Camden Council area

Worker productivity

In Camden Council area, Financial and Insurance Services had the highest productivity by industry, generating $279,338 per worker in 2020/21.

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
Camden Council area - Constant prices2020/212015/16Change
Industry$New South Wales$$New South Wales$ 2015/16 - 2020/21
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing98,868126,010102,952128,939-4,085
Mining162,821313,756158,296388,707+4,525
Manufacturing121,187126,338137,368132,226-16,180
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services232,501289,385294,255307,268-61,754
Construction183,592123,340178,770130,406+4,822
Wholesale Trade196,012203,110175,540191,430+20,472
Retail Trade73,13073,07065,64267,318+7,487
Accommodation and Food Services42,47951,54143,09854,231-618
Transport, Postal and Warehousing121,562133,802151,474163,183-29,912
Information Media and Telecommunications102,210215,369111,511184,690-9,301
Financial and Insurance Services279,338321,100285,002335,400-5,664
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services272,490350,307243,251312,010+29,239
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services116,356135,764107,897131,614+8,459
Administrative and Support Services113,479168,805121,445169,683-7,966
Public Administration and Safety102,373118,64096,579117,169+5,794
Education and Training78,06686,45078,99488,069-927
Health Care and Social Assistance68,72882,48665,15070,510+3,577
Arts and Recreation Services68,87366,20464,42371,413+4,450
Other Services62,00866,35267,97571,551-5,967
Total worker productivity111,373127,679115,140128,161-3,767

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2021. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id (informed decisions). Data are based on a 2018-19 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 Camden Council area in 2020/21 shows the three highest industries were:

  • Financial and Insurance Services ($279,338)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services ($272,490)
  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services ($232,501)

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales were for $321,100 in Financial and Insurance Services; $350,307 in Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services and $289,385 in Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services.

The major differences between the jobs held by the full-time equivalent local workers of Camden Council area and New South Wales were:

  • A higher worker productivity in Construction ($183,592 compared to $123,340)
  • A lower worker productivity in Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services ($272,490 compared to $350,307)
  • A lower worker productivity in Information Media and Telecommunications ($102,210 compared to $215,369)
  • A lower worker productivity in Mining ($162,821 compared to $313,756)

Emerging groups

The total worker productivity by industry in Camden Council area decreased by -3,767 between 2015/16 and 2020/21.

The largest changes in worker productivity by industries between 2015/16 and 2020/21 in Camden Council area were for those employed in:

  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (-$61,754)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (-$29,912)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (+$29,239)
  • Wholesale Trade (+$20,472)

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