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Worker productivity

In the City of Albany, Mining had the highest productivity by industry, generating $327,213 per worker in 2017/18.

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
City of Albany - Constant prices2017/182007/08Change
Industry
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$Regional WA $$Regional WA $2007/08 to 2017/18
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing166,086159,78792,478117,914+73,608
Mining327,213725,302214,513619,604+112,700
Manufacturing92,735162,51184,368122,927+8,367
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services257,753281,504229,681257,524+28,072
Construction95,511178,824142,847193,785-47,335
Wholesale Trade263,467233,700125,807146,184+137,660
Retail Trade61,32260,37551,27555,671+10,046
Accommodation and Food Services50,94956,70444,06056,539+6,889
Transport, Postal and Warehousing202,062186,537126,314144,551+75,748
Information Media and Telecommunications91,779158,33498,874121,046-7,094
Financial and Insurance Services312,089329,234212,745257,350+99,344
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services228,160176,821146,987126,485+81,173
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services101,566106,48692,228107,918+9,338
Administrative and Support Services116,954118,646119,247120,334-2,293
Public Administration and Safety102,786106,25088,59791,295+14,189
Education and Training64,05063,40969,22274,103-5,172
Health Care and Social Assistance78,06979,65951,75056,983+26,319
Arts and Recreation Services35,28848,51134,18440,184+1,103
Other Services52,32157,93243,14952,186+9,172

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id , the population experts.

Data are based on a 2016-17 price base for all years. NIEIR-ID data are inflation adjusted each year to allow direct comparison, and annual data releases adjust previous years’ figures to a new base year.Learn more

Productivity per worker (annual) by industry 2017/18
Productivity per worker (annual) by industry 2017/18 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Regional WA: $159,787 Mining, Regional WA: $725,302 Manufacturing, Regional WA: $162,511 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Regional WA: $281,504 Construction, Regional WA: $178,824 Wholesale Trade, Regional WA: $233,700 Retail Trade, Regional WA: $60,375 Accommodation and Food Services, Regional WA: $56,704 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Regional WA: $186,537 Information Media and Telecommunications, Regional WA: $158,334 Financial and Insurance Services, Regional WA: $329,234 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Regional WA: $176,821 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Regional WA: $106,486 Administrative and Support Services, Regional WA: $118,646 Public Administration and Safety, Regional WA: $106,250 Education and Training, Regional WA: $63,409 Health Care and Social Assistance, Regional WA: $79,659 Arts and Recreation Services, Regional WA: $48,511 Other Services, Regional WA: $57,932 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Albany: $166,086 Mining, City of Albany: $327,213 Manufacturing, City of Albany: $92,735 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Albany: $257,753 Construction, City of Albany: $95,511 Wholesale Trade, City of Albany: $263,467 Retail Trade, City of Albany: $61,322 Accommodation and Food Services, City of Albany: $50,949 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Albany: $202,062 Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Albany: $91,779 Financial and Insurance Services, City of Albany: $312,089 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Albany: $228,160 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Albany: $101,566 Administrative and Support Services, City of Albany: $116,954 Public Administration and Safety, City of Albany: $102,786 Education and Training, City of Albany: $64,050 Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Albany: $78,069 Arts and Recreation Services, City of Albany: $35,288 Other Services, City of Albany: $52,321
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Change in productivity per worker (annual) by industry, 2007/08 to 2017/18
Change in productivity per worker (annual) by industry, 2007/08 to 2017/18 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Albany: +$73,608 Mining, City of Albany: +$112,700 Manufacturing, City of Albany: +$8,367 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Albany: +$28,072 Construction, City of Albany: -$47,335 Wholesale Trade, City of Albany: +$137,660 Retail Trade, City of Albany: +$10,046 Accommodation and Food Services, City of Albany: +$6,889 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Albany: +$75,748 Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Albany: -$7,094 Financial and Insurance Services, City of Albany: +$99,344 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Albany: +$81,173 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Albany: +$9,338 Administrative and Support Services, City of Albany: -$2,293 Public Administration and Safety, City of Albany: +$14,189 Education and Training, City of Albany: -$5,172 Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Albany: +$26,319 Arts and Recreation Services, City of Albany: +$1,103 Other Services, City of Albany: +$9,172
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts

Dominant groups

An analysis of the worker productivity by industry sectors in City of Albany in 2017/18 shows the three highest industries were:

  • Mining ($327,213)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($312,089)
  • Wholesale Trade ($263,467)

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Regional WA were for $725,302 in Mining; $329,234 in Financial and Insurance Services; and $233,700 in Wholesale Trade.

The major differences between worker productivity by industries in the City of Albany and Regional WA were:

  • Lower worker productivity in Mining ($327,213 compared to $725,302)
  • Lower worker productivity in Construction ($95,511 compared to $178,824)
  • Lower worker productivity in Manufacturing ($92,735 compared to $162,511)
  • Lower worker productivity in Information Media and Telecommunications ($91,779 compared to $158,334)

Emerging groups

The total worker productivity by industry in the City of Albany increased by $14,789 between 2007/08 and 2017/18.

The largest changes in worker productivity by industries between 2007/08 and 2017/18 in the City of Albany were for:

  • Wholesale Trade (+$137,660)
  • Mining (+$112,700)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$99,344)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (+$81,173)

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