RDA Yorke and Mid North Region

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Mid North Region

Local sales

In Mid North Region, Construction had the highest local sales, generating $215 million in 2018/19.

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.

Data source

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Local sales by industry sector
Mid North Region - Constant prices2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. South Australia$m%. South Australia2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing191.516.92.7202.819.43.4-11.3
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services73.76.53.968.76.64.0+5.0
Wholesale Trade45.44.03.446.44.43.7-1.0
Retail Trade46.24.14.347.44.54.6-1.2
Accommodation and Food Services34.
Transport, Postal and Warehousing41.23.63.549.84.84.5-8.6
Information Media and Telecommunications18.31.62.613.91.32.2+4.4
Financial and Insurance Services61.45.45.747.84.66.1+13.6
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services56.04.912.748.54.611.8+7.5
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services36.43.26.626.52.55.6+9.9
Administrative and Support Services25.42.23.521.52.13.8+4.0
Public Administration and Safety34.83.13.336.73.53.8-1.9
Education and Training48.
Health Care and Social Assistance100.
Arts and Recreation Services4.
Other Services18.
Total industries1,135.7100.0100.01,047.1100.0100.0+88.6

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts NIEIR-ID data are adjusted each year, using updated employment estimates. .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 local sales by industry sectors in Mid North Region in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Construction ($215million or 19.0%)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing ($192million or 16.9%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance ($101million or 8.9%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $508 million in total or 44.7% of the total local sales by total industry in the Mid North Region.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in South Australia accounted for 22.8% in Construction; 2.7% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing and 7.1% in Health Care and Social Assistance.

The major differences between local sales by industries of Mid North Region and South Australia were:

  • A larger percentage of local sales by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (16.9% compared to 2.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (4.9% compared to 12.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Construction (19.0% compared to 22.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (3.2% compared to 6.6%)

Emerging groups

The total local sales by industry in Mid North Region $increased by 89 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

The largest changes in the local sales by industries between 2013/14 and 2018/19 in Mid North Region were for:

  • Construction (+$48 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$31 million)
  • Manufacturing (-$16 million)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$14 million)

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RDA Yorke and Mid North Region

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