Burwood Council area

Value added

In Burwood Council area, Transport, Postal and Warehousing most productive industry, generating $337 million in 2021/22.

Value added by industry is an indicator of business productivity in Burwood Council area. 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 Burwood Council area’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
Burwood Council area2021/222016/17Change
Industry$m%. New South Wales$m%. New South Wales2016/17 - 2021/22
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1.
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services3.
Wholesale Trade19.80.85.519.80.85.6+0.0
Retail Trade170.67.35.4178.97.35.4-8.2
Accommodation and Food Services62.62.72.583.43.43.0-20.8
Transport, Postal and Warehousing336.914.55.7252.710.46.7+84.2
Information Media and Telecommunications34.
Financial and Insurance Services181.87.812.6305.012.512.7-123.2
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services150.86.54.5193.37.94.6-42.4
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services200.38.611.1191.97.99.6+8.4
Administrative and Support Services90.
Public Administration and Safety192.48.35.4207.98.55.2-15.5
Education and Training317.613.65.9274.111.36.0+43.5
Health Care and Social Assistance295.812.78.6267.011.07.3+28.8
Arts and Recreation Services4.
Other Services39.41.71.749.02.02.1-9.7
Total industries2,328.2100.0100.02,434.7100.0100.0-106.4

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 Burwood Council area in 2021/22 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (337 million or 14.5%)
  • Education and Training (318 million or 13.6%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (296 million or 12.7%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 950 million in total or 40.8% of the total value added by industry in the Burwood Council area.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 5.7% in Transport, Postal and Warehousing; 5.9% in Education and Training and 8.6% in Health Care and Social Assistance.

The major differences between the value added by industries of Burwood Council area and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of value added by Transport, Postal and Warehousing (14.5% compared to 5.7%)
  • A larger percentage of value added by Education and Training (13.6% compared to 5.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of value added by Manufacturing (0.9% compared to 6.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of value added by Financial and Insurance Services (7.8% compared to 12.6%)

Emerging groups

The total value added by industry in Burwood Council area $decreased by -106 million between 2016/17 and 2021/22.

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

  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (+$84 million)
  • Education and Training (+$43 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$29 million)
  • Information Media and Telecommunications (+$13 million)

Burwood Council

economic profile