Retail Trade, RDA BGLAP Region: +$27.8 million Accommodation and Food Services, RDA BGLAP Region: +$96.0 million Transport, Postal and Warehousing, RDA BGLAP Region: -$5.2 million Information Media and Telecommunications, RDA BGLAP Region: +$10.7 million Financial and Insurance Services, RDA BGLAP Region: +$138.4 million Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, RDA BGLAP Region: +$9.2 million Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, RDA BGLAP Region: +$61.0 million Administrative and Support Services, RDA BGLAP Region: +$12.2 million Public Administration and Safety, RDA BGLAP Region: -$2.9 million Education and Training, RDA BGLAP Region: +$5.3 million Health Care and Social Assistance, RDA BGLAP Region: +$84.3 million Arts and Recreation Services, RDA BGLAP Region: +$10.8 million Other Services, RDA BGLAP Region: +$10.9 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 imports by industry sectors in RDA BGLAP Region in 2017/18 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($1,111 million or 29.6%)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($402 million or 10.7%)
  • Public Administration and Safety ($325 million or 8.6%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $1,839 million in total or 48.9% of the total imports by total industry in RDA BGLAP Region.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in South Australia accounted for 32.2% in Manufacturing; 10.4% in Financial and Insurance Services; and 7.3% in Public Administration and Safety.

The major differences between total imports by industries in RDA BGLAP Region and South Australia were:

  • A larger percentage of total imports by Wholesale Trade (6.0% compared to 4.3%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Accommodation and Food Services (5.3% compared to 3.7%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Public Administration and Safety (8.6% compared to 7.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Manufacturing (29.6% compared to 32.2%)

Emerging groups

The total imports by industries in RDA BGLAP Region increased by $757.2 million between 2012/13 and 2017/18.

The largest changes in the total imports by industries between 2012/13 and 2017/18 in RDA BGLAP Region were for:

  • Manufacturing (+$239 million)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$138 million)
  • Accommodation and Food Services (+$96 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$84 million)

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