City of Armadale

Worker productivity

In the City of Armadale, Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services had the highest productivity by industry, generating $315,262 per worker in 2020/21.

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. National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Productivity per worker (annual) by industry
City of Armadale - Constant prices2020/212015/16Change
Industry$Western Australia$$Western Australia$ 2015/16 - 2020/21
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing137,929198,061116,267175,281+21,662
Mining250,2971,120,845298,3651,131,585-48,068
Manufacturing155,775174,619143,352166,917+12,423
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services315,262234,208325,505310,303-10,243
Construction182,300142,118225,232204,612-42,932
Wholesale Trade176,661192,714153,820171,867+22,841
Retail Trade65,18572,72560,22566,176+4,960
Accommodation and Food Services41,77051,74044,27254,128-2,501
Transport, Postal and Warehousing104,946149,783115,430170,124-10,484
Information Media and Telecommunications88,139176,224102,888154,674-14,749
Financial and Insurance Services292,981345,150316,279325,020-23,299
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services209,586237,855212,287230,653-2,701
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services124,626148,548141,070164,379-16,445
Administrative and Support Services82,222147,01892,245153,245-10,022
Public Administration and Safety92,923116,251105,978122,385-13,055
Education and Training65,47578,40564,33379,345+1,142
Health Care and Social Assistance88,67494,42975,51482,189+13,160
Arts and Recreation Services47,91458,93436,94458,270+10,970
Other Services78,49988,02564,66371,037+13,836
Total worker productivity107,826209,232102,209204,459+5,617

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2021. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id (informed decisions). Data are based on a 2018-19 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

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Dominant groups

An analysis of the jobs held by the full-time equivalent local workers in the City of Armadale in 2020/21 shows the three highest industries were:

  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services ($315,262)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($292,981)
  • Mining ($250,297)

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Western Australia were for $234,208 in Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services; $345,150 in Financial and Insurance Services and $1,120,845 in Mining.

The major differences between the jobs held by the full-time equivalent local workers of the City of Armadale and Western Australia were:

  • A lower worker productivity in Administrative and Support Services ($82,222 compared to $147,018)
  • A higher worker productivity in Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services ($315,262 compared to $234,208)
  • A lower worker productivity in Information Media and Telecommunications ($88,139 compared to $176,224)
  • A lower worker productivity in Mining ($250,297 compared to $1,120,845)

Emerging groups

The total worker productivity by industry in the City of Armadale increased by $5,617 between 2015/16 and 2020/21.

The largest changes in worker productivity by industries between 2015/16 and 2020/21 in the City of Armadale were for those employed in:

  • Mining (-$48,068)
  • Construction (-$42,932)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (-$23,299)
  • Wholesale Trade (+$22,841)

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