RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island

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RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island

Value added

In the RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island, Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing most productive industry, generating $641 million in 2018/19.

Value added by industry is an indicator of business productivity in the RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island. 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 RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island’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
RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. South Australia$m%. South Australia2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing640.516.16.3605.016.46.4+35.5
Mining120.23.03.3194.35.34.8-74.0
Manufacturing302.07.67.2309.68.49.1-7.6
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services137.83.54.286.82.43.7+51.0
Construction455.311.58.5376.710.28.5+78.7
Wholesale Trade134.73.45.2130.13.55.3+4.6
Retail Trade261.76.65.8252.06.85.5+9.7
Accommodation and Food Services183.74.63.0167.24.52.9+16.5
Transport, Postal and Warehousing107.02.74.7117.13.25.1-10.1
Information Media and Telecommunications48.91.22.538.71.02.1+10.2
Financial and Insurance Services162.74.19.0155.24.28.7+7.5
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services151.43.82.8118.13.22.7+33.3
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services171.74.35.8155.64.25.4+16.1
Administrative and Support Services97.62.53.2104.52.83.3-6.9
Public Administration and Safety162.74.16.6171.74.76.5-9.0
Education and Training266.06.76.8239.16.56.8+26.8
Health Care and Social Assistance423.510.711.9336.89.110.0+86.7
Arts and Recreation Services36.70.90.734.80.90.9+1.8
Other Services109.72.82.594.02.52.4+15.7
Total industries3,973.8100.0100.03,687.3100.0100.0+286.6

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. Compiled and presented in economy.id 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 RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (641 million or 16.1%)
  • Construction (455 million or 11.5%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (424 million or 10.7%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 1,519 million in total or 38.2% of the total value added by industry in the the RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in South Australia accounted for 6.3% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing; 8.5% in Construction and 11.9% in Health Care and Social Assistance.

The major differences between the value added by industries of the RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island and South Australia were:

  • A larger percentage of value added by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (16.1% compared to 6.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of value added by Financial and Insurance Services (4.1% compared to 9.0%)
  • A larger percentage of value added by Construction (11.5% compared to 8.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of value added by Public Administration and Safety (4.1% compared to 6.6%)

Emerging groups

The total value added by industry in the RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island $increased by 287 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

The largest changes in the value added by industries between 2013/14 and 2018/19 in the RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island were for:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$87 million)
  • Construction (+$79 million)
  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (+$51 million)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (+$35 million)

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