RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region
In the RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region, Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing had the largest output by industry, generating $902 million in 2017/18.
Output by industry is a gross measure of the total sales of each industry sector in RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region. It does not measure how productive each industry sector is at producing this output - which is measured by value added.
By comparing the output of each industry sector to a regional benchmark, you can clearly see the structure of RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region’s economy. This can be done by directly comparing the percentage contribution of each industry to the total output, relative to the benchmark, or by using a location quotient, where a number greater than one indicates a high concentration of that industry and less than one indicates a lower concentration.
To get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, output data should be viewed alongside the other industry characteristics in the Industry sector analysis section.
Detailed data notes about how the figures are derived can be found in the specific topic notes section.
The gross measure of output includes the value of all the inputs to each industry.
National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series
|Output by industry sector|
|RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region - Constant prices||2017/18||2012/13||Change|
|Industry (Click rows to view sub-categories)||$m||%||South Australia%||$m||%||South Australia%||2012/13 to 2017/18|
|Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing||901.9||17.6||4.5||1,192.7||21.2||5.8||-290.8||23000||P|
|Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services||103.7||2.0||5.3||146.4||2.6||5.8||-42.7||23300||P|
|Accommodation and Food Services||144.3||2.8||2.7||164.9||2.9||2.9||-20.6||23700||P|
|Transport, Postal and Warehousing||279.9||5.4||5.4||407.4||7.2||5.9||-127.5||23800||P|
|Information Media and Telecommunications||38.0||0.7||3.2||31.8||0.6||2.3||+6.3||23900||P|
|Financial and Insurance Services||128.8||2.5||6.7||149.3||2.6||6.7||-20.5||24000||P|
|Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services||358.5||7.0||8.8||276.3||4.9||8.0||+82.2||24100||P|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical Services||100.9||2.0||5.3||99.9||1.8||4.9||+1.0||24200||P|
|Administrative and Support Services||98.8||1.9||2.5||94.8||1.7||2.3||+4.0||24300||P|
|Public Administration and Safety||193.0||3.8||5.2||148.6||2.6||5.2||+44.5||24400||P|
|Education and Training||183.5||3.6||4.3||194.3||3.4||4.4||-10.8||24500||P|
|Health Care and Social Assistance||288.4||5.6||7.1||227.9||4.0||5.7||+60.4||24600||P|
|Arts and Recreation Services||17.5||0.3||0.8||17.8||0.3||0.8||-0.3||24700||P|
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) (opens a new window) ©2018. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id (opens a new window), the population experts.
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
An analysis of the output by industry sectors in RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region in 2017/18 shows the three largest industries were:
- Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (902 million or 17.6%)
- Manufacturing (767 million or 14.9%)
- Construction (525 million or 10.2%)
In combination these three industries accounted for $2,193 million in total or 42.7% of the total output by total industry in the RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region.
In comparison, the same 3 industries in South Australia accounted for 4.5% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing; 10.9% in Manufacturing; and 13.0% in Construction.
The major differences between output by industries in the RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region and South Australia were:
- A larger percentage of output by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (17.6% compared to 4.5%)
- A larger percentage of output by Mining (8.0% compared to 2.3%)
- A larger percentage of output by Manufacturing (14.9% compared to 10.9%)
- A smaller percentage of output by Financial and Insurance Services (2.5% compared to 6.7%)
The total industry output in the RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region decreased by $497.2 million between 2012/13 and 2017/18.
The largest changes in the output by industries between 2012/13 and 2017/18 in the RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region were for:
- Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (-$291 million)
- Manufacturing (-$164 million)
- Transport, Postal and Warehousing (-$127 million)
- Construction (-$97 million)