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District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula

Value added

In District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula, Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing is the most productive industry, generating $85 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
District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula - Constant prices2017/182012/13Change
Industry
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$m%Regional SA%$m%Regional SA%2012/13 to 2017/18
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing84.846.522.5104.652.122.4-19.8
Mining6.93.810.96.13.015.7+0.8
Manufacturing4.52.58.63.51.89.5+1.0
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services0.90.53.50.70.33.0+0.3
Construction13.07.18.418.19.07.1-5.1
Wholesale Trade12.97.14.911.15.54.2+1.8
Retail Trade4.42.45.43.61.84.6+0.9
Accommodation and Food Services4.02.22.83.41.73.1+0.6
Transport, Postal and Warehousing7.34.03.915.97.94.8-8.6
Information Media and Telecommunications0.10.01.10.00.00.80
Financial and Insurance Services5.32.93.13.51.83.3+1.7
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1.20.72.01.70.91.5-0.5
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services2.31.31.51.70.81.7+0.6
Administrative and Support Services3.51.92.21.20.62.1+2.3
Public Administration and Safety17.59.63.89.54.73.0+8.0
Education and Training4.82.65.15.72.94.7-0.9
Health Care and Social Assistance5.12.88.05.82.96.4-0.7
Arts and Recreation Services0.70.40.50.80.40.5-0.1
Other Services3.01.71.73.91.91.7-0.9

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, Regional SA: 22.5% Mining, Regional SA: 10.9% Manufacturing, Regional SA: 8.6% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Regional SA: 3.5% Construction, Regional SA: 8.4% Wholesale Trade, Regional SA: 4.9% Retail Trade, Regional SA: 5.4% Accommodation and Food Services, Regional SA: 2.8% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Regional SA: 3.9% Information Media and Telecommunications, Regional SA: 1.1% Financial and Insurance Services, Regional SA: 3.1% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Regional SA: 2.0% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Regional SA: 1.5% Administrative and Support Services, Regional SA: 2.2% Public Administration and Safety, Regional SA: 3.8% Education and Training, Regional SA: 5.1% Health Care and Social Assistance, Regional SA: 8.0% Arts and Recreation Services, Regional SA: 0.5% Other Services, Regional SA: 1.7% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula: 46.5% Mining, District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula: 3.8% Manufacturing, District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula: 2.5% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula: 0.5% Construction, District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula: 7.1% Wholesale Trade, District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula: 7.1% Retail Trade, District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula: 2.4% Accommodation and Food Services, District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula: 2.2% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula: 4.0% Information Media and Telecommunications, District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula: 0.0% Financial and Insurance Services, District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula: 2.9% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula: 0.7% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula: 1.3% Administrative and Support Services, District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula: 1.9% Public Administration and Safety, District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula: 9.6% Education and Training, District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula: 2.6% Health Care and Social Assistance, District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula: 2.8% Arts and Recreation Services, District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula: 0.4% Other Services, District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula: 1.7%
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 District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula in 2017/18 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing ($85 million or 46.5%)
  • Public Administration and Safety ($17 million or 9.6%)
  • Construction ($13 million or 7.1%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $115 million in total or 63.3% of the total value added by industry in District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Regional SA accounted for 22.5% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing; 3.8% in Public Administration and Safety; and 8.4% in Construction.

The major differences between the value added by industries of District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula and Regional SA were:

  • A larger percentage of value added by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (46.5% compared to 22.5%)
  • A larger percentage of value added by Public Administration and Safety (9.6% compared to 3.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of value added by Mining (3.8% compared to 10.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of value added by Manufacturing (2.5% compared to 8.6%)

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, District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula: -$19.8 million Mining, District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula: +$0.8 million Manufacturing, District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula: +$1.0 million Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula: +$0.3 million Construction, District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula: -$5.1 million Wholesale Trade, District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula: +$1.8 million Retail Trade, District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula: +$0.9 million Accommodation and Food Services, District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula: +$0.6 million Transport, Postal and Warehousing, District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula: -$8.6 million Information Media and Telecommunications, District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula: 0 million Financial and Insurance Services, District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula: +$1.7 million Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula: -$0.5 million Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula: +$0.6 million Administrative and Support Services, District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula: +$2.3 million Public Administration and Safety, District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula: +$8.0 million Education and Training, District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula: -$0.9 million Health Care and Social Assistance, District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula: -$0.7 million Arts and Recreation Services, District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula: -$0.1 million Other Services, District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula: -$0.9 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 District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula decreased by 18.5 million between 2012/13 and 2017/18.

There were no major changes in the value added by industries between 2012/13 and 2017/18 in District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula.

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