Coffs Harbour City

Value added

In Coffs Harbour City, Health Care and Social Assistance most productive industry, generating $668 million in 2022/23.

Value added by industry is an indicator of business productivity in Coffs Harbour City. 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 Coffs Harbour City’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
Coffs Harbour City2022/232017/18Change
Industry$m%. New South Wales$m%. New South Wales2017/18 - 2022/23
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing290.37.42.5234.17.22.4+56.2
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services71.
Wholesale Trade120.63.14.8127.83.95.2-7.1
Retail Trade419.110.75.1295.89.15.1+123.2
Accommodation and Food Services228.05.83.1166.55.12.9+61.5
Transport, Postal and Warehousing129.73.36.0138.34.36.2-8.5
Information Media and Telecommunications49.11.34.440.71.33.3+8.3
Financial and Insurance Services142.03.611.3117.23.611.3+24.8
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services162.14.24.1147.84.64.4+14.4
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services211.55.410.5192.15.99.5+19.4
Administrative and Support Services234.96.04.9153.04.74.6+81.9
Public Administration and Safety216.25.55.2182.55.64.9+33.8
Education and Training309.17.95.6268.78.35.6+40.4
Health Care and Social Assistance667.717.18.6477.314.77.3+190.4
Arts and Recreation Services32.90.80.825.80.80.9+7.1
Other Services97.02.51.694.02.92.0+3.0
Total industries3,905.6100.0100.03,240.2100.0100.0+665.4

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 Coffs Harbour City in 2021/22 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (668 million or 17.1%)
  • Retail Trade (419 million or 10.7%)
  • Construction (374 million or 9.6%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 1,461 million in total or 37.4% of the total value added by industry in the Coffs Harbour City.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 8.6% in Health Care and Social Assistance; 5.1% in Retail Trade and 8.1% in Construction.

The major differences between the value added by industries of Coffs Harbour City and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of value added by Health Care and Social Assistance (17.1% compared to 8.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of value added by Financial and Insurance Services (3.6% compared to 11.3%)
  • A larger percentage of value added by Retail Trade (10.7% compared to 5.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of value added by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (5.4% compared to 10.5%)

Emerging groups

The total value added by industry in Coffs Harbour City $increased by 665 million between 2017/18 and 2022/23.

The largest changes in the value added by industries between 2017/18 and 2022/23 in Coffs Harbour City were for:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$190 million)
  • Retail Trade (+$123 million)
  • Administrative and Support Services (+$82 million)
  • Accommodation and Food Services (+$62 million)

City of Coffs Harbour

economic profile