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 $1,256 million in 2019/20.

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.

Data source

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Local sales by industry sector
RDA Murraylands and Riverland region - Constant prices2019/202014/15Change
Industry$m%. South Australia$m%. South Australia2014/15 - 2019/20
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing505.911.52.1774.420.63.7-268.5
Mining9.40.23.110.10.33.1-0.7
Manufacturing239.65.55.8218.65.87.2+20.9
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services129.32.93.797.32.63.5+31.9
Construction1,256.128.622.9764.920.419.8+491.2
Wholesale Trade126.32.93.3115.33.13.6+11.0
Retail Trade232.75.34.7213.15.75.2+19.7
Accommodation and Food Services117.62.72.7102.22.72.8+15.5
Transport, Postal and Warehousing162.63.73.9157.14.24.2+5.4
Information Media and Telecommunications63.41.42.531.80.81.9+31.6
Financial and Insurance Services145.43.35.7142.53.86.4+2.9
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services287.26.510.7241.06.411.2+46.2
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services121.42.86.870.51.95.9+50.9
Administrative and Support Services97.62.23.5110.42.94.0-12.8
Public Administration and Safety209.24.83.9175.54.73.8+33.7
Education and Training197.34.54.2166.14.44.3+31.1
Health Care and Social Assistance368.08.47.4266.17.16.4+101.9
Arts and Recreation Services28.40.60.916.80.40.8+11.6
Other Services91.22.12.084.42.22.2+6.8
Total industries4,388.6100.0100.03,758.3100.0100.0+630.3

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2021. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id (informed decisions) NIEIR-ID data are adjusted each year, using updated employment estimates. .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 local sales by industry sectors in the RDA Murraylands and Riverland region in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Construction ($1,256million or 28.6%)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing ($506million or 11.5%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance ($368million or 8.4%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $2,130 million in total or 48.5% 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 22.9% in Construction; 2.1% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing and 7.4% in Health Care and Social Assistance.

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 (11.5% compared to 2.1%)
  • A larger percentage of local sales by Construction (28.6% compared to 22.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (6.5% compared to 10.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (2.8% compared to 6.8%)

Emerging groups

The total local sales by industry in the RDA Murraylands and Riverland region $increased by 630 million between 2014/15 and 2019/20.

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

  • Construction (+$491 million)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (-$268 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$102 million)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+$51 million)

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