City of Brimbank

Value added

In the City of Brimbank, Manufacturing most productive industry, generating $1,486 million in 2018/19.

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 Brimbank2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. Victoria$m%. Victoria2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing29.00.42.329.50.43.4-0.5
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services227.02.83.2249.53.53.2-22.5
Wholesale Trade681.28.35.1658.69.35.3+22.6
Retail Trade497.16.15.7419.45.95.6+77.7
Accommodation and Food Services163.22.02.4138.52.02.3+24.7
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1,210.414.85.31,208.817.16.1+1.5
Information Media and Telecommunications142.41.73.782.31.23.3+60.1
Financial and Insurance Services296.03.612.6204.62.911.8+91.3
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services189.02.33.3136.91.93.2+52.1
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services315.53.99.1183.82.68.4+131.7
Administrative and Support Services390.24.84.3236.23.34.1+154.0
Public Administration and Safety435.95.35.3287.54.15.7+148.3
Education and Training454.85.66.1457.56.56.3-2.7
Health Care and Social Assistance841.210.39.5576.38.28.3+264.8
Arts and Recreation Services47.10.61.336.60.51.3+10.5
Other Services177.72.22.1159.42.32.2+18.3
Total industries8,186.6100.0100.07,058.1100.0100.0+1,128.5

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. 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 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing (1,486 million or 18.1%)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (1,210 million or 14.8%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (841 million or 10.3%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 3,537 million in total or 43.2% of the total value added by industry in the the City of Brimbank.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Victoria accounted for 8.1% 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 Manufacturing (18.1% compared to 8.1%)
  • A larger percentage of value added by Transport, Postal and Warehousing (14.8% compared to 5.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of value added by Financial and Insurance Services (3.6% compared to 12.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of value added by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (3.9% compared to 9.1%)

Emerging groups

The total value added by industry in the City of Brimbank $increased by 1,128 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

The largest changes in the value added by industries between 2013/14 and 2018/19 in the City of Brimbank were for:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$265 million)
  • Administrative and Support Services (+$154 million)
  • Public Administration and Safety (+$148 million)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+$132 million)

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