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Value added

In the Limestone Coast region, Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing is the most productive industry, generating $1,178 million in 2017/18.

Value added by industry is an indicator of business productivity in Limestone Coast region. 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 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 see what contribution each industry makes to the state or region, see the Industry sector analysis section. 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.

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Value added by industry sector
Limestone Coast region - Constant prices2017/182012/13Change
Industry
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$m%South Australia%$m%South Australia%2012/13 to 2017/18
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1,178.035.85.7954.631.76.1+223.4
Mining14.10.42.819.00.64.5-4.9
Manufacturing382.911.67.8431.514.39.3-48.6
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services72.72.24.553.61.83.9+19.1
Construction151.34.67.9150.05.08.1+1.2
Wholesale Trade176.75.46.2162.95.45.7+13.8
Retail Trade203.46.26.1177.45.95.5+26.0
Accommodation and Food Services85.12.62.989.83.03.0-4.6
Transport, Postal and Warehousing121.03.75.3144.54.85.7-23.5
Information Media and Telecommunications35.51.12.830.31.02.3+5.2
Financial and Insurance Services123.23.78.7139.74.68.6-16.4
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services61.21.92.945.01.52.5+16.1
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services54.21.64.957.91.95.5-3.6
Administrative and Support Services59.41.83.353.61.83.3+5.8
Public Administration and Safety108.53.36.681.42.76.3+27.1
Education and Training155.54.76.7151.75.06.9+3.9
Health Care and Social Assistance240.37.311.7189.46.39.7+50.9
Arts and Recreation Services8.20.20.814.60.50.8-6.4
Other Services61.01.92.260.62.02.3+0.4

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

Value added by industry sector 2017/18
Value added by industry sector 2017/18 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, South Australia: 5.7% Mining, South Australia: 2.8% Manufacturing, South Australia: 7.8% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, South Australia: 4.5% Construction, South Australia: 7.9% Wholesale Trade, South Australia: 6.2% Retail Trade, South Australia: 6.1% Accommodation and Food Services, South Australia: 2.9% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, South Australia: 5.3% Information Media and Telecommunications, South Australia: 2.8% Financial and Insurance Services, South Australia: 8.7% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, South Australia: 2.9% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, South Australia: 4.9% Administrative and Support Services, South Australia: 3.3% Public Administration and Safety, South Australia: 6.6% Education and Training, South Australia: 6.7% Health Care and Social Assistance, South Australia: 11.7% Arts and Recreation Services, South Australia: 0.8% Other Services, South Australia: 2.2% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Limestone Coast region: 35.8% Mining, Limestone Coast region: 0.4% Manufacturing, Limestone Coast region: 11.6% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Limestone Coast region: 2.2% Construction, Limestone Coast region: 4.6% Wholesale Trade, Limestone Coast region: 5.4% Retail Trade, Limestone Coast region: 6.2% Accommodation and Food Services, Limestone Coast region: 2.6% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Limestone Coast region: 3.7% Information Media and Telecommunications, Limestone Coast region: 1.1% Financial and Insurance Services, Limestone Coast region: 3.7% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Limestone Coast region: 1.9% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Limestone Coast region: 1.6% Administrative and Support Services, Limestone Coast region: 1.8% Public Administration and Safety, Limestone Coast region: 3.3% Education and Training, Limestone Coast region: 4.7% Health Care and Social Assistance, Limestone Coast region: 7.3% Arts and Recreation Services, Limestone Coast region: 0.2% Other Services, Limestone Coast region: 1.9%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts

Dominant groups

An analysis of the valued added by industry sectors in Limestone Coast region in 2017/18 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing ($1,178 million or 35.8%)
  • Manufacturing ($383 million or 11.6%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance ($240 million or 7.3%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $1,801 million in total or 54.7% of the total value added by industry in the Limestone Coast region.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in South Australia accounted for 5.7% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing; 7.8% in Manufacturing; and 11.7% in Health Care and Social Assistance.

The major differences between the value added by industries of the Limestone Coast region and South Australia were:

  • A larger percentage of value added by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (35.8% compared to 5.7%)
  • A larger percentage of value added by Manufacturing (11.6% compared to 7.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of value added by Financial and Insurance Services (3.7% compared to 8.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of value added by Health Care and Social Assistance (7.3% compared to 11.7%)

Change in value added by industry sector, 2012/13 to 2017/18
Change in value added by industry sector, 2012/13 to 2017/18 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Limestone Coast region: +$223.4 million Mining, Limestone Coast region: -$4.9 million Manufacturing, Limestone Coast region: -$48.6 million Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Limestone Coast region: +$19.1 million Construction, Limestone Coast region: +$1.2 million Wholesale Trade, Limestone Coast region: +$13.8 million Retail Trade, Limestone Coast region: +$26.0 million Accommodation and Food Services, Limestone Coast region: -$4.6 million Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Limestone Coast region: -$23.5 million Information Media and Telecommunications, Limestone Coast region: +$5.2 million Financial and Insurance Services, Limestone Coast region: -$16.4 million Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Limestone Coast region: +$16.1 million Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Limestone Coast region: -$3.6 million Administrative and Support Services, Limestone Coast region: +$5.8 million Public Administration and Safety, Limestone Coast region: +$27.1 million Education and Training, Limestone Coast region: +$3.9 million Health Care and Social Assistance, Limestone Coast region: +$50.9 million Arts and Recreation Services, Limestone Coast region: -$6.4 million Other Services, Limestone Coast region: +$0.4 million
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts

Emerging groups

The total value added by industry in the Limestone Coast region increased by 284.9 million between 2012/13 and 2017/18.

The largest changes in the value added by industries between 2012/13 and 2017/18 in the Limestone Coast region were for:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (+$223 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$51 million)

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