RDA Murraylands and Riverland

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RDA Murraylands and Riverland region

Imports

In the RDA Murraylands and Riverland region, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $1,349 million in 2018/19.

Imports by industry are sales of goods and services from industries located outside the RDA Murraylands and Riverland region Plains 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.

Data source

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Total imports
RDA Murraylands and Riverland region2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. South Australia$m%. South Australia2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing95.62.02.897.72.23.7-2.0
Mining118.72.43.6165.13.64.9-46.4
Manufacturing1,348.627.729.91,265.228.030.8+83.5
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services94.01.92.6121.62.73.0-27.6
Construction000000--
Wholesale Trade231.24.74.0198.54.43.6+32.7
Retail Trade174.83.62.5170.23.82.6+4.6
Accommodation and Food Services226.64.63.7203.04.53.4+23.6
Transport, Postal and Warehousing241.65.06.2252.65.66.7-11.0
Information Media and Telecommunications167.13.43.7144.13.23.2+23.0
Financial and Insurance Services642.613.210.8472.810.59.0+169.8
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services24.80.50.818.10.40.7+6.7
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services306.86.36.5254.45.66.7+52.4
Administrative and Support Services121.02.52.386.81.92.1+34.2
Public Administration and Safety261.35.47.2263.55.87.9-2.2
Education and Training162.43.32.9232.65.13.0-70.2
Health Care and Social Assistance451.99.37.0374.48.35.3+77.6
Arts and Recreation Services154.73.22.0145.83.22.0+8.9
Other Services52.71.11.457.21.31.4-4.6
Total industries4,876.6100.0100.04,523.5100.0100.0+353.2

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 imports by industry sectors in the RDA Murraylands and Riverland region in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($1,349 million or 27.7%)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($643 million or 13.2%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance ($452 million or 9.3%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $2,443 million in total or 50.1% of the total imports by industry in the the RDA Murraylands and Riverland region.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in South Australia accounted for 29.9% in Manufacturing; 10.8% in Financial and Insurance Services and 7.0% in Health Care and Social Assistance.

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

  • A larger percentage of total imports by Financial and Insurance Services (13.2% compared to 10.8%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Health Care and Social Assistance (9.3% compared to 7.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Manufacturing (27.7% compared to 29.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Public Administration and Safety (5.4% compared to 7.2%)

Emerging groups

The total total imports by industry in the RDA Murraylands and Riverland region increased by $353 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

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

  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$170 million)
  • Manufacturing (+$83 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$78 million)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+$52 million)

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