Cumberland City

Value added

In Cumberland City, Manufacturing most productive industry, generating $1,959 million in 2022/23.

Value added by industry is an indicator of business productivity in Cumberland 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 Cumberland 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
Cumberland City2022/232017/18Change
Industry$m%. New South Wales$m%. New South Wales2017/18 - 2022/23
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing65.60.52.534.00.32.4+31.6
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services203.11.72.0173.21.52.2+29.9
Wholesale Trade1,943.216.24.81,441.712.85.2+501.4
Retail Trade702.25.85.1683.96.15.1+18.2
Accommodation and Food Services250.22.13.1235.92.12.9+14.3
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1,955.116.36.01,665.214.86.2+289.8
Information Media and Telecommunications239.22.04.4153.91.43.3+85.3
Financial and Insurance Services286.22.411.3561.45.011.3-275.2
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services365.13.04.1355.53.24.4+9.6
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services475.54.010.5458.84.19.5+16.7
Administrative and Support Services492.44.14.9375.03.34.6+117.4
Public Administration and Safety357.33.05.2317.12.84.9+40.2
Education and Training485.34.05.6548.54.95.6-63.2
Health Care and Social Assistance719.26.08.6613.65.47.3+105.6
Arts and Recreation Services69.90.60.878.70.70.9-8.8
Other Services176.21.51.6249.82.22.0-73.6
Total industries12,009.4100.0100.011,279.1100.0100.0+730.4

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

  • Manufacturing (1,959 million or 16.3%)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (1,955 million or 16.3%)
  • Wholesale Trade (1,943 million or 16.2%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 5,857 million in total or 48.8% of the total value added by industry in the Cumberland City.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 6.2% in Manufacturing; 6.0% in Transport, Postal and Warehousing and 4.8% in Wholesale Trade.

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

  • A larger percentage of value added by Wholesale Trade (16.2% compared to 4.8%)
  • A larger percentage of value added by Transport, Postal and Warehousing (16.3% compared to 6.0%)
  • A larger percentage of value added by Manufacturing (16.3% compared to 6.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of value added by Financial and Insurance Services (2.4% compared to 11.3%)

Emerging groups

The total value added by industry in Cumberland City $increased by 730 million between 2017/18 and 2022/23.

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

  • Wholesale Trade (+$501 million)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (+$290 million)
  • Administrative and Support Services (+$117 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$106 million)

Cumberland City Council

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