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In the City of Port Adelaide Enfield, Manufacturing had the largest output by industry, generating $4,255 million in 2018/19.

Output by industry is a gross measure of the total sales of each industry sector in the City of Port Adelaide Enfield. 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 Port Adelaide Enfield’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 Port Adelaide Enfield2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. South Australia$m%. South Australia2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing84.80.55.375.90.46.6+8.8
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services1,
Wholesale Trade1,642.48.84.21,422.27.84.0+220.2
Retail Trade763.84.14.2699.23.84.5+64.6
Accommodation and Food Services337.91.82.8272.31.52.8+65.6
Transport, Postal and Warehousing2,064.411.04.52,266.812.45.5-202.4
Information Media and Telecommunications167.
Financial and Insurance Services239.81.36.8249.81.46.6-10.0
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services705.43.87.9625.93.47.1+79.5
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services440.52.45.7355.92.04.7+84.6
Administrative and Support Services373.32.02.6315.01.72.7+58.2
Public Administration and Safety900.14.84.8870.54.85.2+29.6
Education and Training498.52.74.6444.02.44.2+54.5
Health Care and Social Assistance806.34.38.1569.63.16.2+236.7
Arts and Recreation Services91.90.50.781.70.40.8+10.2
Other Services506.62.72.1424.32.32.0+82.3
Total industries18,733.9100.0100.018,232.9100.0100.0+501.1

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) (NIEIR) ©2019. Compiled and presented in by .id informed decisions. 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

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Dominant groups

An analysis of the output by industry sectors in the City of Port Adelaide Enfield in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($4,255 million or 22.7%)
  • Construction ($3,372 million or 18.0%)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing ($2,064 million or 11.0%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $9,692 million in total or 51.7% of the total output by total industry in the the City of Port Adelaide Enfield.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in South Australia accounted for 10.5% in Manufacturing; 13.9% in Construction and 4.5% in Transport, Postal and Warehousing.

The major differences between output by industries of the City of Port Adelaide Enfield and South Australia were:

  • A larger percentage of output by Manufacturing (22.7% compared to 10.5%)
  • A larger percentage of output by Transport, Postal and Warehousing (11.0% compared to 4.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Financial and Insurance Services (1.3% compared to 6.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (0.5% compared to 5.3%)

Emerging groups

The total industry output in the City of Port Adelaide Enfield increased by $501 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

The largest changes in the output by industries between 2013/14 and 2018/19 in the City of Port Adelaide Enfield were for:

  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (+$587 million)
  • Construction (+$516 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$237 million)
  • Wholesale Trade (+$220 million)

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