City of Brimbank

Value added

In the City of Brimbank, Manufacturing most productive industry, generating $1,577 million in 2019/20.

Value added by industry is an indicator of business productivity in the City of Brimbank. 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 Brimbank’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 Brimbank2019/202014/15Change
Industry$m%. Victoria$m%. Victoria2014/15 - 2019/20
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing23.
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services281.43.33.2259.13.53.4+22.2
Wholesale Trade806.29.35.0710.49.65.1+95.8
Retail Trade511.15.95.5452.56.15.6+58.7
Accommodation and Food Services151.11.82.2151.52.02.4-0.4
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1,342.615.55.31,173.915.85.8+168.6
Information Media and Telecommunications108.91.33.380.71.13.0+28.3
Financial and Insurance Services275.83.212.6222.23.012.0+53.6
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services139.71.63.1150.32.03.3-10.6
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services320.93.79.7199.92.78.1+121.1
Administrative and Support Services407.54.74.5258.13.54.0+149.4
Public Administration and Safety513.45.96.1305.64.15.7+207.7
Education and Training505.45.96.2496.46.76.5+9.0
Health Care and Social Assistance877.910.29.5646.48.78.4+231.5
Arts and Recreation Services38.
Other Services164.91.92.0169.42.32.2-4.4
Total industries8,634.1100.0100.07,406.6100.0100.0+1,227.4

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 the City of Brimbank in 2019/20 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing (1,577 million or 18.3%)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (1,343 million or 15.5%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (878 million or 10.2%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 3,798 million in total or 44.0% of the total value added by industry in the the City of Brimbank.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Victoria accounted for 8.0% in Manufacturing; 5.3% in Transport, Postal and Warehousing and 9.5% in Health Care and Social Assistance.

The major differences between the value added by industries of the City of Brimbank and Victoria were:

  • A larger percentage of value added by Transport, Postal and Warehousing (15.5% compared to 5.3%)
  • A larger percentage of value added by Manufacturing (18.3% compared to 8.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of value added by Financial and Insurance Services (3.2% compared to 12.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of value added by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (3.7% compared to 9.7%)

Emerging groups

The total value added by industry in the City of Brimbank $increased by 1,227 million between 2014/15 and 2019/20.

The largest changes in the value added by industries between 2014/15 and 2019/20 in the City of Brimbank were for:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$231 million)
  • Public Administration and Safety (+$208 million)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (+$169 million)
  • Administrative and Support Services (+$149 million)

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