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Value added

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

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 prices2018/192013/14Change
Industry
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$m%Queensland%$m%Queensland%2013/14 to 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

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: 3.0% Mining, Queensland: 13.1% Manufacturing, Queensland: 6.9% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Queensland: 3.6% Construction, Queensland: 8.8% Wholesale Trade, Queensland: 4.2% Retail Trade, Queensland: 5.0% Accommodation and Food Services, Queensland: 3.1% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Queensland: 5.9% Information Media and Telecommunications, Queensland: 1.7% Financial and Insurance Services, Queensland: 7.0% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Queensland: 3.3% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Queensland: 6.6% Administrative and Support Services, Queensland: 3.8% Public Administration and Safety, Queensland: 6.1% Education and Training, Queensland: 5.6% Health Care and Social Assistance, Queensland: 9.0% Arts and Recreation Services, Queensland: 0.9% Other Services, Queensland: 2.3% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region: 9.4% Mining, RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region: 6.5% Manufacturing, RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region: 9.0% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region: 4.5% Construction, RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region: 9.6% Wholesale Trade, RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region: 3.6% Retail Trade, RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region: 5.6% Accommodation and Food Services, RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region: 2.8% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region: 6.4% Information Media and Telecommunications, RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region: 2.0% Financial and Insurance Services, RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region: 5.2% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region: 2.7% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region: 5.3% Administrative and Support Services, RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region: 3.1% Public Administration and Safety, RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region: 4.5% Education and Training, RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region: 6.0% Health Care and Social Assistance, RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region: 11.3% Arts and Recreation Services, RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region: 0.5% Other Services, RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region: 2.0%
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 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 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 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%)
  • A smaller percentage of value added by Mining (6.5% compared to 13.1%)

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 Wide Bay Burnett Region: -$184.5 million Mining, RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region: +$183.4 million Manufacturing, RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region: +$47.3 million Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region: +$36.0 million Construction, RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region: -$375.6 million Wholesale Trade, RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region: -$13.6 million Retail Trade, RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region: +$2.3 million Accommodation and Food Services, RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region: +$6.5 million Transport, Postal and Warehousing, RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region: +$188.9 million Information Media and Telecommunications, RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region: +$45.1 million Financial and Insurance Services, RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region: +$82.0 million Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region: +$71.5 million Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region: +$144.1 million Administrative and Support Services, RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region: +$88.1 million Public Administration and Safety, RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region: +$29.8 million Education and Training, RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region: +$27.8 million Health Care and Social Assistance, RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region: +$334.8 million Arts and Recreation Services, RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region: -$1.5 million Other Services, RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region: -$32.8 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 Wide Bay Burnett Region increased by 679.6 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:

  • Construction (-$376 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$335 million)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (+$189 million)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (-$184 million)

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