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Limestone Coast region

Exports

In the Limestone Coast region, Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing had the largest total exports by industry, generating $1,577 million in 2018/19.

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.

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Total exports by industry sector
Limestone Coast region - Constant prices2018/192013/14Change
Industry
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$m%South Australia%$m%South Australia%2013/14 to 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1,577.149.09.41,737.952.011.1-160.8
Mining15.90.54.526.60.86.5-10.7
Manufacturing961.729.918.6988.929.622.8-27.1
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services57.11.86.418.10.54.7+39.0
Construction2.70.10.22.10.10.1+0.6
Wholesale Trade92.22.95.577.62.34.3+14.7
Retail Trade118.03.74.1114.23.44.2+3.9
Accommodation and Food Services52.41.62.468.22.02.6-15.8
Transport, Postal and Warehousing78.92.46.0128.03.86.9-49.1
Information Media and Telecommunications17.60.53.65.20.22.5+12.4
Financial and Insurance Services14.60.58.414.60.47.30
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services7.50.20.78.30.20.7-0.8
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services14.00.44.210.10.33.5+3.8
Administrative and Support Services6.60.21.15.80.21.1+0.9
Public Administration and Safety16.80.57.29.50.37.1+7.3
Education and Training76.02.45.454.51.64.5+21.4
Health Care and Social Assistance45.01.49.625.70.87.2+19.3
Arts and Recreation Services1.60.00.82.50.11.0-0.9
Other Services65.92.02.242.41.31.9+23.5

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .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

Total exports by industry sector 2018/19
Total exports by industry sector 2018/19 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, South Australia: 9.4% Mining, South Australia: 4.5% Manufacturing, South Australia: 18.6% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, South Australia: 6.4% Construction, South Australia: 0.2% Wholesale Trade, South Australia: 5.5% Retail Trade, South Australia: 4.1% Accommodation and Food Services, South Australia: 2.4% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, South Australia: 6.0% Information Media and Telecommunications, South Australia: 3.6% Financial and Insurance Services, South Australia: 8.4% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, South Australia: 0.7% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, South Australia: 4.2% Administrative and Support Services, South Australia: 1.1% Public Administration and Safety, South Australia: 7.2% Education and Training, South Australia: 5.4% Health Care and Social Assistance, South Australia: 9.6% Arts and Recreation Services, South Australia: 0.8% Other Services, South Australia: 2.2% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Limestone Coast region: 49.0% Mining, Limestone Coast region: 0.5% Manufacturing, Limestone Coast region: 29.9% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Limestone Coast region: 1.8% Construction, Limestone Coast region: 0.1% Wholesale Trade, Limestone Coast region: 2.9% Retail Trade, Limestone Coast region: 3.7% Accommodation and Food Services, Limestone Coast region: 1.6% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Limestone Coast region: 2.4% Information Media and Telecommunications, Limestone Coast region: 0.5% Financial and Insurance Services, Limestone Coast region: 0.5% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Limestone Coast region: 0.2% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Limestone Coast region: 0.4% Administrative and Support Services, Limestone Coast region: 0.2% Public Administration and Safety, Limestone Coast region: 0.5% Education and Training, Limestone Coast region: 2.4% Health Care and Social Assistance, Limestone Coast region: 1.4% Arts and Recreation Services, Limestone Coast region: 0.0% Other Services, Limestone Coast region: 2.0%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Change in total exports by industry sector, 2013/14 to 2018/19
Change in total exports by industry sector, 2013/14 to 2018/19 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Limestone Coast region: -$160.8 million Mining, Limestone Coast region: -$10.7 million Manufacturing, Limestone Coast region: -$27.1 million Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Limestone Coast region: +$39.0 million Construction, Limestone Coast region: +$0.6 million Wholesale Trade, Limestone Coast region: +$14.7 million Retail Trade, Limestone Coast region: +$3.9 million Accommodation and Food Services, Limestone Coast region: -$15.8 million Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Limestone Coast region: -$49.1 million Information Media and Telecommunications, Limestone Coast region: +$12.4 million Financial and Insurance Services, Limestone Coast region: 0 million Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Limestone Coast region: -$0.8 million Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Limestone Coast region: +$3.8 million Administrative and Support Services, Limestone Coast region: +$0.9 million Public Administration and Safety, Limestone Coast region: +$7.3 million Education and Training, Limestone Coast region: +$21.4 million Health Care and Social Assistance, Limestone Coast region: +$19.3 million Arts and Recreation Services, Limestone Coast region: -$0.9 million Other Services, Limestone Coast region: +$23.5 million
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts

Dominant groups

An analysis of the total exports by industry sectors in Limestone Coast region in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing ($1,577 million or 49.0%)
  • Manufacturing ($962 million or 29.9%)
  • Retail Trade ($118 million or 3.7%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $2,657 million in total or 82.5% of the total exports by total industry in the Limestone Coast region.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in South Australia accounted for 9.4% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing; 18.6% in Manufacturing; and 4.1% in Retail 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 (49.0% compared to 9.4%)
  • A larger percentage of total exports by Manufacturing (29.9% compared to 18.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Health Care and Social Assistance (1.4% compared to 9.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Financial and Insurance Services (0.5% compared to 8.4%)

Emerging groups

The total exports by industries in the Limestone Coast region decreased by $118.3 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

The largest changes in total exports by industries between 2013/14 and 2018/19 in the Limestone Coast region were for:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (-$161 million)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (-$49 million)

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