RDA Yorke and Mid North Region

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Southern Flinders Region

Local sales

In Southern Flinders Region, Construction had the highest local sales, generating $232 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.

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National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Local sales by industry sector
Southern Flinders Region - Constant prices2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. South Australia$m%. South Australia2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing86.97.02.799.37.73.4-12.4
Mining10.10.82.712.61.02.3-2.5
Manufacturing64.45.25.494.97.48.4-30.5
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services94.37.63.967.75.34.0+26.6
Construction231.918.722.8292.522.720.8-60.6
Wholesale Trade50.04.03.445.03.53.7+4.9
Retail Trade75.76.14.372.85.64.6+2.9
Accommodation and Food Services41.23.33.045.03.52.9-3.8
Transport, Postal and Warehousing53.74.33.577.86.04.5-24.1
Information Media and Telecommunications16.31.32.615.21.22.2+1.1
Financial and Insurance Services61.14.95.759.64.66.1+1.5
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services66.65.412.771.05.511.8-4.4
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services28.52.36.621.61.75.6+7.0
Administrative and Support Services28.32.33.527.62.13.8+0.7
Public Administration and Safety55.04.43.363.95.03.8-8.9
Education and Training67.95.54.065.15.04.0+2.8
Health Care and Social Assistance178.614.47.1130.710.15.5+47.9
Arts and Recreation Services4.00.30.72.80.20.7+1.2
Other Services27.22.22.024.21.92.1+3.0
Total industries1,241.7100.0100.01,289.1100.0100.0-47.4

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 Southern Flinders Region in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Construction ($232million or 18.7%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance ($179million or 14.4%)
  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services ($94million or 7.6%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $505 million in total or 40.7% of the total local sales by total industry in the Southern Flinders Region.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in South Australia accounted for 22.8% in Construction; 7.1% in Health Care and Social Assistance and 3.9% in Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services.

The major differences between local sales by industries of Southern Flinders Region and South Australia were:

  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (5.4% compared to 12.7%)
  • A larger percentage of local sales by Health Care and Social Assistance (14.4% compared to 7.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (2.3% compared to 6.6%)
  • A larger percentage of local sales by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (7.0% compared to 2.7%)

Emerging groups

The total local sales by industry in Southern Flinders Region $decreased by -47 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

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

  • Construction (-$61 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$48 million)
  • Manufacturing (-$30 million)
  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (+$27 million)

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