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 $1,260 million in 2018/19.

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 region2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. South Australia$m%. South Australia2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1,260.244.59.41,516.451.711.1-256.3
Mining23.70.84.522.30.86.5+1.4
Manufacturing689.424.318.6677.323.122.8+12.0
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services174.06.16.474.52.54.7+99.5
Construction4.70.20.22.40.10.1+2.3
Wholesale Trade173.26.15.5112.53.84.3+60.6
Retail Trade57.42.04.164.62.24.2-7.2
Accommodation and Food Services42.91.52.454.11.82.6-11.2
Transport, Postal and Warehousing124.64.46.0190.46.56.9-65.8
Information Media and Telecommunications15.90.63.65.20.22.5+10.6
Financial and Insurance Services15.00.58.411.00.47.3+4.1
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services7.90.30.713.80.50.7-5.9
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services9.70.34.27.20.23.5+2.5
Administrative and Support Services29.91.11.123.60.81.1+6.3
Public Administration and Safety45.61.67.238.61.37.1+7.0
Education and Training68.92.45.446.51.64.5+22.4
Health Care and Social Assistance34.51.29.632.21.17.2+2.3
Arts and Recreation Services14.90.50.811.60.41.0+3.4
Other Services38.91.42.227.30.91.9+11.7
Total industries2,831.3100.0100.02,931.5100.0100.0-100.2

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 more

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Dominant groups

An analysis of the total exports by industry sectors in the RDA Murraylands and Riverland region in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (1,260 million or 44.5%)
  • Manufacturing (689 million or 24.3%)
  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (174 million or 6.1%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 2,124 million in total or 75.0% 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 9.4% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing; 18.6% in Manufacturing and 6.4% in Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services.

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 (44.5% compared to 9.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Health Care and Social Assistance (1.2% compared to 9.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Financial and Insurance Services (0.5% compared to 8.4%)
  • A larger percentage of total exports by Manufacturing (24.3% compared to 18.6%)

Emerging groups

The total total exports by industry in the RDA Murraylands and Riverland region $decreased by -100 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

The largest changes in the total exports by industries between 2013/14 and 2018/19 in the RDA Murraylands and Riverland region were for:

  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (+$100 million)
  • Wholesale Trade (+$61 million)
  • Education and Training (+$22 million)
  • Manufacturing (+$12 million)

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