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RDA Darling Downs and South West Region

Value added

In the RDA Darling Downs and South West Region, Mining is the most productive industry, generating $3,857 million in 2018/19.

Value added by industry is an indicator of business productivity in RDA Darling Downs and South West 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 RDA Darling Downs and South West 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
RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Constant prices2018/192013/14Change
Industry
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$m%Queensland%$m%Queensland%2013/14 to 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing2,317.512.53.42,348.614.83.9-31.1
Mining3,857.020.812.61,330.58.49.0+2,526.4
Manufacturing1,012.75.47.0956.86.07.8+55.9
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services945.05.13.5642.04.13.5+303.0
Construction1,934.510.48.92,775.917.513.6-841.4
Wholesale Trade552.83.03.9558.63.54.4-5.9
Retail Trade793.44.35.2763.14.85.2+30.3
Accommodation and Food Services436.02.33.2382.82.43.1+53.2
Transport, Postal and Warehousing591.23.25.3818.85.26.7-227.7
Information Media and Telecommunications126.30.71.6186.81.21.5-60.6
Financial and Insurance Services1,047.85.67.4776.34.96.4+271.5
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services346.81.93.2335.12.13.3+11.8
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services536.12.96.6466.22.96.4+69.9
Administrative and Support Services288.61.63.8240.31.53.2+48.3
Public Administration and Safety790.84.36.0929.65.96.1-138.8
Education and Training1,059.85.76.0909.55.75.8+150.2
Health Care and Social Assistance1,529.68.29.2989.76.37.0+539.9
Arts and Recreation Services98.80.50.882.60.50.8+16.2
Other Services320.81.72.4330.02.12.3-9.2

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. 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 2018/19
Value added by industry sector 2018/19 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Queensland: 3.4% Mining, Queensland: 12.6% Manufacturing, Queensland: 7.0% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Queensland: 3.5% Construction, Queensland: 8.9% Wholesale Trade, Queensland: 3.9% Retail Trade, Queensland: 5.2% Accommodation and Food Services, Queensland: 3.2% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Queensland: 5.3% Information Media and Telecommunications, Queensland: 1.6% Financial and Insurance Services, Queensland: 7.4% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Queensland: 3.2% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Queensland: 6.6% Administrative and Support Services, Queensland: 3.8% Public Administration and Safety, Queensland: 6.0% Education and Training, Queensland: 6.0% Health Care and Social Assistance, Queensland: 9.2% Arts and Recreation Services, Queensland: 0.8% Other Services, Queensland: 2.4% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: 12.5% Mining, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: 20.8% Manufacturing, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: 5.4% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: 5.1% Construction, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: 10.4% Wholesale Trade, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: 3.0% Retail Trade, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: 4.3% Accommodation and Food Services, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: 2.3% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: 3.2% Information Media and Telecommunications, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: 0.7% Financial and Insurance Services, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: 5.6% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: 1.9% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: 2.9% Administrative and Support Services, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: 1.6% Public Administration and Safety, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: 4.3% Education and Training, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: 5.7% Health Care and Social Assistance, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: 8.2% Arts and Recreation Services, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: 0.5% Other Services, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: 1.7%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts

Dominant groups

An analysis of the valued added by industry sectors in RDA Darling Downs and South West Region in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Mining ($3,857 million or 20.8%)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing ($2,317 million or 12.5%)
  • Construction ($1,934 million or 10.4%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $8,109 million in total or 43.6% of the total value added by industry in the RDA Darling Downs and South West Region.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Queensland accounted for 12.6% in Mining; 3.4% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing; and 8.9% in Construction.

The major differences between the value added by industries of the RDA Darling Downs and South West Region and Queensland were:

  • A larger percentage of value added by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (12.5% compared to 3.4%)
  • A larger percentage of value added by Mining (20.8% compared to 12.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of value added by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (2.9% compared to 6.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of value added by Administrative and Support Services (1.6% compared to 3.8%)

Change in value added by industry sector, 2013/14 to 2018/19
Change in value added by industry sector, 2013/14 to 2018/19 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: -$31.1 million Mining, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: +$2,526.4 million Manufacturing, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: +$55.9 million Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: +$303.0 million Construction, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: -$841.4 million Wholesale Trade, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: -$5.9 million Retail Trade, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: +$30.3 million Accommodation and Food Services, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: +$53.2 million Transport, Postal and Warehousing, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: -$227.7 million Information Media and Telecommunications, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: -$60.6 million Financial and Insurance Services, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: +$271.5 million Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: +$11.8 million Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: +$69.9 million Administrative and Support Services, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: +$48.3 million Public Administration and Safety, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: -$138.8 million Education and Training, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: +$150.2 million Health Care and Social Assistance, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: +$539.9 million Arts and Recreation Services, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: +$16.2 million Other Services, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region: -$9.2 million
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts

Emerging groups

The total value added by industry in the RDA Darling Downs and South West Region increased by 2,762.1 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

The largest changes in the value added by industries between 2013/14 and 2018/19 in the RDA Darling Downs and South West Region were for:

  • Mining (+$2,526 million)
  • Construction (-$841 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$540 million)
  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (+$303 million)

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