RDA Barossa-Gawler-Light-Adelaide Plains

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RDA BGLAP Region

Local sales

In RDA BGLAP Region, Construction had the highest local sales, generating $976 million in 2019/20.

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 prices2019/202014/15Change
Industry$m%. South Australia$m%. South Australia2014/15 - 2019/20
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing257.86.82.1343.110.73.7-85.3
Mining14.40.43.114.80.53.1-0.4
Manufacturing307.58.25.8274.88.67.2+32.6
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services67.31.83.741.31.33.5+26.0
Construction976.425.922.9769.524.019.8+206.8
Wholesale Trade100.12.73.387.82.73.6+12.3
Retail Trade205.95.54.7169.55.35.2+36.4
Accommodation and Food Services137.93.72.7120.03.72.8+17.9
Transport, Postal and Warehousing143.73.83.9138.14.34.2+5.6
Information Media and Telecommunications55.81.52.530.71.01.9+25.2
Financial and Insurance Services172.94.65.7141.14.46.4+31.9
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services256.96.810.7237.97.411.2+19.0
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services183.54.96.8126.23.95.9+57.4
Administrative and Support Services115.03.13.5114.23.64.0+0.8
Public Administration and Safety114.83.03.986.82.73.8+28.1
Education and Training239.86.44.2188.65.94.3+51.2
Health Care and Social Assistance292.17.77.4220.76.96.4+71.4
Arts and Recreation Services34.90.90.924.80.80.8+10.1
Other Services92.52.52.080.52.52.2+12.0
Total industries3,769.2100.0100.03,210.3100.0100.0+558.9

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2021. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id (informed decisions) NIEIR-ID data are adjusted each year, using updated employment estimates. .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

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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 ($976million or 25.9%)
  • Manufacturing ($307million or 8.2%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance ($292million or 7.7%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $1,576 million in total or 41.8% of the total local sales by total industry in the RDA BGLAP Region.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in South Australia accounted for 22.9% in Construction; 5.8% in Manufacturing and 7.4% 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 (6.8% compared to 2.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (6.8% compared to 10.7%)
  • A larger percentage of local sales by Construction (25.9% compared to 22.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Mining (0.4% compared to 3.1%)

Emerging groups

The total local sales by industry in RDA BGLAP Region $increased by 559 million between 2014/15 and 2019/20.

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

  • Construction (+$207 million)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (-$85 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$71 million)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+$57 million)

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