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Port Pirie Regional Council area

Value added

In Port Pirie Regional Council area, Health Care and Social Assistance most productive industry, generating $105 million in 2019/20.

Value added by industry is an indicator of business productivity in Port Pirie Regional Council area. 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 Port Pirie Regional 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 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
Port Pirie Regional Council area2019/202014/15Change
Industry$m%. South Australia$m%. South Australia2014/15 - 2019/20
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing32.65.05.249.87.86.1-17.2
Mining26.54.14.319.93.15.5+6.6
Manufacturing74.811.57.476.511.99.0-1.7
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services100.015.44.345.87.14.1+54.2
Construction25.84.08.1101.515.88.3-75.7
Wholesale Trade19.93.14.819.63.15.2+0.3
Retail Trade49.77.65.741.66.55.5+8.0
Accommodation and Food Services18.52.82.721.13.33.0-2.6
Transport, Postal and Warehousing20.83.24.526.54.15.0-5.7
Information Media and Telecommunications5.70.92.24.80.71.9+1.0
Financial and Insurance Services30.44.79.025.44.09.0+5.0
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services8.01.22.810.31.62.6-2.3
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services11.61.86.29.71.55.2+1.9
Administrative and Support Services14.02.13.314.42.23.5-0.5
Public Administration and Safety34.55.37.226.64.26.6+7.8
Education and Training54.28.36.943.16.76.5+11.1
Health Care and Social Assistance105.516.212.389.313.910.0+16.1
Arts and Recreation Services1.40.20.80.80.10.8+0.5
Other Services16.42.52.314.02.22.3+2.4
Total industries650.2100.0100.0640.9100.0100.0+9.3

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 Port Pirie Regional Council area in 2019/20 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (105 million or 16.2%)
  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (100 million or 15.4%)
  • Manufacturing (75 million or 11.5%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 280 million in total or 43.1% of the total value added by industry in the Port Pirie Regional Council area.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in South Australia accounted for 12.3% in Health Care and Social Assistance; 4.3% in Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services and 7.4% in Manufacturing.

The major differences between the value added by industries of Port Pirie Regional Council area and South Australia were:

  • A larger percentage of value added by Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (15.4% compared to 4.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of value added by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (1.8% compared to 6.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of value added by Financial and Insurance Services (4.7% compared to 9.0%)
  • A larger percentage of value added by Manufacturing (11.5% compared to 7.4%)

Emerging groups

The total value added by industry in Port Pirie Regional Council area $increased by 9 million between 2014/15 and 2019/20.

The largest changes in the value added by industries between 2014/15 and 2019/20 in Port Pirie Regional Council area were for:

  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (+$54 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$16 million)
  • Education and Training (+$11 million)
  • Retail Trade (+$8 million)

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