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Limestone Coast region

Imports

In the Limestone Coast region, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $1,299 million in 2018/19.

Imports by industry are sales of goods and services from industries located outside the Limestone Coast region boundaries to resident households, businesses and other organisations within the area. Imports (domestic) includes all imports from other parts of Australia to the Region.Imports (international) includes the value of all imports to the area from outside Australia.

To get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, import 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 imports 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 Fishing162.23.73.0142.93.23.5+19.2
Mining115.32.63.5137.33.14.1-22.0
Manufacturing1,299.429.731.21,381.531.232.6-82.1
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services94.52.22.8150.93.43.2-56.4
Construction0.00.00.00.00.00.00
Wholesale Trade190.04.33.8196.94.43.6-6.9
Retail Trade154.73.52.6156.63.52.6-1.9
Accommodation and Food Services223.05.13.7206.54.73.3+16.5
Transport, Postal and Warehousing258.75.96.4265.56.06.8-6.7
Information Media and Telecommunications156.43.63.9144.03.23.6+12.4
Financial and Insurance Services420.59.610.8371.18.48.9+49.4
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services20.00.50.818.10.40.7+1.9
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services231.55.36.0245.15.56.5-13.5
Administrative and Support Services98.42.32.190.62.02.1+7.8
Public Administration and Safety261.36.07.3263.65.97.6-2.3
Education and Training136.73.12.8187.34.22.8-50.6
Health Care and Social Assistance362.78.36.1302.46.84.9+60.3
Arts and Recreation Services119.62.72.0109.92.51.9+9.7
Other Services66.21.51.461.21.41.5+4.9

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 imports by industry sector 2018/19
Total imports by industry sector 2018/19 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, South Australia: 3.0% Mining, South Australia: 3.5% Manufacturing, South Australia: 31.2% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, South Australia: 2.8% Construction, South Australia: 0.0% Wholesale Trade, South Australia: 3.8% Retail Trade, South Australia: 2.6% Accommodation and Food Services, South Australia: 3.7% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, South Australia: 6.4% Information Media and Telecommunications, South Australia: 3.9% Financial and Insurance Services, South Australia: 10.8% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, South Australia: 0.8% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, South Australia: 6.0% Administrative and Support Services, South Australia: 2.1% Public Administration and Safety, South Australia: 7.3% Education and Training, South Australia: 2.8% Health Care and Social Assistance, South Australia: 6.1% Arts and Recreation Services, South Australia: 2.0% Other Services, South Australia: 1.4% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Limestone Coast region: 3.7% Mining, Limestone Coast region: 2.6% Manufacturing, Limestone Coast region: 29.7% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Limestone Coast region: 2.2% Construction, Limestone Coast region: 0.0% Wholesale Trade, Limestone Coast region: 4.3% Retail Trade, Limestone Coast region: 3.5% Accommodation and Food Services, Limestone Coast region: 5.1% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Limestone Coast region: 5.9% Information Media and Telecommunications, Limestone Coast region: 3.6% Financial and Insurance Services, Limestone Coast region: 9.6% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Limestone Coast region: 0.5% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Limestone Coast region: 5.3% Administrative and Support Services, Limestone Coast region: 2.3% Public Administration and Safety, Limestone Coast region: 6.0% Education and Training, Limestone Coast region: 3.1% Health Care and Social Assistance, Limestone Coast region: 8.3% Arts and Recreation Services, Limestone Coast region: 2.7% Other Services, Limestone Coast region: 1.5%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Change in total imports by industry sector, 2013/14 to 2018/19
Change in total imports by industry sector, 2013/14 to 2018/19 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Limestone Coast region: +$19.2 million Mining, Limestone Coast region: -$22.0 million Manufacturing, Limestone Coast region: -$82.1 million Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Limestone Coast region: -$56.4 million Construction, Limestone Coast region: 0 million Wholesale Trade, Limestone Coast region: -$6.9 million Retail Trade, Limestone Coast region: -$1.9 million Accommodation and Food Services, Limestone Coast region: +$16.5 million Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Limestone Coast region: -$6.7 million Information Media and Telecommunications, Limestone Coast region: +$12.4 million Financial and Insurance Services, Limestone Coast region: +$49.4 million Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Limestone Coast region: +$1.9 million Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Limestone Coast region: -$13.5 million Administrative and Support Services, Limestone Coast region: +$7.8 million Public Administration and Safety, Limestone Coast region: -$2.3 million Education and Training, Limestone Coast region: -$50.6 million Health Care and Social Assistance, Limestone Coast region: +$60.3 million Arts and Recreation Services, Limestone Coast region: +$9.7 million Other Services, Limestone Coast region: +$4.9 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 imports by industry sectors in Limestone Coast region in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($1,299 million or 29.7%)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($420 million or 9.6%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance ($363 million or 8.3%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $2,083 million in total or 47.6% of the total imports by total industry in the Limestone Coast region.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in South Australia accounted for 31.2% in Manufacturing; 10.8% in Financial and Insurance Services; and 6.1% in Health Care and Social Assistance.

The major differences between total imports by industries in the Limestone Coast region and South Australia were:

  • A larger percentage of total imports by Health Care and Social Assistance (8.3% compared to 6.1%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Accommodation and Food Services (5.1% compared to 3.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Manufacturing (29.7% compared to 31.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Public Administration and Safety (6.0% compared to 7.3%)

Emerging groups

The total imports by industries in the Limestone Coast region decreased by $60.3 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

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

  • Manufacturing (-$82 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$60 million)
  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (-$56 million)
  • Education and Training (-$51 million)

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