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Coorong District Council area

Value added

In the Coorong District Council area, Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing most productive industry, generating $143 million in 2018/19.

Value added by industry is an indicator of business productivity in the Coorong District Council area. 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 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 see what contribution each industry makes to the state or region, see the Industry sector analysissection. 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.

Data source

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Value added by industry sector
Coorong District Council area2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. South Australia$m%. South Australia2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing142.752.86.3154.962.46.4-12.3
Mining0.90.33.31.30.54.8-0.4
Manufacturing5.21.97.24.71.99.1+0.4
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services4.91.84.21.30.53.7+3.6
Construction39.114.58.513.55.48.5+25.6
Wholesale Trade8.93.35.28.93.65.3-0.1
Retail Trade7.22.75.87.93.25.5-0.7
Accommodation and Food Services5.42.03.04.81.92.9+0.7
Transport, Postal and Warehousing12.24.54.710.34.15.1+1.9
Information Media and Telecommunications3.31.22.50.30.12.1+3.0
Financial and Insurance Services2.50.99.05.32.18.7-2.8
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services2.61.02.81.70.72.7+0.8
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services2.00.75.82.30.95.4-0.3
Administrative and Support Services1.10.43.20.70.33.3+0.4
Public Administration and Safety6.02.26.65.12.16.5+0.9
Education and Training10.43.86.810.14.16.8+0.3
Health Care and Social Assistance13.14.811.910.94.410.0+2.2
Arts and Recreation Services0.40.20.71.40.60.9-1.0
Other Services2.50.92.52.71.12.4-0.2
Total industries270.3100.0100.0248.1100.0100.0+22.1

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts. NIEIR-ID data are adjusted each year, using updated employment estimates. Each release may change previous years’ figures. Learn more

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Dominant groups

An analysis of the valued added by industry sectors in the Coorong District Council area in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (143 million or 52.8%)
  • Construction (39 million or 14.5%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (13 million or 4.8%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 195 million in total or 72.1% of the total value added by industry in the the Coorong District Council area.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in South Australia accounted for 6.3% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing; 8.5% in Construction and 11.9% in Health Care and Social Assistance.

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

  • A larger percentage of value added by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (52.8% compared to 6.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of value added by Financial and Insurance Services (0.9% compared to 9.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of value added by Health Care and Social Assistance (4.8% compared to 11.9%)
  • A larger percentage of value added by Construction (14.5% compared to 8.5%)

Emerging groups

The total value added by industry in the Coorong District Council area $increased by 22 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

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

  • Construction (+$26 million)
  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (+$4 million)
  • Information Media and Telecommunications (+$3 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$2 million)

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