City of Gosnells

Value added

In the City of Gosnells, Construction most productive industry, generating $407 million in 2020/21.

Value added by industry is an indicator of business productivity in the City of Gosnells. 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 the City of Gosnells’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
City of Gosnells2020/212015/16Change
Industry$m%. Western Australia$m%. Western Australia2015/16 - 2020/21
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing28.
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services22.80.71.727.10.82.0-4.3
Wholesale Trade169.15.62.684.92.62.4+84.2
Retail Trade232.17.63.1250.57.83.1-18.3
Accommodation and Food Services64.12.11.576.62.41.7-12.5
Transport, Postal and Warehousing139.64.63.3167.55.24.0-27.9
Information Media and Telecommunications11.10.40.919.80.60.9-8.7
Financial and Insurance Services84.72.83.881.42.53.8+3.3
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services78.52.61.887.72.72.0-9.1
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services157.65.25.1188.45.85.5-30.8
Administrative and Support Services76.92.52.1104.23.22.4-27.4
Public Administration and Safety241.47.93.6302.39.43.7-60.9
Education and Training240.17.93.4260.88.13.5-20.7
Health Care and Social Assistance389.512.85.8240.77.54.7+148.8
Arts and Recreation Services13.30.40.513.40.40.5-0.1
Other Services158.75.21.7118.63.71.4+40.2
Total industries3,044.1100.0100.03,222.6100.0100.0-178.5

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2021. 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 the City of Gosnells in 2020/21 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Construction (407 million or 13.4%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (389 million or 12.8%)
  • Manufacturing (323 million or 10.6%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 1,119 million in total or 36.8% of the total value added by industry in the the City of Gosnells.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Western Australia accounted for 6.1% in Construction; 5.8% in Health Care and Social Assistance and 5.5% in Manufacturing.

The major differences between the value added by industries of the City of Gosnells and Western Australia were:

  • A smaller percentage of value added by Mining (6.8% compared to 45.0%)
  • A larger percentage of value added by Construction (13.4% compared to 6.1%)
  • A larger percentage of value added by Health Care and Social Assistance (12.8% compared to 5.8%)
  • A larger percentage of value added by Manufacturing (10.6% compared to 5.5%)

Emerging groups

The total value added by industry in the City of Gosnells $decreased by -179 million between 2015/16 and 2020/21.

The largest changes in the value added by industries between 2015/16 and 2020/21 in the City of Gosnells were for:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$149 million)
  • Wholesale Trade (+$84 million)
  • Other Services (+$40 million)
  • Manufacturing (+$20 million)

City of Gosnells

economic profile