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Value added

In Burwood Council area, Financial and Insurance Services most productive industry, generating $311 million in 2018/19.

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 area2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. New South Wales$m%. New South Wales2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1.20.02.00.70.02.5+0.5
Mining003.40.30.03.7-0.3
Manufacturing17.40.76.120.81.07.2-3.4
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services0.90.02.44.50.23.0-3.7
Construction298.512.38.9221.810.28.4+76.7
Wholesale Trade13.00.54.862.72.94.5-49.7
Retail Trade225.19.35.1166.17.65.2+59.0
Accommodation and Food Services104.14.33.169.23.23.0+34.9
Transport, Postal and Warehousing293.512.15.8241.311.16.4+52.2
Information Media and Telecommunications29.61.23.975.33.53.7-45.7
Financial and Insurance Services310.812.814.2243.711.213.9+67.1
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services169.17.04.6157.17.24.0+12.0
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services162.36.79.9159.97.48.8+2.4
Administrative and Support Services77.73.24.694.04.34.4-16.3
Public Administration and Safety177.07.35.4142.76.65.6+34.4
Education and Training245.510.15.3220.510.15.4+25.0
Health Care and Social Assistance248.510.27.6244.811.37.0+3.7
Arts and Recreation Services6.00.21.06.10.30.9-0.1
Other Services52.12.12.144.22.02.2+7.8
Total industries2,432.2100.0100.02,175.6100.0100.0+256.5

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts. 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 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Financial and Insurance Services (311 million or 12.8%)
  • Construction (299 million or 12.3%)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (293 million or 12.1%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 903 million in total or 37.1% of the total value added by industry in the Burwood Council area.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 14.2% in Financial and Insurance Services; 8.9% in Construction and 5.8% in Transport, Postal and Warehousing.

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 (12.1% compared to 5.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of value added by Manufacturing (0.7% compared to 6.1%)
  • A larger percentage of value added by Education and Training (10.1% compared to 5.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of value added by Wholesale Trade (0.5% compared to 4.8%)

Emerging groups

The total value added by industry in Burwood Council area $increased by 257 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

The largest changes in the value added by industries between 2013/14 and 2018/19 in Burwood Council area were for:

  • Construction (+$77 million)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$67 million)
  • Retail Trade (+$59 million)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (+$52 million)

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