Bundaberg Regional Council

Value added

In Bundaberg Regional Council, Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing most productive industry, generating $725 million in 2021/22.

Value added by industry is an indicator of business productivity in Bundaberg Regional Council. 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 Bundaberg 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 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
Bundaberg Regional Council2021/222016/17Change
Industry$m%. Queensland$m%. Queensland2016/17 - 2021/22
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing724.817.24.1552.615.63.7+172.3
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services155.33.73.499.82.83.6+55.5
Wholesale Trade139.53.33.9112.23.24.0+27.3
Retail Trade286.56.85.6276.97.85.5+9.5
Accommodation and Food Services114.22.72.8111.13.13.0+3.1
Transport, Postal and Warehousing179.64.36.2156.24.47.1+23.4
Information Media and Telecommunications20.20.51.631.40.91.4-11.2
Financial and Insurance Services163.93.96.5237.96.76.7-74.0
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services86.42.13.586.02.43.4+0.4
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services125.23.07.9118.53.37.0+6.6
Administrative and Support Services131.23.14.0107.63.03.7+23.5
Public Administration and Safety225.65.46.5165.64.76.2+60.1
Education and Training291.16.96.0256.77.26.3+34.4
Health Care and Social Assistance655.615.610.2453.012.88.4+202.6
Arts and Recreation Services22.
Other Services97.02.32.485.22.42.4+11.7
Total industries4,206.1100.0100.03,552.5100.0100.0+653.6

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2023. Compiled and presented in economy.id 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 Bundaberg Regional Council in 2021/22 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (725 million or 17.2%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (656 million or 15.6%)
  • Construction (404 million or 9.6%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 1,784 million in total or 42.4% of the total value added by industry in the Bundaberg Regional Council.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Queensland accounted for 4.1% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing; 10.2% in Health Care and Social Assistance and 9.0% in Construction.

The major differences between the value added by industries of Bundaberg Regional Council and Queensland were:

  • A larger percentage of value added by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (17.2% compared to 4.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of value added by Mining (0.8% compared to 8.5%)
  • A larger percentage of value added by Health Care and Social Assistance (15.6% compared to 10.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of value added by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (3.0% compared to 7.9%)

Emerging groups

The total value added by industry in Bundaberg Regional Council $increased by 654 million between 2016/17 and 2021/22.

The largest changes in the value added by industries between 2016/17 and 2021/22 in Bundaberg Regional Council were for:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$203 million)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (+$172 million)
  • Public Administration and Safety (+$60 million)
  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (+$56 million)

Bundaberg Regional Council

economic profile