City of Kwinana

Value added

In the City of Kwinana, Manufacturing most productive industry, generating $1,594 million in 2018/19.

Value added by industry is an indicator of business productivity in the City of Kwinana. 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 Kwinana’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 Kwinana2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. Western Australia$m%. Western Australia2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing71.82.22.867.31.82.9+4.5
Mining192.35.934.1236.56.526.7-44.2
Manufacturing1,594.249.25.61,687.446.06.4-93.2
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services123.43.81.9135.53.72.2-12.1
Construction372.111.57.3731.520.014.1-359.4
Wholesale Trade76.22.43.896.72.63.7-20.5
Retail Trade58.91.83.649.51.43.7+9.4
Accommodation and Food Services26.50.81.920.90.62.0+5.6
Transport, Postal and Warehousing131.54.14.5149.74.14.5-18.2
Information Media and Telecommunications4.30.11.33.20.11.1+1.1
Financial and Insurance Services145.74.55.178.62.14.4+67.1
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services29.20.92.233.60.92.6-4.5
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services55.91.76.052.31.46.7+3.6
Administrative and Support Services46.41.42.451.21.43.1-4.8
Public Administration and Safety117.13.64.5136.33.74.6-19.2
Education and Training88.32.74.048.71.33.9+39.5
Health Care and Social Assistance71.42.26.456.41.55.4+14.9
Arts and Recreation Services6.50.20.65.60.20.6+0.8
Other Services29.10.91.924.20.71.6+4.9
Total industries3,240.7100.0100.03,665.3100.0100.0-424.6

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

  • Manufacturing (1,594 million or 49.2%)
  • Construction (372 million or 11.5%)
  • Mining (192 million or 5.9%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 2,159 million in total or 66.6% of the total value added by industry in the the City of Kwinana.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Western Australia accounted for 5.6% in Manufacturing; 7.3% in Construction and 34.1% in Mining.

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

  • A larger percentage of value added by Manufacturing (49.2% compared to 5.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of value added by Mining (5.9% compared to 34.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of value added by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (1.7% compared to 6.0%)
  • A larger percentage of value added by Construction (11.5% compared to 7.3%)

Emerging groups

The total value added by industry in the City of Kwinana $decreased by -425 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 Kwinana were for:

  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$67 million)
  • Education and Training (+$40 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$15 million)
  • Retail Trade (+$9 million)

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