City of Melville

Value added

In the City of Melville, Health Care and Social Assistance most productive industry, generating $1,273 million in 2018/19.

Value added by industry is an indicator of business productivity in the City of Melville. 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 Melville’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 Melville2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. Western Australia$m%. Western Australia2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing24.40.52.844.41.02.9-20.0
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services12.10.21.916.10.42.2-4.1
Wholesale Trade148.73.03.8186.44.23.7-37.7
Retail Trade361.57.43.6420.09.43.7-58.5
Accommodation and Food Services132.22.71.9137.83.12.0-5.7
Transport, Postal and Warehousing71.81.54.5135.73.04.5-64.0
Information Media and Telecommunications46.81.01.340.20.91.1+6.6
Financial and Insurance Services231.44.75.1205.24.64.4+26.2
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services214.54.42.2257.15.82.6-42.6
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services353.27.26.0378.98.56.7-25.7
Administrative and Support Services105.82.22.4151.13.43.1-45.3
Public Administration and Safety263.65.44.5220.24.94.6+43.5
Education and Training572.911.74.0544.712.23.9+28.3
Health Care and Social Assistance1,272.526.06.4791.217.85.4+481.3
Arts and Recreation Services20.20.40.623.40.50.6-3.2
Other Services169.63.51.9132.03.01.6+37.5
Total industries4,893.0100.0100.04,454.3100.0100.0+438.6

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

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (1,273 million or 26.0%)
  • Education and Training (573 million or 11.7%)
  • Construction (493 million or 10.1%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 2,338 million in total or 47.8% of the total value added by industry in the the City of Melville.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Western Australia accounted for 6.4% in Health Care and Social Assistance; 4.0% in Education and Training and 7.3% in Construction.

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

  • A smaller percentage of value added by Mining (4.8% compared to 34.1%)
  • A larger percentage of value added by Health Care and Social Assistance (26.0% compared to 6.4%)
  • A larger percentage of value added by Education and Training (11.7% compared to 4.0%)
  • A larger percentage of value added by Retail Trade (7.4% compared to 3.6%)

Emerging groups

The total value added by industry in the City of Melville $increased by 439 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 Melville were for:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$481 million)
  • Construction (+$160 million)
  • Public Administration and Safety (+$43 million)
  • Other Services (+$38 million)

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