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City of Armadale

Value added

In the City of Armadale, Construction most productive industry, generating $324 million in 2018/19.

Value added by industry is an indicator of business productivity in the City of Armadale. 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 Armadale’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.

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National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Value added by industry sector
City of Armadale2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. Western Australia$m%. Western Australia2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing58.52.72.872.54.02.9-14.1
Mining20.30.934.117.51.026.7+2.8
Manufacturing193.78.85.6132.87.46.4+60.9
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services65.93.01.932.31.82.2+33.6
Construction324.414.87.3408.522.714.1-84.1
Wholesale Trade80.43.73.859.73.33.7+20.7
Retail Trade228.210.43.6156.48.73.7+71.8
Accommodation and Food Services67.93.11.965.73.72.0+2.3
Transport, Postal and Warehousing76.93.54.566.23.74.5+10.8
Information Media and Telecommunications17.40.81.313.70.81.1+3.7
Financial and Insurance Services69.43.25.147.12.64.4+22.3
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services78.73.62.275.84.22.6+3.0
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services92.04.26.071.64.06.7+20.3
Administrative and Support Services59.82.72.458.83.33.1+1.0
Public Administration and Safety150.06.84.5104.05.84.6+46.0
Education and Training233.310.64.0132.17.43.9+101.2
Health Care and Social Assistance304.513.96.4227.412.75.4+77.1
Arts and Recreation Services12.30.60.611.40.60.6+0.9
Other Services60.22.71.942.52.41.6+17.7
Total industries2,193.7100.0100.01,795.9100.0100.0+397.8

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 City of Armadale in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Construction (324 million or 14.8%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (305 million or 13.9%)
  • Education and Training (233 million or 10.6%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 862 million in total or 39.3% of the total value added by industry in the the City of Armadale.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Western Australia accounted for 7.3% in Construction; 6.4% in Health Care and Social Assistance and 4.0% in Education and Training.

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

  • A smaller percentage of value added by Mining (0.9% compared to 34.1%)
  • A larger percentage of value added by Construction (14.8% compared to 7.3%)
  • A larger percentage of value added by Health Care and Social Assistance (13.9% compared to 6.4%)
  • A larger percentage of value added by Retail Trade (10.4% compared to 3.6%)

Emerging groups

The total value added by industry in the City of Armadale $increased by 398 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

The largest changes in the value added by industries between 2013/14 and 2018/19 in the City of Armadale were for:

  • Education and Training (+$101 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$77 million)
  • Retail Trade (+$72 million)
  • Manufacturing (+$61 million)

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