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Value added

In Sydney Eastern Suburbs, Health Care and Social Assistance most productive industry, generating $1,777 million in 2018/19.

Value added by industry is an indicator of business productivity in Sydney Eastern Suburbs. 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 Sydney Eastern Suburbs’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
Sydney Eastern Suburbs2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. New South Wales$m%. New South Wales2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing28.
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services82.20.62.485.90.73.0-3.7
Wholesale Trade272.02.04.8263.12.24.5+8.9
Retail Trade856.56.35.1701.35.85.2+155.2
Accommodation and Food Services671.44.93.1568.84.73.0+102.7
Transport, Postal and Warehousing890.66.65.8967.37.96.4-76.7
Information Media and Telecommunications246.11.83.9201.71.73.7+44.5
Financial and Insurance Services809.16.014.2769.16.313.9+40.0
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1,371.410.14.61,
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1,
Administrative and Support Services621.44.64.6670.55.54.4-49.2
Public Administration and Safety777.85.75.4814.96.75.6-37.2
Education and Training1,773.213.05.31,538.912.65.4+234.3
Health Care and Social Assistance1,777.113.17.61,425.911.77.0+351.3
Arts and Recreation Services223.61.61.0217.31.80.9+6.3
Other Services399.92.92.1340.32.82.2+59.5
Total industries13,588.4100.0100.012,186.9100.0100.0+1,401.5

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. Compiled and presented in by .id informed decisions. 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 Sydney Eastern Suburbs in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (1,777 million or 13.1%)
  • Education and Training (1,773 million or 13.0%)
  • Construction (1,380 million or 10.2%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 4,931 million in total or 36.3% of the total value added by industry in the Sydney Eastern Suburbs.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 7.6% in Health Care and Social Assistance; 5.3% in Education and Training and 8.9% in Construction.

The major differences between the value added by industries of Sydney Eastern Suburbs and New South Wales were:

  • A smaller percentage of value added by Financial and Insurance Services (6.0% compared to 14.2%)
  • A larger percentage of value added by Education and Training (13.0% compared to 5.3%)
  • A larger percentage of value added by Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (10.1% compared to 4.6%)
  • A larger percentage of value added by Health Care and Social Assistance (13.1% compared to 7.6%)

Emerging groups

The total value added by industry in Sydney Eastern Suburbs $increased by 1,402 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

The largest changes in the value added by industries between 2013/14 and 2018/19 in Sydney Eastern Suburbs were for:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$351 million)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (+$325 million)
  • Education and Training (+$234 million)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+$185 million)

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