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Light Regional Council

Industry sector analysis - All industries

In 2017/18, Light Regional Council contributed 3.4% of Regional SA’s employment and 3.6% of its value added.

Industry sector profiles reveal the way in which each industry contributes to the economy in Light Regional Council using ten economic measures generated by NIEIR economic modelling. This helps in understanding the role each industry sector plays in the economy.

For example, some industry sectors generate substantial output (turnover), but are not big employers and targeting those industry sectors may not meet the economic development objective of maximising employment.

In the first chart, you can also see how the output of an industry is divided between local sales, domestic exports and international exports. This information can reveal how an industry is structured, and whether it is focused on exporting or on serving the local population.

The table and second chart also show how Light Regional Council contributes to the wider economy. For example, Light Regional Council contributes 3.4% of Regional SA’s employment.

Industry sector analysis data should be viewed in conjunction with Employment by industry (Total), Employment by industry (FTE), Value added, Imports and Exports to see how each specific industry fits into the wider picture of all industries within Light Regional Council. To see how concentrated each industry sector is, visit the Employment locations section.

The third chart refers to how employment in Light Regional Council has changed overtime and how it compares to expected changes based on benchmark and industry trends. This type of analysis is explored further within the Shift-share analysis economic tool.”

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

Industry sector analysis
Light Regional Council - All industries - Constant prices2017/182012/13Change
Economic measureLight Regional CouncilRegional SALight Regional Council as a % of Regional SALight Regional CouncilRegional SALight Regional Council as a % of Regional SA2012/13 to 2017/18
Employment (total)5,737170,8593.4%4,854164,2673.0%+883
Employment (FTE)5,051143,7143.5%4,331141,6053.1%+720
FTE to total employment ratio0.880.84--0.890.86---0.01
Output/Total Sales ($m)1,437.3037,089.663.9%1,213.6136,769.363.3%+223.69
Value add ($m)627.5717,505.793.6%543.6417,642.373.1%+83.93
Exports ($m)694.6815,080.864.6%593.3816,046.573.7%+101.30
Exports (domestic) ($m)442.499,043.884.9%430.8810,682.004.0%+11.61
Exports (international) ($m)252.196,036.984.2%162.505,364.583.0%+89.69
Imports($m)927.5426,498.943.5%744.9523,419.413.2%+182.60
Imports (domestic) ($m)703.9920,066.913.5%572.7518,024.753.2%+131.25
Imports (international) ($m)223.556,432.033.5%172.205,394.663.2%+51.35
Local Sales ($m)746.9822,189.343.4%620.7021,021.123.0%+126.28
Worker productivity ($ per worker)109,393102,458--112,009107,401---2,616

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id , the population experts.

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

Economic output by destination
Economic output by destination Regional SA, Local Sales: 59.5% Regional SA, Exports (international): 16.2% Regional SA, Exports (domestic): 24.3% Light Regional Council, Local Sales: 51.8% Light Regional Council, Exports (international): 17.5% Light Regional Council, Exports (domestic): 30.7%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Industry contribution to Regional SA 2017/18
Industry contribution to Regional SA 2017/18 Employment (total), Light Regional Council - All industries: 3.4% Employment (FTE), Light Regional Council - All industries: 3.5% Output/Total Sales ($m), Light Regional Council - All industries: 3.9% Value add ($m), Light Regional Council - All industries: 3.6% Exports ($m), Light Regional Council - All industries: 4.6% Exports (domestic) ($m), Light Regional Council - All industries: 4.9% Exports (international) ($m), Light Regional Council - All industries: 4.2% Imports($m), Light Regional Council - All industries: 3.5% Imports (domestic) ($m), Light Regional Council - All industries: 3.5% Imports (international) ($m), Light Regional Council - All industries: 3.5% Local Sales ($m), Light Regional Council - All industries: 3.4%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Shift-share analysis for Employment (Total) 2012/13 to 2017/18
Shift-share analysis for Employment (Total) 2012/13 to 2017/18 Net change in Benchmark Growth (BG) effect, Light Regional Council relative to Regional SA: 194.8 Net change in Industry Mix (IM) effect, Light Regional Council relative to Regional SA: 0.0 Net change in Expected change (BG + IM), Light Regional Council relative to Regional SA: 194.8 Net change in Actual change, Light Regional Council relative to Regional SA: 883.3 Net change in Regional Competitive (RC) effect, Light Regional Council relative to Regional SA: 688.6
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
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