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Value added

In City of Darwin, Public Administration and Safety is the most productive industry, generating $1,453 million in 2018/19.

Value added by industry is an indicator of business productivity in City of Darwin. 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 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 see what contribution each industry makes to the state or region, see the Industry sector analysis section. 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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Value added 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 Fishing140.22.04.297.61.43.8+42.6
Mining78.11.117.8167.62.415.8-89.5
Manufacturing345.15.06.4365.25.36.4-20.1
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services169.72.41.6210.73.11.8-41.0
Construction434.56.37.7544.77.914.2-110.2
Wholesale Trade137.02.01.6245.13.62.6-108.1
Retail Trade339.34.93.8348.25.13.7-8.9
Accommodation and Food Services234.43.42.9257.73.83.2-23.3
Transport, Postal and Warehousing226.43.32.7265.03.92.8-38.6
Information Media and Telecommunications48.60.70.469.21.00.5-20.6
Financial and Insurance Services441.86.43.4414.16.03.1+27.8
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services251.83.62.0233.33.41.9+18.5
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services385.45.54.1378.05.53.5+7.4
Administrative and Support Services293.74.23.1261.33.82.8+32.4
Public Administration and Safety1,452.820.917.41,368.020.016.7+84.8
Education and Training529.77.66.1553.78.16.1-24.0
Health Care and Social Assistance984.214.210.3736.010.77.7+248.2
Arts and Recreation Services221.03.21.8161.72.41.3+59.3
Other Services238.13.42.7174.82.62.1+63.3

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

Value added by industry sector 2018/19
Value added by industry sector 2018/19 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Northern Territory: 4.2% Mining, Northern Territory: 17.8% Manufacturing, Northern Territory: 6.4% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Northern Territory: 1.6% Construction, Northern Territory: 7.7% Wholesale Trade, Northern Territory: 1.6% Retail Trade, Northern Territory: 3.8% Accommodation and Food Services, Northern Territory: 2.9% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Northern Territory: 2.7% Information Media and Telecommunications, Northern Territory: 0.4% Financial and Insurance Services, Northern Territory: 3.4% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Northern Territory: 2.0% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Northern Territory: 4.1% Administrative and Support Services, Northern Territory: 3.1% Public Administration and Safety, Northern Territory: 17.4% Education and Training, Northern Territory: 6.1% Health Care and Social Assistance, Northern Territory: 10.3% Arts and Recreation Services, Northern Territory: 1.8% Other Services, Northern Territory: 2.7% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Darwin: 2.0% Mining, City of Darwin: 1.1% Manufacturing, City of Darwin: 5.0% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Darwin: 2.4% Construction, City of Darwin: 6.3% Wholesale Trade, City of Darwin: 2.0% Retail Trade, City of Darwin: 4.9% Accommodation and Food Services, City of Darwin: 3.4% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Darwin: 3.3% Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Darwin: 0.7% Financial and Insurance Services, City of Darwin: 6.4% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Darwin: 3.6% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Darwin: 5.5% Administrative and Support Services, City of Darwin: 4.2% Public Administration and Safety, City of Darwin: 20.9% Education and Training, City of Darwin: 7.6% Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Darwin: 14.2% Arts and Recreation Services, City of Darwin: 3.2% Other Services, City of Darwin: 3.4%
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 valued added by industry sectors in City of Darwin in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Public Administration and Safety ($1,453 million or 20.9%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance ($984 million or 14.2%)
  • Education and Training ($530 million or 7.6%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $2,967 million in total or 42.7% of the total value added by industry in City of Darwin.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Northern Territory accounted for 17.4% in Public Administration and Safety; 10.3% in Health Care and Social Assistance; and 6.1% in Education and Training.

The major differences between the value added by industries of City of Darwin and Northern Territory were:

  • A larger percentage of value added by Health Care and Social Assistance (14.2% compared to 10.3%)
  • A larger percentage of value added by Public Administration and Safety (20.9% compared to 17.4%)
  • A larger percentage of value added by Financial and Insurance Services (6.4% compared to 3.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of value added by Mining (1.1% compared to 17.8%)

Change in value added by industry sector, 2013/14 to 2018/19
Change in value added by industry sector, 2013/14 to 2018/19 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Darwin: +$42.6 million Mining, City of Darwin: -$89.5 million Manufacturing, City of Darwin: -$20.1 million Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Darwin: -$41.0 million Construction, City of Darwin: -$110.2 million Wholesale Trade, City of Darwin: -$108.1 million Retail Trade, City of Darwin: -$8.9 million Accommodation and Food Services, City of Darwin: -$23.3 million Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Darwin: -$38.6 million Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Darwin: -$20.6 million Financial and Insurance Services, City of Darwin: +$27.8 million Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Darwin: +$18.5 million Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Darwin: +$7.4 million Administrative and Support Services, City of Darwin: +$32.4 million Public Administration and Safety, City of Darwin: +$84.8 million Education and Training, City of Darwin: -$24.0 million Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Darwin: +$248.2 million Arts and Recreation Services, City of Darwin: +$59.3 million Other Services, City of Darwin: +$63.3 million
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts

Emerging groups

The total value added by industry in City of Darwin increased by 100.0 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

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

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$248 million)
  • Construction (-$110 million)
  • Wholesale Trade (-$108 million)
  • Mining (-$89 million)

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