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In RDA BGLAP Region, Manufacturing had the largest output by industry, generating $1,732 million in 2018/19.

Output by industry is a gross measure of the total sales of each industry sector in RDA BGLAP Region. 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 RDA BGLAP Region’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
RDA BGLAP Region2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. South Australia$m%. South Australia2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing820.813.55.31,004.717.96.6-184.0
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services121.42.04.957.41.04.3+64.0
Wholesale Trade145.82.44.2119.22.14.0+26.6
Retail Trade338.85.64.2251.74.54.5+87.1
Accommodation and Food Services181.83.02.8175.83.12.8+6.0
Transport, Postal and Warehousing169.82.84.5232.14.15.5-62.4
Information Media and Telecommunications83.
Financial and Insurance Services163.42.76.8141.12.56.6+22.3
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services269.44.47.9246.54.47.1+22.9
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services160.02.65.7125.82.24.7+34.2
Administrative and Support Services162.72.72.6134.12.42.7+28.6
Public Administration and Safety92.41.54.890.01.65.2+2.3
Education and Training272.44.54.6219.33.94.2+53.2
Health Care and Social Assistance342.25.68.1231.34.16.2+110.9
Arts and Recreation Services31.50.50.728.20.50.8+3.3
Other Services118.
Total industries6,062.1100.0100.05,611.3100.0100.0+450.8

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

  • Manufacturing ($1,732 million or 28.6%)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing ($821 million or 13.5%)
  • Construction ($794 million or 13.1%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $3,346 million in total or 55.2% of the total output by total industry in the RDA BGLAP Region.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in South Australia accounted for 10.5% in Manufacturing; 5.3% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing and 13.9% in Construction.

The major differences between output by industries of RDA BGLAP Region and South Australia were:

  • A larger percentage of output by Manufacturing (28.6% compared to 10.5%)
  • A larger percentage of output by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (13.5% compared to 5.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Financial and Insurance Services (2.7% compared to 6.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (4.4% compared to 7.9%)

Emerging groups

The total industry output in RDA BGLAP Region increased by $451 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

The largest changes in the output by industries between 2013/14 and 2018/19 in RDA BGLAP Region were for:

  • Construction (+$135 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$111 million)
  • Retail Trade (+$87 million)
  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (+$64 million)

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