Bathurst Regional Council area

Worker productivity

In Bathurst Regional Council area, Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services had the highest productivity by industry, generating $292,256 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
Bathurst Regional Council area - Constant prices2020/212015/16Change
Industry$New South Wales$$New South Wales$ 2015/16 - 2020/21
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing109,447126,010122,776128,939-13,328
Mining102,306313,756189,706388,707-87,401
Manufacturing121,008126,338116,524132,226+4,484
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services292,256289,385309,524307,268-17,267
Construction117,143123,340117,240130,406-97
Wholesale Trade171,696203,110127,939191,430+43,756
Retail Trade57,61173,07056,17567,318+1,437
Accommodation and Food Services43,68151,54147,62854,231-3,947
Transport, Postal and Warehousing103,458133,802122,338163,183-18,880
Information Media and Telecommunications100,228215,36988,282184,690+11,946
Financial and Insurance Services263,746321,100291,162335,400-27,415
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services237,749350,307223,107312,010+14,642
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services106,052135,76495,829131,614+10,224
Administrative and Support Services122,498168,805122,241169,683+257
Public Administration and Safety112,025118,640101,326117,169+10,698
Education and Training102,77086,45091,25988,069+11,511
Health Care and Social Assistance75,32582,48668,30470,510+7,022
Arts and Recreation Services35,59766,20449,45071,413-13,854
Other Services58,53966,35262,55071,551-4,011
Total worker productivity100,487127,67996,250128,161+4,236

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 Bathurst Regional Council area in 2020/21 shows the three highest industries were:

  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services ($292,256)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($263,746)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services ($237,749)

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales were for $289,385 in Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services; $321,100 in Financial and Insurance Services and $350,307 in Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services.

The major differences between the jobs held by the full-time equivalent local workers of Bathurst Regional Council area and New South Wales were:

  • A lower worker productivity in Financial and Insurance Services ($263,746 compared to $321,100)
  • A lower worker productivity in Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services ($237,749 compared to $350,307)
  • A lower worker productivity in Information Media and Telecommunications ($100,228 compared to $215,369)
  • A lower worker productivity in Mining ($102,306 compared to $313,756)

Emerging groups

The total worker productivity by industry in Bathurst Regional Council area increased by $4,236 between 2015/16 and 2020/21.

The largest changes in worker productivity by industries between 2015/16 and 2020/21 in Bathurst Regional Council area were for those employed in:

  • Mining (-$87,401)
  • Wholesale Trade (+$43,756)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (-$27,415)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (-$18,880)

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