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Port Pirie Regional Council area

Output

In Port Pirie Regional Council area, Manufacturing had the largest output by industry, generating $685 million in 2019/20.

Output by industry is a gross measure of the total sales of each industry sector in Port Pirie Regional Council area. 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 Port Pirie Regional Council area’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
Port Pirie Regional Council area2019/202014/15Change
Industry$m%. South Australia$m%. South Australia2014/15 - 2019/20
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing74.04.15.1124.27.17.2-50.2
Mining51.72.94.133.21.95.7+18.5
Manufacturing684.737.811.1620.535.713.4+64.1
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services198.010.95.090.95.24.4+107.1
Construction108.66.014.0270.415.511.4-161.8
Wholesale Trade38.12.14.031.51.83.9+6.6
Retail Trade81.64.54.170.74.14.4+11.0
Accommodation and Food Services40.72.22.640.32.32.7+0.5
Transport, Postal and Warehousing47.72.64.756.53.25.2-8.8
Information Media and Telecommunications17.61.02.910.50.62.1+7.1
Financial and Insurance Services47.72.66.539.12.36.8+8.5
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services43.02.46.854.13.16.6-11.1
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services25.61.45.919.61.14.9+6.1
Administrative and Support Services27.11.52.725.91.52.8+1.2
Public Administration and Safety55.53.15.146.12.65.1+9.4
Education and Training76.74.24.557.23.34.1+19.5
Health Care and Social Assistance157.88.78.2122.17.06.5+35.7
Arts and Recreation Services3.70.20.91.70.10.8+1.9
Other Services32.11.81.925.01.41.9+7.1
Total industries1,812.0100.0100.01,739.6100.0100.0+72.4

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) (NIEIR) ©2021. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id informed decisions. Data are based on a 2018-19 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 Port Pirie Regional Council area in 2019/20 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($685 million or 37.8%)
  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services ($198 million or 10.9%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance ($158 million or 8.7%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $1,041 million in total or 57.4% of the total output by total industry in the Port Pirie Regional Council area.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in South Australia accounted for 11.1% in Manufacturing; 5.0% in Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services and 8.2% in Health Care and Social Assistance.

The major differences between output by industries of Port Pirie Regional Council area and South Australia were:

  • A larger percentage of output by Manufacturing (37.8% compared to 11.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Construction (6.0% compared to 14.0%)
  • A larger percentage of output by Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (10.9% compared to 5.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (2.4% compared to 6.8%)

Emerging groups

The total industry output in Port Pirie Regional Council area increased by $72 million between 2014/15 and 2019/20.

The largest changes in the output by industries between 2014/15 and 2019/20 in Port Pirie Regional Council area were for:

  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (+$107 million)
  • Manufacturing (+$64 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$36 million)
  • Education and Training (+$20 million)

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