Coffs Harbour City

Value added

In Coffs Harbour City, Health Care and Social Assistance most productive industry, generating $452 million in 2020/21.

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 City2020/212015/16Change
Industry$m%. New South Wales$m%. New South Wales2015/16 - 2020/21
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing182.56.42.1183.86.42.3-1.2
Mining28.51.02.614.00.53.1+14.5
Manufacturing93.73.36.5127.94.56.9-34.2
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services59.92.12.451.81.82.6+8.1
Construction431.715.28.7335.311.78.8+96.4
Wholesale Trade92.13.25.396.63.45.2-4.5
Retail Trade225.97.95.4241.68.45.2-15.7
Accommodation and Food Services140.14.92.6171.46.03.0-31.3
Transport, Postal and Warehousing94.63.35.3145.75.16.4-51.1
Information Media and Telecommunications36.51.33.741.71.53.4-5.1
Financial and Insurance Services112.03.912.7147.95.213.3-36.0
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services136.94.84.6141.04.94.4-4.1
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services139.74.910.7134.14.78.9+5.6
Administrative and Support Services117.94.14.4137.54.84.7-19.6
Public Administration and Safety164.65.85.7154.55.45.4+10.2
Education and Training223.37.85.9240.28.46.0-17.0
Health Care and Social Assistance451.815.98.5398.113.97.1+53.7
Arts and Recreation Services33.51.20.926.80.90.9+6.7
Other Services81.52.91.976.12.72.1+5.3
Total industries2,846.9100.0100.02,866.1100.0100.0-19.2

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 Coffs Harbour City in 2020/21 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (452 million or 15.9%)
  • Construction (432 million or 15.2%)
  • Retail Trade (226 million or 7.9%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 1,109 million in total or 39.0% of the total value added by industry in the Coffs Harbour City.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 8.5% in Health Care and Social Assistance; 8.7% in Construction and 5.4% in Retail Trade.

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

  • A smaller percentage of value added by Financial and Insurance Services (3.9% compared to 12.7%)
  • A larger percentage of value added by Health Care and Social Assistance (15.9% compared to 8.5%)
  • A larger percentage of value added by Construction (15.2% compared to 8.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of value added by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (4.9% compared to 10.7%)

Emerging groups

The total value added by industry in Coffs Harbour City $decreased by -19 million between 2015/16 and 2020/21.

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

  • Construction (+$96 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$54 million)
  • Mining (+$15 million)
  • Public Administration and Safety (+$10 million)

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