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Value added

In the City of Ipswich, Construction is the most productive industry, generating $1,406 million in 2015/16.

Value added by industry is an indicator of business productivity in City of Ipswich. 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 City of Ipswich’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 analysis section. 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.

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Value added by industry sector
City of Ipswich - Constant prices2015/162010/11Change
Industry
(Click rows to view sub-categories)
$m%Queensland%$m%Queensland%2010/11 to 2015/16
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing75.01.03.155.10.93.6+19.9
Mining106.81.48.279.21.26.5+27.6
Manufacturing1,118.814.87.61,095.916.98.8+22.9
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services294.63.93.8296.54.64.5-2.0
Construction1,406.018.612.01,108.117.111.6+297.9
Wholesale Trade280.83.74.9259.14.05.5+21.7
Retail Trade429.05.75.6379.75.95.7+49.2
Accommodation and Food Services154.02.02.9140.22.22.9+13.8
Transport, Postal and Warehousing394.45.26.4361.05.66.6+33.4
Information Media and Telecommunications56.60.72.152.30.82.1+4.3
Financial and Insurance Services361.34.87.1282.04.46.7+79.3
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services204.12.73.7149.32.33.2+54.7
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services203.52.75.3188.32.95.7+15.2
Administrative and Support Services160.22.13.0156.62.43.5+3.6
Public Administration and Safety933.412.36.8763.511.86.6+169.8
Education and Training491.36.55.6407.36.35.6+84.0
Health Care and Social Assistance734.19.78.9561.78.78.0+172.4
Arts and Recreation Services26.80.40.723.50.40.7+3.3
Other Services130.61.72.2113.51.82.3+17.1

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id , the population experts.

Data is based on 2015-16 constant prices for all years. NIEIR data are inflation adjusted each year to allow direct comparison, and new data releases normally adjust previous years’ figures to a new base year.

Value added by industry sector 2015/16
Value added by industry sector 2015/16 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Queensland: 3.1% Mining, Queensland: 8.2% Manufacturing, Queensland: 7.6% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Queensland: 3.8% Construction, Queensland: 12.0% Wholesale Trade, Queensland: 4.9% Retail Trade, Queensland: 5.6% Accommodation and Food Services, Queensland: 2.9% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Queensland: 6.4% Information Media and Telecommunications, Queensland: 2.1% Financial and Insurance Services, Queensland: 7.1% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Queensland: 3.7% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Queensland: 5.3% Administrative and Support Services, Queensland: 3.0% Public Administration and Safety, Queensland: 6.8% Education and Training, Queensland: 5.6% Health Care and Social Assistance, Queensland: 8.9% Arts and Recreation Services, Queensland: 0.7% Other Services, Queensland: 2.2% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Ipswich: 1.0% Mining, City of Ipswich: 1.4% Manufacturing, City of Ipswich: 14.8% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Ipswich: 3.9% Construction, City of Ipswich: 18.6% Wholesale Trade, City of Ipswich: 3.7% Retail Trade, City of Ipswich: 5.7% Accommodation and Food Services, City of Ipswich: 2.0% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Ipswich: 5.2% Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Ipswich: 0.7% Financial and Insurance Services, City of Ipswich: 4.8% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Ipswich: 2.7% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Ipswich: 2.7% Administrative and Support Services, City of Ipswich: 2.1% Public Administration and Safety, City of Ipswich: 12.3% Education and Training, City of Ipswich: 6.5% Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Ipswich: 9.7% Arts and Recreation Services, City of Ipswich: 0.4% Other Services, City of Ipswich: 1.7%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts

Dominant groups

An analysis of the valued added by industry sectors in City of Ipswich in 2015/16 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Construction ($1,406 million or 18.6%)
  • Manufacturing ($1,119 million or 14.8%)
  • Public Administration and Safety ($933 million or 12.3%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $3,458 million in total or 45.7% of the total value added by industry in the City of Ipswich.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Queensland accounted for 12.0% in Construction; 7.6% in Manufacturing; and 6.8% in Public Administration and Safety.

The major differences between the value added by industries of the City of Ipswich and Queensland were:

  • A larger percentage of value added by Manufacturing (14.8% compared to 7.6%)
  • A larger percentage of value added by Construction (18.6% compared to 12.0%)
  • A larger percentage of value added by Public Administration and Safety (12.3% compared to 6.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of value added by Mining (1.4% compared to 8.2%)

Change in value added by industry sector, 2010/11 to 2015/16
Change in value added by industry sector, 2010/11 to 2015/16 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Ipswich: +$19.9 million Mining, City of Ipswich: +$27.6 million Manufacturing, City of Ipswich: +$22.9 million Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Ipswich: -$2.0 million Construction, City of Ipswich: +$297.9 million Wholesale Trade, City of Ipswich: +$21.7 million Retail Trade, City of Ipswich: +$49.2 million Accommodation and Food Services, City of Ipswich: +$13.8 million Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Ipswich: +$33.4 million Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Ipswich: +$4.3 million Financial and Insurance Services, City of Ipswich: +$79.3 million Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Ipswich: +$54.7 million Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Ipswich: +$15.2 million Administrative and Support Services, City of Ipswich: +$3.6 million Public Administration and Safety, City of Ipswich: +$169.8 million Education and Training, City of Ipswich: +$84.0 million Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Ipswich: +$172.4 million Arts and Recreation Services, City of Ipswich: +$3.3 million Other Services, City of Ipswich: +$17.1 million
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts

Emerging groups

The total value added by industry in the City of Ipswich increased by 1,088.1 million between 2010/11 and 2015/16.

The largest changes in the value added by industries between 2010/11 and 2015/16 in the City of Ipswich were for:

  • Construction (+$298 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$172 million)
  • Public Administration and Safety (+$170 million)
  • Education and Training (+$84 million)

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