RDA Murraylands and Riverland

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RDA Murraylands and Riverland region

Exports

In the RDA Murraylands and Riverland region, Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing had the largest total exports by industry, generating $1,816 million in 2019/20.

Exports by industry are sales of goods and services to non-resident households, businesses and other organisations, outside the RDA Murraylands and Riverland 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.

Data source

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Total exports by industry sector
RDA Murraylands and Riverland region2019/202014/15Change
Industry$m%. South Australia$m%. South Australia2014/15 - 2019/20
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1,816.152.99.72,161.861.211.8-345.7
Mining8.30.25.624.80.79.1-16.5
Manufacturing683.619.919.5584.716.621.9+98.9
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services133.43.96.9107.73.05.5+25.8
Construction7.00.20.23.30.10.1+3.7
Wholesale Trade159.64.75.0144.64.14.2+15.1
Retail Trade59.31.73.163.91.83.3-4.6
Accommodation and Food Services57.31.72.465.61.92.6-8.3
Transport, Postal and Warehousing200.35.86.0165.04.76.6+35.3
Information Media and Telecommunications18.20.53.45.90.22.3+12.2
Financial and Insurance Services11.10.37.811.10.37.4+0.0
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services7.50.21.07.40.20.6+0.1
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services11.30.34.37.50.23.5+3.8
Administrative and Support Services40.41.21.441.01.21.3-0.6
Public Administration and Safety63.71.97.138.41.16.9+25.3
Education and Training44.31.34.822.20.64.0+22.1
Health Care and Social Assistance71.62.19.350.61.46.7+21.0
Arts and Recreation Services25.30.70.911.60.30.9+13.7
Other Services12.80.41.513.20.41.4-0.4
Total industries3,431.1100.0100.03,530.4100.0100.0-99.3

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2021. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id (informed decisions). Data are based on a 2018-19 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

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Dominant groups

An analysis of the total exports by industry sectors in the RDA Murraylands and Riverland region in 2019/20 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (1,816 million or 52.9%)
  • Manufacturing (684 million or 19.9%)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (200 million or 5.8%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 2,700 million in total or 78.7% of the total exports by industry in the the RDA Murraylands and Riverland region.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in South Australia accounted for 9.7% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing; 19.5% in Manufacturing and 6.0% in Transport, Postal and Warehousing.

The major differences between the total exports by industries of the RDA Murraylands and Riverland region and South Australia were:

  • A larger percentage of total exports by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (52.9% compared to 9.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Financial and Insurance Services (0.3% compared to 7.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Health Care and Social Assistance (2.1% compared to 9.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Mining (0.2% compared to 5.6%)

Emerging groups

The total total exports by industry in the RDA Murraylands and Riverland region $decreased by -99 million between 2014/15 and 2019/20.

The largest changes in the total exports by industries between 2014/15 and 2019/20 in the RDA Murraylands and Riverland region were for:

  • Manufacturing (+$99 million)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (+$35 million)
  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (+$26 million)
  • Public Administration and Safety (+$25 million)

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