RDA Murraylands and Riverland

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RDA Murraylands and Riverland region

Output

In the RDA Murraylands and Riverland region, Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing had the largest output by industry, generating $1,716 million in 2018/19.

Output by industry is a gross measure of the total sales of each industry sector in the RDA Murraylands and Riverland 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 the RDA Murraylands and Riverland 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 Murraylands and Riverland region2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. South Australia$m%. South Australia2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1,715.624.75.32,069.832.16.6-354.2
Mining35.10.53.428.90.44.0+6.2
Manufacturing895.912.910.5988.415.314.4-92.5
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services326.14.74.9177.82.84.3+148.3
Construction1,030.914.813.9656.610.212.2+374.3
Wholesale Trade296.14.34.2229.13.64.0+67.1
Retail Trade269.93.94.2269.74.24.5+0.2
Accommodation and Food Services173.32.52.8163.52.52.8+9.8
Transport, Postal and Warehousing278.34.04.5361.05.65.5-82.7
Information Media and Telecommunications85.11.23.045.00.72.3+40.1
Financial and Insurance Services157.82.36.8155.02.46.6+2.8
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services485.77.07.9280.24.37.1+205.6
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services104.71.55.775.51.24.7+29.2
Administrative and Support Services122.01.82.6124.11.92.7-2.2
Public Administration and Safety217.03.14.8216.93.45.2+0.1
Education and Training226.53.34.6190.63.04.2+35.9
Health Care and Social Assistance386.35.68.1287.44.56.2+98.9
Arts and Recreation Services35.10.50.734.00.50.8+1.1
Other Services113.81.62.197.61.52.0+16.2
Total industries6,955.3100.0100.06,451.0100.0100.0+504.3

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

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Dominant groups

An analysis of the output by industry sectors in the RDA Murraylands and Riverland region in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing ($1,716 million or 24.7%)
  • Construction ($1,031 million or 14.8%)
  • Manufacturing ($896 million or 12.9%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $3,642 million in total or 52.4% of the total output by total industry in the the RDA Murraylands and Riverland region.

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

The major differences between output by industries of the RDA Murraylands and Riverland region and South Australia were:

  • A larger percentage of output by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (24.7% compared to 5.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Financial and Insurance Services (2.3% compared to 6.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (1.5% compared to 5.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Mining (0.5% compared to 3.4%)

Emerging groups

The total industry output in the RDA Murraylands and Riverland region increased by $504 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

The largest changes in the output by industries between 2013/14 and 2018/19 in the RDA Murraylands and Riverland region were for:

  • Construction (+$374 million)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (+$206 million)
  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (+$148 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$99 million)

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