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In Armidale Regional Council, Education and Training had the largest output by industry, generating $440 million in 2018/19.

Output by industry is a gross measure of the total sales of each industry sector in Armidale Regional Council. It does not measure how productive each industry sector is at producing this output - which is measured by value added.

By comparing the output of each industry sector to a regional benchmark, you can clearly see the structure of Armidale Regional Council’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 get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, output data should be viewed alongside the other industry characteristics in the Industry sector analysis section.

Detailed data notes about how the figures are derived can be found in the specific topic notes section.

The gross measure of output includes the value of all the inputs to each industry.

Data source

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Output by industry sector
Armidale Regional Council2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. New South Wales$m%. New South Wales2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing384.414.82.0442.617.82.6-58.2
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services44.51.72.675.93.13.4-31.4
Wholesale Trade62.92.44.364.02.64.3-1.1
Retail Trade126.54.93.8133.95.44.0-7.4
Accommodation and Food Services108.
Transport, Postal and Warehousing80.13.15.459.42.46.2+20.8
Information Media and Telecommunications39.01.54.333.31.33.9+5.7
Financial and Insurance Services157.56.110.3132.15.310.2+25.4
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services206.47.912.7196.37.910.6+10.1
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services160.36.28.7128.35.27.6+32.0
Administrative and Support Services67.82.63.484.33.43.9-16.5
Public Administration and Safety100.23.93.8101.94.14.3-1.7
Education and Training440.116.93.4351.614.13.3+88.5
Health Care and Social Assistance247.99.54.9159.66.44.3+88.3
Arts and Recreation Services20.
Other Services43.61.71.850.72.01.9-7.1
Total industries2,600.7100.0100.02,489.4100.0100.0+111.3

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) (NIEIR) ©2019. Compiled and presented in by .id informed decisions. Data are based on a 2016-17 price base for all years. NIEIR-ID data are inflation adjusted each year to allow direct comparison, and annual data releases adjust previous years’ figures to a new base year.Learn more

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Dominant groups

An analysis of the output by industry sectors in Armidale Regional Council in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Education and Training ($440 million or 16.9%)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing ($384 million or 14.8%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance ($248 million or 9.5%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $1,072 million in total or 41.2% of the total output by total industry in the Armidale Regional Council.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 3.4% in Education and Training; 2.0% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing and 4.9% in Health Care and Social Assistance.

The major differences between output by industries of Armidale Regional Council and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of output by Education and Training (16.9% compared to 3.4%)
  • A larger percentage of output by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (14.8% compared to 2.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Manufacturing (3.1% compared to 9.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (7.9% compared to 12.7%)

Emerging groups

The total industry output in Armidale Regional Council increased by $111 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

The largest changes in the output by industries between 2013/14 and 2018/19 in Armidale Regional Council were for:

  • Education and Training (+$88 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$88 million)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+$32 million)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$25 million)

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