Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council

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Value added

In the Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area, Public Administration and Safety most productive industry, generating $317 million in 2018/19.

Value added by industry is an indicator of business productivity in the Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional 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 the Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional 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 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
Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. NSW$m%. NSW2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing58.43.02.066.73.72.5-8.2
Mining26.71.43.430.31.73.7-3.5
Manufacturing162.08.56.1126.27.17.2+35.8
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services47.52.52.485.24.83.0-37.7
Construction267.614.08.9231.413.08.4+36.2
Wholesale Trade88.44.64.844.52.54.5+44.0
Retail Trade105.35.55.1108.76.15.2-3.4
Accommodation and Food Services67.33.53.161.13.43.0+6.2
Transport, Postal and Warehousing86.34.55.896.55.46.4-10.2
Information Media and Telecommunications15.70.83.915.60.93.7+0.1
Financial and Insurance Services41.72.214.245.62.613.9-4.0
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services91.54.84.671.64.04.0+19.8
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services167.88.89.9129.37.38.8+38.4
Administrative and Support Services43.02.24.647.22.74.4-4.1
Public Administration and Safety317.416.65.4328.618.55.6-11.3
Education and Training123.26.45.3102.25.75.4+21.0
Health Care and Social Assistance129.36.77.6117.56.67.0+11.7
Arts and Recreation Services20.81.11.020.51.20.9+0.3
Other Services56.63.02.151.12.92.2+5.5
Total industries1,916.6100.0100.01,780.0100.0100.0+136.6

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. Compiled and presented in economy.id 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 Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Public Administration and Safety (317 million or 16.6%)
  • Construction (268 million or 14.0%)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (168 million or 8.8%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 753 million in total or 39.3% of the total value added by industry in the the Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in NSW accounted for 5.4% in Public Administration and Safety; 8.9% in Construction and 9.9% in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services.

The major differences between the value added by industries of the Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area and NSW were:

  • A smaller percentage of value added by Financial and Insurance Services (2.2% compared to 14.2%)
  • A larger percentage of value added by Public Administration and Safety (16.6% compared to 5.4%)
  • A larger percentage of value added by Construction (14.0% compared to 8.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of value added by Information Media and Telecommunications (0.8% compared to 3.9%)

Emerging groups

The total value added by industry in the Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area $increased by 137 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

The largest changes in the value added by industries between 2013/14 and 2018/19 in the Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area were for:

  • Wholesale Trade (+$44 million)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+$38 million)
  • Construction (+$36 million)
  • Manufacturing (+$36 million)

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