City of Adelaide
Industry sector analysis - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services
In 2017/18, the City of Adelaide contributed 37.8% of South Australia’s Professional, Scientific and Technical Services employment and 40.5% of its value added.
Industry sector profiles reveal the way in which each industry contributes to the economy in the City of Adelaide using ten economic measures generated by NIEIR economic modelling. This helps in understanding the role each industry sector plays in the economy.
For example, some industry sectors generate substantial output (turnover), but are not big employers and targeting those industry sectors may not meet the economic development objective of maximising employment.
In the first chart, you can also see how the output of an industry is divided between local sales, domestic exports and international exports. This information can reveal how an industry is structured, and whether it is focused on exporting or on serving the local population.
The table and second chart also show how the City of Adelaide contributes to the wider economy. For example, Professional, Scientific and Technical Services in the City of Adelaide contributes 37.8% of South Australia’s employment.
Industry sector analysis data should be viewed in conjunction with Employment by industry (Total), Employment by industry (FTE), Value added, Imports and Exports to see how each specific industry fits into the wider picture of all industries within the City of Adelaide. To see how concentrated each industry sector is, visit the Employment locations section.
The third chart refers to how employment in the City of Adelaide has changed overtime and how it compares to expected changes based on benchmark and industry trends. This type of analysis is explored further within the Shift-share analysis economic tool.”
National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series
|Industry sector analysis|
|City of Adelaide - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services - Constant prices||2017/18||2012/13||Change|
|Economic measure||City of Adelaide||South Australia||City of Adelaide as a % of South Australia||City of Adelaide||South Australia||City of Adelaide as a % of South Australia||2012/13 to 2017/18|
|105||10||FTE to total employment ratio||24200||0.97||0.92||--||1.02||0.97||--||-0.05||20003|
|105||10||Output/Total Sales ($m)||24200||4,030.67||9,964.79||40.4%||3,621.99||8,809.56||41.1%||+408.68||30001|
|105||10||Value add ($m)||24200||1,712.00||4,230.72||40.5%||1,886.87||4,589.09||41.1%||-174.87||40001|
|105||10||Exports (domestic) ($m)||24200||1,297.01||2,395.05||54.2%||1,408.28||2,510.96||56.1%||-111.27||50001|
|105||10||Exports (international) ($m)||24200||237.65||288.52||82.4%||94.75||108.61||87.2%||+142.90||60001|
|105||10||Imports (domestic) ($m)||24200||500.61||5,037.51||9.9%||300.81||4,378.23||6.9%||+199.81||70001|
|105||10||Imports (international) ($m)||24200||167.79||796.37||21.1%||122.60||634.66||19.3%||+45.19||80001|
|105||10||Local Sales ($m)||24200||2,496.01||7,281.22||34.3%||2,118.96||6,189.99||34.2%||+377.05||90001|
|105||10||Worker productivity ($ per worker)||24200||96,683||90,247||--||106,162||100,041||--||-9,479||100001|
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