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Value added

In the City of Ipswich, Manufacturing most productive industry, generating $1,189 million in 2018/19.

Value added by industry is an indicator of business productivity in the City of Ipswich. 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 Ipswich’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 Ipswich2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. Queensland$m%. Queensland2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing100.
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services362.94.53.6297.74.13.4+65.3
Wholesale Trade292.23.64.2257.93.64.3+34.3
Retail Trade558.66.95.0434.46.05.2+124.2
Accommodation and Food Services220.62.73.1180.22.53.1+40.5
Transport, Postal and Warehousing454.55.65.9325.54.55.8+129.0
Information Media and Telecommunications73.50.91.745.80.61.5+27.7
Financial and Insurance Services525.26.57.0372.75.26.5+152.4
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services184.52.33.3176.42.43.3+8.1
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services301.03.76.6251.03.56.4+50.0
Administrative and Support Services229.32.83.8172.42.43.2+56.9
Public Administration and Safety845.810.46.1876.912.16.0-31.2
Education and Training550.16.85.6509.97.15.7+40.2
Health Care and Social Assistance811.310.09.0567.27.96.9+244.0
Arts and Recreation Services51.40.60.931.20.40.8+20.1
Other Services161.92.02.3140.01.92.2+21.9
Total industries8,128.8100.0100.07,224.4100.0100.0+904.3

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. Compiled and presented in 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 Ipswich in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing (1,189 million or 14.6%)
  • Construction (1,089 million or 13.4%)
  • Public Administration and Safety (846 million or 10.4%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 3,124 million in total or 38.4% of the total value added by industry in the the City of Ipswich.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Queensland accounted for 6.9% in Manufacturing; 8.8% in Construction and 6.1% in Public Administration and Safety.

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

  • A smaller percentage of value added by Mining (1.6% compared to 13.1%)
  • A larger percentage of value added by Manufacturing (14.6% compared to 6.9%)
  • A larger percentage of value added by Construction (13.4% compared to 8.8%)
  • A larger percentage of value added by Public Administration and Safety (10.4% compared to 6.1%)

Emerging groups

The total value added by industry in the City of Ipswich $increased by 904 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 Ipswich were for:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$244 million)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$152 million)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (+$129 million)
  • Manufacturing (+$127 million)

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