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Output

In the Limestone Coast region, Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing had the largest output by industry, generating $2,107 million in 2018/19.

Output by industry is a gross measure of the total sales of each industry sector in Limestone Coast 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 Limestone Coast 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.

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Output by industry sector
Limestone Coast region - Constant prices2018/192016/17Change
Industry
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$m%South Australia%$m%South Australia%2016/17 to 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing2,106.631.05.62,366.433.86.0-259.8
Mining24.70.43.225.80.43.9-1.1
Manufacturing1,136.816.710.01,258.818.011.4-122.0
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services204.33.04.9144.32.15.1+60.1
Construction609.08.914.3537.37.712.1+71.7
Wholesale Trade238.43.54.1270.33.94.6-31.9
Retail Trade322.74.74.4317.04.54.3+5.7
Accommodation and Food Services183.72.72.9187.52.72.8-3.8
Transport, Postal and Warehousing198.02.94.2278.24.05.3-80.3
Information Media and Telecommunications60.20.92.664.60.92.9-4.5
Financial and Insurance Services197.62.96.9182.92.66.7+14.7
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services354.85.27.1265.43.87.3+89.4
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services163.32.46.3125.21.85.5+38.1
Administrative and Support Services89.31.32.6111.21.62.7-22.0
Public Administration and Safety144.72.14.6161.02.34.9-16.3
Education and Training261.73.85.1231.43.34.7+30.3
Health Care and Social Assistance355.45.28.3328.64.77.3+26.8
Arts and Recreation Services15.70.20.718.40.30.8-2.7
Other Services139.62.12.1129.81.92.0+9.8

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. 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

Output by industry sector 2018/19
Output by industry sector 2018/19 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, South Australia: 5.6% Mining, South Australia: 3.2% Manufacturing, South Australia: 10.0% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, South Australia: 4.9% Construction, South Australia: 14.3% Wholesale Trade, South Australia: 4.1% Retail Trade, South Australia: 4.4% Accommodation and Food Services, South Australia: 2.9% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, South Australia: 4.2% Information Media and Telecommunications, South Australia: 2.6% Financial and Insurance Services, South Australia: 6.9% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, South Australia: 7.1% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, South Australia: 6.3% Administrative and Support Services, South Australia: 2.6% Public Administration and Safety, South Australia: 4.6% Education and Training, South Australia: 5.1% Health Care and Social Assistance, South Australia: 8.3% Arts and Recreation Services, South Australia: 0.7% Other Services, South Australia: 2.1% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Limestone Coast region: 31.0% Mining, Limestone Coast region: 0.4% Manufacturing, Limestone Coast region: 16.7% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Limestone Coast region: 3.0% Construction, Limestone Coast region: 8.9% Wholesale Trade, Limestone Coast region: 3.5% Retail Trade, Limestone Coast region: 4.7% Accommodation and Food Services, Limestone Coast region: 2.7% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Limestone Coast region: 2.9% Information Media and Telecommunications, Limestone Coast region: 0.9% Financial and Insurance Services, Limestone Coast region: 2.9% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Limestone Coast region: 5.2% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Limestone Coast region: 2.4% Administrative and Support Services, Limestone Coast region: 1.3% Public Administration and Safety, Limestone Coast region: 2.1% Education and Training, Limestone Coast region: 3.8% Health Care and Social Assistance, Limestone Coast region: 5.2% Arts and Recreation Services, Limestone Coast region: 0.2% Other Services, Limestone Coast region: 2.1%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Change in output by industry sector, 2016/17 to 2018/19
Change in output by industry sector, 2016/17 to 2018/19 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Limestone Coast region: -$259.8 million Mining, Limestone Coast region: -$1.1 million Manufacturing, Limestone Coast region: -$122.0 million Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Limestone Coast region: +$60.1 million Construction, Limestone Coast region: +$71.7 million Wholesale Trade, Limestone Coast region: -$31.9 million Retail Trade, Limestone Coast region: +$5.7 million Accommodation and Food Services, Limestone Coast region: -$3.8 million Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Limestone Coast region: -$80.3 million Information Media and Telecommunications, Limestone Coast region: -$4.5 million Financial and Insurance Services, Limestone Coast region: +$14.7 million Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Limestone Coast region: +$89.4 million Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Limestone Coast region: +$38.1 million Administrative and Support Services, Limestone Coast region: -$22.0 million Public Administration and Safety, Limestone Coast region: -$16.3 million Education and Training, Limestone Coast region: +$30.3 million Health Care and Social Assistance, Limestone Coast region: +$26.8 million Arts and Recreation Services, Limestone Coast region: -$2.7 million Other Services, Limestone Coast region: +$9.8 million
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts

Dominant groups

An analysis of the output by industry sectors in Limestone Coast region in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (2,107 million or 31.0%)
  • Manufacturing (1,137 million or 16.7%)
  • Construction (609 million or 8.9%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $3,852 million in total or 56.6% of the total output by total industry in the Limestone Coast region.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in South Australia accounted for 5.6% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing; 10.0% in Manufacturing; and 14.3% in Construction.

The major differences between output by industries in the Limestone Coast region and South Australia were:

  • A larger percentage of output by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (31.0% compared to 5.6%)
  • A larger percentage of output by Manufacturing (16.7% compared to 10.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Construction (8.9% compared to 14.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Financial and Insurance Services (2.9% compared to 6.9%)

Emerging groups

The total industry output in the Limestone Coast region decreased by $197.8 million between 2016/17 and 2018/19.

The largest changes in the output by industries between 2016/17 and 2018/19 in the Limestone Coast region were for:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (-$260 million)
  • Manufacturing (-$122 million)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (+$89 million)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (-$80 million)

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