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Value added

In the RDA Sunshine Coast Region, Health Care and Social Assistance is the most productive industry, generating $1,919 million in 2017/18.

Value added by industry is an indicator of business productivity in RDA Sunshine Coast 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 Sunshine Coast 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.

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Value added by industry sector
RDA Sunshine Coast Region - Constant prices2017/182012/13Change
Industry
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$m%Queensland%$m%Queensland%2012/13 to 2017/18
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing451.73.13.6442.83.74.1+8.9
Mining171.51.28.392.90.85.7+78.6
Manufacturing876.46.17.4829.76.98.5+46.7
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services357.82.53.5301.82.53.6+56.0
Construction1,790.012.49.51,411.011.712.8+378.9
Wholesale Trade518.53.64.4556.94.64.8-38.4
Retail Trade1,051.17.35.51,031.18.65.6+20.0
Accommodation and Food Services663.94.63.1685.25.73.2-21.3
Transport, Postal and Warehousing490.23.45.5504.84.26.9-14.6
Information Media and Telecommunications246.51.71.8207.91.71.6+38.6
Financial and Insurance Services1,396.39.77.8989.88.27.2+406.5
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services784.45.43.7691.45.73.2+93.0
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services958.26.77.0791.26.66.8+167.0
Administrative and Support Services627.84.43.7422.73.53.2+205.0
Public Administration and Safety599.04.26.8482.34.06.4+116.7
Education and Training997.26.95.9835.76.95.7+161.5
Health Care and Social Assistance1,918.813.39.21,294.010.77.4+624.9
Arts and Recreation Services164.91.11.0136.51.10.9+28.4
Other Services336.82.32.2331.22.82.3+5.6

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, Queensland: 3.6% Mining, Queensland: 8.3% Manufacturing, Queensland: 7.4% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Queensland: 3.5% Construction, Queensland: 9.5% Wholesale Trade, Queensland: 4.4% Retail Trade, Queensland: 5.5% Accommodation and Food Services, Queensland: 3.1% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Queensland: 5.5% Information Media and Telecommunications, Queensland: 1.8% Financial and Insurance Services, Queensland: 7.8% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Queensland: 3.7% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Queensland: 7.0% Administrative and Support Services, Queensland: 3.7% Public Administration and Safety, Queensland: 6.8% Education and Training, Queensland: 5.9% Health Care and Social Assistance, Queensland: 9.2% Arts and Recreation Services, Queensland: 1.0% Other Services, Queensland: 2.2% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, RDA Sunshine Coast Region: 3.1% Mining, RDA Sunshine Coast Region: 1.2% Manufacturing, RDA Sunshine Coast Region: 6.1% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, RDA Sunshine Coast Region: 2.5% Construction, RDA Sunshine Coast Region: 12.4% Wholesale Trade, RDA Sunshine Coast Region: 3.6% Retail Trade, RDA Sunshine Coast Region: 7.3% Accommodation and Food Services, RDA Sunshine Coast Region: 4.6% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, RDA Sunshine Coast Region: 3.4% Information Media and Telecommunications, RDA Sunshine Coast Region: 1.7% Financial and Insurance Services, RDA Sunshine Coast Region: 9.7% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, RDA Sunshine Coast Region: 5.4% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, RDA Sunshine Coast Region: 6.7% Administrative and Support Services, RDA Sunshine Coast Region: 4.4% Public Administration and Safety, RDA Sunshine Coast Region: 4.2% Education and Training, RDA Sunshine Coast Region: 6.9% Health Care and Social Assistance, RDA Sunshine Coast Region: 13.3% Arts and Recreation Services, RDA Sunshine Coast Region: 1.1% Other Services, RDA Sunshine Coast Region: 2.3%
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 RDA Sunshine Coast Region in 2017/18 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance ($1,919 million or 13.3%)
  • Construction ($1,790 million or 12.4%)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($1,396 million or 9.7%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $5,105 million in total or 35.4% of the total value added by industry in the RDA Sunshine Coast Region.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Queensland accounted for 9.2% in Health Care and Social Assistance; 9.5% in Construction; and 7.8% in Financial and Insurance Services.

The major differences between the value added by industries of the RDA Sunshine Coast Region and Queensland were:

  • A larger percentage of value added by Health Care and Social Assistance (13.3% compared to 9.2%)
  • A larger percentage of value added by Construction (12.4% compared to 9.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of value added by Mining (1.2% compared to 8.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of value added by Public Administration and Safety (4.2% compared to 6.8%)

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, RDA Sunshine Coast Region: +$8.9 million Mining, RDA Sunshine Coast Region: +$78.6 million Manufacturing, RDA Sunshine Coast Region: +$46.7 million Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, RDA Sunshine Coast Region: +$56.0 million Construction, RDA Sunshine Coast Region: +$378.9 million Wholesale Trade, RDA Sunshine Coast Region: -$38.4 million Retail Trade, RDA Sunshine Coast Region: +$20.0 million Accommodation and Food Services, RDA Sunshine Coast Region: -$21.3 million Transport, Postal and Warehousing, RDA Sunshine Coast Region: -$14.6 million Information Media and Telecommunications, RDA Sunshine Coast Region: +$38.6 million Financial and Insurance Services, RDA Sunshine Coast Region: +$406.5 million Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, RDA Sunshine Coast Region: +$93.0 million Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, RDA Sunshine Coast Region: +$167.0 million Administrative and Support Services, RDA Sunshine Coast Region: +$205.0 million Public Administration and Safety, RDA Sunshine Coast Region: +$116.7 million Education and Training, RDA Sunshine Coast Region: +$161.5 million Health Care and Social Assistance, RDA Sunshine Coast Region: +$624.9 million Arts and Recreation Services, RDA Sunshine Coast Region: +$28.4 million Other Services, RDA Sunshine Coast Region: +$5.6 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 RDA Sunshine Coast Region increased by 2,361.9 million between 2012/13 and 2017/18.

The largest changes in the value added by industries between 2012/13 and 2017/18 in the RDA Sunshine Coast Region were for:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$625 million)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$406 million)
  • Construction (+$379 million)
  • Administrative and Support Services (+$205 million)

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