RDA Murraylands and Riverland

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RDA Murraylands and Riverland region

Local sales

In the RDA Murraylands and Riverland region, Construction had the highest local sales, generating $1,031 million in 2018/19.

Local sales by industry measures the output of local industries that is sold locally. This includes sales to local consumers, businesses and other organisations.

To get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, local sales 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.

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National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Local sales by industry sector
RDA Murraylands and Riverland region - Constant prices2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. South Australia$m%. South Australia2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing455.511.02.7553.415.73.4-98.0
Mining11.40.32.76.60.22.3+4.8
Manufacturing224.55.45.4311.08.88.4-86.5
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services152.13.73.9103.32.94.0+48.8
Construction1,030.924.822.8656.618.620.8+374.3
Wholesale Trade123.03.03.4116.53.33.7+6.4
Retail Trade212.55.14.3205.15.84.6+7.4
Accommodation and Food Services130.33.13.0109.33.12.9+21.0
Transport, Postal and Warehousing153.73.73.5170.64.84.5-16.9
Information Media and Telecommunications69.21.72.639.81.12.2+29.5
Financial and Insurance Services142.83.45.7144.04.16.1-1.2
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services481.211.612.7268.47.611.8+212.8
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services95.12.36.668.31.95.6+26.7
Administrative and Support Services92.12.23.5100.62.93.8-8.5
Public Administration and Safety171.44.13.3178.35.13.8-6.9
Education and Training157.63.84.0144.24.14.0+13.5
Health Care and Social Assistance351.78.57.1255.27.25.5+96.6
Arts and Recreation Services20.20.50.722.50.60.7-2.3
Other Services74.91.82.070.32.02.1+4.6
Total industries4,150.1100.0100.03,524.0100.0100.0+626.1

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts NIEIR-ID data are adjusted each year, using updated employment estimates. .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 local sales by industry sectors in the RDA Murraylands and Riverland region in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Construction ($1,031million or 24.8%)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services ($481million or 11.6%)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing ($455million or 11.0%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $1,968 million in total or 47.4% of the total local sales by total industry in the the RDA Murraylands and Riverland region.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in South Australia accounted for 22.8% in Construction; 12.7% in Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services and 2.7% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing.

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

  • A larger percentage of local sales by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (11.0% compared to 2.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (2.3% compared to 6.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Mining (0.3% compared to 2.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Financial and Insurance Services (3.4% compared to 5.7%)

Emerging groups

The total local sales by industry in the RDA Murraylands and Riverland region $increased by 626 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

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

  • Construction (+$374 million)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (+$213 million)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (-$98 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$97 million)

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