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Yorke Peninsula Council area


In Yorke Peninsula Council area, Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing had the largest output by industry, generating $356 million in 2018/19.

Output by industry is a gross measure of the total sales of each industry sector in Yorke Peninsula 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 Yorke Peninsula 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
Yorke Peninsula Council area2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. South Australia$m%. South Australia2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing356.438.25.3479.645.96.6-123.2
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services19.02.04.927.02.64.3-8.0
Wholesale Trade28.
Retail Trade30.
Accommodation and Food Services23.12.52.827.42.62.8-4.3
Transport, Postal and Warehousing24.12.64.546.24.45.5-22.2
Information Media and Telecommunications6.
Financial and Insurance Services19.42.16.821.22.06.6-1.8
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services25.82.87.934.93.37.1-9.1
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services11.
Administrative and Support Services10.
Public Administration and Safety18.52.04.818.11.75.2+0.4
Education and Training36.03.94.627.12.64.2+8.9
Health Care and Social Assistance55.
Arts and Recreation Services1.
Other Services13.
Total industries932.5100.0100.01,043.9100.0100.0-111.3

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 Yorke Peninsula Council area in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing ($356 million or 38.2%)
  • Construction ($163 million or 17.5%)
  • Manufacturing ($64 million or 6.8%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $583 million in total or 62.5% of the total output by total industry in the Yorke Peninsula Council area.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in South Australia accounted for 5.3% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing; 13.9% in Construction and 10.5% in Manufacturing.

The major differences between output by industries of Yorke Peninsula Council area and South Australia were:

  • A larger percentage of output by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (38.2% compared to 5.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (2.8% compared to 7.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Financial and Insurance Services (2.1% compared to 6.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (1.2% compared to 5.7%)

Emerging groups

The total industry output in Yorke Peninsula Council area decreased by $-111 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

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

  • Construction (+$35 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$17 million)
  • Wholesale Trade (+$10 million)
  • Education and Training (+$9 million)

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