Town of Victoria Park

Value added

In the Town of Victoria Park, Education and Training most productive industry, generating $809 million in 2018/19.

Value added by industry is an indicator of business productivity in the Town of Victoria Park. 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 Town of Victoria Park’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
Town of Victoria Park2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. Western Australia$m%. Western Australia2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing3.
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services92.32.11.9161.53.62.2-69.2
Wholesale Trade105.72.43.8118.72.63.7-13.0
Retail Trade167.23.73.6161.33.63.7+5.9
Accommodation and Food Services125.42.81.9132.92.92.0-7.5
Transport, Postal and Warehousing350.77.84.5155.23.44.5+195.5
Information Media and Telecommunications44.21.01.340.30.91.1+3.9
Financial and Insurance Services155.03.55.1149.63.34.4+5.4
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services144.83.22.2140.63.12.6+4.3
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services459.010.36.0424.89.46.7+34.2
Administrative and Support Services177.64.02.4242.95.43.1-65.2
Public Administration and Safety139.83.14.5139.63.14.6+0.3
Education and Training808.718.14.0903.819.93.9-95.0
Health Care and Social Assistance269.66.06.4232.65.15.4+36.9
Arts and Recreation Services306.76.90.6322.87.10.6-16.1
Other Services93.62.11.979.81.81.6+13.8
Total industries4,477.2100.0100.04,532.6100.0100.0-55.4

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 Town of Victoria Park in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Education and Training (809 million or 18.1%)
  • Construction (710 million or 15.9%)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (459 million or 10.3%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 1,978 million in total or 44.2% of the total value added by industry in the the Town of Victoria Park.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Western Australia accounted for 4.0% in Education and Training; 7.3% in Construction and 6.0% in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services.

The major differences between the value added by industries of the Town of Victoria Park and Western Australia were:

  • A smaller percentage of value added by Mining (3.1% compared to 34.1%)
  • A larger percentage of value added by Education and Training (18.1% compared to 4.0%)
  • A larger percentage of value added by Construction (15.9% compared to 7.3%)
  • A larger percentage of value added by Arts and Recreation Services (6.9% compared to 0.6%)

Emerging groups

The total value added by industry in the Town of Victoria Park $decreased by -55 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

The largest changes in the value added by industries between 2013/14 and 2018/19 in the Town of Victoria Park were for:

  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (+$195 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$37 million)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+$34 million)
  • Mining (+$19 million)

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