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Northern Midlands Council area

Value added

In Northern Midlands Council area, Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing is the most productive industry, generating $222 million in 2016/17.

Value added by industry is an indicator of business productivity in Northern Tasmania Region. 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 Tasmania Region’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 Midlands Council area - Constant prices2016/172011/12Change
Industry
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$m%Regional TAS%$m%Regional TAS%2011/12 to 2016/17
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing222.232.816.2196.634.615.0+25.6
Mining13.01.98.111.01.99.5+2.0
Manufacturing88.413.18.684.614.911.2+3.8
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services5.70.82.311.82.12.9-6.1
Construction55.38.26.448.38.55.7+7.0
Wholesale Trade80.311.94.334.06.03.9+46.3
Retail Trade22.33.35.417.53.15.3+4.9
Accommodation and Food Services9.91.52.712.32.23.1-2.4
Transport, Postal and Warehousing70.210.45.350.48.95.6+19.8
Information Media and Telecommunications6.91.02.64.10.72.2+2.8
Financial and Insurance Services8.01.26.29.51.76.2-1.5
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services7.71.11.75.41.01.3+2.3
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services4.10.62.04.90.92.0-0.8
Administrative and Support Services9.11.31.74.00.72.0+5.1
Public Administration and Safety15.22.24.321.93.84.4-6.7
Education and Training11.81.86.112.22.26.3-0.4
Health Care and Social Assistance35.45.213.531.05.511.1+4.4
Arts and Recreation Services2.10.30.91.70.30.8+0.3
Other Services8.81.31.77.21.31.7+1.6

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id , the population experts.

Data are based on a 2015-16 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 2016/17
Value added by industry sector 2016/17 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Regional TAS: 16.2% Mining, Regional TAS: 8.1% Manufacturing, Regional TAS: 8.6% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Regional TAS: 2.3% Construction, Regional TAS: 6.4% Wholesale Trade, Regional TAS: 4.3% Retail Trade, Regional TAS: 5.4% Accommodation and Food Services, Regional TAS: 2.7% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Regional TAS: 5.3% Information Media and Telecommunications, Regional TAS: 2.6% Financial and Insurance Services, Regional TAS: 6.2% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Regional TAS: 1.7% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Regional TAS: 2.0% Administrative and Support Services, Regional TAS: 1.7% Public Administration and Safety, Regional TAS: 4.3% Education and Training, Regional TAS: 6.1% Health Care and Social Assistance, Regional TAS: 13.5% Arts and Recreation Services, Regional TAS: 0.9% Other Services, Regional TAS: 1.7% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Northern Midlands Council area: 32.8% Mining, Northern Midlands Council area: 1.9% Manufacturing, Northern Midlands Council area: 13.1% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Northern Midlands Council area: 0.8% Construction, Northern Midlands Council area: 8.2% Wholesale Trade, Northern Midlands Council area: 11.9% Retail Trade, Northern Midlands Council area: 3.3% Accommodation and Food Services, Northern Midlands Council area: 1.5% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Northern Midlands Council area: 10.4% Information Media and Telecommunications, Northern Midlands Council area: 1.0% Financial and Insurance Services, Northern Midlands Council area: 1.2% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Northern Midlands Council area: 1.1% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Northern Midlands Council area: 0.6% Administrative and Support Services, Northern Midlands Council area: 1.3% Public Administration and Safety, Northern Midlands Council area: 2.2% Education and Training, Northern Midlands Council area: 1.8% Health Care and Social Assistance, Northern Midlands Council area: 5.2% Arts and Recreation Services, Northern Midlands Council area: 0.3% Other Services, Northern Midlands Council area: 1.3%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts

Dominant groups

An analysis of the valued added by industry sectors in Northern Midlands Council area in 2016/17 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing ($222 million or 32.8%)
  • Manufacturing ($88 million or 13.1%)
  • Wholesale Trade ($80 million or 11.9%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $391 million in total or 57.8% of the total value added by industry in Northern Midlands Council area.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Regional TAS accounted for 16.2% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing; 8.6% in Manufacturing; and 4.3% in Wholesale Trade.

The major differences between the value added by industries of Northern Midlands Council area and Regional TAS were:

  • A larger percentage of value added by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (32.8% compared to 16.2%)
  • A larger percentage of value added by Wholesale Trade (11.9% compared to 4.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of value added by Health Care and Social Assistance (5.2% compared to 13.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of value added by Mining (1.9% compared to 8.1%)

Change in value added by industry sector, 2011/12 to 2016/17
Change in value added by industry sector, 2011/12 to 2016/17 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Northern Midlands Council area: +$25.6 million Mining, Northern Midlands Council area: +$2.0 million Manufacturing, Northern Midlands Council area: +$3.8 million Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Northern Midlands Council area: -$6.1 million Construction, Northern Midlands Council area: +$7.0 million Wholesale Trade, Northern Midlands Council area: +$46.3 million Retail Trade, Northern Midlands Council area: +$4.9 million Accommodation and Food Services, Northern Midlands Council area: -$2.4 million Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Northern Midlands Council area: +$19.8 million Information Media and Telecommunications, Northern Midlands Council area: +$2.8 million Financial and Insurance Services, Northern Midlands Council area: -$1.5 million Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Northern Midlands Council area: +$2.3 million Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Northern Midlands Council area: -$0.8 million Administrative and Support Services, Northern Midlands Council area: +$5.1 million Public Administration and Safety, Northern Midlands Council area: -$6.7 million Education and Training, Northern Midlands Council area: -$0.4 million Health Care and Social Assistance, Northern Midlands Council area: +$4.4 million Arts and Recreation Services, Northern Midlands Council area: +$0.3 million Other Services, Northern Midlands Council area: +$1.6 million
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts

Emerging groups

The total value added by industry in Northern Midlands Council area increased by 108.0 million between 2011/12 and 2016/17.

There were no major changes in the value added by industries between 2011/12 and 2016/17 in Northern Midlands Council area.

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