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Value added

In Gold Coast City, Construction is the most productive industry, generating $3,487 million in 2017/18.

Value added by industry is an indicator of business productivity in Gold Coast City. 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 Gold Coast City’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.

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Value added by industry sector
Gold Coast City - Constant prices2017/182012/13Change
Industry
(Click rows to view sub-categories)
$m%Queensland%$m%Queensland%2012/13 to 2017/18
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing286.21.03.6201.40.94.1+84.9
Mining440.31.68.3219.91.05.7+220.4
Manufacturing2,466.98.77.42,173.09.58.5+293.8
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services532.01.93.5462.32.03.6+69.7
Construction3,487.112.49.52,512.511.012.8+974.6
Wholesale Trade1,227.74.44.41,345.25.94.8-117.5
Retail Trade2,089.87.45.51,814.47.95.6+275.4
Accommodation and Food Services1,546.25.53.11,392.46.13.2+153.8
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1,100.93.95.51,036.54.56.9+64.4
Information Media and Telecommunications641.72.31.8491.92.21.6+149.9
Financial and Insurance Services2,063.07.37.81,787.07.87.2+276.1
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1,928.96.83.71,417.86.23.2+511.2
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1,814.66.47.01,512.86.66.8+301.8
Administrative and Support Services1,655.75.93.71,058.04.63.2+597.7
Public Administration and Safety1,153.34.16.8880.23.96.4+273.1
Education and Training1,747.46.25.91,450.46.35.7+297.0
Health Care and Social Assistance2,679.99.59.21,906.78.37.4+773.2
Arts and Recreation Services648.42.31.0554.52.40.9+93.8
Other Services684.82.42.2630.22.82.3+54.6

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018. 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 2017/18
Value added by industry sector 2017/18 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Queensland: 3.6% Mining, Queensland: 8.3% Manufacturing, Queensland: 7.4% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Queensland: 3.5% Construction, Queensland: 9.5% Wholesale Trade, Queensland: 4.4% Retail Trade, Queensland: 5.5% Accommodation and Food Services, Queensland: 3.1% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Queensland: 5.5% Information Media and Telecommunications, Queensland: 1.8% Financial and Insurance Services, Queensland: 7.8% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Queensland: 3.7% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Queensland: 7.0% Administrative and Support Services, Queensland: 3.7% Public Administration and Safety, Queensland: 6.8% Education and Training, Queensland: 5.9% Health Care and Social Assistance, Queensland: 9.2% Arts and Recreation Services, Queensland: 1.0% Other Services, Queensland: 2.2% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Gold Coast City: 1.0% Mining, Gold Coast City: 1.6% Manufacturing, Gold Coast City: 8.7% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Gold Coast City: 1.9% Construction, Gold Coast City: 12.4% Wholesale Trade, Gold Coast City: 4.4% Retail Trade, Gold Coast City: 7.4% Accommodation and Food Services, Gold Coast City: 5.5% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Gold Coast City: 3.9% Information Media and Telecommunications, Gold Coast City: 2.3% Financial and Insurance Services, Gold Coast City: 7.3% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Gold Coast City: 6.8% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Gold Coast City: 6.4% Administrative and Support Services, Gold Coast City: 5.9% Public Administration and Safety, Gold Coast City: 4.1% Education and Training, Gold Coast City: 6.2% Health Care and Social Assistance, Gold Coast City: 9.5% Arts and Recreation Services, Gold Coast City: 2.3% Other Services, Gold Coast City: 2.4%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts

Dominant groups

An analysis of the valued added by industry sectors in Gold Coast City in 2017/18 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Construction ($3,487 million or 12.4%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance ($2,680 million or 9.5%)
  • Manufacturing ($2,467 million or 8.7%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $8,634 million in total or 30.6% of the total value added by industry in Gold Coast City.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Queensland accounted for 9.5% in Construction; 9.2% in Health Care and Social Assistance; and 7.4% in Manufacturing.

The major differences between the value added by industries of Gold Coast City and Queensland were:

  • A larger percentage of value added by Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (6.8% compared to 3.7%)
  • A larger percentage of value added by Construction (12.4% compared to 9.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of value added by Mining (1.6% compared to 8.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of value added by Public Administration and Safety (4.1% compared to 6.8%)

Change in value added by industry sector, 2012/13 to 2017/18
Change in value added by industry sector, 2012/13 to 2017/18 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Gold Coast City: +$84.9 million Mining, Gold Coast City: +$220.4 million Manufacturing, Gold Coast City: +$293.8 million Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Gold Coast City: +$69.7 million Construction, Gold Coast City: +$974.6 million Wholesale Trade, Gold Coast City: -$117.5 million Retail Trade, Gold Coast City: +$275.4 million Accommodation and Food Services, Gold Coast City: +$153.8 million Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Gold Coast City: +$64.4 million Information Media and Telecommunications, Gold Coast City: +$149.9 million Financial and Insurance Services, Gold Coast City: +$276.1 million Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Gold Coast City: +$511.2 million Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Gold Coast City: +$301.8 million Administrative and Support Services, Gold Coast City: +$597.7 million Public Administration and Safety, Gold Coast City: +$273.1 million Education and Training, Gold Coast City: +$297.0 million Health Care and Social Assistance, Gold Coast City: +$773.2 million Arts and Recreation Services, Gold Coast City: +$93.8 million Other Services, Gold Coast City: +$54.6 million
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts

Emerging groups

The total value added by industry in Gold Coast City increased by 5,347.8 million between 2012/13 and 2017/18.

The largest changes in the value added by industries between 2012/13 and 2017/18 in Gold Coast City were for:

  • Construction (+$975 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$773 million)
  • Administrative and Support Services (+$598 million)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (+$511 million)

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