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Value added

In the Northern Beaches Council area, Professional, Scientific and Technical Services is the most productive industry, generating $1,348 million in 2017/18.

Value added by industry is an indicator of business productivity in Northern Beaches Council area. 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 Northern Beaches Council area’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 analysis section. 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.

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Value added by industry sector
Northern Beaches Council area - Constant prices2017/182012/13Change
Industry
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$m%New South Wales%$m%New South Wales%2012/13 to 2017/18
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing107.80.91.856.70.62.3+51.1
Mining9.10.12.126.20.32.1-17.1
Manufacturing1,056.38.96.6974.89.67.8+81.5
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services209.21.82.3171.81.73.2+37.4
Construction716.76.08.2565.25.67.9+151.5
Wholesale Trade1,113.09.45.01,107.410.94.9+5.6
Retail Trade1,095.59.25.3899.98.95.3+195.6
Accommodation and Food Services549.44.63.3466.24.63.1+83.2
Transport, Postal and Warehousing395.73.36.0336.33.36.7+59.5
Information Media and Telecommunications450.13.84.4310.93.14.0+139.3
Financial and Insurance Services767.16.514.9707.17.014.1+60.0
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services776.86.54.4639.36.33.8+137.5
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1,348.411.49.81,257.112.49.0+91.3
Administrative and Support Services615.25.24.3479.84.74.4+135.4
Public Administration and Safety333.52.85.7306.93.05.8+26.6
Education and Training645.45.45.6551.25.45.5+94.2
Health Care and Social Assistance1,141.59.67.4860.98.57.1+280.6
Arts and Recreation Services182.11.51.0114.31.10.9+67.9
Other Services348.62.91.9334.63.32.1+13.9

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

Value added by industry sector 2017/18
Value added by industry sector 2017/18 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, New South Wales: 1.8% Mining, New South Wales: 2.1% Manufacturing, New South Wales: 6.6% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, New South Wales: 2.3% Construction, New South Wales: 8.2% Wholesale Trade, New South Wales: 5.0% Retail Trade, New South Wales: 5.3% Accommodation and Food Services, New South Wales: 3.3% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, New South Wales: 6.0% Information Media and Telecommunications, New South Wales: 4.4% Financial and Insurance Services, New South Wales: 14.9% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, New South Wales: 4.4% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, New South Wales: 9.8% Administrative and Support Services, New South Wales: 4.3% Public Administration and Safety, New South Wales: 5.7% Education and Training, New South Wales: 5.6% Health Care and Social Assistance, New South Wales: 7.4% Arts and Recreation Services, New South Wales: 1.0% Other Services, New South Wales: 1.9% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Northern Beaches Council area: 0.9% Mining, Northern Beaches Council area: 0.1% Manufacturing, Northern Beaches Council area: 8.9% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Northern Beaches Council area: 1.8% Construction, Northern Beaches Council area: 6.0% Wholesale Trade, Northern Beaches Council area: 9.4% Retail Trade, Northern Beaches Council area: 9.2% Accommodation and Food Services, Northern Beaches Council area: 4.6% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Northern Beaches Council area: 3.3% Information Media and Telecommunications, Northern Beaches Council area: 3.8% Financial and Insurance Services, Northern Beaches Council area: 6.5% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Northern Beaches Council area: 6.5% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Northern Beaches Council area: 11.4% Administrative and Support Services, Northern Beaches Council area: 5.2% Public Administration and Safety, Northern Beaches Council area: 2.8% Education and Training, Northern Beaches Council area: 5.4% Health Care and Social Assistance, Northern Beaches Council area: 9.6% Arts and Recreation Services, Northern Beaches Council area: 1.5% Other Services, Northern Beaches Council area: 2.9%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts

Dominant groups

An analysis of the valued added by industry sectors in Northern Beaches Council area in 2017/18 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services ($1,348 million or 11.4%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance ($1,141 million or 9.6%)
  • Wholesale Trade ($1,113 million or 9.4%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $3,603 million in total or 30.4% of the total value added by industry in the Northern Beaches Council area.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 9.8% in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services; 7.4% in Health Care and Social Assistance; and 5.0% in Wholesale Trade.

The major differences between the value added by industries of the Northern Beaches Council area and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of value added by Wholesale Trade (9.4% compared to 5.0%)
  • A larger percentage of value added by Retail Trade (9.2% compared to 5.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of value added by Financial and Insurance Services (6.5% compared to 14.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of value added by Public Administration and Safety (2.8% compared to 5.7%)

Change in value added by industry sector, 2012/13 to 2017/18
Change in value added by industry sector, 2012/13 to 2017/18 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Northern Beaches Council area: +$51.1 million Mining, Northern Beaches Council area: -$17.1 million Manufacturing, Northern Beaches Council area: +$81.5 million Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Northern Beaches Council area: +$37.4 million Construction, Northern Beaches Council area: +$151.5 million Wholesale Trade, Northern Beaches Council area: +$5.6 million Retail Trade, Northern Beaches Council area: +$195.6 million Accommodation and Food Services, Northern Beaches Council area: +$83.2 million Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Northern Beaches Council area: +$59.5 million Information Media and Telecommunications, Northern Beaches Council area: +$139.3 million Financial and Insurance Services, Northern Beaches Council area: +$60.0 million Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Northern Beaches Council area: +$137.5 million Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Northern Beaches Council area: +$91.3 million Administrative and Support Services, Northern Beaches Council area: +$135.4 million Public Administration and Safety, Northern Beaches Council area: +$26.6 million Education and Training, Northern Beaches Council area: +$94.2 million Health Care and Social Assistance, Northern Beaches Council area: +$280.6 million Arts and Recreation Services, Northern Beaches Council area: +$67.9 million Other Services, Northern Beaches Council area: +$13.9 million
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts

Emerging groups

The total value added by industry in the Northern Beaches Council area increased by 1,695.0 million between 2012/13 and 2017/18.

The largest changes in the value added by industries between 2012/13 and 2017/18 in the Northern Beaches Council area were for:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$281 million)
  • Retail Trade (+$196 million)
  • Construction (+$152 million)
  • Information Media and Telecommunications (+$139 million)

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