Logan City

Value added

In the Logan City, Construction most productive industry, generating $1,407 million in 2020/21.

Value added by industry is an indicator of business productivity in the Logan City. 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 Logan City’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
Logan City2020/212015/16Change
Industry$m%. Queensland$m%. Queensland2015/16 - 2020/21
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing107.91.03.1119.01.33.6-11.1
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services210.41.93.4251.82.73.8-41.4
Wholesale Trade779.37.24.1613.36.63.7+165.9
Retail Trade1,
Accommodation and Food Services243.52.22.8277.43.03.1-33.9
Transport, Postal and Warehousing671.86.25.5555.95.96.0+115.9
Information Media and Telecommunications120.11.11.6104.61.11.4+15.5
Financial and Insurance Services550.25.16.5514.15.56.6+36.1
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services385.33.63.3374.94.03.3+10.4
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services533.24.97.2501.75.46.6+31.5
Administrative and Support Services501.04.63.5447.94.83.3+53.1
Public Administration and Safety556.15.16.6483.95.26.2+72.2
Education and Training821.67.66.0772.18.36.1+49.5
Health Care and Social Assistance1,357.512.510.1975.310.47.8+382.3
Arts and Recreation Services77.40.70.953.30.60.8+24.1
Other Services351.23.22.2310.63.32.3+40.6
Total industries10,833.9100.0100.09,346.6100.0100.0+1,487.4

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2021. 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 Logan City in 2020/21 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Construction (1,407 million or 13.0%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (1,358 million or 12.5%)
  • Manufacturing (1,039 million or 9.6%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 3,803 million in total or 35.1% of the total value added by industry in the the Logan City.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Queensland accounted for 8.4% in Construction; 10.1% in Health Care and Social Assistance and 7.1% in Manufacturing.

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

  • A smaller percentage of value added by Mining (1.0% compared to 12.1%)
  • A larger percentage of value added by Construction (13.0% compared to 8.4%)
  • A larger percentage of value added by Retail Trade (9.4% compared to 5.4%)
  • A larger percentage of value added by Wholesale Trade (7.2% compared to 4.1%)

Emerging groups

The total value added by industry in the Logan City $increased by 1,487 million between 2015/16 and 2020/21.

The largest changes in the value added by industries between 2015/16 and 2020/21 in the Logan City were for:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$382 million)
  • Construction (+$378 million)
  • Wholesale Trade (+$166 million)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (+$116 million)

City of Logan

economic profile