Central Coast Council area

Value added

In Central Coast Council area, Health Care and Social Assistance most productive industry, generating $2,469 million in 2022/23.

Value added by industry is an indicator of business productivity in Central Coast 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 Central Coast 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
Central Coast Council area2022/232017/18Change
Industry$m%. New South Wales$m%. New South Wales2017/18 - 2022/23
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing244.91.72.5178.71.42.4+66.2
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services365.92.52.0377.73.02.2-11.8
Wholesale Trade583.73.94.8488.53.85.2+95.2
Retail Trade1,,
Accommodation and Food Services727.54.93.1587.34.62.9+140.2
Transport, Postal and Warehousing712.04.86.0576.14.56.2+135.8
Information Media and Telecommunications443.63.04.4263.02.13.3+180.7
Financial and Insurance Services708.14.811.3657.55.211.3+50.5
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services682.54.64.1700.85.54.4-18.3
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services968.36.510.5709.05.69.5+259.3
Administrative and Support Services746.85.04.9611.04.84.6+135.8
Public Administration and Safety709.34.85.2616.24.84.9+93.2
Education and Training951.96.45.6843.66.65.6+108.4
Health Care and Social Assistance2,468.916.78.61,766.213.87.3+702.7
Arts and Recreation Services92.50.60.8123.01.00.9-30.5
Other Services335.02.31.6377.73.02.0-42.7
Total industries14,822.3100.0100.012,763.1100.0100.0+2,059.2

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

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (2,469 million or 16.7%)
  • Construction (1,388 million or 9.4%)
  • Manufacturing (1,271 million or 8.6%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 5,128 million in total or 34.6% of the total value added by industry in the Central Coast Council area.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 8.6% in Health Care and Social Assistance; 8.1% in Construction and 6.2% in Manufacturing.

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

  • A larger percentage of value added by Health Care and Social Assistance (16.7% compared to 8.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of value added by Financial and Insurance Services (4.8% compared to 11.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of value added by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (6.5% compared to 10.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of value added by Mining (1.9% compared to 5.1%)

Emerging groups

The total value added by industry in Central Coast Council area $increased by 2,059 million between 2017/18 and 2022/23.

The largest changes in the value added by industries between 2017/18 and 2022/23 in Central Coast Council area were for:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$703 million)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+$259 million)
  • Information Media and Telecommunications (+$181 million)
  • Accommodation and Food Services (+$140 million)

Central Coast NSW

economic profile