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Coorong District Council area

Output

In the Coorong District Council area, Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing had the largest output by industry, generating $263 million in 2018/19.

Output by industry is a gross measure of the total sales of each industry sector in the Coorong District Council area. 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 Coorong District Council area’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
Coorong District Council area2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. South Australia$m%. South Australia2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing262.845.65.3349.464.56.6-86.6
Mining2.20.43.43.60.74.0-1.5
Manufacturing15.82.710.515.32.814.4+0.4
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services12.62.24.92.00.44.3+10.5
Construction139.624.213.941.67.712.2+98.0
Wholesale Trade12.92.24.213.52.54.0-0.5
Retail Trade11.42.04.214.22.64.5-2.8
Accommodation and Food Services11.01.92.89.91.82.8+1.0
Transport, Postal and Warehousing26.44.64.523.74.45.5+2.7
Information Media and Telecommunications7.61.33.00.70.12.3+6.9
Financial and Insurance Services3.30.66.87.51.46.6-4.2
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services15.82.77.910.41.97.1+5.4
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services4.30.75.74.30.84.7+0.0
Administrative and Support Services1.90.32.61.30.22.7+0.6
Public Administration and Safety8.91.54.88.71.65.2+0.1
Education and Training14.42.54.613.62.54.2+0.9
Health Care and Social Assistance19.53.48.114.72.76.2+4.8
Arts and Recreation Services0.80.10.72.20.40.8-1.4
Other Services5.10.92.15.31.02.0-0.2
Total industries576.1100.0100.0541.9100.0100.0+34.3

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 Coorong District Council area in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing ($263 million or 45.6%)
  • Construction ($140 million or 24.2%)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing ($26 million or 4.6%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $429 million in total or 74.4% of the total output by total industry in the the Coorong District Council area.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in South Australia accounted for 5.3% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing; 13.9% in Construction and 4.5% in Transport, Postal and Warehousing.

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

  • A larger percentage of output by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (45.6% compared to 5.3%)
  • A larger percentage of output by Construction (24.2% compared to 13.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Manufacturing (2.7% compared to 10.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Financial and Insurance Services (0.6% compared to 6.8%)

Emerging groups

The total industry output in the Coorong District Council area increased by $34 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

The largest changes in the output by industries between 2013/14 and 2018/19 in the Coorong District Council area were for:

  • Construction (+$98 million)
  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (+$11 million)
  • Information Media and Telecommunications (+$7 million)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (+$5 million)

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