Camden Council area

Value added

In Camden Council area, Construction most productive industry, generating $1,020 million in 2020/21.

Value added by industry is an indicator of business productivity in Camden 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 Camden 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
Camden Council area2020/212015/16Change
Industry$m%. New South Wales$m%. New South Wales2015/16 - 2020/21
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing63.
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services123.72.62.484.52.62.6+39.2
Wholesale Trade504.510.75.3166.45.05.2+338.1
Retail Trade482.810.25.4252.27.75.2+230.6
Accommodation and Food Services107.72.32.696.22.93.0+11.4
Transport, Postal and Warehousing242.45.15.3242.77.46.4-0.3
Information Media and Telecommunications15.90.33.716.90.53.4-1.1
Financial and Insurance Services148.43.112.7126.93.813.3+21.5
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services165.93.54.6138.94.24.4+27.0
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services211.24.510.7138.64.28.9+72.6
Administrative and Support Services109.22.34.499.13.04.7+10.1
Public Administration and Safety111.32.45.785.62.65.4+25.7
Education and Training360.97.65.9218.96.66.0+141.9
Health Care and Social Assistance327.86.98.5191.85.87.1+136.1
Arts and Recreation Services93.62.00.931.71.00.9+61.9
Other Services109.52.31.988.52.72.1+21.0
Total industries4,730.8100.0100.03,295.5100.0100.0+1,435.3

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 Camden Council area in 2020/21 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Construction (1,020 million or 21.6%)
  • Manufacturing (518 million or 11.0%)
  • Wholesale Trade (504 million or 10.7%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 2,043 million in total or 43.2% of the total value added by industry in the Camden Council area.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 8.7% in Construction; 6.5% in Manufacturing and 5.3% in Wholesale Trade.

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

  • A larger percentage of value added by Construction (21.6% compared to 8.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of value added by Financial and Insurance Services (3.1% compared to 12.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of value added by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (4.5% compared to 10.7%)
  • A larger percentage of value added by Wholesale Trade (10.7% compared to 5.3%)

Emerging groups

The total value added by industry in Camden Council area $increased by 1,435 million between 2015/16 and 2020/21.

The largest changes in the value added by industries between 2015/16 and 2020/21 in Camden Council area were for:

  • Wholesale Trade (+$338 million)
  • Manufacturing (+$264 million)
  • Retail Trade (+$231 million)
  • Education and Training (+$142 million)

Camden Council

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