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Worker productivity

In Burwood Council area, Financial and Insurance Services had the highest productivity by industry, generating $374,966 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
Burwood Council area - Constant prices2017/182016/17Change
Industry
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$New South Wales $$New South Wales $2016/17 to 2017/18
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing99,47197,274110,799124,345-11,328
Mining--230,914--251,620--
Manufacturing99,202119,68597,984119,349+1,218
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services141,682284,836120,925274,024+20,757
Construction122,070102,507132,712108,158-10,643
Wholesale Trade174,907183,341180,252187,695-5,346
Retail Trade66,99562,09369,40063,865-2,405
Accommodation and Food Services54,91351,69155,69052,382-777
Transport, Postal and Warehousing185,501147,496170,327151,050+15,174
Information Media and Telecommunications194,093230,254189,220229,215+4,873
Financial and Insurance Services374,966347,453370,542343,164+4,425
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services324,507299,802331,635299,713-7,128
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services115,567131,794115,859131,969-292
Administrative and Support Services132,421149,718130,183146,430+2,238
Public Administration and Safety94,653114,19496,229114,451-1,575
Education and Training80,46872,37782,85574,595-2,387
Health Care and Social Assistance68,31465,16769,78066,979-1,466
Arts and Recreation Services56,63771,16857,44969,024-811
Other Services65,86259,53867,03561,706-1,173

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, New South Wales: $97,274 Mining, New South Wales: $230,914 Manufacturing, New South Wales: $119,685 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, New South Wales: $284,836 Construction, New South Wales: $102,507 Wholesale Trade, New South Wales: $183,341 Retail Trade, New South Wales: $62,093 Accommodation and Food Services, New South Wales: $51,691 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, New South Wales: $147,496 Information Media and Telecommunications, New South Wales: $230,254 Financial and Insurance Services, New South Wales: $347,453 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, New South Wales: $299,802 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, New South Wales: $131,794 Administrative and Support Services, New South Wales: $149,718 Public Administration and Safety, New South Wales: $114,194 Education and Training, New South Wales: $72,377 Health Care and Social Assistance, New South Wales: $65,167 Arts and Recreation Services, New South Wales: $71,168 Other Services, New South Wales: $59,538 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Burwood Council area: $99,471 Manufacturing, Burwood Council area: $99,202 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Burwood Council area: $141,682 Construction, Burwood Council area: $122,070 Wholesale Trade, Burwood Council area: $174,907 Retail Trade, Burwood Council area: $66,995 Accommodation and Food Services, Burwood Council area: $54,913 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Burwood Council area: $185,501 Information Media and Telecommunications, Burwood Council area: $194,093 Financial and Insurance Services, Burwood Council area: $374,966 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Burwood Council area: $324,507 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Burwood Council area: $115,567 Administrative and Support Services, Burwood Council area: $132,421 Public Administration and Safety, Burwood Council area: $94,653 Education and Training, Burwood Council area: $80,468 Health Care and Social Assistance, Burwood Council area: $68,314 Arts and Recreation Services, Burwood Council area: $56,637 Other Services, Burwood Council area: $65,862
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, Burwood Council area: -$11,328 Manufacturing, Burwood Council area: +$1,218 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Burwood Council area: +$20,757 Construction, Burwood Council area: -$10,643 Wholesale Trade, Burwood Council area: -$5,346 Retail Trade, Burwood Council area: -$2,405 Accommodation and Food Services, Burwood Council area: -$777 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Burwood Council area: +$15,174 Information Media and Telecommunications, Burwood Council area: +$4,873 Financial and Insurance Services, Burwood Council area: +$4,425 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Burwood Council area: -$7,128 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Burwood Council area: -$292 Administrative and Support Services, Burwood Council area: +$2,238 Public Administration and Safety, Burwood Council area: -$1,575 Education and Training, Burwood Council area: -$2,387 Health Care and Social Assistance, Burwood Council area: -$1,466 Arts and Recreation Services, Burwood Council area: -$811 Other Services, Burwood Council area: -$1,173
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 Burwood Council area in 2017/18 shows the three highest industries were:

  • Financial and Insurance Services ($374,966)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services ($324,507)
  • Information Media and Telecommunications ($194,093)

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales were for $347,453 in Financial and Insurance Services; $299,802 in Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services; and $230,254 in Information Media and Telecommunications.

The major differences between worker productivity by industries in Burwood Council area and New South Wales were:

  • Higher worker productivity in Transport, Postal and Warehousing ($185,501 compared to $147,496)
  • Lower worker productivity in Mining ($ compared to $230,914)
  • Lower worker productivity in Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services ($141,682 compared to $284,836)
  • Lower worker productivity in Information Media and Telecommunications ($194,093 compared to $230,254)

Emerging groups

The total worker productivity by industry in Burwood Council area decreased by $2,761 between 2016/17 and 2017/18.

The largest changes in worker productivity by industries between 2016/17 and 2017/18 in Burwood Council area were for:

  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (+$20,757)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (+$15,174)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (-$11,328)
  • Construction (-$10,643)

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