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Exports

In City of Whyalla, Manufacturing had the largest total exports by industry, generating $307 million in 2017/18.

Exports by industry are sales of goods and services to non-resident households, businesses and other organisations, outside City of Whyalla boundaries. Exports (domestic) include all exports from the area to other parts of Australia. Exports (international) includes all exports from the Region to countries outside Australia.

To get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, export 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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Total exports by industry sector
City of Whyalla - Constant prices2017/182012/13Change
Industry
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$m%Regional SA%$m%Regional SA%2012/13 to 2017/18
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing2.30.433.47.61.737.7-5.3
Mining163.527.414.0120.126.115.2+43.5
Manufacturing306.551.327.3226.249.125.5+80.3
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services14.22.44.23.30.73.3+10.9
Construction0.10.00.10.40.00.0-0.2
Wholesale Trade13.12.24.92.10.52.6+11.0
Retail Trade3.20.51.64.00.91.5-0.8
Accommodation and Food Services9.41.61.414.93.22.6-5.5
Transport, Postal and Warehousing29.44.94.039.18.54.9-9.7
Information Media and Telecommunications1.40.20.60.90.20.2+0.5
Financial and Insurance Services1.70.30.32.30.50.3-0.6
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services7.41.20.42.50.50.7+4.9
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services2.00.30.32.20.50.2-0.2
Administrative and Support Services14.92.50.913.52.90.8+1.4
Public Administration and Safety2.50.41.62.20.50.9+0.3
Education and Training14.82.52.210.32.21.7+4.5
Health Care and Social Assistance5.91.01.74.61.01.1+1.3
Arts and Recreation Services0.30.00.20.30.00.20
Other Services5.00.80.84.41.00.6+0.6

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018. 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

Total exports by industry sector 2017/18
Total exports by industry sector 2017/18 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Regional SA: 33.4% Mining, Regional SA: 14.0% Manufacturing, Regional SA: 27.3% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Regional SA: 4.2% Construction, Regional SA: 0.1% Wholesale Trade, Regional SA: 4.9% Retail Trade, Regional SA: 1.6% Accommodation and Food Services, Regional SA: 1.4% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Regional SA: 4.0% Information Media and Telecommunications, Regional SA: 0.6% Financial and Insurance Services, Regional SA: 0.3% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Regional SA: 0.4% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Regional SA: 0.3% Administrative and Support Services, Regional SA: 0.9% Public Administration and Safety, Regional SA: 1.6% Education and Training, Regional SA: 2.2% Health Care and Social Assistance, Regional SA: 1.7% Arts and Recreation Services, Regional SA: 0.2% Other Services, Regional SA: 0.8% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Whyalla: 0.4% Mining, City of Whyalla: 27.4% Manufacturing, City of Whyalla: 51.3% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Whyalla: 2.4% Construction, City of Whyalla: 0.0% Wholesale Trade, City of Whyalla: 2.2% Retail Trade, City of Whyalla: 0.5% Accommodation and Food Services, City of Whyalla: 1.6% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Whyalla: 4.9% Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Whyalla: 0.2% Financial and Insurance Services, City of Whyalla: 0.3% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Whyalla: 1.2% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Whyalla: 0.3% Administrative and Support Services, City of Whyalla: 2.5% Public Administration and Safety, City of Whyalla: 0.4% Education and Training, City of Whyalla: 2.5% Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Whyalla: 1.0% Arts and Recreation Services, City of Whyalla: 0.0% Other Services, City of Whyalla: 0.8%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Change in total exports by industry sector, 2012/13 to 2017/18
Change in total exports by industry sector, 2012/13 to 2017/18 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Whyalla: -$5.3 million Mining, City of Whyalla: +$43.5 million Manufacturing, City of Whyalla: +$80.3 million Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Whyalla: +$10.9 million Construction, City of Whyalla: -$0.2 million Wholesale Trade, City of Whyalla: +$11.0 million Retail Trade, City of Whyalla: -$0.8 million Accommodation and Food Services, City of Whyalla: -$5.5 million Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Whyalla: -$9.7 million Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Whyalla: +$0.5 million Financial and Insurance Services, City of Whyalla: -$0.6 million Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Whyalla: +$4.9 million Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Whyalla: -$0.2 million Administrative and Support Services, City of Whyalla: +$1.4 million Public Administration and Safety, City of Whyalla: +$0.3 million Education and Training, City of Whyalla: +$4.5 million Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Whyalla: +$1.3 million Arts and Recreation Services, City of Whyalla: 0 million Other Services, City of Whyalla: +$0.6 million
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts

Dominant groups

An analysis of the total exports by industry sectors in City of Whyalla in 2017/18 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($307 million or 51.3%)
  • Mining ($164 million or 27.4%)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing ($29 million or 4.9%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $500 million in total or 83.6% of the total exports by total industry in City of Whyalla.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Regional SA accounted for 27.3% in Manufacturing; 14.0% in Mining; and 4.0% in Transport, Postal and Warehousing.

The major differences between total exports by industries in City of Whyalla and Regional SA were:

  • A larger percentage of total exports by Manufacturing (51.3% compared to 27.3%)
  • A larger percentage of total exports by Mining (27.4% compared to 14.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (0.4% compared to 33.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Wholesale Trade (2.2% compared to 4.9%)

Emerging groups

The total exports by industries in City of Whyalla increased by $136.9 million between 2012/13 and 2017/18.

The largest change in total exports by industries between 2012/13 and 2017/18 in City of Whyalla was for:

  • Manufacturing (+$80 million)

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