Goulburn Mulwaree Council area

Value added

In Goulburn Mulwaree Council area, Construction most productive industry, generating $195 million in 2020/21.

Value added by industry is an indicator of business productivity in Goulburn Mulwaree Council area. 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 Goulburn Mulwaree Council area’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
Goulburn Mulwaree Council area2020/212015/16Change
Industry$m%. New South Wales$m%. New South Wales2015/16 - 2020/21
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing70.
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services25.41.82.431.42.52.6-6.0
Wholesale Trade36.92.65.331.72.55.2+5.2
Retail Trade85.76.15.495.47.65.2-9.7
Accommodation and Food Services54.53.92.653.14.23.0+1.4
Transport, Postal and Warehousing109.57.95.3108.48.66.4+1.1
Information Media and Telecommunications12.
Financial and Insurance Services40.62.912.741.43.313.3-0.7
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services39.82.94.652.04.14.4-12.2
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services47.73.410.741.23.38.9+6.5
Administrative and Support Services38.22.74.442.13.34.7-3.8
Public Administration and Safety183.913.25.7175.013.95.4+8.9
Education and Training86.16.25.993.67.46.0-7.5
Health Care and Social Assistance189.713.68.5149.211.87.1+40.5
Arts and Recreation Services6.
Other Services37.32.71.932.92.62.1+4.4
Total industries1,394.1100.0100.01,260.8100.0100.0+133.4

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2021. Compiled and presented in economy.id 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 Goulburn Mulwaree Council area in 2020/21 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Construction (195 million or 14.0%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (190 million or 13.6%)
  • Public Administration and Safety (184 million or 13.2%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 568 million in total or 40.8% of the total value added by industry in the Goulburn Mulwaree Council area.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 8.7% in Construction; 8.5% in Health Care and Social Assistance and 5.7% in Public Administration and Safety.

The major differences between the value added by industries of Goulburn Mulwaree Council area and New South Wales were:

  • A smaller percentage of value added by Financial and Insurance Services (2.9% compared to 12.7%)
  • A larger percentage of value added by Public Administration and Safety (13.2% compared to 5.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of value added by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (3.4% compared to 10.7%)
  • A larger percentage of value added by Construction (14.0% compared to 8.7%)

Emerging groups

The total value added by industry in Goulburn Mulwaree Council area $increased by 133 million between 2015/16 and 2020/21.

The largest changes in the value added by industries between 2015/16 and 2020/21 in Goulburn Mulwaree Council area were for:

  • Construction (+$73 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$40 million)
  • Manufacturing (+$21 million)
  • Public Administration and Safety (+$9 million)

Goulburn Mulwaree

economic profile