City of Darebin

Value added

In the City of Darebin, Health Care and Social Assistance most productive industry, generating $911 million in 2022/23.

Value added by industry is an indicator of business productivity in the City of Darebin. 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 City of Darebin’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
City of Darebin2022/232017/18Change
Industry$m%. Victoria$m%. Victoria2017/18 - 2022/23
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing32.00.52.527.90.42.9+4.1
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services37.70.62.565.41.02.9-27.8
Wholesale Trade358.15.45.3489.47.66.0-131.2
Retail Trade575.68.75.7552.18.65.8+23.5
Accommodation and Food Services204.53.12.5192.53.02.3+12.0
Transport, Postal and Warehousing286.34.35.8210.73.35.9+75.5
Information Media and Telecommunications157.72.43.5105.61.63.0+52.2
Financial and Insurance Services254.13.810.4323.55.110.4-69.3
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services216.03.33.0222.43.53.2-6.3
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services514.67.710.4416.96.59.1+97.7
Administrative and Support Services301.14.54.8253.84.04.4+47.3
Public Administration and Safety406.86.15.9394.16.25.4+12.6
Education and Training866.013.06.1872.013.66.1-6.0
Health Care and Social Assistance910.813.710.6726.811.48.9+184.0
Arts and Recreation Services108.
Other Services146.02.21.7190.73.02.0-44.7
Total industries6,643.7100.0100.06,400.5100.0100.0+243.2

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

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (911 million or 13.7%)
  • Education and Training (866 million or 13.0%)
  • Construction (687 million or 10.3%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 2,464 million in total or 37.1% of the total value added by industry in the the City of Darebin.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Victoria accounted for 10.6% in Health Care and Social Assistance; 6.1% in Education and Training and 8.8% in Construction.

The major differences between the value added by industries of the City of Darebin and Victoria were:

  • A larger percentage of value added by Education and Training (13.0% compared to 6.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of value added by Financial and Insurance Services (3.8% compared to 10.4%)
  • A larger percentage of value added by Health Care and Social Assistance (13.7% compared to 10.6%)
  • A larger percentage of value added by Retail Trade (8.7% compared to 5.7%)

Emerging groups

The total value added by industry in the City of Darebin $increased by 243 million between 2017/18 and 2022/23.

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

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$184 million)
  • Construction (+$120 million)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+$98 million)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (+$76 million)

City of Darebin

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