City of Salisbury


In the City of Salisbury, Public Administration and Safety had the largest total imports by industry, generating $1,677 million in 2018/19.

Imports by industry are sales of goods and services from industries located outside the City of Salisbury Plains 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.

Data source

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Total imports
City of Salisbury2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. South Australia$m%. South Australia2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing55.11.19.441.50.911.1+13.6
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services82.81.76.431.10.64.7+51.7
Wholesale Trade677.113.65.5387.78.04.3+289.5
Retail Trade141.82.94.1106.82.24.2+35.0
Accommodation and Food Services70.21.42.436.80.82.6+33.4
Transport, Postal and Warehousing362.07.36.0509.410.56.9-147.3
Information Media and Telecommunications94.51.93.695.72.02.5-1.2
Financial and Insurance Services12.10.28.414.20.37.3-2.2
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services36.50.70.739.80.80.7-3.3
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services39.
Administrative and Support Services24.
Public Administration and Safety1,677.033.77.21,570.432.57.1+106.6
Education and Training118.92.45.499.12.04.5+19.8
Health Care and Social Assistance85.01.79.666.21.47.2+18.8
Arts and Recreation Services4.
Other Services58.
Total industries4,973.1100.0100.04,838.1100.0100.0+135.0

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. Compiled and presented in 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

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Dominant groups

An analysis of the total imports by industry sectors in the City of Salisbury in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Public Administration and Safety ($1,677 million or 33.7%)
  • Manufacturing ($1,390 million or 28.0%)
  • Wholesale Trade ($677 million or 13.6%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $3,744 million in total or 75.3% of the total imports by industry in the the City of Salisbury.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in South Australia accounted for 7.2% in Public Administration and Safety; 18.6% in Manufacturing and 5.5% in Wholesale Trade.

The major differences between total imports by industries of the City of Salisbury and South Australia were:

  • A larger percentage of total imports by Public Administration and Safety (33.7% compared to 7.2%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Manufacturing (28.0% compared to 18.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (1.1% compared to 9.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Financial and Insurance Services (0.2% compared to 8.4%)

Emerging groups

The total total imports by industry in the City of Salisbury increased by $135 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

The largest changes in the total imports by industries between 2013/14 and 2018/19 in the City of Salisbury were for:

  • Wholesale Trade (+$289 million)
  • Public Administration and Safety (+$107 million)
  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (+$52 million)
  • Other Services (+$39 million)

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