City of Kingston

Value added

In the City of Kingston, Manufacturing most productive industry, generating $1,889 million in 2018/19.

Value added by industry is an indicator of business productivity in the City of Kingston. 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 Kingston’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 Kingston2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. Victoria$m%. Victoria2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing61.60.72.373.40.93.4-11.8
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services212.42.33.2383.04.53.2-170.6
Wholesale Trade1,530.516.35.11,137.513.45.3+393.0
Retail Trade788.08.45.7694.68.25.6+93.4
Accommodation and Food Services203.62.22.4174.92.12.3+28.6
Transport, Postal and Warehousing533.15.75.3517.26.16.1+15.9
Information Media and Telecommunications186.12.03.7133.21.63.3+52.9
Financial and Insurance Services426.94.612.6348.04.111.8+78.9
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services238.12.53.3195.12.33.2+43.0
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services581.76.29.1447.45.38.4+134.3
Administrative and Support Services331.03.54.3290.33.44.1+40.7
Public Administration and Safety310.73.35.3299.83.55.7+10.9
Education and Training362.93.96.1341.74.06.3+21.2
Health Care and Social Assistance611.76.59.5493.75.88.3+118.0
Arts and Recreation Services118.31.31.384.11.01.3+34.2
Other Services290.13.12.1257.73.02.2+32.4
Total industries9,376.8100.0100.08,462.2100.0100.0+914.6

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 Kingston in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing (1,889 million or 20.1%)
  • Wholesale Trade (1,530 million or 16.3%)
  • Retail Trade (788 million or 8.4%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 4,207 million in total or 44.9% of the total value added by industry in the the City of Kingston.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Victoria accounted for 8.1% in Manufacturing; 5.1% in Wholesale Trade and 5.7% in Retail Trade.

The major differences between the value added by industries of the City of Kingston and Victoria were:

  • A larger percentage of value added by Manufacturing (20.1% compared to 8.1%)
  • A larger percentage of value added by Wholesale Trade (16.3% compared to 5.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of value added by Financial and Insurance Services (4.6% compared to 12.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of value added by Health Care and Social Assistance (6.5% compared to 9.5%)

Emerging groups

The total value added by industry in the City of Kingston $increased by 915 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 Kingston were for:

  • Wholesale Trade (+$393 million)
  • Construction (+$240 million)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+$134 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$118 million)

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