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City of Whyalla

Imports

In City of Whyalla, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $337 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
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 Fishing11.81.01.713.51.21.9-1.6
Mining85.57.62.842.73.73.0+42.8
Manufacturing336.729.729.1354.030.930.2-17.2
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services55.04.92.966.85.83.4-11.8
Construction0.00.00.00.00.00.00
Wholesale Trade54.14.85.954.04.75.2+0.1
Retail Trade46.74.14.246.54.14.0+0.2
Accommodation and Food Services51.04.55.428.52.53.7+22.5
Transport, Postal and Warehousing43.33.86.346.44.17.3-3.2
Information Media and Telecommunications34.83.13.144.73.93.2-9.9
Financial and Insurance Services125.411.110.3112.79.88.7+12.7
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services2.80.20.63.00.30.6-0.2
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services55.04.96.250.64.46.0+4.4
Administrative and Support Services4.60.41.44.60.41.40
Public Administration and Safety82.07.25.499.38.76.8-17.3
Education and Training40.53.63.250.84.44.1-10.3
Health Care and Social Assistance56.85.07.269.26.06.3-12.5
Arts and Recreation Services29.92.62.530.82.72.6-0.9
Other Services16.91.51.728.32.51.8-11.4

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, Regional SA: 1.7% Mining, Regional SA: 2.8% Manufacturing, Regional SA: 29.1% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Regional SA: 2.9% Construction, Regional SA: 0.0% Wholesale Trade, Regional SA: 5.9% Retail Trade, Regional SA: 4.2% Accommodation and Food Services, Regional SA: 5.4% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Regional SA: 6.3% Information Media and Telecommunications, Regional SA: 3.1% Financial and Insurance Services, Regional SA: 10.3% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Regional SA: 0.6% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Regional SA: 6.2% Administrative and Support Services, Regional SA: 1.4% Public Administration and Safety, Regional SA: 5.4% Education and Training, Regional SA: 3.2% Health Care and Social Assistance, Regional SA: 7.2% Arts and Recreation Services, Regional SA: 2.5% Other Services, Regional SA: 1.7% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Whyalla: 1.0% Mining, City of Whyalla: 7.6% Manufacturing, City of Whyalla: 29.7% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Whyalla: 4.9% Construction, City of Whyalla: 0.0% Wholesale Trade, City of Whyalla: 4.8% Retail Trade, City of Whyalla: 4.1% Accommodation and Food Services, City of Whyalla: 4.5% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Whyalla: 3.8% Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Whyalla: 3.1% Financial and Insurance Services, City of Whyalla: 11.1% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Whyalla: 0.2% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Whyalla: 4.9% Administrative and Support Services, City of Whyalla: 0.4% Public Administration and Safety, City of Whyalla: 7.2% Education and Training, City of Whyalla: 3.6% Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Whyalla: 5.0% Arts and Recreation Services, City of Whyalla: 2.6% Other Services, City of Whyalla: 1.5%
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, City of Whyalla: -$1.6 million Mining, City of Whyalla: +$42.8 million Manufacturing, City of Whyalla: -$17.2 million Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Whyalla: -$11.8 million Construction, City of Whyalla: 0 million Wholesale Trade, City of Whyalla: +$0.1 million Retail Trade, City of Whyalla: +$0.2 million Accommodation and Food Services, City of Whyalla: +$22.5 million Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Whyalla: -$3.2 million Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Whyalla: -$9.9 million Financial and Insurance Services, City of Whyalla: +$12.7 million Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Whyalla: -$0.2 million Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Whyalla: +$4.4 million Administrative and Support Services, City of Whyalla: 0 million Public Administration and Safety, City of Whyalla: -$17.3 million Education and Training, City of Whyalla: -$10.3 million Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Whyalla: -$12.5 million Arts and Recreation Services, City of Whyalla: -$0.9 million Other Services, City of Whyalla: -$11.4 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 City of Whyalla in 2017/18 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($337 million or 29.7%)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($125 million or 11.1%)
  • Mining ($86 million or 7.6%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $548 million in total or 48.3% of the total imports by total industry in City of Whyalla.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Regional SA accounted for 29.1% in Manufacturing; 10.3% in Financial and Insurance Services; and 2.8% in Mining.

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

  • A larger percentage of total imports by Mining (7.6% compared to 2.8%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (4.9% compared to 2.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Transport, Postal and Warehousing (3.8% compared to 6.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Health Care and Social Assistance (5.0% compared to 7.2%)

Emerging groups

The total imports by industries in City of Whyalla decreased by $13.6 million between 2012/13 and 2017/18.

There were no major changes in total imports by industries between 2012/13 and 2017/18 in City of Whyalla.

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