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Rural City of Murray Bridge

Value added

In the Rural City of Murray Bridge, Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing most productive industry, generating $157 million in 2018/19.

Value added by industry is an indicator of business productivity in the Rural City of Murray Bridge. 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 Rural City of Murray Bridge’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
Rural City of Murray Bridge2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. South Australia$m%. South Australia2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing156.615.06.3139.215.56.4+17.4
Mining4.80.53.34.80.54.8+0.0
Manufacturing126.212.17.2112.012.49.1+14.1
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services46.74.54.224.52.73.7+22.2
Construction97.99.48.571.57.98.5+26.4
Wholesale Trade104.610.05.274.58.35.3+30.1
Retail Trade65.36.35.860.06.75.5+5.3
Accommodation and Food Services21.22.03.020.62.32.9+0.6
Transport, Postal and Warehousing43.34.14.776.08.45.1-32.7
Information Media and Telecommunications17.01.62.512.11.32.1+4.9
Financial and Insurance Services31.63.09.033.23.78.7-1.6
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services37.33.62.818.22.02.7+19.1
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services15.51.55.813.91.55.4+1.6
Administrative and Support Services20.11.93.223.42.63.3-3.4
Public Administration and Safety70.06.76.659.36.66.5+10.7
Education and Training51.04.96.846.95.26.8+4.1
Health Care and Social Assistance98.69.511.978.48.710.0+20.2
Arts and Recreation Services13.61.30.713.11.50.9+0.5
Other Services22.12.12.518.42.02.4+3.6
Total industries1,043.2100.0100.0900.1100.0100.0+143.1

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 Rural City of Murray Bridge in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (157 million or 15.0%)
  • Manufacturing (126 million or 12.1%)
  • Wholesale Trade (105 million or 10.0%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 387 million in total or 37.1% of the total value added by industry in the the Rural City of Murray Bridge.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in South Australia accounted for 6.3% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing; 7.2% in Manufacturing and 5.2% in Wholesale Trade.

The major differences between the value added by industries of the Rural City of Murray Bridge and South Australia were:

  • A larger percentage of value added by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (15.0% compared to 6.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of value added by Financial and Insurance Services (3.0% compared to 9.0%)
  • A larger percentage of value added by Manufacturing (12.1% compared to 7.2%)
  • A larger percentage of value added by Wholesale Trade (10.0% compared to 5.2%)

Emerging groups

The total value added by industry in the Rural City of Murray Bridge $increased by 143 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

The largest changes in the value added by industries between 2013/14 and 2018/19 in the Rural City of Murray Bridge were for:

  • Wholesale Trade (+$30 million)
  • Construction (+$26 million)
  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (+$22 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$20 million)

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