Fraser Coast Regional Council

Value added

In Fraser Coast Regional Council, Health Care and Social Assistance most productive industry, generating $814 million in 2022/23.

Value added by industry is an indicator of business productivity in Fraser Coast Regional Council. 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 Fraser Coast Regional Council’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
Fraser Coast Regional Council2022/232017/18Change
Industry$m%. Queensland$m%. Queensland2017/18 - 2022/23
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing166.33.93.6138.43.83.2+27.9
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services155.63.72.8156.14.32.9-0.4
Wholesale Trade84.72.03.876.02.13.4+8.7
Retail Trade327.57.74.6278.17.64.5+49.3
Accommodation and Food Services221.65.22.8168.94.62.6+52.6
Transport, Postal and Warehousing172.44.15.9186.05.16.1-13.6
Information Media and Telecommunications52.91.31.548.51.31.3+4.4
Financial and Insurance Services107.02.55.6104.92.95.3+2.1
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services168.34.03.2122.43.32.9+45.9
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services136.73.26.8135.83.76.1+1.0
Administrative and Support Services127.63.03.5116.03.23.4+11.5
Public Administration and Safety265.46.35.7203.45.65.2+62.0
Education and Training291.26.95.2260.57.15.2+30.7
Health Care and Social Assistance813.919.29.4548.015.07.7+265.9
Arts and Recreation Services25.60.60.815.40.40.7+10.2
Other Services129.
Total industries4,233.1100.0100.03,656.2100.0100.0+576.9

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 Fraser Coast Regional Council in 2021/22 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (814 million or 19.2%)
  • Construction (501 million or 11.8%)
  • Retail Trade (327 million or 7.7%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 1,643 million in total or 38.8% of the total value added by industry in the Fraser Coast Regional Council.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Queensland accounted for 9.4% in Health Care and Social Assistance; 7.9% in Construction and 4.6% in Retail Trade.

The major differences between the value added by industries of Fraser Coast Regional Council and Queensland were:

  • A smaller percentage of value added by Mining (4.4% compared to 18.5%)
  • A larger percentage of value added by Health Care and Social Assistance (19.2% compared to 9.4%)
  • A larger percentage of value added by Construction (11.8% compared to 7.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of value added by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (3.2% compared to 6.8%)

Emerging groups

The total value added by industry in Fraser Coast Regional Council $increased by 577 million between 2017/18 and 2022/23.

The largest changes in the value added by industries between 2017/18 and 2022/23 in Fraser Coast Regional Council were for:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$266 million)
  • Public Administration and Safety (+$62 million)
  • Accommodation and Food Services (+$53 million)
  • Retail Trade (+$49 million)

Fraser Coast Regional Council

economic profile