Tamworth Regional Council

Value added

In Tamworth Regional Council, Manufacturing most productive industry, generating $369 million in 2020/21.

Value added by industry is an indicator of business productivity in Tamworth Regional Council. 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 Tamworth Regional Council’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
Tamworth Regional Council2020/212015/16Change
Industry$m%. New South Wales$m%. New South Wales2015/16 - 2020/21
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing216.57.42.1202.17.32.3+14.4
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services74.82.62.493.93.42.6-19.1
Wholesale Trade123.74.25.3112.44.05.2+11.3
Retail Trade189.76.55.4189.26.85.2+0.5
Accommodation and Food Services81.82.82.689.43.23.0-7.6
Transport, Postal and Warehousing179.36.15.3176.86.46.4+2.5
Information Media and Telecommunications52.61.83.732.31.23.4+20.3
Financial and Insurance Services133.44.612.7132.74.813.3+0.7
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services90.93.14.690.63.34.4+0.3
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services97.23.310.790.33.28.9+6.9
Administrative and Support Services129.14.44.4143.45.24.7-14.3
Public Administration and Safety288.29.95.7282.810.25.4+5.4
Education and Training210.67.25.9197.67.16.0+13.0
Health Care and Social Assistance351.612.08.5291.810.57.1+59.8
Arts and Recreation Services9.20.30.916.00.60.9-6.8
Other Services77.52.71.970.82.52.1+6.7
Total industries2,922.7100.0100.02,783.8100.0100.0+138.9

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2021. Compiled and presented in economy.id 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 Tamworth Regional Council in 2020/21 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing (369 million or 12.6%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (352 million or 12.0%)
  • Public Administration and Safety (288 million or 9.9%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 1,009 million in total or 34.5% of the total value added by industry in the Tamworth Regional Council.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 6.5% in Manufacturing; 8.5% in Health Care and Social Assistance and 5.7% in Public Administration and Safety.

The major differences between the value added by industries of Tamworth Regional Council and New South Wales were:

  • A smaller percentage of value added by Financial and Insurance Services (4.6% compared to 12.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of value added by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (3.3% compared to 10.7%)
  • A larger percentage of value added by Manufacturing (12.6% compared to 6.5%)
  • A larger percentage of value added by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (7.4% compared to 2.1%)

Emerging groups

The total value added by industry in Tamworth Regional Council $increased by 139 million between 2015/16 and 2020/21.

The largest changes in the value added by industries between 2015/16 and 2020/21 in Tamworth Regional Council were for:

  • Manufacturing (+$78 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$60 million)
  • Information Media and Telecommunications (+$20 million)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (+$14 million)

Tamworth Regional Council

economic profile