RDA Yorke and Mid North Region

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Copper Coast Council area


In Copper Coast Council area, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $191 million in 2018/19.

Imports by industry are sales of goods and services from industries located outside Copper Coast Council area Plains 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.

Data source

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Total imports
Copper Coast Council area2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. South Australia$m%. South Australia2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing5.
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services5.
Wholesale Trade19.
Retail Trade5.
Accommodation and Food Services17.12.83.710.11.93.4+7.0
Transport, Postal and Warehousing39.
Information Media and Telecommunications22.43.73.719.13.73.2+3.3
Financial and Insurance Services63.210.410.842.38.19.0+20.9
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services5.
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services43.27.16.538.57.46.7+4.7
Administrative and Support Services9.
Public Administration and Safety60.
Education and Training16.42.72.916.93.33.0-0.5
Health Care and Social Assistance59.
Arts and Recreation Services24.
Other Services1.
Total industries606.6100.0100.0520.0100.0100.0+86.6

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. 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

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Dominant groups

An analysis of the total imports by industry sectors in Copper Coast Council area in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($191 million or 31.5%)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($63 million or 10.4%)
  • Public Administration and Safety ($60 million or 9.9%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $314 million in total or 51.8% of the total imports by industry in the Copper Coast Council area.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in South Australia accounted for 29.9% in Manufacturing; 10.8% in Financial and Insurance Services and 7.2% in Public Administration and Safety.

The major differences between total imports by industries of Copper Coast Council area and South Australia were:

  • A larger percentage of total imports by Health Care and Social Assistance (9.8% compared to 7.0%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Public Administration and Safety (9.9% compared to 7.2%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Arts and Recreation Services (4.0% compared to 2.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (0.9% compared to 2.8%)

Emerging groups

The total total imports by industry in Copper Coast Council area increased by $87 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

The largest changes in the total imports by industries between 2013/14 and 2018/19 in Copper Coast Council area were for:

  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$21 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$18 million)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (+$13 million)
  • Manufacturing (+$12 million)

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