Bathurst Regional Council area

Worker productivity

In Bathurst Regional Council area, Financial and Insurance Services had the highest productivity by industry, generating $325,287 per worker in 2018/19.

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 prices2018/192013/14Change
Industry$New South Wales$$New South Wales$ 2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing127,625115,122141,623132,941-13,998
Mining270,805439,804231,065425,893+39,740
Manufacturing115,936111,827110,179115,563+5,757
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services273,324291,016277,711317,550-4,387
Construction97,763116,65389,556122,435+8,207
Wholesale Trade141,388164,66987,095135,346+54,293
Retail Trade48,43561,03652,84262,551-4,407
Accommodation and Food Services46,96554,47145,17551,686+1,790
Transport, Postal and Warehousing96,357141,030104,590151,975-8,233
Information Media and Telecommunications130,662213,038106,289185,744+24,373
Financial and Insurance Services325,287341,088287,098329,370+38,189
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services259,710352,185198,134270,884+61,577
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services100,319133,34293,541128,305+6,778
Administrative and Support Services130,326174,052107,646155,196+22,679
Public Administration and Safety105,918110,752109,146114,081-3,228
Education and Training83,90377,82481,89377,476+2,010
Health Care and Social Assistance73,88975,57368,08570,685+5,804
Arts and Recreation Services62,90773,17246,00469,198+16,903
Other Services57,13766,68459,35168,608-2,214
Total worker productivity94,576123,49892,280121,465+2,296

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. 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

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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 2018/19 shows the three highest industries were:

  • Financial and Insurance Services ($325,287)
  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services ($273,324)
  • Mining ($270,805)

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales were for $341,088 in Financial and Insurance Services; $291,016 in Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services and $439,804 in Mining.

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 Transport, Postal and Warehousing ($96,357 compared to $141,030)
  • A lower worker productivity in Information Media and Telecommunications ($130,662 compared to $213,038)
  • A lower worker productivity in Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services ($259,710 compared to $352,185)
  • A lower worker productivity in Mining ($270,805 compared to $439,804)

Emerging groups

The total worker productivity by industry in Bathurst Regional Council area increased by $2,296 between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

The largest changes in worker productivity by industries between 2013/14 and 2018/19 in Bathurst Regional Council area were for those employed in:

  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (+$61,577)
  • Wholesale Trade (+$54,293)
  • Mining (+$39,740)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$38,189)

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