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Industry sector analysis - All industries

In 2018/19, City of Darwin contributed 44.8% of Northern Territory’s employment and 38.0% of its value added.

Industry sector profiles reveal the way in which each industry contributes to the economy in City of Darwin using ten economic measures generated by NIEIR economic modelling. This helps in understanding the role each industry sector plays in the economy.

For example, some industry sectors generate substantial output (turnover), but are not big employers and targeting those industry sectors may not meet the economic development objective of maximising employment.

In the first chart, you can also see how the output of an industry is divided between local sales, domestic exports and international exports. This information can reveal how an industry is structured, and whether it is focused on exporting or on serving the local population.

The table and second chart also show how City of Darwin contributes to the wider economy. For example, City of Darwin contributes 44.8% of Northern Territory’s employment.

Industry sector analysis data should be viewed in conjunction with Employment by industry (Total), Employment by industry (FTE), Value added, Imports and Exports to see how each specific industry fits into the wider picture of all industries within City of Darwin. To see how concentrated each industry sector is, visit the Employment locations section.

The third chart refers to how employment in City of Darwin has changed overtime and how it compares to expected changes based on benchmark and industry trends. This type of analysis is explored further within the Shift-share analysis economic tool.”

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

Industry sector analysis
City of Darwin - All industries - Constant prices2018/192013/14Change
Economic measureCity of DarwinNorthern TerritoryCity of Darwin as a % of Northern TerritoryCity of DarwinNorthern TerritoryCity of Darwin as a % of Northern Territory2013/14 to 2018/19
Employment (total)60,760135,53344.8%57,524135,40142.5%+3,236
Employment (FTE)55,340122,86845.0%52,766124,29542.5%+2,574
FTE to total employment ratio0.910.91--0.920.92---0.01
Output/Total Sales ($m)14,630.2537,325.0139.2%17,007.7047,701.4235.7%-2,377.45
Value add ($m)6,951.8218,284.6038.0%6,851.8018,613.2736.8%+100.02
Exports ($m)4,450.8814,083.2331.6%5,537.0515,707.1735.3%-1,086.17
Exports (domestic) ($m)3,838.0510,875.1835.3%4,312.7811,628.2437.1%-474.73
Exports (international) ($m)612.833,208.0519.1%1,224.274,078.9330.0%-611.43
Imports($m)4,597.1117,704.3926.0%5,123.6022,799.2722.5%-526.50
Imports (domestic) ($m)2,570.1911,546.2422.3%2,997.3915,798.2619.0%-427.19
Imports (international) ($m)2,026.916,158.1532.9%2,126.227,001.0030.4%-99.30
Local Sales ($m)10,234.9523,503.2243.5%11,810.5533,112.9935.7%-1,575.61
Worker productivity ($ per worker)114,414134,909--119,111137,468---4,697

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id , the population experts.

Data are based on a 2016-17 price base for all years. NIEIR-ID data are inflation adjusted each year to allow direct comparison, and annual data releases adjust previous years’ figures to a new base year.Learn more

Economic output by destination
Economic output by destination City of Darwin, Local Sales: 69.7% City of Darwin, Exports (international): 4.2% City of Darwin, Exports (domestic): 26.1% Northern Territory, Local Sales: 62.5% Northern Territory, Exports (international): 8.5% Northern Territory, Exports (domestic): 28.9%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019
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Industry contribution to Northern Territory 2018/19
Industry contribution to Northern Territory 2018/19 Employment (total), City of Darwin - All industries: 44.8% Employment (FTE), City of Darwin - All industries: 45.0% Output/Total Sales ($m), City of Darwin - All industries: 39.2% Value add ($m), City of Darwin - All industries: 38.0% Exports ($m), City of Darwin - All industries: 31.6% Exports (domestic) ($m), City of Darwin - All industries: 35.3% Exports (international) ($m), City of Darwin - All industries: 19.1% Imports($m), City of Darwin - All industries: 26.0% Imports (domestic) ($m), City of Darwin - All industries: 22.3% Imports (international) ($m), City of Darwin - All industries: 32.9% Local Sales ($m), City of Darwin - All industries: 43.5%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Shift-share analysis for Employment (Total) 2013/14 to 2018/19
Shift-share analysis for Employment (Total) 2013/14 to 2018/19 Net change in Benchmark Growth (BG) effect, City of Darwin relative to Northern Territory: 56.1 Net change in Industry Mix (IM) effect, City of Darwin relative to Northern Territory: 0.0 Net change in Expected change (BG + IM), City of Darwin relative to Northern Territory: 56.1 Net change in Actual change, City of Darwin relative to Northern Territory: 3,235.9 Net change in Regional Competitive (RC) effect, City of Darwin relative to Northern Territory: 3,179.8
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
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