Bega Valley Shire

Value added

In Bega Valley Shire, Health Care and Social Assistance most productive industry, generating $150 million in 2020/21.

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 Shire2020/212015/16Change
Industry$m%. New South Wales$m%. New South Wales2015/16 - 2020/21
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing145.912.22.1121.910.22.3+24.0
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services31.52.62.433.22.82.6-1.7
Wholesale Trade33.32.85.331.22.65.2+2.1
Retail Trade85.77.15.495.07.95.2-9.3
Accommodation and Food Services60.15.02.678.56.63.0-18.4
Transport, Postal and Warehousing50.04.25.349.44.16.4+0.7
Information Media and Telecommunications18.
Financial and Insurance Services42.23.512.736.43.013.3+5.8
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services39.73.34.646.53.94.4-6.8
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services50.44.210.745.13.88.9+5.2
Administrative and Support Services43.43.64.444.93.84.7-1.5
Public Administration and Safety63.05.25.753.54.55.4+9.4
Education and Training77.86.55.974.76.26.0+3.1
Health Care and Social Assistance149.612.58.5133.911.27.1+15.7
Arts and Recreation Services12.91.10.916.01.30.9-3.1
Other Services36.13.01.928.62.42.1+7.5
Total industries1,199.9100.0100.01,196.1100.0100.0+3.8

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

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (150 million or 12.5%)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (146 million or 12.2%)
  • Construction (143 million or 11.9%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 438 million in total or 36.5% of the total value added by industry in the Bega Valley Shire.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 8.5% in Health Care and Social Assistance; 2.1% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing and 8.7% in Construction.

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

  • A larger percentage of value added by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (12.2% compared to 2.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of value added by Financial and Insurance Services (3.5% compared to 12.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of value added by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (4.2% compared to 10.7%)
  • A larger percentage of value added by Health Care and Social Assistance (12.5% compared to 8.5%)

Emerging groups

The total value added by industry in Bega Valley Shire $increased by 4 million between 2015/16 and 2020/21.

The largest changes in the value added by industries between 2015/16 and 2020/21 in Bega Valley Shire were for:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (+$24 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$16 million)
  • Public Administration and Safety (+$9 million)
  • Information Media and Telecommunications (+$9 million)

Bega Valley Shire

economic profile