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Worker productivity

In the Bundaberg Regional Council, Financial and Insurance Services had the highest productivity by industry, generating $350,454 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
Bundaberg Regional Council - Constant prices2017/182016/17Change
Industry
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$Queensland $$Queensland $2016/17 to 2017/18
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing123,408133,966134,808145,682-11,401
Mining296,630348,942293,142350,939+3,488
Manufacturing110,880122,058112,027122,120-1,146
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services272,879336,804189,780336,690+83,100
Construction110,886105,925122,409112,965-11,523
Wholesale Trade163,865186,071152,226188,054+11,638
Retail Trade53,21058,49955,02860,014-1,818
Accommodation and Food Services38,51844,20740,58546,878-2,067
Transport, Postal and Warehousing86,922116,77787,065124,409-143
Information Media and Telecommunications120,671158,559112,553146,791+8,119
Financial and Insurance Services350,454331,675358,923321,059-8,469
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services174,872206,264171,492202,147+3,379
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services97,045119,50093,889118,240+3,155
Administrative and Support Services95,502112,70383,421108,753+12,082
Public Administration and Safety90,371111,40288,010110,489+2,361
Education and Training54,37264,64859,79769,536-5,425
Health Care and Social Assistance68,12871,40071,40774,256-3,278
Arts and Recreation Services55,72461,00651,10458,418+4,620
Other Services50,11360,77949,51161,388+602

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, Queensland: $133,966 Mining, Queensland: $348,942 Manufacturing, Queensland: $122,058 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Queensland: $336,804 Construction, Queensland: $105,925 Wholesale Trade, Queensland: $186,071 Retail Trade, Queensland: $58,499 Accommodation and Food Services, Queensland: $44,207 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Queensland: $116,777 Information Media and Telecommunications, Queensland: $158,559 Financial and Insurance Services, Queensland: $331,675 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Queensland: $206,264 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Queensland: $119,500 Administrative and Support Services, Queensland: $112,703 Public Administration and Safety, Queensland: $111,402 Education and Training, Queensland: $64,648 Health Care and Social Assistance, Queensland: $71,400 Arts and Recreation Services, Queensland: $61,006 Other Services, Queensland: $60,779 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Bundaberg Regional Council: $123,408 Mining, Bundaberg Regional Council: $296,630 Manufacturing, Bundaberg Regional Council: $110,880 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Bundaberg Regional Council: $272,879 Construction, Bundaberg Regional Council: $110,886 Wholesale Trade, Bundaberg Regional Council: $163,865 Retail Trade, Bundaberg Regional Council: $53,210 Accommodation and Food Services, Bundaberg Regional Council: $38,518 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Bundaberg Regional Council: $86,922 Information Media and Telecommunications, Bundaberg Regional Council: $120,671 Financial and Insurance Services, Bundaberg Regional Council: $350,454 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Bundaberg Regional Council: $174,872 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Bundaberg Regional Council: $97,045 Administrative and Support Services, Bundaberg Regional Council: $95,502 Public Administration and Safety, Bundaberg Regional Council: $90,371 Education and Training, Bundaberg Regional Council: $54,372 Health Care and Social Assistance, Bundaberg Regional Council: $68,128 Arts and Recreation Services, Bundaberg Regional Council: $55,724 Other Services, Bundaberg Regional Council: $50,113
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, 2016/17 to 2017/18
Change in productivity per worker (annual) by industry, 2016/17 to 2017/18 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Bundaberg Regional Council: -$11,401 Mining, Bundaberg Regional Council: +$3,488 Manufacturing, Bundaberg Regional Council: -$1,146 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Bundaberg Regional Council: +$83,100 Construction, Bundaberg Regional Council: -$11,523 Wholesale Trade, Bundaberg Regional Council: +$11,638 Retail Trade, Bundaberg Regional Council: -$1,818 Accommodation and Food Services, Bundaberg Regional Council: -$2,067 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Bundaberg Regional Council: -$143 Information Media and Telecommunications, Bundaberg Regional Council: +$8,119 Financial and Insurance Services, Bundaberg Regional Council: -$8,469 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Bundaberg Regional Council: +$3,379 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Bundaberg Regional Council: +$3,155 Administrative and Support Services, Bundaberg Regional Council: +$12,082 Public Administration and Safety, Bundaberg Regional Council: +$2,361 Education and Training, Bundaberg Regional Council: -$5,425 Health Care and Social Assistance, Bundaberg Regional Council: -$3,278 Arts and Recreation Services, Bundaberg Regional Council: +$4,620 Other Services, Bundaberg Regional Council: +$602
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 Bundaberg Regional Council in 2017/18 shows the three highest industries were:

  • Financial and Insurance Services ($350,454)
  • Mining ($296,630)
  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services ($272,879)

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Queensland were for $331,675 in Financial and Insurance Services; $348,942 in Mining; and $336,804 in Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services.

The major differences between worker productivity by industries in the Bundaberg Regional Council and Queensland were:

  • Lower worker productivity in Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services ($272,879 compared to $336,804)
  • Lower worker productivity in Mining ($296,630 compared to $348,942)
  • Lower worker productivity in Information Media and Telecommunications ($120,671 compared to $158,559)
  • Lower worker productivity in Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services ($174,872 compared to $206,264)

Emerging groups

The total worker productivity by industry in the Bundaberg Regional Council decreased by $1,582 between 2016/17 and 2017/18.

The largest changes in worker productivity by industries between 2016/17 and 2017/18 in the Bundaberg Regional Council were for:

  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (+$83,100)
  • Administrative and Support Services (+$12,082)
  • Wholesale Trade (+$11,638)
  • Construction (-$11,523)

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