RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region

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RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region

Value added

In the RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region, Health Care and Social Assistance most productive industry, generating $1,250 million in 2018/19.

Value added by industry is an indicator of business productivity in the 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 the 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 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
RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. Queensland$m%. Queensland2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1,035.19.43.01,219.511.83.8-184.5
Mining716.36.513.1532.95.110.6+183.4
Manufacturing989.29.06.9942.09.17.7+47.3
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services495.54.53.6459.54.43.4+36.0
Construction1,061.29.68.81,436.813.913.7-375.6
Wholesale Trade391.83.64.2405.43.94.3-13.6
Retail Trade623.55.65.0621.26.05.2+2.3
Accommodation and Food Services313.42.83.1307.03.03.1+6.5
Transport, Postal and Warehousing708.36.45.9519.35.05.8+188.9
Information Media and Telecommunications225.72.01.7180.61.71.5+45.1
Financial and Insurance Services574.05.27.0492.04.86.5+82.0
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services300.12.73.3228.62.23.3+71.5
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services579.65.36.6435.54.26.4+144.1
Administrative and Support Services340.63.13.8252.52.43.2+88.1
Public Administration and Safety491.84.56.1462.14.56.0+29.8
Education and Training663.36.05.6635.56.15.7+27.8
Health Care and Social Assistance1,249.911.39.0915.18.86.9+334.8
Arts and Recreation Services59.00.50.960.50.60.8-1.5
Other Services218.42.02.3251.12.42.2-32.8
Total industries11,036.6100.0100.010,357.0100.0100.0+679.6

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 RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (1,250 million or 11.3%)
  • Construction (1,061 million or 9.6%)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (1,035 million or 9.4%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 3,346 million in total or 30.3% of the total value added by industry in the the RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Queensland accounted for 9.0% in Health Care and Social Assistance; 8.8% in Construction and 3.0% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing.

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

  • A smaller percentage of value added by Mining (6.5% compared to 13.1%)
  • A larger percentage of value added by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (9.4% compared to 3.0%)
  • A larger percentage of value added by Health Care and Social Assistance (11.3% compared to 9.0%)
  • A larger percentage of value added by Manufacturing (9.0% compared to 6.9%)

Emerging groups

The total value added by industry in the RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region $increased by 680 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 Wide Bay Burnett Region were for:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$335 million)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (+$189 million)
  • Mining (+$183 million)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+$144 million)

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