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Mid Murray Council area

Output

In the Mid Murray Council area, Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing had the largest output by industry, generating $162 million in 2018/19.

Output by industry is a gross measure of the total sales of each industry sector in the Mid Murray 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 Mid Murray 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
Mid Murray Council area2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. South Australia$m%. South Australia2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing161.727.55.3214.036.56.6-52.4
Mining0.60.13.42.10.44.0-1.5
Manufacturing65.311.110.555.99.514.4+9.3
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services22.43.84.914.62.54.3+7.8
Construction132.422.513.9103.117.612.2+29.3
Wholesale Trade2.90.54.24.40.74.0-1.5
Retail Trade16.42.84.217.22.94.5-0.7
Accommodation and Food Services19.53.32.817.93.02.8+1.6
Transport, Postal and Warehousing38.46.54.541.07.05.5-2.5
Information Media and Telecommunications0.10.03.0002.3+0.1
Financial and Insurance Services20.03.46.87.61.36.6+12.4
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services19.93.47.932.15.57.1-12.2
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services6.61.15.74.50.84.7+2.1
Administrative and Support Services9.91.72.68.51.52.7+1.4
Public Administration and Safety31.05.34.830.75.25.2+0.3
Education and Training16.62.84.613.72.34.2+2.9
Health Care and Social Assistance18.83.28.112.92.26.2+5.9
Arts and Recreation Services0.90.20.71.10.20.8-0.2
Other Services5.61.02.15.20.92.0+0.4
Total industries588.9100.0100.0586.2100.0100.0+2.6

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 Mid Murray Council area in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing ($162 million or 27.5%)
  • Construction ($132 million or 22.5%)
  • Manufacturing ($65 million or 11.1%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $359 million in total or 61.0% of the total output by total industry in the the Mid Murray 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 10.5% in Manufacturing.

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

  • A larger percentage of output by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (27.5% compared to 5.3%)
  • A larger percentage of output by Construction (22.5% compared to 13.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Health Care and Social Assistance (3.2% compared to 8.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (1.1% compared to 5.7%)

Emerging groups

The total industry output in the Mid Murray Council area increased by $3 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

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

  • Construction (+$29 million)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$12 million)
  • Manufacturing (+$9 million)
  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (+$8 million)

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