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In Clarence Valley Council area, Construction had the largest output by industry, generating $1,423 million in 2018/19.

Output by industry is a gross measure of the total sales of each industry sector in Clarence Valley Council area. It does not measure how productive each industry sector is at producing this output - which is measured by value added.

By comparing the output of each industry sector to a regional benchmark, you can clearly see the structure of Clarence Valley 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 get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, output data should be viewed alongside the other industry characteristics in the Industry sector analysis section.

Detailed data notes about how the figures are derived can be found in the specific topic notes section.

The gross measure of output includes the value of all the inputs to each industry.

Data source

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Output by industry sector
Clarence Valley Council area2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. New South Wales$m%. New South Wales2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing248.76.32.0289.68.42.6-40.9
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services139.63.52.6235.46.83.4-95.8
Wholesale Trade61.11.54.361.61.84.3-0.5
Retail Trade203.75.13.8210.96.14.0-7.2
Accommodation and Food Services161.04.13.0179.65.22.9-18.6
Transport, Postal and Warehousing146.93.75.4193.45.66.2-46.6
Information Media and Telecommunications53.51.44.360.41.73.9-6.9
Financial and Insurance Services66.71.710.377.92.210.2-11.2
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services23.20.612.7332.19.610.6-308.9
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services119.63.08.7106.83.17.6+12.8
Administrative and Support Services95.72.43.4101.42.93.9-5.8
Public Administration and Safety238.86.03.8252.87.34.3-14.1
Education and Training150.63.83.4140.44.13.3+10.2
Health Care and Social Assistance301.37.64.9226.26.54.3+75.1
Arts and Recreation Services20.
Other Services87.32.21.878.22.31.9+9.1
Total industries3,963.1100.0100.03,465.1100.0100.0+498.0

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) (NIEIR) ©2019. Compiled and presented in by .id the population experts. Data are based on a 2016-17 price base for all years. NIEIR-ID data are inflation adjusted each year to allow direct comparison, and annual data releases adjust previous years’ figures to a new base year.Learn more

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Dominant groups

An analysis of the output by industry sectors in Clarence Valley Council area in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Construction ($1,423 million or 35.9%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance ($301 million or 7.6%)
  • Manufacturing ($291 million or 7.3%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $2,015 million in total or 50.8% of the total output by total industry in the Clarence Valley Council area.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 12.7% in Construction; 4.9% in Health Care and Social Assistance and 9.1% in Manufacturing.

The major differences between output by industries of Clarence Valley Council area and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of output by Construction (35.9% compared to 12.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (0.6% compared to 12.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Financial and Insurance Services (1.7% compared to 10.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (3.0% compared to 8.7%)

Emerging groups

The total industry output in Clarence Valley Council area increased by $498 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

The largest changes in the output by industries between 2013/14 and 2018/19 in Clarence Valley Council area were for:

  • Construction (+$839 million)
  • Mining (+$108 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$75 million)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+$13 million)

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