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Local sales

In RDA BGLAP Region, Construction had the highest local sales, generating $794 million in 2018/19.

Local sales by industry measures the output of local industries that is sold locally. This includes sales to local consumers, businesses and other organisations.

To get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, local sales 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.

Data source

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Local sales by industry sector
RDA BGLAP Region - Constant prices2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. South Australia$m%. South Australia2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing386.110.92.7394.612.33.4-8.5
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services74.82.13.944.71.44.0+30.1
Wholesale Trade106.23.03.489.82.83.7+16.4
Retail Trade219.76.24.3176.25.54.6+43.5
Accommodation and Food Services127.83.63.0120.73.82.9+7.1
Transport, Postal and Warehousing116.73.33.5143.54.54.5-26.8
Information Media and Telecommunications61.81.72.634.91.12.2+26.9
Financial and Insurance Services150.84.25.7131.14.16.1+19.6
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services267.67.512.7241.37.611.8+26.2
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services145.34.16.6113.93.65.6+31.4
Administrative and Support Services114.23.23.599.83.13.8+14.4
Public Administration and Safety87.62.53.385.42.73.8+2.2
Education and Training206.05.84.0176.95.54.0+29.0
Health Care and Social Assistance278.77.97.1193.06.05.5+85.7
Arts and Recreation Services28.60.80.725.70.80.7+2.9
Other Services88.
Total industries3,547.9100.0100.03,195.8100.0100.0+352.2

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts NIEIR-ID data are adjusted each year, using updated employment estimates. .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

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Dominant groups

An analysis of the local sales by industry sectors in RDA BGLAP Region in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Construction ($794million or 22.4%)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing ($386million or 10.9%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance ($279million or 7.9%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $1,458 million in total or 41.1% of the total local sales by total industry in the RDA BGLAP Region.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in South Australia accounted for 22.8% in Construction; 2.7% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing and 7.1% in Health Care and Social Assistance.

The major differences between local sales by industries of RDA BGLAP Region and South Australia were:

  • A larger percentage of local sales by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (10.9% compared to 2.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (7.5% compared to 12.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (4.1% compared to 6.6%)
  • A larger percentage of local sales by Manufacturing (7.8% compared to 5.4%)

Emerging groups

The total local sales by industry in RDA BGLAP Region $increased by 352 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

The largest changes in the local sales by industries between 2013/14 and 2018/19 in RDA BGLAP Region were for:

  • Construction (+$135 million)
  • Manufacturing (-$101 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$86 million)
  • Retail Trade (+$44 million)

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