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Value added

In the City of Charles Sturt, Health Care and Social Assistance most productive industry, generating $844 million in 2020/21.

Value added by industry is an indicator of business productivity in the City of Charles Sturt. 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 the City of Charles Sturt’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
City of Charles Sturt2020/212015/16Change
Industry$m%. South Australia$m%. South Australia2015/16 - 2020/21
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing17.80.46.225.30.65.9-7.4
Mining11.30.24.09.60.25.3+1.8
Manufacturing471.310.07.8555.212.88.3-83.9
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services116.42.54.179.01.84.3+37.3
Construction557.611.98.2476.311.08.2+81.3
Wholesale Trade541.911.55.4396.79.24.9+145.1
Retail Trade358.57.65.9364.58.46.0-6.0
Accommodation and Food Services127.62.72.7148.93.43.0-21.3
Transport, Postal and Warehousing219.04.74.1320.27.45.1-101.3
Information Media and Telecommunications129.22.82.1100.72.31.9+28.5
Financial and Insurance Services164.43.58.0158.13.78.4+6.2
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services151.83.22.8113.12.62.7+38.6
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services210.24.56.3169.13.95.4+41.1
Administrative and Support Services158.63.43.0164.73.83.5-6.1
Public Administration and Safety142.83.07.1130.33.06.7+12.5
Education and Training286.06.17.1266.56.27.1+19.5
Health Care and Social Assistance844.018.012.2645.614.910.2+198.4
Arts and Recreation Services43.70.90.751.71.20.8-8.0
Other Services142.03.02.1152.13.52.4-10.1
Total industries4,694.0100.0100.04,327.6100.0100.0+366.4

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2021. 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 the City of Charles Sturt in 2020/21 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (844 million or 18.0%)
  • Construction (558 million or 11.9%)
  • Wholesale Trade (542 million or 11.5%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 1,943 million in total or 41.4% of the total value added by industry in the the City of Charles Sturt.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in South Australia accounted for 12.2% in Health Care and Social Assistance; 8.2% in Construction and 5.4% in Wholesale Trade.

The major differences between the value added by industries of the City of Charles Sturt and South Australia were:

  • A larger percentage of value added by Wholesale Trade (11.5% compared to 5.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of value added by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (0.4% compared to 6.2%)
  • A larger percentage of value added by Health Care and Social Assistance (18.0% compared to 12.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of value added by Financial and Insurance Services (3.5% compared to 8.0%)

Emerging groups

The total value added by industry in the City of Charles Sturt $increased by 366 million between 2015/16 and 2020/21.

The largest changes in the value added by industries between 2015/16 and 2020/21 in the City of Charles Sturt were for:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$198 million)
  • Wholesale Trade (+$145 million)
  • Construction (+$81 million)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+$41 million)

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