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Worker productivity

In the Armidale Regional Council, Financial and Insurance Services had the highest productivity by industry, generating $298,274 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
Armidale Regional Council - Constant prices2017/182012/13Change
Industry
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$New South Wales $$New South Wales $2012/13 to 2017/18
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing84,43197,230121,598120,329-37,166
Mining193,697230,914113,237211,641+80,459
Manufacturing78,973119,68368,989112,454+9,983
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services205,205284,822207,228315,977-2,023
Construction75,031102,50782,816111,341-7,785
Wholesale Trade128,763183,335104,935136,246+23,828
Retail Trade48,02662,07248,54460,529-518
Accommodation and Food Services46,68651,64840,65150,035+6,036
Transport, Postal and Warehousing99,734146,51383,007146,803+16,727
Information Media and Telecommunications142,716230,25499,839176,959+42,877
Financial and Insurance Services298,274347,452273,063314,993+25,211
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services272,975299,786186,379247,840+86,596
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services88,941131,79391,821125,370-2,880
Administrative and Support Services94,129149,71771,872142,514+22,257
Public Administration and Safety90,356114,19184,506111,129+5,850
Education and Training94,24372,37998,09377,671-3,850
Health Care and Social Assistance65,36765,13164,72369,387+644
Arts and Recreation Services77,33871,16850,49463,088+26,843
Other Services47,90659,53853,90363,251-5,997

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, New South Wales: $97,230 Mining, New South Wales: $230,914 Manufacturing, New South Wales: $119,683 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, New South Wales: $284,822 Construction, New South Wales: $102,507 Wholesale Trade, New South Wales: $183,335 Retail Trade, New South Wales: $62,072 Accommodation and Food Services, New South Wales: $51,648 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, New South Wales: $146,513 Information Media and Telecommunications, New South Wales: $230,254 Financial and Insurance Services, New South Wales: $347,452 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, New South Wales: $299,786 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, New South Wales: $131,793 Administrative and Support Services, New South Wales: $149,717 Public Administration and Safety, New South Wales: $114,191 Education and Training, New South Wales: $72,379 Health Care and Social Assistance, New South Wales: $65,131 Arts and Recreation Services, New South Wales: $71,168 Other Services, New South Wales: $59,538 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Armidale Regional Council: $84,431 Mining, Armidale Regional Council: $193,697 Manufacturing, Armidale Regional Council: $78,973 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Armidale Regional Council: $205,205 Construction, Armidale Regional Council: $75,031 Wholesale Trade, Armidale Regional Council: $128,763 Retail Trade, Armidale Regional Council: $48,026 Accommodation and Food Services, Armidale Regional Council: $46,686 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Armidale Regional Council: $99,734 Information Media and Telecommunications, Armidale Regional Council: $142,716 Financial and Insurance Services, Armidale Regional Council: $298,274 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Armidale Regional Council: $272,975 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Armidale Regional Council: $88,941 Administrative and Support Services, Armidale Regional Council: $94,129 Public Administration and Safety, Armidale Regional Council: $90,356 Education and Training, Armidale Regional Council: $94,243 Health Care and Social Assistance, Armidale Regional Council: $65,367 Arts and Recreation Services, Armidale Regional Council: $77,338 Other Services, Armidale Regional Council: $47,906
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, 2012/13 to 2017/18
Change in productivity per worker (annual) by industry, 2012/13 to 2017/18 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Armidale Regional Council: -$37,166 Mining, Armidale Regional Council: +$80,459 Manufacturing, Armidale Regional Council: +$9,983 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Armidale Regional Council: -$2,023 Construction, Armidale Regional Council: -$7,785 Wholesale Trade, Armidale Regional Council: +$23,828 Retail Trade, Armidale Regional Council: -$518 Accommodation and Food Services, Armidale Regional Council: +$6,036 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Armidale Regional Council: +$16,727 Information Media and Telecommunications, Armidale Regional Council: +$42,877 Financial and Insurance Services, Armidale Regional Council: +$25,211 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Armidale Regional Council: +$86,596 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Armidale Regional Council: -$2,880 Administrative and Support Services, Armidale Regional Council: +$22,257 Public Administration and Safety, Armidale Regional Council: +$5,850 Education and Training, Armidale Regional Council: -$3,850 Health Care and Social Assistance, Armidale Regional Council: +$644 Arts and Recreation Services, Armidale Regional Council: +$26,843 Other Services, Armidale Regional Council: -$5,997
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 Armidale Regional Council in 2017/18 shows the three highest industries were:

  • Financial and Insurance Services ($298,274)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services ($272,975)
  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services ($205,205)

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales were for $347,452 in Financial and Insurance Services; $299,786 in Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services; and $284,822 in Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services.

The major differences between worker productivity by industries in the Armidale Regional Council and New South Wales were:

  • Lower worker productivity in Information Media and Telecommunications ($142,716 compared to $230,254)
  • Lower worker productivity in Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services ($205,205 compared to $284,822)
  • Lower worker productivity in Administrative and Support Services ($94,129 compared to $149,717)
  • Lower worker productivity in Wholesale Trade ($128,763 compared to $183,335)

Emerging groups

The total worker productivity by industry in the Armidale Regional Council decreased by $119 between 2012/13 and 2017/18.

The largest changes in worker productivity by industries between 2012/13 and 2017/18 in the Armidale Regional Council were for:

  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (+$86,596)
  • Mining (+$80,459)
  • Information Media and Telecommunications (+$42,877)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (-$37,166)

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