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Greater Burnie Economic Region

Value added

In the Greater Burnie Economic Region, Health Care and Social Assistance most productive industry, generating $387 million in 2018/19.

Value added by industry is an indicator of business productivity in the Greater Burnie Economic Region. 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 Greater Burnie Economic Region’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.

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National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Value added by industry sector
Greater Burnie Economic Region2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. Tasmania$m%. Tasmania2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing374.515.012.1273.911.910.6+100.5
Mining267.910.73.7264.611.54.9+3.3
Manufacturing240.19.66.9276.212.08.1-36.1
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services23.81.03.526.11.14.3-2.2
Construction158.96.47.8177.87.76.7-18.9
Wholesale Trade113.54.53.5102.34.43.8+11.2
Retail Trade127.05.15.4120.95.35.4+6.1
Accommodation and Food Services59.42.43.054.62.43.0+4.8
Transport, Postal and Warehousing144.55.84.6128.25.64.5+16.3
Information Media and Telecommunications56.12.24.238.51.73.6+17.6
Financial and Insurance Services74.83.06.576.63.36.7-1.8
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services43.51.72.032.91.41.8+10.6
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services41.61.73.439.21.73.3+2.4
Administrative and Support Services69.42.82.058.42.52.0+11.0
Public Administration and Safety112.84.56.6115.15.07.3-2.3
Education and Training149.16.07.0144.36.37.3+4.8
Health Care and Social Assistance386.915.514.6319.613.913.5+67.3
Arts and Recreation Services6.20.21.25.80.31.2+0.4
Other Services44.61.81.944.51.92.0+0.1
Total industries2,494.6100.0100.02,299.5100.0100.0+195.1

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts. 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 Greater Burnie Economic Region in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (387 million or 15.5%)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (374 million or 15.0%)
  • Mining (268 million or 10.7%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 1,029 million in total or 41.3% of the total value added by industry in the the Greater Burnie Economic Region.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Tasmania accounted for 14.6% in Health Care and Social Assistance; 12.1% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing and 3.7% in Mining.

The major differences between the value added by industries of the Greater Burnie Economic Region and Tasmania were:

  • A larger percentage of value added by Mining (10.7% compared to 3.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of value added by Financial and Insurance Services (3.0% compared to 6.5%)
  • A larger percentage of value added by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (15.0% compared to 12.1%)
  • A larger percentage of value added by Manufacturing (9.6% compared to 6.9%)

Emerging groups

The total value added by industry in the Greater Burnie Economic Region $increased by 195 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

The largest changes in the value added by industries between 2013/14 and 2018/19 in the Greater Burnie Economic Region were for:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (+$101 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$67 million)
  • Information Media and Telecommunications (+$18 million)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (+$16 million)

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