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Limestone Coast region

Local sales

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.

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Local sales by industry sector
Limestone Coast region - Constant prices2017/182012/13Change
Industry
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$m%South Australia%$m%South Australia%2012/13 to 2017/18
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing378.710.32.3572.315.63.0-193.6
Mining14.20.41.510.20.31.8+4.0
Manufacturing310.98.46.4387.810.68.1-76.9
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services138.83.84.1121.23.35.3+17.5
Construction544.414.820.9485.013.219.5+59.4
Wholesale Trade214.05.84.7186.05.14.4+28.0
Retail Trade240.26.54.8236.66.45.1+3.6
Accommodation and Food Services139.53.83.1110.83.03.1+28.7
Transport, Postal and Warehousing155.04.24.1188.35.14.7-33.3
Information Media and Telecommunications69.91.92.758.01.62.1+11.9
Financial and Insurance Services187.15.16.0209.95.76.2-22.8
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services392.510.713.8289.17.912.4+103.5
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services121.13.36.2104.72.95.6+16.5
Administrative and Support Services87.92.43.378.02.13.0+9.9
Public Administration and Safety168.84.63.7144.13.93.7+24.7
Education and Training156.54.23.9157.34.34.0-0.7
Health Care and Social Assistance265.07.25.8217.05.94.9+48.0
Arts and Recreation Services16.60.50.723.20.60.6-6.6
Other Services83.42.32.191.32.52.4-8.0

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018. 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

Local sales by industry sector 2017/18
Local sales by industry sector 2017/18 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, South Australia: 2.3% Mining, South Australia: 1.5% Manufacturing, South Australia: 6.4% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, South Australia: 4.1% Construction, South Australia: 20.9% Wholesale Trade, South Australia: 4.7% Retail Trade, South Australia: 4.8% Accommodation and Food Services, South Australia: 3.1% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, South Australia: 4.1% Information Media and Telecommunications, South Australia: 2.7% Financial and Insurance Services, South Australia: 6.0% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, South Australia: 13.8% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, South Australia: 6.2% Administrative and Support Services, South Australia: 3.3% Public Administration and Safety, South Australia: 3.7% Education and Training, South Australia: 3.9% Health Care and Social Assistance, South Australia: 5.8% Arts and Recreation Services, South Australia: 0.7% Other Services, South Australia: 2.1% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Limestone Coast region: 10.3% Mining, Limestone Coast region: 0.4% Manufacturing, Limestone Coast region: 8.4% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Limestone Coast region: 3.8% Construction, Limestone Coast region: 14.8% Wholesale Trade, Limestone Coast region: 5.8% Retail Trade, Limestone Coast region: 6.5% Accommodation and Food Services, Limestone Coast region: 3.8% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Limestone Coast region: 4.2% Information Media and Telecommunications, Limestone Coast region: 1.9% Financial and Insurance Services, Limestone Coast region: 5.1% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Limestone Coast region: 10.7% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Limestone Coast region: 3.3% Administrative and Support Services, Limestone Coast region: 2.4% Public Administration and Safety, Limestone Coast region: 4.6% Education and Training, Limestone Coast region: 4.2% Health Care and Social Assistance, Limestone Coast region: 7.2% Arts and Recreation Services, Limestone Coast region: 0.5% Other Services, Limestone Coast region: 2.3%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Change in local sales by industry sector, 2012/13 to 2017/18
Change in local sales by industry sector, 2012/13 to 2017/18 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Limestone Coast region: -$193.6 million Mining, Limestone Coast region: +$4.0 million Manufacturing, Limestone Coast region: -$76.9 million Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Limestone Coast region: +$17.5 million Construction, Limestone Coast region: +$59.4 million Wholesale Trade, Limestone Coast region: +$28.0 million Retail Trade, Limestone Coast region: +$3.6 million Accommodation and Food Services, Limestone Coast region: +$28.7 million Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Limestone Coast region: -$33.3 million Information Media and Telecommunications, Limestone Coast region: +$11.9 million Financial and Insurance Services, Limestone Coast region: -$22.8 million Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Limestone Coast region: +$103.5 million Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Limestone Coast region: +$16.5 million Administrative and Support Services, Limestone Coast region: +$9.9 million Public Administration and Safety, Limestone Coast region: +$24.7 million Education and Training, Limestone Coast region: -$0.7 million Health Care and Social Assistance, Limestone Coast region: +$48.0 million Arts and Recreation Services, Limestone Coast region: -$6.6 million Other Services, Limestone Coast region: -$8.0 million
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts

Dominant groups

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 (379 people or 10.3%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $1,316 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%)

Emerging groups

The total local sales by industry in the Limestone Coast region increased by $13.8 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)

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