Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale

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Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale

Value added

In the Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale, Construction most productive industry, generating $121 million in 2018/19.

Value added by industry is an indicator of business productivity in the Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale. 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 Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale’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
Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. Western Australia$m%. Western Australia2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing120.318.42.8115.619.12.9+4.7
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services5.
Wholesale Trade17.52.73.825.24.13.7-7.6
Retail Trade34.25.23.616.42.73.7+17.8
Accommodation and Food Services17.22.61.914.82.42.0+2.3
Transport, Postal and Warehousing37.55.74.527.44.54.5+10.1
Information Media and Telecommunications6.
Financial and Insurance Services4.
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services13.
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services47.
Administrative and Support Services14.02.12.414.82.43.1-0.8
Public Administration and Safety38.15.84.544.77.44.6-6.5
Education and Training60.
Health Care and Social Assistance21.63.36.417.92.95.4+3.7
Arts and Recreation Services11.
Other Services13.
Total industries653.1100.0100.0606.6100.0100.0+46.5

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. Compiled and presented in 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 Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Construction (121 million or 18.5%)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (120 million or 18.4%)
  • Education and Training (60 million or 9.3%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 302 million in total or 46.2% of the total value added by industry in the the Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Western Australia accounted for 7.3% in Construction; 2.8% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing and 4.0% in Education and Training.

The major differences between the value added by industries of the Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale and Western Australia were:

  • A smaller percentage of value added by Mining (4.8% compared to 34.1%)
  • A larger percentage of value added by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (18.4% compared to 2.8%)
  • A larger percentage of value added by Construction (18.5% compared to 7.3%)
  • A larger percentage of value added by Education and Training (9.3% compared to 4.0%)

Emerging groups

The total value added by industry in the Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale $increased by 46 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

The largest changes in the value added by industries between 2013/14 and 2018/19 in the Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale were for:

  • Education and Training (+$29 million)
  • Retail Trade (+$18 million)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+$16 million)
  • Mining (+$14 million)

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