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Worker productivity

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In Broken Hill City, Mining had the highest productivity by industry, generating $405,364 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
Broken Hill City - Constant prices2016/172011/12Change
Industry
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$New South Wales $$New South Wales $2011/12 to 2016/17
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing108,299121,671122,407114,736-14,108
Mining405,364250,531110,643128,428+294,720
Manufacturing108,639113,17878,392111,106+30,247
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services291,295246,207285,913273,325+5,382
Construction67,941122,35993,353109,044-25,412
Wholesale Trade152,596177,58492,346121,849+60,250
Retail Trade49,07064,75946,20760,154+2,863
Accommodation and Food Services47,76253,95743,47954,158+4,283
Transport, Postal and Warehousing138,280145,12186,951132,568+51,329
Information Media and Telecommunications107,242208,27994,088172,058+13,154
Financial and Insurance Services245,176346,821207,117309,390+38,059
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services144,343293,12482,935230,957+61,409
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services79,775134,51866,211125,880+13,564
Administrative and Support Services80,530146,93071,869150,636+8,661
Public Administration and Safety109,145115,96193,635108,806+15,510
Education and Training72,23578,49573,71381,152-1,478
Health Care and Social Assistance74,14969,88868,21770,228+5,932
Arts and Recreation Services75,67265,55542,57060,125+33,101
Other Services42,84462,11452,23563,927-9,390

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, New South Wales: $121,671 Mining, New South Wales: $250,531 Manufacturing, New South Wales: $113,178 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, New South Wales: $246,207 Construction, New South Wales: $122,359 Wholesale Trade, New South Wales: $177,584 Retail Trade, New South Wales: $64,759 Accommodation and Food Services, New South Wales: $53,957 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, New South Wales: $145,121 Information Media and Telecommunications, New South Wales: $208,279 Financial and Insurance Services, New South Wales: $346,821 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, New South Wales: $293,124 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, New South Wales: $134,518 Administrative and Support Services, New South Wales: $146,930 Public Administration and Safety, New South Wales: $115,961 Education and Training, New South Wales: $78,495 Health Care and Social Assistance, New South Wales: $69,888 Arts and Recreation Services, New South Wales: $65,555 Other Services, New South Wales: $62,114 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Broken Hill City: $108,299 Mining, Broken Hill City: $405,364 Manufacturing, Broken Hill City: $108,639 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Broken Hill City: $291,295 Construction, Broken Hill City: $67,941 Wholesale Trade, Broken Hill City: $152,596 Retail Trade, Broken Hill City: $49,070 Accommodation and Food Services, Broken Hill City: $47,762 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Broken Hill City: $138,280 Information Media and Telecommunications, Broken Hill City: $107,242 Financial and Insurance Services, Broken Hill City: $245,176 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Broken Hill City: $144,343 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Broken Hill City: $79,775 Administrative and Support Services, Broken Hill City: $80,530 Public Administration and Safety, Broken Hill City: $109,145 Education and Training, Broken Hill City: $72,235 Health Care and Social Assistance, Broken Hill City: $74,149 Arts and Recreation Services, Broken Hill City: $75,672 Other Services, Broken Hill City: $42,844
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, Broken Hill City: -$14,108 Mining, Broken Hill City: +$294,720 Manufacturing, Broken Hill City: +$30,247 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Broken Hill City: +$5,382 Construction, Broken Hill City: -$25,412 Wholesale Trade, Broken Hill City: +$60,250 Retail Trade, Broken Hill City: +$2,863 Accommodation and Food Services, Broken Hill City: +$4,283 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Broken Hill City: +$51,329 Information Media and Telecommunications, Broken Hill City: +$13,154 Financial and Insurance Services, Broken Hill City: +$38,059 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Broken Hill City: +$61,409 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Broken Hill City: +$13,564 Administrative and Support Services, Broken Hill City: +$8,661 Public Administration and Safety, Broken Hill City: +$15,510 Education and Training, Broken Hill City: -$1,478 Health Care and Social Assistance, Broken Hill City: +$5,932 Arts and Recreation Services, Broken Hill City: +$33,101 Other Services, Broken Hill City: -$9,390
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 Broken Hill City in 2016/17 shows the three highest industries were:

  • Mining ($405,364)
  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services ($291,295)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($245,176)

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales were for $250,531 in Mining; $246,207 in Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services; and $346,821 in Financial and Insurance Services.

The major differences between worker productivity by industries in Broken Hill City and New South Wales were:

  • Higher worker productivity in Mining ($405,364 compared to $250,531)
  • Lower worker productivity in Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services ($144,343 compared to $293,124)
  • Lower worker productivity in Financial and Insurance Services ($245,176 compared to $346,821)
  • Lower worker productivity in Information Media and Telecommunications ($107,242 compared to $208,279)

Emerging groups

The total worker productivity by industry in Broken Hill City increased by $38,943 between 2011/12 and 2016/17.

The largest changes in worker productivity by industries between 2011/12 and 2016/17 in Broken Hill City were for:

  • Mining (+$294,720)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (+$61,409)
  • Wholesale Trade (+$60,250)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (+$51,329)

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