RDA Yorke and Mid North Region

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Northern Areas Council area

Output

In Northern Areas Council area, Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing had the largest output by industry, generating $137 million in 2018/19.

Output by industry is a gross measure of the total sales of each industry sector in Northern Areas 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 Northern Areas 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
Northern Areas Council area2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. South Australia$m%. South Australia2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing137.028.15.3201.945.76.6-64.9
Mining5.31.13.42.80.64.0+2.5
Manufacturing36.67.510.536.08.214.4+0.6
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services112.523.14.929.76.74.3+82.8
Construction30.96.413.927.46.212.2+3.5
Wholesale Trade31.56.54.221.95.04.0+9.5
Retail Trade14.43.04.214.73.34.5-0.4
Accommodation and Food Services5.71.22.86.31.42.8-0.6
Transport, Postal and Warehousing17.63.64.522.45.15.5-4.8
Information Media and Telecommunications2.70.53.02.90.72.3-0.3
Financial and Insurance Services18.63.86.816.33.76.6+2.4
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services12.22.57.98.82.07.1+3.4
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services6.31.35.74.61.04.7+1.7
Administrative and Support Services3.60.72.63.30.82.7+0.2
Public Administration and Safety6.81.44.86.81.55.2+0.0
Education and Training16.93.54.613.43.04.2+3.5
Health Care and Social Assistance19.24.08.114.63.36.2+4.7
Arts and Recreation Services0.40.10.70.40.10.8+0.0
Other Services8.51.72.17.11.62.0+1.4
Total industries486.7100.0100.0441.4100.0100.0+45.4

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 Northern Areas Council area in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing ($137 million or 28.1%)
  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services ($112 million or 23.1%)
  • Manufacturing ($37 million or 7.5%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $286 million in total or 58.8% of the total output by total industry in the Northern Areas Council area.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in South Australia accounted for 5.3% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing; 4.9% in Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services and 10.5% in Manufacturing.

The major differences between output by industries of Northern Areas Council area and South Australia were:

  • A larger percentage of output by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (28.1% compared to 5.3%)
  • A larger percentage of output by Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (23.1% compared to 4.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Construction (6.4% compared to 13.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (2.5% compared to 7.9%)

Emerging groups

The total industry output in Northern Areas Council area increased by $45 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

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

  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (+$83 million)
  • Wholesale Trade (+$10 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$5 million)
  • Construction (+$4 million)

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