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Port Pirie Regional Council area

Imports

In Port Pirie Regional Council area, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $357 million in 2018/19.

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.

Data source

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Total imports
Port Pirie Regional Council area2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. South Australia$m%. South Australia2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing5.30.42.88.40.73.7-3.1
Mining301.223.23.6294.326.44.9+6.9
Manufacturing357.527.629.9289.025.930.8+68.5
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services46.03.52.626.82.43.0+19.2
Construction000000--
Wholesale Trade36.12.84.034.03.03.6+2.1
Retail Trade25.21.92.522.32.02.6+2.9
Accommodation and Food Services25.42.03.713.61.23.4+11.9
Transport, Postal and Warehousing72.55.66.237.73.46.7+34.8
Information Media and Telecommunications35.82.83.727.02.43.2+8.8
Financial and Insurance Services102.87.910.893.08.39.0+9.8
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services9.40.70.87.80.70.7+1.7
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services53.04.16.552.44.76.7+0.6
Administrative and Support Services22.81.82.318.61.72.1+4.2
Public Administration and Safety64.85.07.264.35.87.9+0.5
Education and Training68.85.32.952.54.73.0+16.3
Health Care and Social Assistance23.91.87.027.22.45.3-3.4
Arts and Recreation Services34.12.62.028.92.62.0+5.2
Other Services12.41.01.418.81.71.4-6.4
Total industries1,297.0100.0100.01,116.6100.0100.0+180.4

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 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%)

Emerging groups

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)

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