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Worker productivity

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In the City of Brimbank, Financial and Insurance Services had the highest productivity by industry, generating $326,156 per worker in 2016/17.

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 Brimbank - Constant prices2016/172011/12Change
Industry
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$Victoria $$Victoria $2011/12 to 2016/17
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing177,737147,224136,571128,340+41,166
Mining50,120168,56892,433250,540-42,313
Manufacturing99,37599,462106,603101,104-7,229
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services194,624271,144288,709271,448-94,085
Construction56,630107,30766,09695,332-9,466
Wholesale Trade163,004175,827120,246123,863+42,758
Retail Trade57,42261,78753,49556,214+3,926
Accommodation and Food Services36,95341,88640,67742,345-3,724
Transport, Postal and Warehousing127,407128,860114,239114,519+13,168
Information Media and Telecommunications163,217189,428112,222154,082+50,995
Financial and Insurance Services326,156318,938304,558294,588+21,598
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services171,276230,823128,520204,674+42,756
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services103,043117,79197,331110,443+5,711
Administrative and Support Services106,859124,281102,510122,210+4,348
Public Administration and Safety105,245113,656100,036108,969+5,208
Education and Training64,17674,79178,73984,193-14,562
Health Care and Social Assistance73,72075,19370,81272,107+2,908
Arts and Recreation Services51,75066,18774,85976,055-23,109
Other Services51,19656,38863,59466,125-12,397

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id , the population experts.

Data are based on a 2015-16 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 2016/17
Productivity per worker (annual) by industry 2016/17 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Victoria: $147,224 Mining, Victoria: $168,568 Manufacturing, Victoria: $99,462 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Victoria: $271,144 Construction, Victoria: $107,307 Wholesale Trade, Victoria: $175,827 Retail Trade, Victoria: $61,787 Accommodation and Food Services, Victoria: $41,886 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Victoria: $128,860 Information Media and Telecommunications, Victoria: $189,428 Financial and Insurance Services, Victoria: $318,938 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Victoria: $230,823 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Victoria: $117,791 Administrative and Support Services, Victoria: $124,281 Public Administration and Safety, Victoria: $113,656 Education and Training, Victoria: $74,791 Health Care and Social Assistance, Victoria: $75,193 Arts and Recreation Services, Victoria: $66,187 Other Services, Victoria: $56,388 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Brimbank: $177,737 Mining, City of Brimbank: $50,120 Manufacturing, City of Brimbank: $99,375 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Brimbank: $194,624 Construction, City of Brimbank: $56,630 Wholesale Trade, City of Brimbank: $163,004 Retail Trade, City of Brimbank: $57,422 Accommodation and Food Services, City of Brimbank: $36,953 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Brimbank: $127,407 Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Brimbank: $163,217 Financial and Insurance Services, City of Brimbank: $326,156 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Brimbank: $171,276 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Brimbank: $103,043 Administrative and Support Services, City of Brimbank: $106,859 Public Administration and Safety, City of Brimbank: $105,245 Education and Training, City of Brimbank: $64,176 Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Brimbank: $73,720 Arts and Recreation Services, City of Brimbank: $51,750 Other Services, City of Brimbank: $51,196
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Change in productivity per worker (annual) by industry, 2011/12 to 2016/17
Change in productivity per worker (annual) by industry, 2011/12 to 2016/17 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Brimbank: +$41,166 Mining, City of Brimbank: -$42,313 Manufacturing, City of Brimbank: -$7,229 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Brimbank: -$94,085 Construction, City of Brimbank: -$9,466 Wholesale Trade, City of Brimbank: +$42,758 Retail Trade, City of Brimbank: +$3,926 Accommodation and Food Services, City of Brimbank: -$3,724 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Brimbank: +$13,168 Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Brimbank: +$50,995 Financial and Insurance Services, City of Brimbank: +$21,598 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Brimbank: +$42,756 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Brimbank: +$5,711 Administrative and Support Services, City of Brimbank: +$4,348 Public Administration and Safety, City of Brimbank: +$5,208 Education and Training, City of Brimbank: -$14,562 Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Brimbank: +$2,908 Arts and Recreation Services, City of Brimbank: -$23,109 Other Services, City of Brimbank: -$12,397
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
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 Brimbank in 2016/17 shows the three highest industries were:

  • Financial and Insurance Services ($326,156)
  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services ($194,624)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing ($177,737)

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Victoria were for $318,938 in Financial and Insurance Services; $271,144 in Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services; and $147,224 in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing.

The major differences between worker productivity by industries in the City of Brimbank and Victoria were:

  • Lower worker productivity in Mining ($50,120 compared to $168,568)
  • Lower worker productivity in Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services ($194,624 compared to $271,144)
  • Lower worker productivity in Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services ($171,276 compared to $230,823)
  • Lower worker productivity in Construction ($56,630 compared to $107,307)

Emerging groups

The total worker productivity by industry in the City of Brimbank decreased by $1,440 between 2011/12 and 2016/17.

The largest changes in worker productivity by industries between 2011/12 and 2016/17 in the City of Brimbank were for:

  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (-$94,085)
  • Information Media and Telecommunications (+$50,995)
  • Wholesale Trade (+$42,758)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (+$42,756)

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