Limestone Coast region
In the Limestone Coast region, Construction had the highest local sales, generating $544 million in 2017/18.
Local sales by industry measures the output of local industries that is sold locally. This includes sales to local consumers, businesses and other organisations.
To get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, local sales data should be viewed alongside the other industry characteristics in the Industry sector analysis section.
Detailed notes about how the figures are derived can be found in the specific topic notes section.
National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series
|Local sales by industry sector|
|Limestone Coast region - Constant prices||2017/18||2012/13||Change|
|Industry (Click rows to view sub-categories)||$m||%||South Australia%||$m||%||South Australia%||2012/13 to 2017/18|
|Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing||378.4||10.3||2.3||572.3||15.6||3.0||-193.9||23000||P|
|Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services||138.7||3.8||4.1||121.2||3.3||5.3||+17.5||23300||P|
|Accommodation and Food Services||139.5||3.8||3.1||110.8||3.0||3.1||+28.6||23700||P|
|Transport, Postal and Warehousing||152.8||4.2||4.1||188.3||5.1||4.7||-35.4||23800||P|
|Information Media and Telecommunications||69.9||1.9||2.7||58.0||1.6||2.1||+11.9||23900||P|
|Financial and Insurance Services||187.1||5.1||6.0||209.9||5.7||6.2||-22.8||24000||P|
|Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services||392.5||10.7||13.8||289.1||7.9||12.4||+103.5||24100||P|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical Services||121.1||3.3||6.2||104.7||2.9||5.6||+16.5||24200||P|
|Administrative and Support Services||87.8||2.4||3.3||78.0||2.1||3.0||+9.8||24300||P|
|Public Administration and Safety||168.8||4.6||3.7||144.1||3.9||3.7||+24.7||24400||P|
|Education and Training||156.5||4.3||3.9||157.3||4.3||4.0||-0.7||24500||P|
|Health Care and Social Assistance||265.0||7.2||5.8||217.0||5.9||4.9||+48.0||24600||P|
|Arts and Recreation Services||16.6||0.5||0.7||23.2||0.6||0.6||-6.6||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 local sales by industry sectors in Limestone Coast region in 2017/18 shows the three largest industries were:
- Construction (544 people or 14.8%)
- Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (393 people or 10.7%)
- Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (378 people or 10.3%)
In combination these three industries accounted for $1,315 million in total or 35.7% of the total local sales by total industry in the Limestone Coast region.
In comparison, the same 3 industries in South Australia accounted for 20.9% in Construction; 13.8% in Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services; and 2.3% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing.
The major differences between local sales by industries in the Limestone Coast region and South Australia were:
- A larger percentage of local sales by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (10.3% compared to 2.3%)
- A smaller percentage of local sales by Construction (14.8% compared to 20.9%)
- A smaller percentage of local sales by Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (10.7% compared to 13.8%)
- A smaller percentage of local sales by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (3.3% compared to 6.2%)
The total local sales by industry in the Limestone Coast region increased by $10.7 million between 2012/13 and 2017/18.
The largest changes in the local sales by industries between 2012/13 and 2017/18 in the Limestone Coast region were for:
- Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (-$194 million)
- Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (+$103 million)
- Manufacturing (-$77 million)
- Construction (+$59 million)