City of Playford

Value added

In the City of Playford, Health Care and Social Assistance most productive industry, generating $780 million in 2022/23.

Value added by industry is an indicator of business productivity in the City of Playford. 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 added 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 see what contribution each industry makes to the state or region, see the Industry sector analysissection. 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.

Data source

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Value added by industry sector
City of Playford2022/232017/18Change
Industry$m%. South Australia$m%. South Australia2017/18 - 2022/23
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing304.79.36.8212.68.36.6+92.2
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services57.81.83.362.92.53.8-5.2
Wholesale Trade119.
Retail Trade288.58.85.5255.010.05.9+33.5
Accommodation and Food Services116.
Transport, Postal and Warehousing153.64.74.9111.24.34.9+42.4
Information Media and Telecommunications28.
Financial and Insurance Services44.61.47.950.82.07.6-6.1
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services43.61.32.647.91.92.7-4.3
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services47.91.56.439.51.55.8+8.5
Administrative and Support Services114.83.53.598.03.83.3+16.9
Public Administration and Safety157.24.86.3136.65.36.5+20.6
Education and Training304.39.36.5246.59.66.8+57.8
Health Care and Social Assistance780.023.812.4548.421.411.0+231.7
Arts and Recreation Services11.
Other Services62.71.92.350.12.02.4+12.6
Total industries3,284.3100.0100.02,559.3100.0100.0+725.0

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2023. Compiled and presented in by .id (informed decisions). NIEIR-ID data are adjusted each year, using updated employment estimates. Each release may change previous years’ figures. Learn more

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Dominant groups

An analysis of the valued added by industry sectors in the City of Playford in 2021/22 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (780 million or 23.8%)
  • Construction (415 million or 12.6%)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (305 million or 9.3%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 1,499 million in total or 45.7% of the total value added by industry in the the City of Playford.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in South Australia accounted for 12.4% in Health Care and Social Assistance; 8.2% in Construction and 6.8% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing.

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

  • A larger percentage of value added by Health Care and Social Assistance (23.8% compared to 12.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of value added by Financial and Insurance Services (1.4% compared to 7.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of value added by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (1.5% compared to 6.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of value added by Mining (0.7% compared to 5.4%)

Emerging groups

The total value added by industry in the City of Playford $increased by 725 million between 2017/18 and 2022/23.

The largest changes in the value added by industries between 2017/18 and 2022/23 in the City of Playford were for:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$232 million)
  • Construction (+$191 million)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (+$92 million)
  • Education and Training (+$58 million)

City of Playford

economic profile