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District Council of Loxton Waikerie


In the District Council of Loxton Waikerie, Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing had the largest output by industry, generating $664 million in 2019/20.

Output by industry is a gross measure of the total sales of each industry sector in the District Council of Loxton Waikerie. 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 District Council of Loxton Waikerie’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
District Council of Loxton Waikerie2019/202014/15Change
Industry$m%. South Australia$m%. South Australia2014/15 - 2019/20
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing663.949.15.1793.355.67.2-129.4
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services13.
Wholesale Trade23.
Retail Trade38.
Accommodation and Food Services22.71.72.623.21.62.7-0.5
Transport, Postal and Warehousing33.52.54.748.73.45.2-15.2
Information Media and Telecommunications5.
Financial and Insurance Services21.81.66.525.91.86.8-4.1
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services33.42.56.833.72.46.6-0.3
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services21.91.65.911.90.84.9+10.0
Administrative and Support Services25.41.92.727.61.92.8-2.2
Public Administration and Safety14.
Education and Training43.03.24.529.52.14.1+13.5
Health Care and Social Assistance75.
Arts and Recreation Services5.
Other Services17.61.31.916.51.21.9+1.1
Total industries1,352.5100.0100.01,426.0100.0100.0-73.5

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) (NIEIR) ©2021. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id informed decisions. Data are based on a 2018-19 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 District Council of Loxton Waikerie in 2019/20 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing ($664 million or 49.1%)
  • Construction ($150 million or 11.1%)
  • Manufacturing ($140 million or 10.3%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $954 million in total or 70.5% of the total output by total industry in the the District Council of Loxton Waikerie.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in South Australia accounted for 5.1% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing; 14.0% in Construction and 11.1% in Manufacturing.

The major differences between output by industries of the District Council of Loxton Waikerie and South Australia were:

  • A larger percentage of output by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (49.1% compared to 5.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Financial and Insurance Services (1.6% compared to 6.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (2.5% compared to 6.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (1.6% compared to 5.9%)

Emerging groups

The total industry output in the District Council of Loxton Waikerie decreased by $-73 million between 2014/15 and 2019/20.

The largest changes in the output by industries between 2014/15 and 2019/20 in the District Council of Loxton Waikerie were for:

  • Construction (+$23 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$22 million)
  • Education and Training (+$14 million)
  • Manufacturing (+$10 million)

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