Bega Valley Shire

Value added

In Bega Valley Shire, Health Care and Social Assistance most productive industry, generating $194 million in 2021/22.

Value added by industry is an indicator of business productivity in Bega Valley Shire. 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 Bega Valley Shire’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
Bega Valley Shire2021/222016/17Change
Industry$m%. New South Wales$m%. New South Wales2016/17 - 2021/22
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing138.710.02.4127.510.42.4+11.2
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services40.
Wholesale Trade52.23.75.536.83.05.6+15.4
Retail Trade99.57.15.4102.48.45.4-2.9
Accommodation and Food Services81.15.82.582.96.83.0-1.8
Transport, Postal and Warehousing45.83.35.754.84.56.7-8.9
Information Media and Telecommunications27.
Financial and Insurance Services40.12.912.635.72.912.7+4.4
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services50.73.64.545.63.74.6+5.1
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services71.
Administrative and Support Services74.
Public Administration and Safety75.45.45.457.64.75.2+17.8
Education and Training88.86.45.976.86.36.0+12.0
Health Care and Social Assistance193.913.98.6161.513.27.3+32.4
Arts and Recreation Services7.30.50.814.21.20.9-7.0
Other Services33.92.41.728.62.32.1+5.3
Total industries1,393.4100.0100.01,221.2100.0100.0+172.2

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 Bega Valley Shire in 2021/22 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (194 million or 13.9%)
  • Construction (147 million or 10.5%)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (139 million or 10.0%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 479 million in total or 34.4% of the total value added by industry in the Bega Valley Shire.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 8.6% in Health Care and Social Assistance; 8.6% in Construction and 2.4% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing.

The major differences between the value added by industries of Bega Valley Shire and New South Wales were:

  • A smaller percentage of value added by Financial and Insurance Services (2.9% compared to 12.6%)
  • A larger percentage of value added by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (10.0% compared to 2.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of value added by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (5.1% compared to 11.1%)
  • A larger percentage of value added by Health Care and Social Assistance (13.9% compared to 8.6%)

Emerging groups

The total value added by industry in Bega Valley Shire $increased by 172 million between 2016/17 and 2021/22.

The largest changes in the value added by industries between 2016/17 and 2021/22 in Bega Valley Shire were for:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$32 million)
  • Administrative and Support Services (+$30 million)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+$24 million)
  • Information Media and Telecommunications (+$18 million)

Bega Valley Shire

economic profile