Camden Council area

Value added

In Camden Council area, Construction most productive industry, generating $1,092 million in 2018/19.

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 area2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. New South Wales$m%. New South Wales2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing51.
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services84.22.22.490.03.73.0-5.9
Wholesale Trade179.14.84.8108.84.44.5+70.3
Retail Trade336.49.05.1210.58.65.2+125.9
Accommodation and Food Services106.
Transport, Postal and Warehousing215.75.85.8188.67.76.4+27.1
Information Media and Telecommunications24.30.63.917.20.73.7+7.1
Financial and Insurance Services152.74.114.2108.04.413.9+44.6
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services185.64.94.6102.34.24.0+83.3
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services179.24.89.9109.74.58.8+69.5
Administrative and Support Services125.03.34.670.72.94.4+54.3
Public Administration and Safety116.33.15.477.53.25.6+38.8
Education and Training251.56.75.3163.86.75.4+87.8
Health Care and Social Assistance211.55.67.6163.16.77.0+48.5
Arts and Recreation Services43.
Other Services97.
Total industries3,751.3100.0100.02,446.9100.0100.0+1,304.5

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

  • Construction (1,092 million or 29.1%)
  • Retail Trade (336 million or 9.0%)
  • Manufacturing (275 million or 7.3%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 1,703 million in total or 45.4% of the total value added by industry in the Camden Council area.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 8.9% in Construction; 5.1% in Retail Trade and 6.1% in Manufacturing.

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 (29.1% compared to 8.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of value added by Financial and Insurance Services (4.1% compared to 14.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of value added by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (4.8% compared to 9.9%)
  • A larger percentage of value added by Retail Trade (9.0% compared to 5.1%)

Emerging groups

The total value added by industry in Camden Council area $increased by 1,304 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

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

  • Construction (+$501 million)
  • Retail Trade (+$126 million)
  • Education and Training (+$88 million)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (+$83 million)

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