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Wakefield Regional Council area

Output

In Wakefield Regional Council area, Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing had the largest output by industry, generating $216 million in 2017/18.

Output by industry is a gross measure of the total sales of each industry sector in RDA Yorke and Mid North Region. 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 RDA Yorke and Mid North 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 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.

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Output by industry sector
Wakefield Regional Council area - Constant prices2017/182012/13Change
Industry
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$m%Regional SA%$m%Regional SA%2012/13 to 2017/18
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing215.833.417.8258.939.822.1-43.1
Mining0.00.08.20.00.09.10
Manufacturing145.222.514.495.814.714.9+49.4
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services13.52.13.828.24.34.5-14.8
Construction46.77.214.056.08.611.0-9.2
Wholesale Trade50.07.74.635.05.43.6+15.1
Retail Trade14.42.23.914.62.23.8-0.2
Accommodation and Food Services8.81.42.79.71.53.0-0.9
Transport, Postal and Warehousing27.44.24.142.76.65.0-15.3
Information Media and Telecommunications14.82.31.32.10.30.8+12.8
Financial and Insurance Services7.21.12.37.81.22.5-0.6
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services15.62.46.39.91.54.9+5.7
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services4.40.71.64.10.61.5+0.3
Administrative and Support Services3.50.51.83.80.61.6-0.4
Public Administration and Safety21.43.33.132.24.92.6-10.8
Education and Training24.13.73.222.13.43.1+2.1
Health Care and Social Assistance23.63.74.820.33.13.9+3.3
Arts and Recreation Services3.50.50.52.00.30.4+1.5
Other Services6.00.91.65.30.81.6+0.8

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

Output by industry sector 2017/18
Output by industry sector 2017/18 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Regional SA: 17.8% Mining, Regional SA: 8.2% Manufacturing, Regional SA: 14.4% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Regional SA: 3.8% Construction, Regional SA: 14.0% Wholesale Trade, Regional SA: 4.6% Retail Trade, Regional SA: 3.9% Accommodation and Food Services, Regional SA: 2.7% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Regional SA: 4.1% Information Media and Telecommunications, Regional SA: 1.3% Financial and Insurance Services, Regional SA: 2.3% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Regional SA: 6.3% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Regional SA: 1.6% Administrative and Support Services, Regional SA: 1.8% Public Administration and Safety, Regional SA: 3.1% Education and Training, Regional SA: 3.2% Health Care and Social Assistance, Regional SA: 4.8% Arts and Recreation Services, Regional SA: 0.5% Other Services, Regional SA: 1.6% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Wakefield Regional Council area: 33.4% Mining, Wakefield Regional Council area: 0.0% Manufacturing, Wakefield Regional Council area: 22.5% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Wakefield Regional Council area: 2.1% Construction, Wakefield Regional Council area: 7.2% Wholesale Trade, Wakefield Regional Council area: 7.7% Retail Trade, Wakefield Regional Council area: 2.2% Accommodation and Food Services, Wakefield Regional Council area: 1.4% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Wakefield Regional Council area: 4.2% Information Media and Telecommunications, Wakefield Regional Council area: 2.3% Financial and Insurance Services, Wakefield Regional Council area: 1.1% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Wakefield Regional Council area: 2.4% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Wakefield Regional Council area: 0.7% Administrative and Support Services, Wakefield Regional Council area: 0.5% Public Administration and Safety, Wakefield Regional Council area: 3.3% Education and Training, Wakefield Regional Council area: 3.7% Health Care and Social Assistance, Wakefield Regional Council area: 3.7% Arts and Recreation Services, Wakefield Regional Council area: 0.5% Other Services, Wakefield Regional Council area: 0.9%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Change in output by industry sector, 2012/13 to 2017/18
Change in output by industry sector, 2012/13 to 2017/18 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Wakefield Regional Council area: -$43.1 million Mining, Wakefield Regional Council area: 0 million Manufacturing, Wakefield Regional Council area: +$49.4 million Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Wakefield Regional Council area: -$14.8 million Construction, Wakefield Regional Council area: -$9.2 million Wholesale Trade, Wakefield Regional Council area: +$15.1 million Retail Trade, Wakefield Regional Council area: -$0.2 million Accommodation and Food Services, Wakefield Regional Council area: -$0.9 million Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Wakefield Regional Council area: -$15.3 million Information Media and Telecommunications, Wakefield Regional Council area: +$12.8 million Financial and Insurance Services, Wakefield Regional Council area: -$0.6 million Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Wakefield Regional Council area: +$5.7 million Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Wakefield Regional Council area: +$0.3 million Administrative and Support Services, Wakefield Regional Council area: -$0.4 million Public Administration and Safety, Wakefield Regional Council area: -$10.8 million Education and Training, Wakefield Regional Council area: +$2.1 million Health Care and Social Assistance, Wakefield Regional Council area: +$3.3 million Arts and Recreation Services, Wakefield Regional Council area: +$1.5 million Other Services, Wakefield Regional Council area: +$0.8 million
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 output by industry sectors in Wakefield Regional Council area in 2017/18 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (216 million or 33.4%)
  • Manufacturing (145 million or 22.5%)
  • Wholesale Trade (50 million or 7.7%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $411 million in total or 63.6% of the total output by total industry in Wakefield Regional Council area.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Regional SA accounted for 17.8% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing; 14.4% in Manufacturing; and 4.6% in Wholesale Trade.

The major differences between output by industries in Wakefield Regional Council area and Regional SA were:

  • A larger percentage of output by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (33.4% compared to 17.8%)
  • A larger percentage of output by Manufacturing (22.5% compared to 14.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Mining (0.0% compared to 8.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Construction (7.2% compared to 14.0%)

Emerging groups

The total industry output in Wakefield Regional Council area decreased by $4.3 million between 2012/13 and 2017/18.

The largest change in output by industries between 2012/13 and 2017/18 in Wakefield Regional Council area was for:

  • Manufacturing (+$49 million)

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