City of Playford

Value added

In the City of Playford, Health Care and Social Assistance most productive industry, generating $526 million in 2018/19.

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 Playford2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. South Australia$m%. South Australia2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing226.09.76.3232.710.26.4-6.7
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services62.
Wholesale Trade76.
Retail Trade249.010.75.8198.88.75.5+50.2
Accommodation and Food Services72.
Transport, Postal and Warehousing74.43.24.777.33.45.1-2.8
Information Media and Telecommunications15.90.72.513.10.62.1+2.7
Financial and Insurance Services61.
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services41.01.82.839.61.72.7+1.4
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services42.61.85.834.71.55.4+7.8
Administrative and Support Services94.
Public Administration and Safety140.76.06.6118.25.26.5+22.5
Education and Training213.49.16.8190.18.36.8+23.3
Health Care and Social Assistance526.022.511.9396.417.410.0+129.6
Arts and Recreation Services15.
Other Services46.32.02.537.81.72.4+8.5
Total industries2,332.9100.0100.02,277.8100.0100.0+55.1

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. Compiled and presented in by .id the population experts. 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 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (526 million or 22.5%)
  • Retail Trade (249 million or 10.7%)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (226 million or 9.7%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 1,001 million in total or 42.9% of the total value added by industry in the the City of Playford.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in South Australia accounted for 11.9% in Health Care and Social Assistance; 5.8% in Retail Trade and 6.3% 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 (22.5% compared to 11.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of value added by Financial and Insurance Services (2.6% compared to 9.0%)
  • A larger percentage of value added by Retail Trade (10.7% compared to 5.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of value added by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (1.8% compared to 5.8%)

Emerging groups

The total value added by industry in the City of Playford $increased by 55 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

The largest changes in the value added by industries between 2013/14 and 2018/19 in the City of Playford were for:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$130 million)
  • Retail Trade (+$50 million)
  • Education and Training (+$23 million)
  • Public Administration and Safety (+$22 million)

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