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Local sales

In City of Whyalla, Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services had the highest local sales, generating $150 million in 2017/18.

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.

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Local sales 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 Fishing2.70.37.010.01.09.9-7.3
Mining47.05.54.258.55.94.4-11.5
Manufacturing46.85.56.273.27.37.9-26.3
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services10.51.23.613.81.45.4-3.3
Construction58.36.823.4191.319.219.2-132.9
Wholesale Trade40.34.74.440.24.04.2+0.1
Retail Trade59.87.05.572.77.35.6-12.9
Accommodation and Food Services32.73.83.533.23.33.3-0.5
Transport, Postal and Warehousing57.26.74.159.46.05.0-2.2
Information Media and Telecommunications14.01.61.711.31.11.2+2.7
Financial and Insurance Services31.73.73.643.64.44.2-11.9
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services150.117.610.396.79.78.1+53.4
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services28.53.32.632.73.32.5-4.2
Administrative and Support Services33.03.92.333.23.32.2-0.3
Public Administration and Safety48.25.64.141.64.23.9+6.5
Education and Training55.66.53.966.86.74.1-11.1
Health Care and Social Assistance108.912.76.987.28.85.9+21.7
Arts and Recreation Services6.10.70.64.90.50.6+1.2
Other Services23.32.72.125.12.52.3-1.8

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

Local sales by industry sector 2017/18
Local sales by industry sector 2017/18 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Regional SA: 7.0% Mining, Regional SA: 4.2% Manufacturing, Regional SA: 6.2% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Regional SA: 3.6% Construction, Regional SA: 23.4% Wholesale Trade, Regional SA: 4.4% Retail Trade, Regional SA: 5.5% Accommodation and Food Services, Regional SA: 3.5% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Regional SA: 4.1% Information Media and Telecommunications, Regional SA: 1.7% Financial and Insurance Services, Regional SA: 3.6% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Regional SA: 10.3% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Regional SA: 2.6% Administrative and Support Services, Regional SA: 2.3% Public Administration and Safety, Regional SA: 4.1% Education and Training, Regional SA: 3.9% Health Care and Social Assistance, Regional SA: 6.9% Arts and Recreation Services, Regional SA: 0.6% Other Services, Regional SA: 2.1% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Whyalla: 0.3% Mining, City of Whyalla: 5.5% Manufacturing, City of Whyalla: 5.5% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Whyalla: 1.2% Construction, City of Whyalla: 6.8% Wholesale Trade, City of Whyalla: 4.7% Retail Trade, City of Whyalla: 7.0% Accommodation and Food Services, City of Whyalla: 3.8% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Whyalla: 6.7% Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Whyalla: 1.6% Financial and Insurance Services, City of Whyalla: 3.7% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Whyalla: 17.6% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Whyalla: 3.3% Administrative and Support Services, City of Whyalla: 3.9% Public Administration and Safety, City of Whyalla: 5.6% Education and Training, City of Whyalla: 6.5% Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Whyalla: 12.7% Arts and Recreation Services, City of Whyalla: 0.7% Other Services, City of Whyalla: 2.7%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Change in local sales by industry sector, 2012/13 to 2017/18
Change in local sales by industry sector, 2012/13 to 2017/18 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Whyalla: -$7.3 million Mining, City of Whyalla: -$11.5 million Manufacturing, City of Whyalla: -$26.3 million Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Whyalla: -$3.3 million Construction, City of Whyalla: -$132.9 million Wholesale Trade, City of Whyalla: +$0.1 million Retail Trade, City of Whyalla: -$12.9 million Accommodation and Food Services, City of Whyalla: -$0.5 million Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Whyalla: -$2.2 million Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Whyalla: +$2.7 million Financial and Insurance Services, City of Whyalla: -$11.9 million Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Whyalla: +$53.4 million Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Whyalla: -$4.2 million Administrative and Support Services, City of Whyalla: -$0.3 million Public Administration and Safety, City of Whyalla: +$6.5 million Education and Training, City of Whyalla: -$11.1 million Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Whyalla: +$21.7 million Arts and Recreation Services, City of Whyalla: +$1.2 million Other Services, City of Whyalla: -$1.8 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 local sales by industry sectors in City of Whyalla in 2017/18 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (150 people or 17.6%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (109 people or 12.7%)
  • Retail Trade (60 people or 7.0%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $319 million in total or 37.3% of the total local sales by total industry in City of Whyalla.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Regional SA accounted for 10.3% in Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services; 6.9% in Health Care and Social Assistance; and 5.5% in Retail Trade.

The major differences between local sales by industries in City of Whyalla and Regional SA were:

  • A larger percentage of local sales by Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (17.6% compared to 10.3%)
  • A larger percentage of local sales by Health Care and Social Assistance (12.7% compared to 6.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Construction (6.8% compared to 23.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (0.3% compared to 7.0%)

Emerging groups

The total local sales by industry in City of Whyalla decreased by $140.7 million between 2012/13 and 2017/18.

The largest changes in the local sales by industries between 2012/13 and 2017/18 in City of Whyalla were for:

  • Construction (-$133 million)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (+$53 million)

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