City of Armadale

Value added

In the City of Armadale, Manufacturing most productive industry, generating $547 million in 2020/21.

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 Armadale2020/212015/16Change
Industry$m%. Western Australia$m%. Western Australia2015/16 - 2020/21
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing37.91.52.240.12.02.2-2.2
Mining30.71.245.027.61.440.4+3.2
Manufacturing547.421.45.5150.77.55.2+396.7
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services49.01.91.744.12.22.0+4.9
Construction323.712.76.1452.322.610.6-128.7
Wholesale Trade179.37.02.655.02.72.4+124.3
Retail Trade192.97.63.1182.99.13.1+10.1
Accommodation and Food Services61.32.41.573.73.71.7-12.3
Transport, Postal and Warehousing73.82.93.382.04.14.0-8.2
Information Media and Telecommunications9.70.40.912.80.60.9-3.1
Financial and Insurance Services78.03.13.856.82.83.8+21.3
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services67.12.61.868.33.42.0-1.1
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services96.03.85.179.54.05.5+16.5
Administrative and Support Services66.42.62.168.03.42.4-1.6
Public Administration and Safety123.74.83.6120.86.03.7+2.9
Education and Training232.09.13.4167.68.43.5+64.4
Health Care and Social Assistance310.112.15.8260.313.04.7+49.8
Arts and Recreation Services12.00.50.510.80.50.5+1.2
Other Services62.92.51.752.62.61.4+10.2
Total industries2,553.8100.0100.02,005.7100.0100.0+548.1

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2021. Compiled and presented in economy.id 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 2020/21 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing (547 million or 21.4%)
  • Construction (324 million or 12.7%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (310 million or 12.1%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 1,181 million in total or 46.2% of the total value added by industry in the the City of Armadale.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Western Australia accounted for 5.5% in Manufacturing; 6.1% in Construction and 5.8% in Health Care and Social Assistance.

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 (1.2% compared to 45.0%)
  • A larger percentage of value added by Manufacturing (21.4% compared to 5.5%)
  • A larger percentage of value added by Construction (12.7% compared to 6.1%)
  • A larger percentage of value added by Health Care and Social Assistance (12.1% compared to 5.8%)

Emerging groups

The total value added by industry in the City of Armadale $increased by 548 million between 2015/16 and 2020/21.

The largest changes in the value added by industries between 2015/16 and 2020/21 in the City of Armadale were for:

  • Manufacturing (+$397 million)
  • Wholesale Trade (+$124 million)
  • Education and Training (+$64 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$50 million)

City of Armadale

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