Central Coast Council area

Worker productivity

In the Central Coast Council area, Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services had the highest productivity by industry, generating $310,022 per worker in 2018/19.

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
Central Coast Council area - Constant prices2018/192013/14Change
Industry$New South Wales$$New South Wales$ 2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing111,171115,122129,135132,941-17,964
Mining241,115439,804168,910425,893+72,205
Manufacturing100,041111,82798,123115,563+1,918
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services243,761291,016308,828317,550-65,067
Construction88,472116,653100,834122,435-12,362
Wholesale Trade142,856164,669118,174135,346+24,681
Retail Trade53,21561,03653,88262,551-668
Accommodation and Food Services46,86354,47144,23551,686+2,628
Transport, Postal and Warehousing116,265141,030127,405151,975-11,140
Information Media and Telecommunications163,106213,038145,738185,744+17,368
Financial and Insurance Services249,318341,088257,230329,370-7,912
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services310,022352,185229,190270,884+80,832
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services103,680133,34299,435128,305+4,245
Administrative and Support Services130,635174,052107,554155,196+23,081
Public Administration and Safety97,187110,75293,911114,081+3,277
Education and Training66,21677,82464,72477,476+1,492
Health Care and Social Assistance71,56175,57364,83870,685+6,723
Arts and Recreation Services56,21673,17252,90769,198+3,308
Other Services60,19666,68463,59268,608-3,396
Total worker productivity90,297123,49886,708121,465+3,589

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. 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

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Dominant groups

An analysis of the jobs held by the full-time equivalent local workers in the Central Coast Council area in 2018/19 shows the three highest industries were:

  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services ($310,022)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($249,318)
  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services ($243,761)

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales were for $352,185 in Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services; $341,088 in Financial and Insurance Services and $291,016 in Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services.

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

  • A lower worker productivity in Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services ($243,761 compared to $291,016)
  • A lower worker productivity in Information Media and Telecommunications ($163,106 compared to $213,038)
  • A lower worker productivity in Financial and Insurance Services ($249,318 compared to $341,088)
  • A lower worker productivity in Mining ($241,115 compared to $439,804)

Emerging groups

The total worker productivity by industry in the Central Coast Council area increased by $3,589 between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

The largest changes in worker productivity by industries between 2013/14 and 2018/19 in the Central Coast Council area were for those employed in:

  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (+$80,832)
  • Mining (+$72,205)
  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (-$65,067)
  • Wholesale Trade (+$24,681)

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