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Output

In City of Darwin, Public Administration and Safety had the largest output by industry, generating $2,219 million in 2018/19.

Output by industry is a gross measure of the total sales of each industry sector in City of Darwin. It does not measure how productive each industry sector is at producing this output - which is measured by value added.

By comparing the output of each industry sector to a regional benchmark, you can clearly see the structure of City of Darwin’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 get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, output data should be viewed alongside the other industry characteristics in the Industry sector analysis section.

Detailed data notes about how the figures are derived can be found in the specific topic notes section.

The gross measure of output includes the value of all the inputs to each industry.

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Output by industry sector
City of Darwin - Constant prices2018/192013/14Change
Industry
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$m%Northern Territory%$m%Northern Territory%2013/14 to 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing230.71.63.8120.40.72.1+110.3
Mining177.51.213.7435.92.68.9-258.3
Manufacturing960.56.69.01,516.28.911.0-555.6
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services396.72.71.9515.63.01.7-118.8
Construction1,742.711.914.63,197.318.831.3-1,454.6
Wholesale Trade231.71.61.3473.72.81.9-242.0
Retail Trade487.03.32.7610.83.62.5-123.8
Accommodation and Food Services553.73.83.4539.53.22.6+14.2
Transport, Postal and Warehousing500.43.42.91,071.16.34.5-570.8
Information Media and Telecommunications183.91.30.7276.31.60.8-92.4
Financial and Insurance Services764.85.22.7697.14.12.0+67.7
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1,557.110.66.11,481.88.74.7+75.4
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services767.95.24.1725.54.32.6+42.4
Administrative and Support Services450.93.12.3425.32.51.8+25.5
Public Administration and Safety2,219.115.213.62,343.913.811.2-124.8
Education and Training788.65.44.4747.04.43.2+41.6
Health Care and Social Assistance1,462.110.07.4997.05.94.0+465.1
Arts and Recreation Services668.24.62.6463.52.71.4+204.7
Other Services486.53.32.7369.72.21.7+116.8

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

Output by industry sector 2018/19
Output by industry sector 2018/19 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Northern Territory: 3.8% Mining, Northern Territory: 13.7% Manufacturing, Northern Territory: 9.0% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Northern Territory: 1.9% Construction, Northern Territory: 14.6% Wholesale Trade, Northern Territory: 1.3% Retail Trade, Northern Territory: 2.7% Accommodation and Food Services, Northern Territory: 3.4% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Northern Territory: 2.9% Information Media and Telecommunications, Northern Territory: 0.7% Financial and Insurance Services, Northern Territory: 2.7% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Northern Territory: 6.1% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Northern Territory: 4.1% Administrative and Support Services, Northern Territory: 2.3% Public Administration and Safety, Northern Territory: 13.6% Education and Training, Northern Territory: 4.4% Health Care and Social Assistance, Northern Territory: 7.4% Arts and Recreation Services, Northern Territory: 2.6% Other Services, Northern Territory: 2.7% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Darwin: 1.6% Mining, City of Darwin: 1.2% Manufacturing, City of Darwin: 6.6% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Darwin: 2.7% Construction, City of Darwin: 11.9% Wholesale Trade, City of Darwin: 1.6% Retail Trade, City of Darwin: 3.3% Accommodation and Food Services, City of Darwin: 3.8% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Darwin: 3.4% Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Darwin: 1.3% Financial and Insurance Services, City of Darwin: 5.2% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Darwin: 10.6% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Darwin: 5.2% Administrative and Support Services, City of Darwin: 3.1% Public Administration and Safety, City of Darwin: 15.2% Education and Training, City of Darwin: 5.4% Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Darwin: 10.0% Arts and Recreation Services, City of Darwin: 4.6% Other Services, City of Darwin: 3.3%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Change in output by industry sector, 2013/14 to 2018/19
Change in output by industry sector, 2013/14 to 2018/19 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Darwin: +$110.3 million Mining, City of Darwin: -$258.3 million Manufacturing, City of Darwin: -$555.6 million Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Darwin: -$118.8 million Construction, City of Darwin: -$1,454.6 million Wholesale Trade, City of Darwin: -$242.0 million Retail Trade, City of Darwin: -$123.8 million Accommodation and Food Services, City of Darwin: +$14.2 million Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Darwin: -$570.8 million Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Darwin: -$92.4 million Financial and Insurance Services, City of Darwin: +$67.7 million Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Darwin: +$75.4 million Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Darwin: +$42.4 million Administrative and Support Services, City of Darwin: +$25.5 million Public Administration and Safety, City of Darwin: -$124.8 million Education and Training, City of Darwin: +$41.6 million Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Darwin: +$465.1 million Arts and Recreation Services, City of Darwin: +$204.7 million Other Services, City of Darwin: +$116.8 million
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts

Dominant groups

An analysis of the output by industry sectors in City of Darwin in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Public Administration and Safety (2,219 million or 15.2%)
  • Construction (1,743 million or 11.9%)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (1,557 million or 10.6%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $5,519 million in total or 37.7% of the total output by total industry in City of Darwin.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Northern Territory accounted for 13.6% in Public Administration and Safety; 14.6% in Construction; and 6.1% in Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services.

The major differences between output by industries in City of Darwin and Northern Territory were:

  • A larger percentage of output by Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (10.6% compared to 6.1%)
  • A larger percentage of output by Health Care and Social Assistance (10.0% compared to 7.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Mining (1.2% compared to 13.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Construction (11.9% compared to 14.6%)

Emerging groups

The total industry output in City of Darwin decreased by $2,377.5 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

The largest changes in the output by industries between 2013/14 and 2018/19 in City of Darwin were for:

  • Construction (-$1,455 million)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (-$571 million)
  • Manufacturing (-$556 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$465 million)

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