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 $355 million in 2019/20.

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 prices2019/202014/15Change
Industry$m%. South Australia$m%. South Australia2014/15 - 2019/20
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing203.615.72.1315.627.63.7-112.0
Mining2.30.23.12.10.23.1+0.2
Manufacturing61.54.75.866.95.87.2-5.4
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services60.14.63.758.95.13.5+1.1
Construction355.427.422.9182.215.919.8+173.2
Wholesale Trade44.23.43.339.93.53.6+4.3
Retail Trade54.54.24.752.94.65.2+1.6
Accommodation and Food Services36.52.82.731.42.72.8+5.2
Transport, Postal and Warehousing44.03.43.947.14.14.2-3.1
Information Media and Telecommunications24.01.92.59.00.81.9+15.0
Financial and Insurance Services79.66.15.750.24.46.4+29.4
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services36.22.810.743.83.811.2-7.6
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services35.72.86.829.12.55.9+6.6
Administrative and Support Services22.71.83.524.72.24.0-2.0
Public Administration and Safety42.03.23.936.03.13.8+6.0
Education and Training60.24.64.252.64.64.3+7.7
Health Care and Social Assistance102.67.97.477.36.86.4+25.2
Arts and Recreation Services3.80.30.92.60.20.8+1.2
Other Services26.92.12.022.01.92.2+5.0
Total industries1,295.8100.0100.01,144.2100.0100.0+151.6

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2021. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id (informed decisions) NIEIR-ID data are adjusted each year, using updated employment estimates. .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 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 ($355million or 27.4%)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing ($204million or 15.7%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance ($103million or 7.9%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $662 million in total or 51.1% of the total local sales by total industry in the Mid North Region.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in South Australia accounted for 22.9% in Construction; 2.1% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing and 7.4% 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 (15.7% compared to 2.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (2.8% compared to 10.7%)
  • A larger percentage of local sales by Construction (27.4% compared to 22.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (2.8% compared to 6.8%)

Emerging groups

The total local sales by industry in Mid North Region $increased by 152 million between 2014/15 and 2019/20.

The largest changes in the local sales by industries between 2014/15 and 2019/20 in Mid North Region were for:

  • Construction (+$173 million)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (-$112 million)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$29 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$25 million)

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RDA Yorke and Mid North Region

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