Light Regional Council
In Light Regional Council, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $254 million in 2017/18.
Imports by industry are sales of goods and services from industries located outside the RDA BGLAP Region boundaries to resident households, businesses and other organisations within the area. Imports (domestic) includes all imports from other parts of Australia to the Region.Imports (international) includes the value of all imports to the area from outside Australia.
To get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, import data should be viewed alongside the other industry characteristics in the Industry sector analysis section.
Detailed notes about how the figures are derived can be found in the specific topic notes section.
National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series
|Total imports by industry sector|
|Light Regional Council - Constant prices||2017/18||2012/13||Change|
|Industry (Click rows to view sub-categories)||$m||%||Regional SA%||$m||%||Regional SA%||2012/13 to 2017/18|
|Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing||11.4||1.2||1.7||13.8||1.8||1.9||-2.4||23000||P|
|Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services||38.4||4.1||2.9||40.3||5.4||3.4||-1.8||23300||P|
|Accommodation and Food Services||52.6||5.7||5.4||33.6||4.5||3.7||+19.0||23700||P|
|Transport, Postal and Warehousing||52.0||5.6||6.3||49.1||6.6||7.3||+2.9||23800||P|
|Information Media and Telecommunications||17.5||1.9||3.1||16.4||2.2||3.2||+1.1||23900||P|
|Financial and Insurance Services||111.6||12.0||10.3||68.9||9.2||8.7||+42.7||24000||P|
|Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services||9.4||1.0||0.6||6.2||0.8||0.6||+3.2||24100||P|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical Services||53.9||5.8||6.2||39.4||5.3||6.0||+14.6||24200||P|
|Administrative and Support Services||23.9||2.6||1.4||19.1||2.6||1.4||+4.8||24300||P|
|Public Administration and Safety||74.9||8.1||5.4||78.3||10.5||6.8||-3.4||24400||P|
|Education and Training||10.4||1.1||3.2||11.5||1.5||4.1||-1.1||24500||P|
|Health Care and Social Assistance||67.0||7.2||7.2||47.1||6.3||6.3||+19.9||24600||P|
|Arts and Recreation Services||15.0||1.6||2.5||9.3||1.2||2.6||+5.7||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 imports by industry sectors in Light Regional Council in 2017/18 shows the three largest industries were:
- Manufacturing ($254 million or 27.4%)
- Financial and Insurance Services ($112 million or 12.0%)
- Public Administration and Safety ($75 million or 8.1%)
In combination these three industries accounted for $440 million in total or 47.5% of the total imports by total industry in Light Regional Council.
In comparison, the same 3 industries in Regional SA accounted for 29.1% in Manufacturing; 10.3% in Financial and Insurance Services; and 5.4% in Public Administration and Safety.
The major differences between total imports by industries in Light Regional Council and Regional SA were:
- A larger percentage of total imports by Public Administration and Safety (8.1% compared to 5.4%)
- A larger percentage of total imports by Financial and Insurance Services (12.0% compared to 10.3%)
- A smaller percentage of total imports by Education and Training (1.1% compared to 3.2%)
- A smaller percentage of total imports by Manufacturing (27.4% compared to 29.1%)
The total imports by industries in Light Regional Council increased by $182.6 million between 2012/13 and 2017/18.
The largest change in total imports by industries between 2012/13 and 2017/18 in Light Regional Council was for:
- Manufacturing (+$56 million)