RDA Yorke and Mid North Region

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RDA Yorke and Mid North Region

Value added

In RDA Yorke and Mid North Region, Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing most productive industry, generating $905 million in 2019/20.

Value added by industry is an indicator of business productivity in RDA Yorke and Mid North Region. It shows how productive each industry sector is at increasing the value of its inputs. It is a more refined measure of the productivity of an industry sector than output (total gross revenue), as some industries have high levels of output but require large amounts of input expenditure to achieve that.

By comparing the value added 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 see what contribution each industry makes to the state or region, see the Industry sector analysissection. To understand the value of a worker in each industry, view this dataset in conjunction with Worker productivity data, and to see the relationship of value added to the total size of the economy, go to the Gross Regional Product section.

Detailed notes about how the figures are derived can be found in the specific topic notes section.

Data source

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Value added by industry sector
RDA Yorke and Mid North Region2019/202014/15Change
Industry$m%. South Australia$m%. South Australia2014/15 - 2019/20
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing904.627.25.21,130.435.46.1-225.8
Mining76.72.34.361.51.95.5+15.2
Manufacturing197.25.97.4223.07.09.0-25.9
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services204.46.24.3118.43.74.1+86.0
Construction409.812.38.1297.79.38.3+112.1
Wholesale Trade131.94.04.8121.43.85.2+10.5
Retail Trade177.75.45.7154.44.85.5+23.3
Accommodation and Food Services85.12.62.7100.03.13.0-14.9
Transport, Postal and Warehousing90.12.74.5121.83.85.0-31.7
Information Media and Telecommunications29.20.92.217.20.51.9+12.0
Financial and Insurance Services169.55.19.0127.34.09.0+42.2
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services35.31.12.839.41.22.6-4.1
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services45.61.46.241.81.35.2+3.8
Administrative and Support Services54.11.63.354.31.73.5-0.2
Public Administration and Safety117.23.57.294.83.06.6+22.4
Education and Training200.06.06.9161.85.16.5+38.3
Health Care and Social Assistance325.49.812.3268.18.410.0+57.3
Arts and Recreation Services4.40.10.84.50.10.8-0.1
Other Services63.01.92.354.01.72.3+9.0
Total industries3,321.1100.0100.03,191.9100.0100.0+129.2

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2021. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id (informed decisions). NIEIR-ID data are adjusted each year, using updated employment estimates. Each release may change previous years’ figures. Learn more

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Dominant groups

An analysis of the valued added by industry sectors in RDA Yorke and Mid North Region in 2019/20 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (905 million or 27.2%)
  • Construction (410 million or 12.3%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (325 million or 9.8%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 1,640 million in total or 49.4% of the total value added by industry in the RDA Yorke and Mid North Region.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in South Australia accounted for 5.2% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing; 8.1% in Construction and 12.3% in Health Care and Social Assistance.

The major differences between the value added by industries of RDA Yorke and Mid North Region and South Australia were:

  • A larger percentage of value added by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (27.2% compared to 5.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of value added by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (1.4% compared to 6.2%)
  • A larger percentage of value added by Construction (12.3% compared to 8.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of value added by Financial and Insurance Services (5.1% compared to 9.0%)

Emerging groups

The total value added by industry in RDA Yorke and Mid North Region $increased by 129 million between 2014/15 and 2019/20.

The largest changes in the value added by industries between 2014/15 and 2019/20 in RDA Yorke and Mid North Region were for:

  • Construction (+$112 million)
  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (+$86 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$57 million)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$42 million)

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