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In the City of Adelaide, Financial and Insurance Services is the most productive industry, generating $3,358 million in 2014/15.

Value added by industry is an indicator of business productivity in City of Adelaide.  It shows how productive each industry sector is at increasing the value of its inputs. It is a more refined measure of the productivity of an industry sector than output (total gross revenue), as some industries have high levels of output but require large amounts of input expenditure to achieve that.

By comparing the value-add 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 see what contribution each industry makes to the state or region, see the Industry Sector Analysis section. To understand the value of a worker in each industry, view this dataset in conjunction with Worker Productivity data, and to see the relationship of value-added to the total size of the economy, go to the Gross Regional Product section.

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

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Value added by industry sector
City of Adelaide - Constant prices2014/152009/10Change
Industry
(Click rows to view sub-categories)
$m%South Australia%$m%South Australia%2009/10 to 2014/15
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing19.30.15.628.10.26.5-8.8
Mining141.70.84.9220.31.53.5-78.7
Manufacturing109.50.68.7130.10.910.5-20.6
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services978.25.74.2966.76.44.9+11.5
Construction785.44.67.9675.94.57.2+109.5
Wholesale Trade273.81.65.4335.52.25.4-61.7
Retail Trade454.42.75.7462.93.16.0-8.5
Accommodation and Food Services449.62.62.7429.72.92.8+19.9
Transport, Postal and Warehousing470.92.85.5334.42.25.5+136.6
Information Media and Telecommunications1,147.56.72.71,045.97.02.8+101.6
Financial and Insurance Services3,358.319.78.52,921.819.58.1+436.5
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services587.53.42.6387.62.61.9+199.9
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1,933.311.35.51,657.711.15.3+275.5
Administrative and Support Services656.93.83.1665.84.43.5-8.9
Public Administration and Safety2,176.112.77.11,839.812.36.6+336.3
Education and Training1,095.76.45.8982.76.65.9+113.0
Health Care and Social Assistance1,961.211.510.51,469.59.89.9+491.7
Arts and Recreation Services259.21.50.9230.61.50.9+28.6
Other Services212.41.22.6215.71.42.7-3.4

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.

Value added by industry sector 2014/15
Value added by industry sector 2014/15 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, South Australia: 5.6% Mining, South Australia: 4.9% Manufacturing, South Australia: 8.7% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, South Australia: 4.2% Construction, South Australia: 7.9% Wholesale Trade, South Australia: 5.4% Retail Trade, South Australia: 5.7% Accommodation and Food Services, South Australia: 2.7% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, South Australia: 5.5% Information Media and Telecommunications, South Australia: 2.7% Financial and Insurance Services, South Australia: 8.5% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, South Australia: 2.6% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, South Australia: 5.5% Administrative and Support Services, South Australia: 3.1% Public Administration and Safety, South Australia: 7.1% Education and Training, South Australia: 5.8% Health Care and Social Assistance, South Australia: 10.5% Arts and Recreation Services, South Australia: 0.9% Other Services, South Australia: 2.6% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Adelaide: 0.1% Mining, City of Adelaide: 0.8% Manufacturing, City of Adelaide: 0.6% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Adelaide: 5.7% Construction, City of Adelaide: 4.6% Wholesale Trade, City of Adelaide: 1.6% Retail Trade, City of Adelaide: 2.7% Accommodation and Food Services, City of Adelaide: 2.6% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Adelaide: 2.8% Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Adelaide: 6.7% Financial and Insurance Services, City of Adelaide: 19.7% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Adelaide: 3.4% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Adelaide: 11.3% Administrative and Support Services, City of Adelaide: 3.8% Public Administration and Safety, City of Adelaide: 12.7% Education and Training, City of Adelaide: 6.4% Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Adelaide: 11.5% Arts and Recreation Services, City of Adelaide: 1.5% Other Services, City of Adelaide: 1.2%
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 valued added by industry sectors in City of Adelaide in 2014/15 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Financial and Insurance Services ($3,358 million or 19.7%)
  • Public Administration and Safety ($2,176 million or 12.7%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance ($1,961 million or 11.5%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $7,496 million in total or 43.9% of the total value added by industry in the City of Adelaide.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in South Australia accounted for 8.5% in Financial and Insurance Services; 7.1% in Public Administration and Safety; and 10.5% in Health Care and Social Assistance.

The major differences between the value added by industries of the City of Adelaide and South Australia were:

  • A larger percentage of value added by Financial and Insurance Services (19.7% compared to 8.5%)
  • A larger percentage of value added by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (11.3% compared to 5.5%)
  • A larger percentage of value added by Public Administration and Safety (12.7% compared to 7.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of value added by Manufacturing (0.6% compared to 8.7%)

Change in value added by industry sector, 2009/10 to 2014/15
Change in value added by industry sector, 2009/10 to 2014/15 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Adelaide: -$8.8 million Mining, City of Adelaide: -$78.7 million Manufacturing, City of Adelaide: -$20.6 million Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Adelaide: +$11.5 million Construction, City of Adelaide: +$109.5 million Wholesale Trade, City of Adelaide: -$61.7 million Retail Trade, City of Adelaide: -$8.5 million Accommodation and Food Services, City of Adelaide: +$19.9 million Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Adelaide: +$136.6 million Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Adelaide: +$101.6 million Financial and Insurance Services, City of Adelaide: +$436.5 million Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Adelaide: +$199.9 million Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Adelaide: +$275.5 million Administrative and Support Services, City of Adelaide: -$8.9 million Public Administration and Safety, City of Adelaide: +$336.3 million Education and Training, City of Adelaide: +$113.0 million Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Adelaide: +$491.7 million Arts and Recreation Services, City of Adelaide: +$28.6 million Other Services, City of Adelaide: -$3.4 million
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts

Emerging groups

The total value added by industry in the City of Adelaide increased by 2,070.0 million between 2009/10 and 2014/15.

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

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$492 million)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$436 million)
  • Public Administration and Safety (+$336 million)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+$276 million)

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