RDA Yorke and Mid North Region

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Mid North Region

Value added

In Mid North Region, Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing most productive industry, generating $357 million in 2018/19.

Value added by industry is an indicator of business productivity in 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 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
Mid North Region2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. South Australia$m%. South Australia2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing357.136.96.3363.539.46.4-6.4
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services37.
Wholesale Trade57.
Retail Trade38.13.95.835.73.95.5+2.4
Accommodation and Food Services24.
Transport, Postal and Warehousing26.52.74.734.93.85.1-8.4
Information Media and Telecommunications10.
Financial and Insurance Services42.
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services9.
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services18.31.95.815.21.75.4+3.0
Administrative and Support Services15.
Public Administration and Safety27.72.96.629.63.26.5-1.9
Education and Training51.55.36.843.04.76.8+8.4
Health Care and Social Assistance73.77.611.955.16.010.0+18.7
Arts and Recreation Services2.
Other Services15.41.62.512.51.42.4+2.9
Total industries968.7100.0100.0922.5100.0100.0+46.1

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 Mid North Region in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (357 million or 36.9%)
  • Manufacturing (88 million or 9.0%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (74 million or 7.6%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 518 million in total or 53.5% of the total value added by industry in the Mid North Region.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in South Australia accounted for 6.3% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing; 7.2% in Manufacturing and 11.9% in Health Care and Social Assistance.

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

  • A larger percentage of value added by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (36.9% compared to 6.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of value added by Financial and Insurance Services (4.4% compared to 9.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of value added by Health Care and Social Assistance (7.6% compared to 11.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of value added by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (1.9% compared to 5.8%)

Emerging groups

The total value added by industry in Mid North Region $increased by 46 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

The largest changes in the value added by industries between 2013/14 and 2018/19 in Mid North Region were for:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$19 million)
  • Wholesale Trade (+$13 million)
  • Education and Training (+$8 million)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$8 million)

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