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RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region

Value added

In the RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region, Health Care and Social Assistance is the most productive industry, generating $1,212 million in 2015/16.

Value added by industry is an indicator of business productivity in RDA Wide Bay Burnett 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 RDA Wide Bay Burnett 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 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.

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Value added by industry sector
RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region - Constant prices2015/162010/11Change
Industry
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$m%Regional QLD%$m%Regional QLD%2010/11 to 2015/16
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1,087.911.15.61,159.912.66.5-72.0
Mining374.23.814.7267.92.911.5+106.2
Manufacturing899.39.26.8912.49.97.9-13.1
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services531.05.44.0601.06.54.5-70.0
Construction1,172.712.012.11,162.812.712.4+9.9
Wholesale Trade343.53.54.1331.43.64.6+12.1
Retail Trade701.17.25.8650.97.16.1+50.2
Accommodation and Food Services322.63.33.6281.83.13.4+40.8
Transport, Postal and Warehousing368.83.85.3353.23.85.5+15.6
Information Media and Telecommunications137.01.41.5130.41.41.6+6.6
Financial and Insurance Services446.04.64.8379.94.14.7+66.0
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services295.23.03.6240.12.63.2+55.1
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services217.02.23.2220.62.43.6-3.6
Administrative and Support Services218.92.22.5242.52.63.0-23.6
Public Administration and Safety533.05.45.5470.95.15.5+62.1
Education and Training659.16.75.3576.96.35.3+82.3
Health Care and Social Assistance1,212.112.48.6970.110.67.6+242.0
Arts and Recreation Services39.70.40.832.70.40.8+7.0
Other Services229.62.32.2205.12.22.3+24.5

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 2014-15 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, Regional QLD: 5.6% Mining, Regional QLD: 14.7% Manufacturing, Regional QLD: 6.8% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Regional QLD: 4.0% Construction, Regional QLD: 12.1% Wholesale Trade, Regional QLD: 4.1% Retail Trade, Regional QLD: 5.8% Accommodation and Food Services, Regional QLD: 3.6% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Regional QLD: 5.3% Information Media and Telecommunications, Regional QLD: 1.5% Financial and Insurance Services, Regional QLD: 4.8% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Regional QLD: 3.6% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Regional QLD: 3.2% Administrative and Support Services, Regional QLD: 2.5% Public Administration and Safety, Regional QLD: 5.5% Education and Training, Regional QLD: 5.3% Health Care and Social Assistance, Regional QLD: 8.6% Arts and Recreation Services, Regional QLD: 0.8% Other Services, Regional QLD: 2.2% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region: 11.1% Mining, RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region: 3.8% Manufacturing, RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region: 9.2% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region: 5.4% Construction, RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region: 12.0% Wholesale Trade, RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region: 3.5% Retail Trade, RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region: 7.2% Accommodation and Food Services, RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region: 3.3% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region: 3.8% Information Media and Telecommunications, RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region: 1.4% Financial and Insurance Services, RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region: 4.6% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region: 3.0% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region: 2.2% Administrative and Support Services, RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region: 2.2% Public Administration and Safety, RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region: 5.4% Education and Training, RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region: 6.7% Health Care and Social Assistance, RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region: 12.4% Arts and Recreation Services, RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region: 0.4% Other Services, RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region: 2.3%
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 RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region in 2015/16 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance ($1,212 million or 12.4%)
  • Construction ($1,173 million or 12.0%)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing ($1,088 million or 11.1%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $3,473 million in total or 35.5% of the total value added by industry in the RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Regional QLD accounted for 8.6% in Health Care and Social Assistance; 12.1% in Construction; and 5.6% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing.

The major differences between the value added by industries of the RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region and Regional QLD were:

  • A larger percentage of value added by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (11.1% compared to 5.6%)
  • A larger percentage of value added by Health Care and Social Assistance (12.4% compared to 8.6%)
  • A larger percentage of value added by Manufacturing (9.2% compared to 6.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of value added by Mining (3.8% compared to 14.7%)

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, RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region: -$72.0 million Mining, RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region: +$106.2 million Manufacturing, RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region: -$13.1 million Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region: -$70.0 million Construction, RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region: +$9.9 million Wholesale Trade, RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region: +$12.1 million Retail Trade, RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region: +$50.2 million Accommodation and Food Services, RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region: +$40.8 million Transport, Postal and Warehousing, RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region: +$15.6 million Information Media and Telecommunications, RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region: +$6.6 million Financial and Insurance Services, RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region: +$66.0 million Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region: +$55.1 million Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region: -$3.6 million Administrative and Support Services, RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region: -$23.6 million Public Administration and Safety, RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region: +$62.1 million Education and Training, RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region: +$82.3 million Health Care and Social Assistance, RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region: +$242.0 million Arts and Recreation Services, RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region: +$7.0 million Other Services, RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region: +$24.5 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 RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region increased by 598.1 million between 2010/11 and 2015/16.

The largest changes in the value added by industries between 2010/11 and 2015/16 in the RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region were for:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$242 million)
  • Mining (+$106 million)
  • Education and Training (+$82 million)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (-$72 million)

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