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Renmark Paringa Council area

Value added

In the Renmark Paringa Council area, Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing most productive industry, generating $144 million in 2018/19.

Value added by industry is an indicator of business productivity in the Renmark Paringa 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 Renmark Paringa 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
Renmark Paringa Council area2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. South Australia$m%. South Australia2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing143.833.66.3125.434.16.4+18.4
Mining003.30.40.14.8-0.4
Manufacturing28.36.67.237.510.29.1-9.2
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services20.54.84.210.72.93.7+9.8
Construction28.46.68.528.17.78.5+0.2
Wholesale Trade21.35.05.219.35.35.3+2.0
Retail Trade27.06.35.822.96.25.5+4.1
Accommodation and Food Services21.04.93.016.44.52.9+4.6
Transport, Postal and Warehousing29.87.04.718.24.95.1+11.6
Information Media and Telecommunications6.11.42.54.11.12.1+2.0
Financial and Insurance Services13.53.19.012.13.38.7+1.4
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services8.31.92.85.41.52.7+2.9
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services6.31.55.83.91.15.4+2.4
Administrative and Support Services14.53.43.212.93.53.3+1.6
Public Administration and Safety7.71.86.66.31.76.5+1.3
Education and Training21.55.06.818.85.16.8+2.7
Health Care and Social Assistance23.15.411.919.05.210.0+4.2
Arts and Recreation Services1.00.20.70.80.20.9+0.2
Other Services6.31.52.55.41.52.4+0.9
Total industries428.7100.0100.0367.7100.0100.0+61.0

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 Renmark Paringa Council area in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (144 million or 33.6%)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (30 million or 7.0%)
  • Construction (28 million or 6.6%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 202 million in total or 47.1% of the total value added by industry in the the Renmark Paringa Council area.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in South Australia accounted for 6.3% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing; 4.7% in Transport, Postal and Warehousing and 8.5% in Construction.

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

  • A larger percentage of value added by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (33.6% compared to 6.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of value added by Health Care and Social Assistance (5.4% compared to 11.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of value added by Financial and Insurance Services (3.1% compared to 9.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of value added by Public Administration and Safety (1.8% compared to 6.6%)

Emerging groups

The total value added by industry in the Renmark Paringa Council area $increased by 61 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

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

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (+$18 million)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (+$12 million)
  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (+$10 million)
  • Accommodation and Food Services (+$5 million)

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