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Copper Coast Council area


In Copper Coast Council area, Construction had the largest output by industry, generating $179 million in 2018/19.

Output by industry is a gross measure of the total sales of each industry sector in Copper Coast 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 Copper Coast 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
Copper Coast Council area2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. South Australia$m%. South Australia2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing93.910.45.3131.815.16.6-37.9
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services43.44.84.933.23.84.3+10.3
Wholesale Trade53.
Retail Trade68.
Accommodation and Food Services33.73.72.839.64.62.8-5.9
Transport, Postal and Warehousing29.73.34.555.76.45.5-26.0
Information Media and Telecommunications14.
Financial and Insurance Services52.85.86.851.45.96.6+1.4
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services68.07.57.969.78.07.1-1.8
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services16.81.95.713.11.54.7+3.7
Administrative and Support Services25.02.82.621.42.52.7+3.6
Public Administration and Safety27.93.14.825.52.95.2+2.4
Education and Training44.54.94.637.14.34.2+7.5
Health Care and Social Assistance91.
Arts and Recreation Services1.
Other Services27.
Total industries904.4100.0100.0870.1100.0100.0+34.2

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 Copper Coast Council area in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Construction ($179 million or 19.8%)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing ($94 million or 10.4%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance ($91 million or 10.1%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $364 million in total or 40.3% of the total output by total industry in the Copper Coast Council area.

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

The major differences between output by industries of Copper Coast Council area and South Australia were:

  • A smaller percentage of output by Manufacturing (3.7% compared to 10.5%)
  • A larger percentage of output by Construction (19.8% compared to 13.9%)
  • A larger percentage of output by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (10.4% compared to 5.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (1.9% compared to 5.7%)

Emerging groups

The total industry output in Copper Coast Council area increased by $34 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

The largest changes in the output by industries between 2013/14 and 2018/19 in Copper Coast Council area were for:

  • Construction (+$31 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$30 million)
  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (+$10 million)
  • Wholesale Trade (+$8 million)

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