City of Salisbury

Value added

In the City of Salisbury, Public Administration and Safety most productive industry, generating $1,008 million in 2018/19.

Value added by industry is an indicator of business productivity in the City of Salisbury. 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 the City of Salisbury’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
City of Salisbury2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. South Australia$m%. South Australia2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing109.02.06.381.51.56.4+27.4
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services112.
Wholesale Trade606.211.05.2475.99.05.3+130.3
Retail Trade339.16.15.8280.25.35.5+58.9
Accommodation and Food Services118.92.13.0106.92.02.9+12.0
Transport, Postal and Warehousing415.27.54.7458.58.75.1-43.3
Information Media and Telecommunications121.42.22.5110.32.12.1+11.1
Financial and Insurance Services113.42.09.0134.82.58.7-21.4
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services87.61.62.891.11.72.7-3.4
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services206.73.75.8176.53.35.4+30.2
Administrative and Support Services139.92.53.2130.12.53.3+9.8
Public Administration and Safety1,,
Education and Training372.06.76.8367.87.06.8+4.2
Health Care and Social Assistance406.37.311.9321.46.110.0+84.9
Arts and Recreation Services21.60.40.717.70.30.9+3.9
Other Services127.62.32.5106.92.02.4+20.7
Total industries5,532.0100.0100.05,290.6100.0100.0+241.4

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. Compiled and presented in 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 the City of Salisbury in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Public Administration and Safety (1,008 million or 18.2%)
  • Manufacturing (777 million or 14.1%)
  • Wholesale Trade (606 million or 11.0%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 2,392 million in total or 43.2% of the total value added by industry in the the City of Salisbury.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in South Australia accounted for 6.6% in Public Administration and Safety; 7.2% in Manufacturing and 5.2% in Wholesale Trade.

The major differences between the value added by industries of the City of Salisbury and South Australia were:

  • A larger percentage of value added by Public Administration and Safety (18.2% compared to 6.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of value added by Financial and Insurance Services (2.0% compared to 9.0%)
  • A larger percentage of value added by Manufacturing (14.1% compared to 7.2%)
  • A larger percentage of value added by Wholesale Trade (11.0% compared to 5.2%)

Emerging groups

The total value added by industry in the City of Salisbury $increased by 241 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

The largest changes in the value added by industries between 2013/14 and 2018/19 in the City of Salisbury were for:

  • Wholesale Trade (+$130 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$85 million)
  • Retail Trade (+$59 million)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+$30 million)

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