Clarence Valley Council area

Value added

In Clarence Valley Council area, Construction most productive industry, generating $373 million in 2021/22.

Value added by industry is an indicator of business productivity in Clarence Valley 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 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 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
Clarence Valley Council area2021/222016/17Change
Industry$m%. New South Wales$m%. New South Wales2016/17 - 2021/22
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing190.69.22.4141.98.12.4+48.7
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services51.
Wholesale Trade53.62.65.567.83.85.6-14.2
Retail Trade124.36.05.4152.38.65.4-28.1
Accommodation and Food Services98.14.82.585.74.93.0+12.4
Transport, Postal and Warehousing97.74.75.785.44.86.7+12.3
Information Media and Telecommunications25.
Financial and Insurance Services53.62.612.645.42.612.7+8.3
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services98.94.84.568.93.94.6+30.0
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services64.
Administrative and Support Services77.
Public Administration and Safety191.09.25.4140.28.05.2+50.8
Education and Training136.76.65.9118.96.76.0+17.8
Health Care and Social Assistance265.112.88.6190.510.87.3+74.6
Arts and Recreation Services10.10.50.810.00.60.9+0.1
Other Services42.12.01.745.72.62.1-3.7
Total industries2,064.6100.0100.01,761.8100.0100.0+302.8

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2023. 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 Clarence Valley Council area in 2021/22 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Construction (373 million or 18.1%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (265 million or 12.8%)
  • Public Administration and Safety (191 million or 9.2%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 829 million in total or 40.2% of the total value added by industry in the Clarence Valley Council area.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 8.6% in Construction; 8.6% in Health Care and Social Assistance and 5.4% in Public Administration and Safety.

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

  • A smaller percentage of value added by Financial and Insurance Services (2.6% compared to 12.6%)
  • A larger percentage of value added by Construction (18.1% compared to 8.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of value added by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (3.1% compared to 11.1%)
  • A larger percentage of value added by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (9.2% compared to 2.4%)

Emerging groups

The total value added by industry in Clarence Valley Council area $increased by 303 million between 2016/17 and 2021/22.

The largest changes in the value added by industries between 2016/17 and 2021/22 in Clarence Valley Council area were for:

  • Construction (+$81 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$75 million)
  • Public Administration and Safety (+$51 million)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (+$49 million)

Clarence Valley Council

economic profile