City of Armadale

Value added

In the City of Armadale, Health Care and Social Assistance most productive industry, generating $391 million in 2021/22.

Value added by industry is an indicator of business productivity in the City of Armadale. 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 Armadale’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 Armadale2021/222016/17Change
Industry$m%. Western Australia$m%. Western Australia2016/17 - 2021/22
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing68.82.72.537.71.82.1+31.1
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services48.11.91.545.12.21.6+3.0
Wholesale Trade123.14.92.565.83.22.3+57.3
Retail Trade243.79.73.0199.19.62.9+44.6
Accommodation and Food Services80.63.21.485.04.11.5-4.3
Transport, Postal and Warehousing134.15.33.388.14.33.8+46.0
Information Media and Telecommunications22.10.90.912.20.60.8+9.8
Financial and Insurance Services60.12.43.458.32.83.4+1.8
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services61.82.51.964.53.11.8-2.7
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services102.24.14.874.43.64.6+27.8
Administrative and Support Services102.54.12.367.93.32.0+34.6
Public Administration and Safety123.04.93.1122.95.93.2+0.0
Education and Training260.010.32.9180.28.73.1+79.8
Health Care and Social Assistance390.915.55.1278.113.44.4+112.8
Arts and Recreation Services11.
Other Services95.83.81.563.23.11.4+32.6
Total industries2,517.8100.0100.02,067.9100.0100.0+449.9

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2023. Compiled and presented in by .id (informed decisions). 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 Armadale in 2021/22 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (391 million or 15.5%)
  • Construction (357 million or 14.2%)
  • Education and Training (260 million or 10.3%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 1,008 million in total or 40.0% of the total value added by industry in the the City of Armadale.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Western Australia accounted for 5.1% in Health Care and Social Assistance; 5.9% in Construction and 2.9% in Education and Training.

The major differences between the value added by industries of the City of Armadale and Western Australia were:

  • A smaller percentage of value added by Mining (2.7% compared to 49.0%)
  • A larger percentage of value added by Health Care and Social Assistance (15.5% compared to 5.1%)
  • A larger percentage of value added by Construction (14.2% compared to 5.9%)
  • A larger percentage of value added by Education and Training (10.3% compared to 2.9%)

Emerging groups

The total value added by industry in the City of Armadale $increased by 450 million between 2016/17 and 2021/22.

The largest changes in the value added by industries between 2016/17 and 2021/22 in the City of Armadale were for:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$113 million)
  • Education and Training (+$80 million)
  • Wholesale Trade (+$57 million)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (+$46 million)

City of Armadale

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