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District Council of Elliston

Value added

In the District Council of Elliston, Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing most productive industry, generating $43 million in 2018/19.

Value added by industry is an indicator of business productivity in the District Council of Elliston. 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 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 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
District Council of Elliston2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. South Australia$m%. South Australia2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing43.564.66.343.767.76.4-0.2
Mining0.81.23.31.72.64.8-0.8
Manufacturing0.40.67.20.20.39.1+0.2
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services0.20.34.20.30.43.7-0.1
Construction6.29.28.54.57.08.5+1.7
Wholesale Trade0.71.05.21.21.95.3-0.5
Retail Trade1.92.75.81.72.65.5+0.2
Accommodation and Food Services2.02.93.01.11.72.9+0.8
Transport, Postal and Warehousing2.13.14.72.23.45.1-0.1
Information Media and Telecommunications0.00.02.5002.1+0.0
Financial and Insurance Services0.20.39.00.60.98.7-0.4
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services0.00.02.80.00.02.7+0.0
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services0.30.45.80.50.85.4-0.2
Administrative and Support Services0.30.53.20.10.23.3+0.2
Public Administration and Safety2.43.66.61.42.16.5+1.1
Education and Training2.94.36.82.43.66.8+0.5
Health Care and Social Assistance3.04.411.92.64.110.0+0.4
Arts and Recreation Services0.10.20.70.20.30.9-0.1
Other Services0.40.72.50.30.52.4+0.1
Total industries67.3100.0100.064.6100.0100.0+2.7

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 District Council of Elliston in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (43 million or 64.6%)
  • Construction (6 million or 9.2%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (3 million or 4.4%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 53 million in total or 78.3% of the total value added by industry in the the District Council of Elliston.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in South Australia accounted for 6.3% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing; 8.5% in Construction and 11.9% in Health Care and Social Assistance.

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

  • A larger percentage of value added by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (64.6% compared to 6.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of value added by Financial and Insurance Services (0.3% compared to 9.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of value added by Health Care and Social Assistance (4.4% compared to 11.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of value added by Manufacturing (0.6% compared to 7.2%)

Emerging groups

The total value added by industry in the District Council of Elliston $increased by 3 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

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

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

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