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District Council of Elliston


In the District Council of Elliston, Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing had the largest output by industry, generating $79 million in 2018/19.

Output by industry is a gross measure of the total sales of each industry sector in the District Council of Elliston. 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 the District Council of Elliston’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.

Data source

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Output by industry sector
District Council of Elliston2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. South Australia$m%. South Australia2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing79.160.35.398.070.46.6-18.9
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services0.
Wholesale Trade1.
Retail Trade3.
Accommodation and Food Services4.
Transport, Postal and Warehousing4.
Information Media and Telecommunications0.00.03.0002.3+0.0
Financial and Insurance Services0.
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services0.
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services0.
Administrative and Support Services0.
Public Administration and Safety3.
Education and Training4.
Health Care and Social Assistance4.
Arts and Recreation Services0.
Other Services0.
Total industries131.2100.0100.0139.2100.0100.0-8.0

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) (NIEIR) ©2019. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id 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

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Dominant groups

An analysis of the output by industry sectors in the District Council of Elliston in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing ($79 million or 60.3%)
  • Construction ($21 million or 16.3%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance ($5 million or 3.5%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $105 million in total or 80.1% of the total output by total industry in the the District Council of Elliston.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in South Australia accounted for 5.3% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing; 13.9% in Construction and 8.1% in Health Care and Social Assistance.

The major differences between output by industries of the District Council of Elliston and South Australia were:

  • A larger percentage of output by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (60.3% compared to 5.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Manufacturing (1.3% compared to 10.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (0.0% compared to 7.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Financial and Insurance Services (0.2% compared to 6.8%)

Emerging groups

The total industry output in the District Council of Elliston decreased by $-8 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

The largest changes in the output by industries between 2013/14 and 2018/19 in the District Council of Elliston were for:

  • Construction (+$8 million)
  • Accommodation and Food Services (+$2 million)
  • Public Administration and Safety (+$1 million)
  • Manufacturing (+$1 million)

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