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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 $112 million in 2018/19.

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 area2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. South Australia$m%. South Australia2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing51.08.56.358.09.76.4-7.0
Mining18.53.13.323.43.94.8-5.0
Manufacturing76.412.87.270.511.89.1+5.9
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services50.08.44.233.75.73.7+16.3
Construction29.95.08.568.611.58.5-38.7
Wholesale Trade21.83.75.218.63.15.3+3.2
Retail Trade44.27.45.839.66.75.5+4.6
Accommodation and Food Services18.33.13.019.63.32.9-1.2
Transport, Postal and Warehousing20.93.54.734.05.75.1-13.1
Information Media and Telecommunications5.40.92.56.01.02.1-0.5
Financial and Insurance Services22.03.79.024.24.18.7-2.2
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services8.51.42.810.81.82.7-2.3
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services10.01.75.89.11.55.4+0.8
Administrative and Support Services13.82.33.213.02.23.3+0.7
Public Administration and Safety28.14.76.629.04.96.5-0.8
Education and Training48.88.26.842.37.16.8+6.5
Health Care and Social Assistance111.618.711.980.413.510.0+31.2
Arts and Recreation Services1.50.20.71.00.20.9+0.5
Other Services16.72.82.513.32.22.4+3.4
Total industries597.5100.0100.0595.1100.0100.0+2.3

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts. 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 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (112 million or 18.7%)
  • Manufacturing (76 million or 12.8%)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (51 million or 8.5%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 239 million in total or 40.0% 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 11.9% in Health Care and Social Assistance; 7.2% in Manufacturing and 6.3% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing.

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 Health Care and Social Assistance (18.7% compared to 11.9%)
  • A larger percentage of value added by Manufacturing (12.8% compared to 7.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of value added by Financial and Insurance Services (3.7% compared to 9.0%)
  • A larger percentage of value added by Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (8.4% compared to 4.2%)

Emerging groups

The total value added by industry in Port Pirie Regional Council area $increased by 2 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

The largest changes in the value added by industries between 2013/14 and 2018/19 in Port Pirie Regional Council area were for:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$31 million)
  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (+$16 million)
  • Education and Training (+$6 million)
  • Manufacturing (+$6 million)

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