City of Monash

Value added

In the City of Monash, Education and Training most productive industry, generating $1,756 million in 2018/19.

Value added by industry is an indicator of business productivity in the City of Monash. 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 Monash’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 Monash2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. Victoria$m%. Victoria2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing32.80.22.332.40.33.4+0.4
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services282.71.83.2313.32.53.2-30.6
Wholesale Trade1,608.410.15.11,430.511.35.3+177.9
Retail Trade1,
Accommodation and Food Services222.11.42.4186.31.52.3+35.8
Transport, Postal and Warehousing720.04.55.3675.15.36.1+44.9
Information Media and Telecommunications609.53.83.7434.53.43.3+175.0
Financial and Insurance Services1,
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services514.33.23.3408.23.23.2+106.1
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1,558.29.89.11,
Administrative and Support Services874.25.54.3598.54.74.1+275.8
Public Administration and Safety574.93.65.3489.43.95.7+85.5
Education and Training1,755.611.06.11,516.112.06.3+239.4
Health Care and Social Assistance1,676.810.59.51,
Arts and Recreation Services80.60.51.381.50.61.3-0.9
Other Services278.31.72.1248.22.02.2+30.0
Total industries15,919.1100.0100.012,678.9100.0100.0+3,240.2

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

  • Education and Training (1,756 million or 11.0%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (1,677 million or 10.5%)
  • Wholesale Trade (1,608 million or 10.1%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 5,041 million in total or 31.7% of the total value added by industry in the the City of Monash.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Victoria accounted for 6.1% in Education and Training; 9.5% in Health Care and Social Assistance and 5.1% in Wholesale Trade.

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

  • A larger percentage of value added by Wholesale Trade (10.1% compared to 5.1%)
  • A larger percentage of value added by Education and Training (11.0% compared to 6.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of value added by Financial and Insurance Services (8.0% compared to 12.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of value added by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (0.2% compared to 2.3%)

Emerging groups

The total value added by industry in the City of Monash $increased by 3,240 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 Monash were for:

  • Construction (+$536 million)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+$491 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$489 million)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$373 million)

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