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RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region

Value added

In the RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region, Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing is the most productive industry, generating $519 million in 2017/18.

Value added by industry is an indicator of business productivity in RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region. 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 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 see what contribution each industry makes to the state or region, see the Industry sector analysis section. 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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Value added by industry sector
RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region - Constant prices2017/182012/13Change
Industry
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$m%South Australia%$m%South Australia%2012/13 to 2017/18
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing518.921.75.7603.922.96.1-85.0
Mining255.710.72.8359.613.64.5-103.9
Manufacturing154.46.47.8186.77.19.3-32.3
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services47.02.04.551.21.93.9-4.2
Construction149.66.27.9194.47.48.1-44.8
Wholesale Trade141.75.96.2113.84.35.7+27.9
Retail Trade141.85.96.1128.44.95.5+13.5
Accommodation and Food Services72.63.02.979.83.03.0-7.3
Transport, Postal and Warehousing131.25.55.3190.77.25.7-59.5
Information Media and Telecommunications16.70.72.815.60.62.3+1.0
Financial and Insurance Services80.83.48.797.13.78.6-16.4
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services54.62.32.940.91.52.5+13.8
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services42.41.84.952.02.05.5-9.6
Administrative and Support Services61.12.63.361.22.33.30
Public Administration and Safety109.64.66.679.83.06.3+29.8
Education and Training134.95.66.7141.65.46.9-6.7
Health Care and Social Assistance224.69.411.7180.56.89.7+44.1
Arts and Recreation Services8.50.40.89.50.40.8-1.0
Other Services49.52.12.251.52.02.3-1.9

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018. 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

Value added by industry sector 2017/18
Value added by industry sector 2017/18 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, South Australia: 5.7% Mining, South Australia: 2.8% Manufacturing, South Australia: 7.8% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, South Australia: 4.5% Construction, South Australia: 7.9% Wholesale Trade, South Australia: 6.2% Retail Trade, South Australia: 6.1% Accommodation and Food Services, South Australia: 2.9% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, South Australia: 5.3% Information Media and Telecommunications, South Australia: 2.8% Financial and Insurance Services, South Australia: 8.7% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, South Australia: 2.9% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, South Australia: 4.9% Administrative and Support Services, South Australia: 3.3% Public Administration and Safety, South Australia: 6.6% Education and Training, South Australia: 6.7% Health Care and Social Assistance, South Australia: 11.7% Arts and Recreation Services, South Australia: 0.8% Other Services, South Australia: 2.2% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region: 21.7% Mining, RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region: 10.7% Manufacturing, RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region: 6.4% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region: 2.0% Construction, RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region: 6.2% Wholesale Trade, RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region: 5.9% Retail Trade, RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region: 5.9% Accommodation and Food Services, RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region: 3.0% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region: 5.5% Information Media and Telecommunications, RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region: 0.7% Financial and Insurance Services, RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region: 3.4% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region: 2.3% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region: 1.8% Administrative and Support Services, RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region: 2.6% Public Administration and Safety, RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region: 4.6% Education and Training, RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region: 5.6% Health Care and Social Assistance, RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region: 9.4% Arts and Recreation Services, RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region: 0.4% Other Services, RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region: 2.1%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts

Dominant groups

An analysis of the valued added by industry sectors in RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region in 2017/18 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing ($519 million or 21.7%)
  • Mining ($256 million or 10.7%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance ($225 million or 9.4%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $999 million in total or 41.7% of the total value added by industry in the RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in South Australia accounted for 5.7% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing; 2.8% in Mining; and 11.7% in Health Care and Social Assistance.

The major differences between the value added by industries of the RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region and South Australia were:

  • A larger percentage of value added by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (21.7% compared to 5.7%)
  • A larger percentage of value added by Mining (10.7% compared to 2.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of value added by Financial and Insurance Services (3.4% compared to 8.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of value added by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (1.8% compared to 4.9%)

Change in value added by industry sector, 2012/13 to 2017/18
Change in value added by industry sector, 2012/13 to 2017/18 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region: -$85.0 million Mining, RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region: -$103.9 million Manufacturing, RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region: -$32.3 million Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region: -$4.2 million Construction, RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region: -$44.8 million Wholesale Trade, RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region: +$27.9 million Retail Trade, RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region: +$13.5 million Accommodation and Food Services, RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region: -$7.3 million Transport, Postal and Warehousing, RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region: -$59.5 million Information Media and Telecommunications, RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region: +$1.0 million Financial and Insurance Services, RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region: -$16.4 million Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region: +$13.8 million Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region: -$9.6 million Administrative and Support Services, RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region: 0 million Public Administration and Safety, RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region: +$29.8 million Education and Training, RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region: -$6.7 million Health Care and Social Assistance, RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region: +$44.1 million Arts and Recreation Services, RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region: -$1.0 million Other Services, RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region: -$1.9 million
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts

Emerging groups

The total value added by industry in the RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region decreased by 242.6 million between 2012/13 and 2017/18.

The largest changes in the value added by industries between 2012/13 and 2017/18 in the RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region were for:

  • Mining (-$104 million)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (-$85 million)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (-$59 million)

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