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Worker productivity

In Hilltops Council area, Mining had the highest productivity by industry, generating $1,038,433 per worker in 2015/16.

Worker productivity by industry is calculated by dividing the industry value add by the number of persons employed in that industry. It shows which industries generate the most value add per employee. Some industry sectors, such as retail trade, are not highly productive per worker, but they employ a lot of people. Other industries, such as mining, employ fewer people but generate high levels of productivity. Each plays an important role in the economy.

Worker productivity data should be viewed in conjunction with Employment by industry (Total) and Employment by industry (FTE), to see the relative size of employment in each industry, and with Local workers income to see how many local workers are actually each in each industry, and with Sources of income data to see whether employment is the main way income is derived.

Detailed notes about how the figures are derived can be found in the specific topic notes section.

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Productivity per worker (annual) by industry
Hilltops Council area - Constant prices2015/162010/11Change
Industry
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$Regional NSW $$Regional NSW $2010/11 to 2015/16
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing92,25986,382102,68799,778-10,428
Mining1,038,433294,735543,095261,748+495,338
Manufacturing95,44191,129117,107105,873-21,666
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services244,640284,631248,304295,451-3,664
Construction115,777107,705123,169104,205-7,392
Wholesale Trade123,321113,328104,02799,604+19,294
Retail Trade53,46451,61946,21346,922+7,251
Accommodation and Food Services52,14550,79549,75549,699+2,390
Transport, Postal and Warehousing117,44799,07495,09392,649+22,354
Information Media and Telecommunications108,517153,614109,118148,595-601
Financial and Insurance Services244,581257,406219,841233,825+24,740
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services250,798219,444164,370160,438+86,428
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services93,16497,73583,87991,473+9,286
Administrative and Support Services79,79684,87576,95787,489+2,839
Public Administration and Safety93,879108,52886,032104,365+7,847
Education and Training78,61579,32174,48279,584+4,133
Health Care and Social Assistance77,39676,88264,95467,804+12,443
Arts and Recreation Services85,14877,54573,87979,223+11,269
Other Services53,96261,66050,69359,661+3,269

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id , the population experts.

Data is based on 2014-15 constant prices for all years. NIEIR data are inflation adjusted each year to allow direct comparison, and new data releases normally adjust previous years’ figures to a new base year.

Productivity per worker (annual) by industry 2015/16
Productivity per worker (annual) by industry 2015/16 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Regional NSW: $86,382 Mining, Regional NSW: $294,735 Manufacturing, Regional NSW: $91,129 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Regional NSW: $284,631 Construction, Regional NSW: $107,705 Wholesale Trade, Regional NSW: $113,328 Retail Trade, Regional NSW: $51,619 Accommodation and Food Services, Regional NSW: $50,795 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Regional NSW: $99,074 Information Media and Telecommunications, Regional NSW: $153,614 Financial and Insurance Services, Regional NSW: $257,406 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Regional NSW: $219,444 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Regional NSW: $97,735 Administrative and Support Services, Regional NSW: $84,875 Public Administration and Safety, Regional NSW: $108,528 Education and Training, Regional NSW: $79,321 Health Care and Social Assistance, Regional NSW: $76,882 Arts and Recreation Services, Regional NSW: $77,545 Other Services, Regional NSW: $61,660 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Hilltops Council area: $92,259 Mining, Hilltops Council area: $1,038,433 Manufacturing, Hilltops Council area: $95,441 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Hilltops Council area: $244,640 Construction, Hilltops Council area: $115,777 Wholesale Trade, Hilltops Council area: $123,321 Retail Trade, Hilltops Council area: $53,464 Accommodation and Food Services, Hilltops Council area: $52,145 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Hilltops Council area: $117,447 Information Media and Telecommunications, Hilltops Council area: $108,517 Financial and Insurance Services, Hilltops Council area: $244,581 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Hilltops Council area: $250,798 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Hilltops Council area: $93,164 Administrative and Support Services, Hilltops Council area: $79,796 Public Administration and Safety, Hilltops Council area: $93,879 Education and Training, Hilltops Council area: $78,615 Health Care and Social Assistance, Hilltops Council area: $77,396 Arts and Recreation Services, Hilltops Council area: $85,148 Other Services, Hilltops Council area: $53,962
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Change in productivity per worker (annual) by industry, 2010/11 to 2015/16
Change in productivity per worker (annual) by industry, 2010/11 to 2015/16 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Hilltops Council area: -$10,428 Mining, Hilltops Council area: +$495,338 Manufacturing, Hilltops Council area: -$21,666 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Hilltops Council area: -$3,664 Construction, Hilltops Council area: -$7,392 Wholesale Trade, Hilltops Council area: +$19,294 Retail Trade, Hilltops Council area: +$7,251 Accommodation and Food Services, Hilltops Council area: +$2,390 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Hilltops Council area: +$22,354 Information Media and Telecommunications, Hilltops Council area: -$601 Financial and Insurance Services, Hilltops Council area: +$24,740 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Hilltops Council area: +$86,428 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Hilltops Council area: +$9,286 Administrative and Support Services, Hilltops Council area: +$2,839 Public Administration and Safety, Hilltops Council area: +$7,847 Education and Training, Hilltops Council area: +$4,133 Health Care and Social Assistance, Hilltops Council area: +$12,443 Arts and Recreation Services, Hilltops Council area: +$11,269 Other Services, Hilltops Council area: +$3,269
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts

Dominant groups

An analysis of the worker productivity by industry sectors in Hilltops Council area in 2015/16 shows the three highest industries were:

  • Mining ($1,038,433)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services ($250,798)
  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services ($244,640)

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Regional NSW were for $294,735 in Mining; $219,444 in Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services; and $284,631 in Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services.

The major differences between worker productivity by industries in Hilltops Council area and Regional NSW were:

  • Higher worker productivity in Mining ($1,038,433 compared to $294,735)
  • Higher worker productivity in Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services ($250,798 compared to $219,444)
  • Lower worker productivity in Information Media and Telecommunications ($108,517 compared to $153,614)
  • Lower worker productivity in Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services ($244,640 compared to $284,631)

Emerging groups

The total worker productivity by industry in Hilltops Council area increased by $5,342 between 2010/11 and 2015/16.

The largest changes in worker productivity by industries between 2010/11 and 2015/16 in Hilltops Council area were for:

  • Mining (+$495,338)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (+$86,428)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$24,740)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (+$22,354)

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