City of Kalamunda

Value added

In the City of Kalamunda, Transport, Postal and Warehousing most productive industry, generating $290 million in 2020/21.

Value added by industry is an indicator of business productivity in the City of Kalamunda. 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 Kalamunda’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 Kalamunda2020/212015/16Change
Industry$m%. Western Australia$m%. Western Australia2015/16 - 2020/21
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing39.
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services50.12.41.756.22.82.0-6.2
Wholesale Trade215.710.42.681.04.02.4+134.7
Retail Trade93.64.53.1102.85.13.1-9.2
Accommodation and Food Services44.82.21.554.22.71.7-9.4
Transport, Postal and Warehousing289.814.03.3398.919.84.0-109.1
Information Media and Telecommunications10.60.50.912.70.60.9-2.0
Financial and Insurance Services134.06.53.8135.26.73.8-1.2
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services49.92.41.857.32.92.0-7.4
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services73.
Administrative and Support Services49.
Public Administration and Safety49.32.43.661.63.13.7-12.2
Education and Training123.45.93.4135.26.73.5-11.8
Health Care and Social Assistance223.410.85.8106.05.34.7+117.3
Arts and Recreation Services6.
Other Services67.63.31.755.32.81.4+12.3
Total industries2,076.4100.0100.02,009.8100.0100.0+66.6

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 Kalamunda in 2020/21 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (290 million or 14.0%)
  • Manufacturing (229 million or 11.0%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (223 million or 10.8%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 742 million in total or 35.7% of the total value added by industry in the the City of Kalamunda.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Western Australia accounted for 3.3% in Transport, Postal and Warehousing; 5.5% in Manufacturing and 5.8% in Health Care and Social Assistance.

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

  • A smaller percentage of value added by Mining (6.3% compared to 45.0%)
  • A larger percentage of value added by Transport, Postal and Warehousing (14.0% compared to 3.3%)
  • A larger percentage of value added by Wholesale Trade (10.4% compared to 2.6%)
  • A larger percentage of value added by Manufacturing (11.0% compared to 5.5%)

Emerging groups

The total value added by industry in the City of Kalamunda $increased by 67 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 Kalamunda were for:

  • Wholesale Trade (+$135 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$117 million)
  • Mining (+$13 million)
  • Other Services (+$12 million)

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