Production approach: GSP (P)

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics catalogue number 5220.0

Gross value added

In 2019-20, the gross value added of all industries was $25.0 billion, an increase of 6.1% from the previous year.

The largest sectors in 2019-20 were:

  • mining ($7.5 billion)
  • public administration and safety ($3.1 billion)
  • health care and social assistance ($1.9 billion)
  • construction ($1.5 billion)
  • education and training ($1.2 billion).

The sectors that reported growth in 2019-20 were:

  • mining (39.7%)
  • health care and social assistance (3.5%)
  • public administration and safety (3.0%)
  • financial and insurance services (1.0%)
  • electricity, gas and water services (0.9%).

All other sectors reported declines in the year, with the largest declines in:

  • wholesale trade (-19.9%)
  • construction (-15.7%)
  • transport, postal, and warehousing (-11.0%)
  • professional, scientific and technical services (-10.3%)
  • accommodation and food services (-8.1%).

In 2019-20, the major contributors to GSP growth were:

  • mining (8.6 percentage points)
  • public administration and safety (0.4 percentage points)
  • health care and social assistance (0.3 percentage points).

Last updated: 11 January 2021

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