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In the City of Adelaide, Financial and Insurance Services had the largest output by industry, generating $5,641 million in 2014/15.

Output by industry is a gross measure of the total sales of each industry sector in City of Adelaide. It does not measure how productive each industry sector is at producing this output - which is measured by value added.

By comparing the output of each industry sector to a regional benchmark, you can clearly see the structure of City of Adelaide’s economy. This can be done by directly comparing the percentage contribution of each industry to the total output, relative to the benchmark, or by using a location quotient, where a number greater than one indicates a high concentration of that industry and less than one indicates a lower concentration.

To get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, output data should be viewed alongside the other industry characteristics in the Industry sector analysis section.

Detailed data notes about how the figures are derived can be found in the specific topic notes section.

The gross measure of output includes the value of all the inputs to each industry.

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Output by industry sector
City of Adelaide - Constant prices2014/152009/10Change
Industry
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$m%Greater Adelaide%$m%Greater Adelaide%2009/10 to 2014/15
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing42.80.11.554.00.21.3-11.1
Mining330.81.00.6508.11.70.7-177.3
Manufacturing270.40.812.2406.21.415.8-135.9
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services2,164.96.75.02,327.37.85.7-162.4
Construction2,532.87.912.72,750.99.213.6-218.2
Wholesale Trade447.31.44.8601.92.04.9-154.6
Retail Trade791.22.55.3767.42.64.8+23.8
Accommodation and Food Services1,007.73.13.0991.13.33.0+16.7
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1,015.93.26.7727.92.45.9+288.0
Information Media and Telecommunications2,566.28.03.72,496.38.43.7+69.9
Financial and Insurance Services5,641.117.68.24,491.115.16.5+1,150.0
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services2,039.36.45.41,373.94.63.7+665.4
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services3,280.310.25.63,455.711.66.1-175.5
Administrative and Support Services937.52.92.51,107.03.73.0-169.5
Public Administration and Safety3,975.812.47.23,350.311.36.4+625.5
Education and Training1,527.64.84.41,406.14.74.1+121.5
Health Care and Social Assistance2,773.28.68.02,215.27.47.4+558.1
Arts and Recreation Services419.41.30.9403.31.40.9+16.0
Other Services349.41.12.4337.51.12.3+11.9

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id , the population experts.

Data is based on 2013-14 constant prices for all years. NIEIR data are inflation adjusted each year to allow direct comparison, and new data releases normally adjust previous years’ figures to a new base year.

Output by industry sector 2014/15
Output by industry sector 2014/15 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Greater Adelaide: 1.5% Mining, Greater Adelaide: 0.6% Manufacturing, Greater Adelaide: 12.2% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Greater Adelaide: 5.0% Construction, Greater Adelaide: 12.7% Wholesale Trade, Greater Adelaide: 4.8% Retail Trade, Greater Adelaide: 5.3% Accommodation and Food Services, Greater Adelaide: 3.0% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Greater Adelaide: 6.7% Information Media and Telecommunications, Greater Adelaide: 3.7% Financial and Insurance Services, Greater Adelaide: 8.2% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Greater Adelaide: 5.4% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Greater Adelaide: 5.6% Administrative and Support Services, Greater Adelaide: 2.5% Public Administration and Safety, Greater Adelaide: 7.2% Education and Training, Greater Adelaide: 4.4% Health Care and Social Assistance, Greater Adelaide: 8.0% Arts and Recreation Services, Greater Adelaide: 0.9% Other Services, Greater Adelaide: 2.4% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Adelaide: 0.1% Mining, City of Adelaide: 1.0% Manufacturing, City of Adelaide: 0.8% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Adelaide: 6.7% Construction, City of Adelaide: 7.9% Wholesale Trade, City of Adelaide: 1.4% Retail Trade, City of Adelaide: 2.5% Accommodation and Food Services, City of Adelaide: 3.1% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Adelaide: 3.2% Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Adelaide: 8.0% Financial and Insurance Services, City of Adelaide: 17.6% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Adelaide: 6.4% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Adelaide: 10.2% Administrative and Support Services, City of Adelaide: 2.9% Public Administration and Safety, City of Adelaide: 12.4% Education and Training, City of Adelaide: 4.8% Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Adelaide: 8.6% Arts and Recreation Services, City of Adelaide: 1.3% Other Services, City of Adelaide: 1.1%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Change in output by industry sector, 2009/10 to 2014/15
Change in output by industry sector, 2009/10 to 2014/15 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Adelaide: -$11.1 million Mining, City of Adelaide: -$177.3 million Manufacturing, City of Adelaide: -$135.9 million Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Adelaide: -$162.4 million Construction, City of Adelaide: -$218.2 million Wholesale Trade, City of Adelaide: -$154.6 million Retail Trade, City of Adelaide: +$23.8 million Accommodation and Food Services, City of Adelaide: +$16.7 million Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Adelaide: +$288.0 million Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Adelaide: +$69.9 million Financial and Insurance Services, City of Adelaide: +$1,150.0 million Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Adelaide: +$665.4 million Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Adelaide: -$175.5 million Administrative and Support Services, City of Adelaide: -$169.5 million Public Administration and Safety, City of Adelaide: +$625.5 million Education and Training, City of Adelaide: +$121.5 million Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Adelaide: +$558.1 million Arts and Recreation Services, City of Adelaide: +$16.0 million Other Services, City of Adelaide: +$11.9 million
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts

Dominant groups

An analysis of the output by industry sectors in City of Adelaide in 2014/15 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Financial and Insurance Services (5,641 million or 17.6%)
  • Public Administration and Safety (3,976 million or 12.4%)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (3,280 million or 10.2%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $12,897 million in total or 40.2% of the total output by total industry in the City of Adelaide.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Greater Adelaide accounted for 8.2% in Financial and Insurance Services; 7.2% in Public Administration and Safety; and 5.6% in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services.

The major differences between output by industries in the City of Adelaide and Greater Adelaide were:

  • A larger percentage of output by Financial and Insurance Services (17.6% compared to 8.2%)
  • A larger percentage of output by Public Administration and Safety (12.4% compared to 7.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Manufacturing (0.8% compared to 12.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Construction (7.9% compared to 12.7%)

Emerging groups

The total industry output in the City of Adelaide increased by $2,342.2 million between 2009/10 and 2014/15.

The largest changes in the output by industries between 2009/10 and 2014/15 in the City of Adelaide were for:

  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$1,150 million)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (+$665 million)
  • Public Administration and Safety (+$626 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$558 million)

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