Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region)

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Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region)

Value added

In the Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region), Transport, Postal and Warehousing most productive industry, generating $3,856 million in 2018/19.

Value added by industry is an indicator of business productivity in the Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region). 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 Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region)’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
Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region)2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. Western Australia$m%. Western Australia2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing351.41.12.8379.01.32.9-27.6
Mining2,142.87.034.12,001.36.726.7+141.5
Manufacturing2,730.18.95.62,974.49.96.4-244.3
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services581.51.91.9759.42.52.2-177.9
Construction3,208.610.57.34,564.615.214.1-1,356.1
Wholesale Trade3,217.610.53.82,611.38.73.7+606.3
Retail Trade1,669.75.53.61,499.95.03.7+169.7
Accommodation and Food Services681.82.21.9659.92.22.0+21.9
Transport, Postal and Warehousing3,856.312.64.53,554.411.84.5+301.8
Information Media and Telecommunications408.61.31.3299.01.01.1+109.6
Financial and Insurance Services1,180.33.95.1855.32.84.4+325.1
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services818.12.72.2889.43.02.6-71.3
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1,996.46.56.01,910.76.46.7+85.7
Administrative and Support Services1,018.83.32.41,143.63.83.1-124.8
Public Administration and Safety1,539.25.04.51,462.74.94.6+76.6
Education and Training1,967.36.44.01,827.06.13.9+140.3
Health Care and Social Assistance1,899.06.26.41,484.34.95.4+414.7
Arts and Recreation Services469.71.50.6491.41.60.6-21.6
Other Services852.42.81.9707.22.41.6+145.2
Total industries30,589.5100.0100.030,074.7100.0100.0+514.8

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts. 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 Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region) in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (3,856 million or 12.6%)
  • Wholesale Trade (3,218 million or 10.5%)
  • Construction (3,209 million or 10.5%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 10,282 million in total or 33.6% of the total value added by industry in the the Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region).

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Western Australia accounted for 4.5% in Transport, Postal and Warehousing; 3.8% in Wholesale Trade and 7.3% in Construction.

The major differences between the value added by industries of the Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region) and Western Australia were:

  • A smaller percentage of value added by Mining (7.0% compared to 34.1%)
  • A larger percentage of value added by Transport, Postal and Warehousing (12.6% compared to 4.5%)
  • A larger percentage of value added by Wholesale Trade (10.5% compared to 3.8%)
  • A larger percentage of value added by Manufacturing (8.9% compared to 5.6%)

Emerging groups

The total value added by industry in the Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region) $increased by 515 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

The largest changes in the value added by industries between 2013/14 and 2018/19 in the Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region) were for:

  • Wholesale Trade (+$606 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$415 million)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$325 million)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (+$302 million)

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