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Wakefield Regional Council area

Imports

In Wakefield Regional Council area, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $168 million in 2017/18.

Imports by industry are sales of goods and services from industries located outside the RDA Yorke and Mid North 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
Wakefield Regional Council area - Constant prices2017/182012/13Change
Industry
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$m%Regional SA%$m%Regional SA%2012/13 to 2017/18
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing10.91.51.710.31.91.9+0.6
Mining14.52.02.817.13.13.0-2.6
Manufacturing167.723.129.1130.523.730.2+37.1
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services15.92.22.99.01.63.4+6.8
Construction0.00.00.00.00.00.00
Wholesale Trade42.45.95.926.34.85.2+16.1
Retail Trade52.27.24.234.86.34.0+17.4
Accommodation and Food Services55.17.65.430.15.53.7+25.0
Transport, Postal and Warehousing32.54.56.329.85.47.3+2.7
Information Media and Telecommunications19.52.73.119.63.63.2-0.1
Financial and Insurance Services76.010.510.359.210.88.7+16.8
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services3.90.50.65.41.00.6-1.5
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services26.43.66.224.04.46.0+2.4
Administrative and Support Services12.61.71.49.71.81.4+2.9
Public Administration and Safety28.43.95.426.74.86.8+1.8
Education and Training42.05.83.239.07.14.1+3.0
Health Care and Social Assistance80.811.17.248.88.96.3+32.0
Arts and Recreation Services26.23.62.517.73.22.6+8.6
Other Services18.02.51.712.22.21.8+5.8

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

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, Wakefield Regional Council area: 1.5% Mining, Wakefield Regional Council area: 2.0% Manufacturing, Wakefield Regional Council area: 23.1% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Wakefield Regional Council area: 2.2% Construction, Wakefield Regional Council area: 0.0% Wholesale Trade, Wakefield Regional Council area: 5.9% Retail Trade, Wakefield Regional Council area: 7.2% Accommodation and Food Services, Wakefield Regional Council area: 7.6% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Wakefield Regional Council area: 4.5% Information Media and Telecommunications, Wakefield Regional Council area: 2.7% Financial and Insurance Services, Wakefield Regional Council area: 10.5% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Wakefield Regional Council area: 0.5% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Wakefield Regional Council area: 3.6% Administrative and Support Services, Wakefield Regional Council area: 1.7% Public Administration and Safety, Wakefield Regional Council area: 3.9% Education and Training, Wakefield Regional Council area: 5.8% Health Care and Social Assistance, Wakefield Regional Council area: 11.1% Arts and Recreation Services, Wakefield Regional Council area: 3.6% Other Services, Wakefield Regional Council area: 2.5%
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, Wakefield Regional Council area: +$0.6 million Mining, Wakefield Regional Council area: -$2.6 million Manufacturing, Wakefield Regional Council area: +$37.1 million Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Wakefield Regional Council area: +$6.8 million Construction, Wakefield Regional Council area: 0 million Wholesale Trade, Wakefield Regional Council area: +$16.1 million Retail Trade, Wakefield Regional Council area: +$17.4 million Accommodation and Food Services, Wakefield Regional Council area: +$25.0 million Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Wakefield Regional Council area: +$2.7 million Information Media and Telecommunications, Wakefield Regional Council area: -$0.1 million Financial and Insurance Services, Wakefield Regional Council area: +$16.8 million Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Wakefield Regional Council area: -$1.5 million Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Wakefield Regional Council area: +$2.4 million Administrative and Support Services, Wakefield Regional Council area: +$2.9 million Public Administration and Safety, Wakefield Regional Council area: +$1.8 million Education and Training, Wakefield Regional Council area: +$3.0 million Health Care and Social Assistance, Wakefield Regional Council area: +$32.0 million Arts and Recreation Services, Wakefield Regional Council area: +$8.6 million Other Services, Wakefield Regional Council area: +$5.8 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 total imports by industry sectors in Wakefield Regional Council area in 2017/18 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($168 million or 23.1%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance ($81 million or 11.1%)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($76 million or 10.5%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $324 million in total or 44.8% of the total imports by total industry in Wakefield Regional Council area.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Regional SA accounted for 29.1% in Manufacturing; 7.2% in Health Care and Social Assistance; and 10.3% in Financial and Insurance Services.

The major differences between total imports by industries in Wakefield Regional Council area and Regional SA were:

  • A larger percentage of total imports by Health Care and Social Assistance (11.1% compared to 7.2%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Retail Trade (7.2% compared to 4.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Manufacturing (23.1% compared to 29.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (3.6% compared to 6.2%)

Emerging groups

The total imports by industries in Wakefield Regional Council area increased by $174.8 million between 2012/13 and 2017/18.

There were no major changes in total imports by industries between 2012/13 and 2017/18 in Wakefield Regional Council area.

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