RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region
In the RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $1,270 million in 2017/18.
Imports by industry are sales of goods and services from industries located outside the RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region boundaries to resident households, businesses and other organisations within the area. Imports (domestic) includes all imports from other parts of Australia to the Region.Imports (international) includes the value of all imports to the area from outside Australia.
To get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, import data should be viewed alongside the other industry characteristics in the Industry sector analysis section.
Detailed notes about how the figures are derived can be found in the specific topic notes section.
National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series
|Total imports by industry sector|
|RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region - Constant prices||2017/18||2012/13||Change|
|Industry (Click rows to view sub-categories)||$m||%||South Australia%||$m||%||South Australia%||2012/13 to 2017/18|
|Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing||82.5||2.1||2.4||93.0||2.4||3.0||-10.5||23000||P|
|Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services||132.9||3.3||2.9||131.9||3.4||3.9||+1.0||23300||P|
|Accommodation and Food Services||243.6||6.1||3.7||150.3||3.9||3.0||+93.3||23700||P|
|Transport, Postal and Warehousing||268.1||6.7||6.3||275.7||7.1||7.2||-7.7||23800||P|
|Information Media and Telecommunications||124.4||3.1||3.7||124.3||3.2||3.7||0||23900||P|
|Financial and Insurance Services||375.1||9.4||10.4||309.0||8.0||8.7||+66.1||24000||P|
|Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services||21.7||0.5||0.8||23.5||0.6||0.6||-1.8||24100||P|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical Services||219.1||5.5||7.0||194.5||5.0||6.6||+24.6||24200||P|
|Administrative and Support Services||42.4||1.1||1.5||44.3||1.1||1.7||-1.9||24300||P|
|Public Administration and Safety||187.0||4.7||7.3||228.0||5.9||8.3||-41.0||24400||P|
|Education and Training||123.5||3.1||2.7||132.1||3.4||3.1||-8.6||24500||P|
|Health Care and Social Assistance||245.5||6.2||6.0||215.3||5.6||5.1||+30.2||24600||P|
|Arts and Recreation Services||83.9||2.1||2.1||80.8||2.1||2.1||+3.1||24700||P|
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) (opens a new window) ©2018. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id (opens a new window), 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
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%)
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)