City of Playford


In the City of Playford, Construction had the largest output by industry, generating $1,530 million in 2021/22.

Output by industry is a gross measure of the total sales of each industry sector in the City of Playford. 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 the City of Playford’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.

Data source

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Output by industry sector
City of Playford2021/222016/17Change
Industry$m%. South Australia$m%. South Australia2016/17 - 2021/22
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing766.511.78.1364.57.96.1+401.9
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services153.02.34.6163.13.54.9-10.1
Wholesale Trade179.02.73.9115.32.54.8+63.7
Retail Trade474.17.24.7351.07.64.6+123.1
Accommodation and Food Services152.32.32.2114.02.52.4+38.3
Transport, Postal and Warehousing335.05.14.7184.74.04.8+150.2
Information Media and Telecommunications44.10.72.532.10.72.4+12.0
Financial and Insurance Services69.41.16.579.61.76.6-10.3
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services106.91.63.6131.22.83.7-24.4
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services89.11.45.798.32.15.7-9.2
Administrative and Support Services177.92.72.6152.53.32.6+25.4
Public Administration and Safety242.23.75.3196.44.25.4+45.7
Education and Training396.36.04.8319.06.95.2+77.2
Health Care and Social Assistance965.714.78.1674.214.57.5+291.6
Arts and Recreation Services27.50.40.816.80.40.8+10.7
Other Services104.91.61.980.51.72.1+24.4
Total industries6,557.9100.0100.04,638.8100.0100.0+1,919.2

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2022. ©2023. Compiled and presented in by .id (informed decisions). Data are based on a 2020/21 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 output by industry sectors in the City of Playford in 2021/22 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Construction ($1,530 million or 23.3%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance ($966 million or 14.7%)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing ($766 million or 11.7%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $3,262 million in total or 49.7% of the total output by total industry in the the City of Playford.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in South Australia accounted for 14.8% in Construction; 8.1% in Health Care and Social Assistance and 8.1% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing.

The major differences between output by industries of the City of Playford and South Australia were:

  • A larger percentage of output by Construction (23.3% compared to 14.8%)
  • A larger percentage of output by Health Care and Social Assistance (14.7% compared to 8.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Financial and Insurance Services (1.1% compared to 6.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (1.4% compared to 5.7%)

Emerging groups

The total industry output in the City of Playford increased by $1,919 million between 2016/17 and 2021/22.

The largest changes in the output by industries between 2016/17 and 2021/22 in the City of Playford were for:

  • Construction (+$865 million)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (+$402 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$292 million)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (+$150 million)

City of Playford

economic profile