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Light Regional Council

Local sales

In Light Regional Council, Construction had the highest local sales, generating $166 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
Light Regional Council - Constant prices2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. South Australia$m%. South Australia2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing110.714.72.797.114.43.4+13.7
Mining12.91.72.76.61.02.3+6.4
Manufacturing99.913.35.4119.417.78.4-19.5
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services12.51.73.94.60.74.0+7.9
Construction166.422.122.8175.125.920.8-8.7
Wholesale Trade27.43.63.421.93.23.7+5.5
Retail Trade28.53.84.314.72.24.6+13.9
Accommodation and Food Services17.02.33.014.92.22.9+2.1
Transport, Postal and Warehousing30.64.13.538.85.74.5-8.2
Information Media and Telecommunications21.62.92.612.11.82.2+9.5
Financial and Insurance Services5.70.85.77.91.26.1-2.2
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services42.35.612.728.84.311.8+13.5
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services32.84.46.624.33.65.6+8.5
Administrative and Support Services15.32.03.511.01.63.8+4.3
Public Administration and Safety15.12.03.313.32.03.8+1.8
Education and Training57.97.74.045.36.74.0+12.6
Health Care and Social Assistance34.44.67.123.73.55.5+10.6
Arts and Recreation Services3.10.40.72.80.40.7+0.3
Other Services17.42.32.014.02.12.1+3.3
Total industries751.6100.0100.0676.3100.0100.0+75.2

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 Light Regional Council in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Construction ($166million or 22.1%)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing ($111million or 14.7%)
  • Manufacturing ($100million or 13.3%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $377 million in total or 50.2% of the total local sales by total industry in the Light Regional Council.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in South Australia accounted for 22.8% in Construction; 2.7% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing and 5.4% in Manufacturing.

The major differences between local sales by industries of Light Regional Council and South Australia were:

  • A larger percentage of local sales by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (14.7% compared to 2.7%)
  • A larger percentage of local sales by Manufacturing (13.3% compared to 5.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (5.6% compared to 12.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Financial and Insurance Services (0.8% compared to 5.7%)

Emerging groups

The total local sales by industry in Light Regional Council $increased by 75 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

The largest changes in the local sales by industries between 2013/14 and 2018/19 in Light Regional Council were for:

  • Manufacturing (-$19 million)
  • Retail Trade (+$14 million)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (+$14 million)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (+$13 million)

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