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 $1,273 million in 2019/20.

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 region2019/202014/15Change
Industry$m%. South Australia$m%. South Australia2014/15 - 2019/20
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing140.33.33.4162.84.04.4-22.6
Mining86.02.03.0147.43.76.3-61.5
Manufacturing1,272.829.630.01,190.429.529.5+82.4
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services106.72.52.8109.52.72.5-2.7
Construction000000--
Wholesale Trade218.75.13.5223.05.53.7-4.3
Retail Trade104.62.41.9105.72.62.0-1.1
Accommodation and Food Services150.63.53.4139.03.43.3+11.6
Transport, Postal and Warehousing245.95.76.4229.45.76.4+16.5
Information Media and Telecommunications131.23.03.7114.52.83.4+16.7
Financial and Insurance Services470.910.910.4413.110.29.2+57.8
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services32.20.70.819.00.50.6+13.1
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services327.97.66.6297.57.46.8+30.4
Administrative and Support Services92.62.22.066.71.71.8+25.9
Public Administration and Safety262.56.17.7266.46.67.9-4.0
Education and Training143.53.33.3145.13.63.5-1.6
Health Care and Social Assistance375.48.78.0264.36.65.7+111.1
Arts and Recreation Services79.81.91.983.72.12.0-3.9
Other Services61.71.41.155.91.41.2+5.9
Total industries4,303.4100.0100.04,033.4100.0100.0+270.0

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 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 ($1,273 million or 29.6%)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($471 million or 10.9%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance ($375 million or 8.7%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $2,119 million in total or 49.2% 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 30.0% in Manufacturing; 10.4% in Financial and Insurance Services and 8.0% 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 smaller percentage of total imports by Public Administration and Safety (6.1% compared to 7.7%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Wholesale Trade (5.1% compared to 3.5%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (7.6% compared to 6.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Mining (2.0% compared to 3.0%)

Emerging groups

The total total imports by industry in the RDA Murraylands and Riverland region increased by $270 million between 2014/15 and 2019/20.

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

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$111 million)
  • Manufacturing (+$82 million)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$58 million)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+$30 million)

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