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RDA Murraylands and Riverland region

Value added

In the RDA Murraylands and Riverland region, Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing is the most productive industry, generating $1,073 million in 2019/20.

Value added by industry is an indicator of business productivity in RDA Murraylands and Riverland. 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 RDA Murraylands and Riverland’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.

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Value added by industry sector
RDA Murraylands and Riverland region - Constant prices2019/202014/15Change
Industry
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$m%South Australia%$m%South Australia%2014/15 to 2019/20
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1,073.232.15.21,179.336.56.1-106.1
Mining6.10.24.316.70.55.5-10.6
Manufacturing242.47.37.4260.58.19.0-18.1
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services123.93.74.3111.23.44.1+12.8
Construction320.29.68.1256.87.98.3+63.4
Wholesale Trade150.94.54.8161.25.05.2-10.3
Retail Trade177.95.35.7163.15.05.5+14.8
Accommodation and Food Services79.82.42.788.92.73.0-9.0
Transport, Postal and Warehousing147.84.44.5149.14.65.0-1.3
Information Media and Telecommunications27.00.82.217.50.51.9+9.6
Financial and Insurance Services95.92.99.0100.23.19.0-4.3
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services53.81.62.845.51.42.6+8.4
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services59.91.86.238.61.25.2+21.3
Administrative and Support Services70.42.13.381.22.53.5-10.8
Public Administration and Safety170.15.17.2123.93.86.6+46.2
Education and Training173.95.26.9142.24.46.5+31.6
Health Care and Social Assistance292.18.712.3230.17.110.0+62.0
Arts and Recreation Services22.50.70.815.60.50.8+6.9
Other Services51.91.62.353.91.72.3-2.0

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2021. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id (informed decisions).

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 2019/20
Value added by industry sector 2019/20 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, South Australia: 5.2% Mining, South Australia: 4.3% Manufacturing, South Australia: 7.4% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, South Australia: 4.3% Construction, South Australia: 8.1% Wholesale Trade, South Australia: 4.8% Retail Trade, South Australia: 5.7% Accommodation and Food Services, South Australia: 2.7% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, South Australia: 4.5% Information Media and Telecommunications, South Australia: 2.2% Financial and Insurance Services, South Australia: 9.0% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, South Australia: 2.8% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, South Australia: 6.2% Administrative and Support Services, South Australia: 3.3% Public Administration and Safety, South Australia: 7.2% Education and Training, South Australia: 6.9% Health Care and Social Assistance, South Australia: 12.3% Arts and Recreation Services, South Australia: 0.8% Other Services, South Australia: 2.3% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, RDA Murraylands and Riverland region: 32.1% Mining, RDA Murraylands and Riverland region: 0.2% Manufacturing, RDA Murraylands and Riverland region: 7.3% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, RDA Murraylands and Riverland region: 3.7% Construction, RDA Murraylands and Riverland region: 9.6% Wholesale Trade, RDA Murraylands and Riverland region: 4.5% Retail Trade, RDA Murraylands and Riverland region: 5.3% Accommodation and Food Services, RDA Murraylands and Riverland region: 2.4% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, RDA Murraylands and Riverland region: 4.4% Information Media and Telecommunications, RDA Murraylands and Riverland region: 0.8% Financial and Insurance Services, RDA Murraylands and Riverland region: 2.9% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, RDA Murraylands and Riverland region: 1.6% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, RDA Murraylands and Riverland region: 1.8% Administrative and Support Services, RDA Murraylands and Riverland region: 2.1% Public Administration and Safety, RDA Murraylands and Riverland region: 5.1% Education and Training, RDA Murraylands and Riverland region: 5.2% Health Care and Social Assistance, RDA Murraylands and Riverland region: 8.7% Arts and Recreation Services, RDA Murraylands and Riverland region: 0.7% Other Services, RDA Murraylands and Riverland region: 1.6%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2021
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Dominant groups

An analysis of the valued added by industry sectors in RDA Murraylands and Riverland region in 2019/20 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing ($1,073 million or 32.1%)
  • Construction ($320 million or 9.6%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance ($292 million or 8.7%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $1,686 million in total or 50.5% of the total value added by industry in the RDA Murraylands and Riverland region.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in South Australia accounted for 5.2% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing; 8.1% in Construction; and 12.3% in Health Care and Social Assistance.

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

  • A larger percentage of value added by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (32.1% compared to 5.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of value added by Financial and Insurance Services (2.9% compared to 9.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of value added by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (1.8% compared to 6.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of value added by Mining (0.2% compared to 4.3%)

Change in value added by industry sector, 2014/15 to 2019/20
Change in value added by industry sector, 2014/15 to 2019/20 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, RDA Murraylands and Riverland region: -$106.1 million Mining, RDA Murraylands and Riverland region: -$10.6 million Manufacturing, RDA Murraylands and Riverland region: -$18.1 million Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, RDA Murraylands and Riverland region: +$12.8 million Construction, RDA Murraylands and Riverland region: +$63.4 million Wholesale Trade, RDA Murraylands and Riverland region: -$10.3 million Retail Trade, RDA Murraylands and Riverland region: +$14.8 million Accommodation and Food Services, RDA Murraylands and Riverland region: -$9.0 million Transport, Postal and Warehousing, RDA Murraylands and Riverland region: -$1.3 million Information Media and Telecommunications, RDA Murraylands and Riverland region: +$9.6 million Financial and Insurance Services, RDA Murraylands and Riverland region: -$4.3 million Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, RDA Murraylands and Riverland region: +$8.4 million Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, RDA Murraylands and Riverland region: +$21.3 million Administrative and Support Services, RDA Murraylands and Riverland region: -$10.8 million Public Administration and Safety, RDA Murraylands and Riverland region: +$46.2 million Education and Training, RDA Murraylands and Riverland region: +$31.6 million Health Care and Social Assistance, RDA Murraylands and Riverland region: +$62.0 million Arts and Recreation Services, RDA Murraylands and Riverland region: +$6.9 million Other Services, RDA Murraylands and Riverland region: -$2.0 million
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2021
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts

Emerging groups

The total value added by industry in the RDA Murraylands and Riverland region increased by 104.4 million between 2014/15 and 2019/20.

The largest changes in the value added by industries between 2014/15 and 2019/20 in the RDA Murraylands and Riverland region were for:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (-$106 million)
  • Construction (+$63 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$62 million)

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