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RDA BGLAP Region

Imports

In RDA BGLAP Region, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $1,144 million in 2019/20.

Imports by industry are sales of goods and services from industries located outside the RDA Barossa-Gawler-Light-Adelaide Plains 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 prices2019/202014/15Change
Industry
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$m%South Australia%$m%South Australia%2014/15 to 2019/20
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing100.22.43.4142.73.94.4-42.5
Mining105.02.53.0166.34.66.3-61.2
Manufacturing1,143.827.730.0977.326.929.5+166.5
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services129.83.12.8114.03.12.5+15.7
Construction0.00.00.00.00.00.00
Wholesale Trade164.14.03.5168.74.63.7-4.6
Retail Trade110.42.71.9114.03.12.0-3.6
Accommodation and Food Services184.94.53.4132.23.63.3+52.7
Transport, Postal and Warehousing242.05.96.4194.55.46.4+47.5
Information Media and Telecommunications139.73.43.7109.73.03.4+30.0
Financial and Insurance Services386.99.410.4333.39.29.2+53.6
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services21.20.50.816.60.50.6+4.5
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services208.15.06.6179.84.96.8+28.3
Administrative and Support Services77.01.92.061.81.71.8+15.2
Public Administration and Safety376.39.17.7357.19.87.9+19.2
Education and Training146.63.53.3146.64.03.50
Health Care and Social Assistance454.011.08.0288.98.05.7+165.1
Arts and Recreation Services87.12.11.977.62.12.0+9.4
Other Services54.61.31.152.01.41.2+2.6

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 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 2019/20
Total imports by industry sector 2019/20 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, South Australia: 3.4% Mining, South Australia: 3.0% Manufacturing, South Australia: 30.0% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, South Australia: 2.8% Construction, South Australia: 0.0% Wholesale Trade, South Australia: 3.5% Retail Trade, South Australia: 1.9% Accommodation and Food Services, South Australia: 3.4% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, South Australia: 6.4% 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: 6.6% Administrative and Support Services, South Australia: 2.0% Public Administration and Safety, South Australia: 7.7% Education and Training, South Australia: 3.3% Health Care and Social Assistance, South Australia: 8.0% Arts and Recreation Services, South Australia: 1.9% Other Services, South Australia: 1.1% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, RDA BGLAP Region: 2.4% Mining, RDA BGLAP Region: 2.5% Manufacturing, RDA BGLAP Region: 27.7% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, RDA BGLAP Region: 3.1% Construction, RDA BGLAP Region: 0.0% Wholesale Trade, RDA BGLAP Region: 4.0% Retail Trade, RDA BGLAP Region: 2.7% Accommodation and Food Services, RDA BGLAP Region: 4.5% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, RDA BGLAP Region: 5.9% Information Media and Telecommunications, RDA BGLAP Region: 3.4% Financial and Insurance Services, RDA BGLAP Region: 9.4% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, RDA BGLAP Region: 0.5% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, RDA BGLAP Region: 5.0% Administrative and Support Services, RDA BGLAP Region: 1.9% Public Administration and Safety, RDA BGLAP Region: 9.1% Education and Training, RDA BGLAP Region: 3.5% Health Care and Social Assistance, RDA BGLAP Region: 11.0% Arts and Recreation Services, RDA BGLAP Region: 2.1% Other Services, RDA BGLAP Region: 1.3%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2021
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Change in total imports by industry sector, 2014/15 to 2019/20
Change in total imports by industry sector, 2014/15 to 2019/20 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, RDA BGLAP Region: -$42.5 million Mining, RDA BGLAP Region: -$61.2 million Manufacturing, RDA BGLAP Region: +$166.5 million Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, RDA BGLAP Region: +$15.7 million Construction, RDA BGLAP Region: 0 million Wholesale Trade, RDA BGLAP Region: -$4.6 million Retail Trade, RDA BGLAP Region: -$3.6 million Accommodation and Food Services, RDA BGLAP Region: +$52.7 million Transport, Postal and Warehousing, RDA BGLAP Region: +$47.5 million Information Media and Telecommunications, RDA BGLAP Region: +$30.0 million Financial and Insurance Services, RDA BGLAP Region: +$53.6 million Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, RDA BGLAP Region: +$4.5 million Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, RDA BGLAP Region: +$28.3 million Administrative and Support Services, RDA BGLAP Region: +$15.2 million Public Administration and Safety, RDA BGLAP Region: +$19.2 million Education and Training, RDA BGLAP Region: 0 million Health Care and Social Assistance, RDA BGLAP Region: +$165.1 million Arts and Recreation Services, RDA BGLAP Region: +$9.4 million Other Services, RDA BGLAP Region: +$2.6 million
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2021
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 2019/20 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($1,144 million or 27.7%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance ($454 million or 11.0%)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($387 million or 9.4%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $1,985 million in total or 48.0% of the total imports by total industry in RDA BGLAP Region.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in South Australia accounted for 30.0% in Manufacturing; 8.0% in Health Care and Social Assistance; and 10.4% in Financial and Insurance Services.

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

  • A larger percentage of total imports by Health Care and Social Assistance (11.0% compared to 8.0%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Public Administration and Safety (9.1% compared to 7.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Manufacturing (27.7% compared to 30.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (5.0% compared to 6.6%)

Emerging groups

The total imports by industries in RDA BGLAP Region increased by $498.6 million between 2014/15 and 2019/20.

The largest changes in the total imports by industries between 2014/15 and 2019/20 in RDA BGLAP Region were for:

  • Manufacturing (+$167 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$165 million)
  • Mining (-$61 million)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$54 million)

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