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Northern Beaches Council area

Industry sector analysis - All industries

In 2017/18, the Northern Beaches Council area contributed 2.8% of New South Wales’s employment and 2.6% of its value added.

Industry sector profiles reveal the way in which each industry contributes to the economy in the Northern Beaches Council area using ten economic measures generated by NIEIR economic modelling. This helps in understanding the role each industry sector plays in the economy.

For example, some industry sectors generate substantial output (turnover), but are not big employers and targeting those industry sectors may not meet the economic development objective of maximising employment.

In the first chart, you can also see how the output of an industry is divided between local sales, domestic exports and international exports. This information can reveal how an industry is structured, and whether it is focused on exporting or on serving the local population.

The table and second chart also show how the Northern Beaches Council area contributes to the wider economy. For example, the Northern Beaches Council area contributes 2.8% of New South Wales’s employment.

Industry sector analysis data should be viewed in conjunction with Employment by industry (Total), Employment by industry (FTE), Value added, Imports and Exports to see how each specific industry fits into the wider picture of all industries within the Northern Beaches Council area. To see how concentrated each industry sector is, visit the Employment locations section.

The third chart refers to how employment in the Northern Beaches Council area has changed overtime and how it compares to expected changes based on benchmark and industry trends. This type of analysis is explored further within the Shift-share analysis economic tool.”

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

Industry sector analysis
Northern Beaches Council area - All industries - Constant prices2017/182012/13Change
Economic measureNorthern Beaches Council areaNew South WalesNorthern Beaches Council area as a % of New South WalesNorthern Beaches Council areaNew South WalesNorthern Beaches Council area as a % of New South Wales2012/13 to 2017/18
Employment (total)113,8094,009,5342.8%99,0413,564,0272.8%+14,768
Employment (FTE)89,3453,325,1352.7%79,7893,042,7212.6%+9,556
FTE to total employment ratio0.790.83--0.810.85---0.02
Output/Total Sales ($m)29,166.811,087,035.252.7%24,647.92958,237.242.6%+4,518.89
Value add ($m)12,088.57469,337.632.6%10,166.49409,917.452.5%+1,922.07
Exports ($m)6,762.62371,158.861.8%5,841.15333,695.501.8%+921.47
Exports (domestic) ($m)5,650.83301,549.691.9%4,891.26271,128.521.8%+759.57
Exports (international) ($m)1,111.7869,609.171.6%949.8862,566.981.5%+161.90
Imports($m)12,199.33389,469.053.1%9,918.24338,858.122.9%+2,281.08
Imports (domestic) ($m)8,529.86261,583.813.3%7,029.17232,236.543.0%+1,500.69
Imports (international) ($m)3,669.47127,885.242.9%2,889.07106,621.582.7%+780.40
Local Sales ($m)22,435.54718,369.143.1%18,837.25625,770.973.0%+3,598.29
Worker productivity ($ per worker)106,218117,055--102,649115,015--+3,569

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id , the population experts.

Data are based on a 2016-17 price base for all years. NIEIR-ID data are inflation adjusted each year to allow direct comparison, and annual data releases adjust previous years’ figures to a new base year.Learn more

Economic output by destination
Economic output by destination Northern Beaches Council area, Local Sales: 76.8% Northern Beaches Council area, Exports (international): 3.8% Northern Beaches Council area, Exports (domestic): 19.4% New South Wales, Local Sales: 65.9% New South Wales, Exports (international): 6.4% New South Wales, Exports (domestic): 27.7%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Industry contribution to New South Wales 2017/18
Industry contribution to New South Wales 2017/18 Employment (total), Northern Beaches Council area - All industries: 2.8% Employment (FTE), Northern Beaches Council area - All industries: 2.7% Output/Total Sales ($m), Northern Beaches Council area - All industries: 2.7% Value add ($m), Northern Beaches Council area - All industries: 2.6% Exports ($m), Northern Beaches Council area - All industries: 1.8% Exports (domestic) ($m), Northern Beaches Council area - All industries: 1.9% Exports (international) ($m), Northern Beaches Council area - All industries: 1.6% Imports($m), Northern Beaches Council area - All industries: 3.1% Imports (domestic) ($m), Northern Beaches Council area - All industries: 3.3% Imports (international) ($m), Northern Beaches Council area - All industries: 2.9% Local Sales ($m), Northern Beaches Council area - All industries: 3.1%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Shift-share analysis for Employment (Total) 2012/13 to 2017/18
Shift-share analysis for Employment (Total) 2012/13 to 2017/18 Net change in Benchmark Growth (BG) effect, Northern Beaches Council area relative to New South Wales: 12,380.3 Net change in Industry Mix (IM) effect, Northern Beaches Council area relative to New South Wales: 0.0 Net change in Expected change (BG + IM), Northern Beaches Council area relative to New South Wales: 12,380.3 Net change in Actual change, Northern Beaches Council area relative to New South Wales: 14,767.6 Net change in Regional Competitive (RC) effect, Northern Beaches Council area relative to New South Wales: 2,387.3
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
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