In the Limestone Coast region, Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing had the largest total exports by industry, generating $1,577 million in 2018/19.
Exports by industry are sales of goods and services to non-resident households, businesses and other organisations, outside the Limestone Coast region boundaries. Exports (domestic) include all exports from the area to other parts of Australia. Exports (international) includes all exports from the Region to countries outside Australia.
To get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, export data should be viewed alongside the other industry characteristics in the Industry sector analysis section.
Detailed notes about how the figures are derived can be found in the specific topic notes section.
National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series
|Total exports by industry sector|
|Limestone Coast region||2018/19||2009/10||Change|
|Industry||$m||%||South Australia||$m||%||South Australia||2009/10 - 2018/19|
|Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing||1,577.1||49.0||9.4||1,501.5||46.1||10.3||+75.7|
|Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services||57.1||1.8||6.4||33.9||1.0||6.5||+23.3|
|Accommodation and Food Services||52.4||1.6||2.4||73.4||2.3||2.7||-21.0|
|Transport, Postal and Warehousing||78.9||2.4||6.0||135.9||4.2||7.9||-57.1|
|Information Media and Telecommunications||17.6||0.5||3.6||9.7||0.3||3.0||+7.9|
|Financial and Insurance Services||14.6||0.5||8.4||12.1||0.4||5.4||+2.5|
|Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services||7.5||0.2||0.7||4.5||0.1||0.4||+3.0|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical Services||14.0||0.4||4.2||11.1||0.3||3.6||+2.9|
|Administrative and Support Services||6.6||0.2||1.1||12.4||0.4||1.4||-5.7|
|Public Administration and Safety||16.8||0.5||7.2||7.3||0.2||7.3||+9.5|
|Education and Training||76.0||2.4||5.4||53.9||1.7||4.5||+22.1|
|Health Care and Social Assistance||45.0||1.4||9.6||26.3||0.8||7.3||+18.7|
|Arts and Recreation Services||1.6||0.0||0.8||2.8||0.1||1.0||-1.2|
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 morePlease refer to specific data notes for more information
An analysis of the total exports by industry sectors in the 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 industry in the 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 the total exports by industries of 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%)
The total total exports by industry in the Limestone Coast region $decreased by -33 million between 2009/10 and 2018/19.
The largest changes in the total exports by industries between 2009/10 and 2018/19 in the Limestone Coast region were for:
- Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (+$76 million)
- Other Services (+$33 million)
- Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (+$23 million)
- Education and Training (+$22 million)