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RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region

Imports

In the RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $1,270 million in 2017/18.

Imports by industry are sales of goods and services from industries located outside the RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region 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.

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Total imports by industry sector
RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region - Constant prices2017/182012/13Change
Industry
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$m%South Australia%$m%South Australia%2012/13 to 2017/18
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing82.52.12.493.02.43.0-10.5
Mining135.33.43.497.72.53.9+37.6
Manufacturing1,270.331.932.21,394.836.032.1-124.6
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services132.93.32.9131.93.43.9+1.0
Construction0.00.00.00.00.00.00
Wholesale Trade202.35.14.3171.64.43.7+30.7
Retail Trade170.14.32.2142.63.72.3+27.4
Accommodation and Food Services243.66.13.7150.33.93.0+93.3
Transport, Postal and Warehousing268.16.76.3275.77.17.2-7.7
Information Media and Telecommunications124.43.13.7124.33.23.70
Financial and Insurance Services375.19.410.4309.08.08.7+66.1
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services21.70.50.823.50.60.6-1.8
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services219.15.57.0194.55.06.6+24.6
Administrative and Support Services42.41.11.544.31.11.7-1.9
Public Administration and Safety187.04.77.3228.05.98.3-41.0
Education and Training123.53.12.7132.13.43.1-8.6
Health Care and Social Assistance245.56.26.0215.35.65.1+30.2
Arts and Recreation Services83.92.12.180.82.12.1+3.1
Other Services56.81.41.265.31.71.2-8.5

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 imports by industry sector 2017/18
Total imports by industry sector 2017/18 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, South Australia: 2.4% Mining, South Australia: 3.4% Manufacturing, South Australia: 32.2% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, South Australia: 2.9% Construction, South Australia: 0.0% Wholesale Trade, South Australia: 4.3% Retail Trade, South Australia: 2.2% Accommodation and Food Services, South Australia: 3.7% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, South Australia: 6.3% Information Media and Telecommunications, South Australia: 3.7% Financial and Insurance Services, South Australia: 10.4% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, South Australia: 0.8% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, South Australia: 7.0% Administrative and Support Services, South Australia: 1.5% Public Administration and Safety, South Australia: 7.3% Education and Training, South Australia: 2.7% Health Care and Social Assistance, South Australia: 6.0% Arts and Recreation Services, South Australia: 2.1% Other Services, South Australia: 1.2% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region: 2.1% Mining, RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region: 3.4% Manufacturing, RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region: 31.9% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region: 3.3% Construction, RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region: 0.0% Wholesale Trade, RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region: 5.1% Retail Trade, RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region: 4.3% Accommodation and Food Services, RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region: 6.1% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region: 6.7% Information Media and Telecommunications, RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region: 3.1% Financial and Insurance Services, RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region: 9.4% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region: 0.5% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region: 5.5% Administrative and Support Services, RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region: 1.1% Public Administration and Safety, RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region: 4.7% Education and Training, RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region: 3.1% Health Care and Social Assistance, RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region: 6.2% Arts and Recreation Services, RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region: 2.1% Other Services, RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region: 1.4%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Change in total imports by industry sector, 2012/13 to 2017/18
Change in total imports by industry sector, 2012/13 to 2017/18 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region: -$10.5 million Mining, RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region: +$37.6 million Manufacturing, RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region: -$124.6 million Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region: +$1.0 million Construction, RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region: 0 million Wholesale Trade, RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region: +$30.7 million Retail Trade, RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region: +$27.4 million Accommodation and Food Services, RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region: +$93.3 million Transport, Postal and Warehousing, RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region: -$7.7 million Information Media and Telecommunications, RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region: 0 million Financial and Insurance Services, RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region: +$66.1 million Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region: -$1.8 million Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region: +$24.6 million Administrative and Support Services, RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region: -$1.9 million Public Administration and Safety, RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region: -$41.0 million Education and Training, RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region: -$8.6 million Health Care and Social Assistance, RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region: +$30.2 million Arts and Recreation Services, RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region: +$3.1 million Other Services, RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region: -$8.5 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 imports by industry sectors in RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region in 2017/18 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($1,270 million or 31.9%)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($375 million or 9.4%)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing ($268 million or 6.7%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $1,913 million in total or 48.0% of the total imports by total industry in the RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in South Australia accounted for 32.2% in Manufacturing; 10.4% in Financial and Insurance Services; and 6.3% in Transport, Postal and Warehousing.

The major differences between total imports by industries in the RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region and South Australia were:

  • A larger percentage of total imports by Accommodation and Food Services (6.1% compared to 3.7%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Retail Trade (4.3% compared to 2.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Public Administration and Safety (4.7% compared to 7.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (5.5% compared to 7.0%)

Emerging groups

The total imports by industries in the RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region increased by $109.5 million between 2012/13 and 2017/18.

The largest changes in the total imports by industries between 2012/13 and 2017/18 in the RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region were for:

  • Manufacturing (-$125 million)
  • Accommodation and Food Services (+$93 million)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$66 million)

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