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District Council of Loxton Waikerie

Value added

In the District Council of Loxton Waikerie, Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing most productive industry, generating $222 million in 2018/19.

Value added by industry is an indicator of business productivity in the District Council of Loxton Waikerie. 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 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 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.

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National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Value added by industry sector
District Council of Loxton Waikerie2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. South Australia$m%. South Australia2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing221.743.66.3219.243.16.4+2.5
Mining2.80.63.32.40.54.8+0.4
Manufacturing35.57.07.251.310.19.1-15.8
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services12.82.54.25.11.03.7+7.7
Construction35.97.18.536.27.18.5-0.3
Wholesale Trade15.93.15.218.73.75.3-2.8
Retail Trade21.54.25.822.94.55.5-1.4
Accommodation and Food Services10.92.13.010.52.12.9+0.4
Transport, Postal and Warehousing15.53.04.724.24.85.1-8.7
Information Media and Telecommunications3.50.72.51.50.32.1+2.0
Financial and Insurance Services13.72.79.016.23.28.7-2.5
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services10.22.02.86.91.32.7+3.3
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services7.61.55.85.81.15.4+1.8
Administrative and Support Services11.92.33.210.72.13.3+1.2
Public Administration and Safety7.21.46.67.11.46.5+0.2
Education and Training27.45.46.822.74.56.8+4.7
Health Care and Social Assistance43.58.511.936.57.210.0+7.0
Arts and Recreation Services1.00.20.71.60.30.9-0.6
Other Services10.32.02.58.71.72.4+1.6
Total industries509.0100.0100.0508.2100.0100.0+0.8

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 District Council of Loxton Waikerie in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (222 million or 43.6%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (43 million or 8.5%)
  • Construction (36 million or 7.1%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 301 million in total or 59.2% of the total value added by industry in the the District Council of Loxton Waikerie.

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

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

  • A larger percentage of value added by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (43.6% compared to 6.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of value added by Financial and Insurance Services (2.7% compared to 9.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of value added by Public Administration and Safety (1.4% compared to 6.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of value added by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (1.5% compared to 5.8%)

Emerging groups

The total value added by industry in the District Council of Loxton Waikerie $increased by 1 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

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

  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (+$8 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$7 million)
  • Education and Training (+$5 million)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (+$3 million)

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