Limestone Coast region
In the Limestone Coast region, Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing had the largest total exports by industry, generating $1,427 million in 2017/18.
Exports by industry are sales of goods and services to non-resident households, businesses and other organisations, outside the Limestone Coast region boundaries. Exports (domestic) include all exports from the area to other parts of Australia. Exports (international) includes all exports from the Region to countries outside Australia.
To get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, export data should be viewed alongside the other industry characteristics in the Industry sector analysis section.
Detailed notes about how the figures are derived can be found in the specific topic notes section.
National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series
|Total exports by industry sector|
|Limestone Coast region - Constant prices||2017/18||2012/13||Change|
|Industry (Click rows to view sub-categories)||$m||%||South Australia%||$m||%||South Australia%||2012/13 to 2017/18|
|Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing||1,427.2||49.8||8.1||1,455.7||50.1||10.4||-28.4||23000||P|
|Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services||42.0||1.5||7.3||24.3||0.8||6.6||+17.7||23300||P|
|Accommodation and Food Services||31.5||1.1||2.1||76.3||2.6||2.6||-44.8||23700||P|
|Transport, Postal and Warehousing||114.3||4.0||7.5||129.2||4.4||7.8||-14.9||23800||P|
|Information Media and Telecommunications||14.5||0.5||3.9||5.2||0.2||2.6||+9.2||23900||P|
|Financial and Insurance Services||9.8||0.3||7.8||13.4||0.5||7.5||-3.5||24000||P|
|Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services||9.3||0.3||0.6||35.9||1.2||0.9||-26.6||24100||P|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical Services||7.9||0.3||3.8||6.6||0.2||3.8||+1.3||24200||P|
|Administrative and Support Services||9.1||0.3||1.3||5.1||0.2||1.2||+3.9||24300||P|
|Public Administration and Safety||23.1||0.8||7.7||7.6||0.3||7.5||+15.5||24400||P|
|Education and Training||55.3||1.9||5.0||50.9||1.8||5.0||+4.5||24500||P|
|Health Care and Social Assistance||42.9||1.5||9.1||22.3||0.8||7.0||+20.6||24600||P|
|Arts and Recreation Services||1.2||0.0||1.0||3.6||0.1||1.0||-2.4||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 exports by industry sectors in Limestone Coast region in 2017/18 shows the three largest industries were:
- Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing ($1,427 million or 49.8%)
- Manufacturing ($816 million or 28.5%)
- Wholesale Trade ($134 million or 4.7%)
In combination these three industries accounted for $2,377 million in total or 82.9% of the total exports by total industry in the Limestone Coast region.
In comparison, the same 3 industries in South Australia accounted for 8.1% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing; 18.4% in Manufacturing; and 7.2% in Wholesale Trade.
The major differences between total exports by industries in the Limestone Coast region and South Australia were:
- A larger percentage of total exports by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (49.8% compared to 8.1%)
- A larger percentage of total exports by Manufacturing (28.5% compared to 18.4%)
- A smaller percentage of total exports by Health Care and Social Assistance (1.5% compared to 9.1%)
- A smaller percentage of total exports by Financial and Insurance Services (0.3% compared to 7.8%)
The total exports by industries in the Limestone Coast region decreased by $39.2 million between 2012/13 and 2017/18.
There were no major changes in total exports by industries between 2012/13 and 2017/18 in the Limestone Coast region.