Imports by industry are sales of goods and services from industries located outside Port Pirie Regional 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.
National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series
|Port Pirie Regional Council area||2018/19||2013/14||Change|
|Industry||$m||%||South Australia||$m||%||South Australia||2013/14 - 2018/19|
|Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing||5.3||0.4||2.8||8.4||0.7||3.7||-3.1|
|Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services||46.0||3.5||2.6||26.8||2.4||3.0||+19.2|
|Accommodation and Food Services||25.4||2.0||3.7||13.6||1.2||3.4||+11.9|
|Transport, Postal and Warehousing||72.5||5.6||6.2||37.7||3.4||6.7||+34.8|
|Information Media and Telecommunications||35.8||2.8||3.7||27.0||2.4||3.2||+8.8|
|Financial and Insurance Services||102.8||7.9||10.8||93.0||8.3||9.0||+9.8|
|Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services||9.4||0.7||0.8||7.8||0.7||0.7||+1.7|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical Services||53.0||4.1||6.5||52.4||4.7||6.7||+0.6|
|Administrative and Support Services||22.8||1.8||2.3||18.6||1.7||2.1||+4.2|
|Public Administration and Safety||64.8||5.0||7.2||64.3||5.8||7.9||+0.5|
|Education and Training||68.8||5.3||2.9||52.5||4.7||3.0||+16.3|
|Health Care and Social Assistance||23.9||1.8||7.0||27.2||2.4||5.3||-3.4|
|Arts and Recreation Services||34.1||2.6||2.0||28.9||2.6||2.0||+5.2|
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id informed decisions. 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 morePlease refer to specific data notes for more information
An analysis of the total imports by industry sectors in Port Pirie Regional Council area in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:
- Manufacturing ($357 million or 27.6%)
- Mining ($301 million or 23.2%)
- Financial and Insurance Services ($103 million or 7.9%)
In combination these three industries accounted for $761 million in total or 58.7% of the total imports by industry in the Port Pirie Regional Council area.
In comparison, the same 3 industries in South Australia accounted for 29.9% in Manufacturing; 3.6% in Mining and 10.8% in Financial and Insurance Services.
The major differences between total imports by industries of Port Pirie Regional Council area and South Australia were:
- A larger percentage of total imports by Mining (23.2% compared to 3.6%)
- A smaller percentage of total imports by Health Care and Social Assistance (1.8% compared to 7.0%)
- A smaller percentage of total imports by Financial and Insurance Services (7.9% compared to 10.8%)
- A smaller percentage of total imports by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (4.1% compared to 6.5%)
The total total imports by industry in Port Pirie Regional Council area increased by $180 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.
The largest changes in the total imports by industries between 2013/14 and 2018/19 in Port Pirie Regional Council area were for:
- Manufacturing (+$68 million)
- Transport, Postal and Warehousing (+$35 million)
- Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (+$19 million)
- Education and Training (+$16 million)