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Value added

In the RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region, Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing is the most productive industry, generating $1,258 million in 2017/18.

Value added by industry is an indicator of business productivity in RDA Wide Bay Burnett 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 Wide Bay Burnett 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 Wide Bay Burnett Region - Constant prices2017/182012/13Change
Industry
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$m%Queensland%$m%Queensland%2012/13 to 2017/18
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1,258.112.23.61,329.113.34.1-71.1
Mining586.35.78.3268.12.75.7+318.1
Manufacturing913.08.97.4958.39.68.5-45.3
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services464.34.53.5657.56.63.6-193.2
Construction998.89.79.51,212.112.212.8-213.3
Wholesale Trade299.12.94.4324.33.34.8-25.2
Retail Trade718.47.05.5687.76.95.6+30.7
Accommodation and Food Services324.33.23.1342.43.43.2-18.1
Transport, Postal and Warehousing393.63.85.5413.94.26.9-20.3
Information Media and Telecommunications161.51.61.892.20.91.6+69.3
Financial and Insurance Services472.04.67.8487.54.97.2-15.4
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services280.92.73.7235.12.43.2+45.8
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services385.63.77.0313.93.16.8+71.7
Administrative and Support Services314.43.13.7240.12.43.2+74.3
Public Administration and Safety546.95.36.8498.75.06.4+48.3
Education and Training594.75.85.9633.06.35.7-38.3
Health Care and Social Assistance1,252.512.29.2973.29.87.4+279.3
Arts and Recreation Services102.61.01.076.20.80.9+26.4
Other Services225.52.22.2230.92.32.3-5.4

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 Wide Bay Burnett Region: 12.2% Mining, RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region: 5.7% Manufacturing, RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region: 8.9% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region: 4.5% Construction, RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region: 9.7% Wholesale Trade, RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region: 2.9% Retail Trade, RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region: 7.0% Accommodation and Food Services, RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region: 3.2% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region: 3.8% Information Media and Telecommunications, RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region: 1.6% Financial and Insurance Services, RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region: 4.6% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region: 2.7% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region: 3.7% Administrative and Support Services, RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region: 3.1% Public Administration and Safety, RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region: 5.3% Education and Training, RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region: 5.8% Health Care and Social Assistance, RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region: 12.2% Arts and Recreation Services, RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region: 1.0% Other Services, RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region: 2.2%
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 Wide Bay Burnett Region in 2017/18 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing ($1,258 million or 12.2%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance ($1,252 million or 12.2%)
  • Construction ($999 million or 9.7%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $3,509 million in total or 34.1% of the total value added by industry in the RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Queensland accounted for 3.6% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing; 9.2% in Health Care and Social Assistance; and 9.5% in Construction.

The major differences between the value added by industries of the RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region and Queensland were:

  • A larger percentage of value added by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (12.2% compared to 3.6%)
  • A larger percentage of value added by Health Care and Social Assistance (12.2% compared to 9.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of value added by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (3.7% compared to 7.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of value added by Financial and Insurance Services (4.6% compared to 7.8%)

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 Wide Bay Burnett Region: -$71.1 million Mining, RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region: +$318.1 million Manufacturing, RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region: -$45.3 million Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region: -$193.2 million Construction, RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region: -$213.3 million Wholesale Trade, RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region: -$25.2 million Retail Trade, RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region: +$30.7 million Accommodation and Food Services, RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region: -$18.1 million Transport, Postal and Warehousing, RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region: -$20.3 million Information Media and Telecommunications, RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region: +$69.3 million Financial and Insurance Services, RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region: -$15.4 million Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region: +$45.8 million Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region: +$71.7 million Administrative and Support Services, RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region: +$74.3 million Public Administration and Safety, RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region: +$48.3 million Education and Training, RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region: -$38.3 million Health Care and Social Assistance, RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region: +$279.3 million Arts and Recreation Services, RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region: +$26.4 million Other Services, RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region: -$5.4 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 Wide Bay Burnett Region increased by 318.2 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 Wide Bay Burnett Region were for:

  • Mining (+$318 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$279 million)
  • Construction (-$213 million)
  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (-$193 million)

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