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Berri Barmera Council area

Imports

In the Berri Barmera Council area, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $222 million in 2018/19.

Imports by industry are sales of goods and services from industries located outside the Berri Barmera Council area 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
Berri Barmera Council area2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. South Australia$m%. South Australia2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing9.21.42.87.71.43.7+1.5
Mining19.12.93.628.85.44.9-9.7
Manufacturing222.133.529.9173.232.530.8+48.9
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services6.71.02.65.51.03.0+1.1
Construction000000--
Wholesale Trade34.05.14.025.34.83.6+8.6
Retail Trade11.21.72.514.52.72.6-3.2
Accommodation and Food Services29.04.43.719.03.63.4+10.0
Transport, Postal and Warehousing38.25.86.242.38.06.7-4.1
Information Media and Telecommunications20.23.13.717.43.33.2+2.9
Financial and Insurance Services101.515.310.851.69.79.0+49.8
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services4.50.70.83.30.60.7+1.1
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services44.36.76.534.06.46.7+10.2
Administrative and Support Services20.23.12.35.81.12.1+14.5
Public Administration and Safety23.93.67.221.14.07.9+2.9
Education and Training35.55.42.941.57.83.0-6.1
Health Care and Social Assistance19.42.97.019.23.65.3+0.3
Arts and Recreation Services20.23.02.017.63.32.0+2.6
Other Services2.90.41.44.50.91.4-1.6
Total industries662.1100.0100.0532.3100.0100.0+129.8

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 Berri Barmera Council area in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($222 million or 33.5%)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($101 million or 15.3%)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services ($44 million or 6.7%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $368 million in total or 55.6% of the total imports by industry in the the Berri Barmera Council area.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in South Australia accounted for 29.9% in Manufacturing; 10.8% in Financial and Insurance Services and 6.5% in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services.

The major differences between total imports by industries of the Berri Barmera Council area and South Australia were:

  • A larger percentage of total imports by Financial and Insurance Services (15.3% compared to 10.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Health Care and Social Assistance (2.9% compared to 7.0%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Manufacturing (33.5% compared to 29.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Public Administration and Safety (3.6% compared to 7.2%)

Emerging groups

The total total imports by industry in the Berri Barmera Council area increased by $130 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

The largest changes in the total imports by industries between 2013/14 and 2018/19 in the Berri Barmera Council area were for:

  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$50 million)
  • Manufacturing (+$49 million)
  • Administrative and Support Services (+$14 million)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+$10 million)

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