Southern Flinders Region
In Southern Flinders Region, Construction had the highest local sales, generating $168 million in 2017/18.
Local sales by industry measures the output of local industries that is sold locally. This includes sales to local consumers, businesses and other organisations.
To get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, local sales data should be viewed alongside the other industry characteristics in the Industry sector analysis section.
Detailed notes about how the figures are derived can be found in the specific topic notes section.
National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series
|Local sales by industry sector|
|Southern Flinders Region - Constant prices||2017/18||2012/13||Change|
|Industry (Click rows to view sub-categories)||$m||%||Regional SA%||$m||%||Regional SA%||2012/13 to 2017/18|
|Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing||74.5||6.0||7.0||92.3||6.9||9.9||-17.8||23000||P|
|Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services||55.8||4.5||3.6||92.6||6.9||5.4||-36.8||23300||P|
|Accommodation and Food Services||50.5||4.1||3.5||42.8||3.2||3.3||+7.7||23700||P|
|Transport, Postal and Warehousing||66.6||5.4||4.1||82.9||6.2||5.0||-16.3||23800||P|
|Information Media and Telecommunications||42.7||3.4||1.7||16.4||1.2||1.2||+26.3||23900||P|
|Financial and Insurance Services||60.1||4.8||3.6||68.7||5.1||4.2||-8.6||24000||P|
|Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services||66.4||5.3||10.3||86.0||6.4||8.1||-19.6||24100||P|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical Services||30.0||2.4||2.6||22.0||1.6||2.5||+7.9||24200||P|
|Administrative and Support Services||23.4||1.9||2.3||23.3||1.7||2.2||+0.1||24300||P|
|Public Administration and Safety||73.9||6.0||4.1||65.7||4.9||3.9||+8.2||24400||P|
|Education and Training||64.7||5.2||3.9||67.3||5.0||4.1||-2.6||24500||P|
|Health Care and Social Assistance||145.9||11.8||6.9||122.2||9.1||5.9||+23.7||24600||P|
|Arts and Recreation Services||8.1||0.7||0.6||3.1||0.2||0.6||+5.0||24700||P|
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) (opens a new window) ©2018. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id (opens a new window), 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
An analysis of the local sales by industry sectors in Southern Flinders Region in 2017/18 shows the three largest industries were:
- Construction (168 people or 13.5%)
- Health Care and Social Assistance (146 people or 11.8%)
- Retail Trade (95 people or 7.7%)
In combination these three industries accounted for $409 million in total or 32.9% of the total local sales by total industry in Southern Flinders Region.
In comparison, the same 3 industries in Regional SA accounted for 23.4% in Construction; 6.9% in Health Care and Social Assistance; and 5.5% in Retail Trade.
The major differences between local sales by industries in Southern Flinders Region and Regional SA were:
- A larger percentage of local sales by Health Care and Social Assistance (11.8% compared to 6.9%)
- A smaller percentage of local sales by Construction (13.5% compared to 23.4%)
- A smaller percentage of local sales by Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (5.3% compared to 10.3%)
- A smaller percentage of local sales by Mining (1.4% compared to 4.2%)
The total local sales by industry in Southern Flinders Region decreased by $94.8 million between 2012/13 and 2017/18.
The largest change in local sales by industries between 2012/13 and 2017/18 in Southern Flinders Region was for:
- Construction (-$87 million)