Clarence Valley Council area

Worker productivity

In Clarence Valley Council area, Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services had the highest productivity by industry, generating $271,958 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
Clarence Valley Council area - Constant prices2020/212015/16Change
Industry$New South Wales$$New South Wales$ 2015/16 - 2020/21
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing117,183126,01098,958128,939+18,225
Mining91,488313,756103,866388,707-12,378
Manufacturing88,967126,33890,231132,226-1,264
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services271,958289,385269,057307,268+2,901
Construction173,698123,340177,566130,406-3,868
Wholesale Trade128,386203,11094,842191,430+33,544
Retail Trade64,87073,07061,05167,318+3,819
Accommodation and Food Services45,96451,54148,03154,231-2,066
Transport, Postal and Warehousing96,738133,802103,371163,183-6,633
Information Media and Telecommunications87,468215,36993,947184,690-6,479
Financial and Insurance Services195,743321,100209,547335,400-13,803
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services225,667350,307215,342312,010+10,325
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services101,326135,76495,038131,614+6,288
Administrative and Support Services102,814168,80594,631169,683+8,184
Public Administration and Safety104,160118,64095,819117,169+8,342
Education and Training71,70586,45069,74688,069+1,959
Health Care and Social Assistance75,59682,48665,28870,510+10,308
Arts and Recreation Services47,06066,20454,94971,413-7,890
Other Services56,05866,35254,20571,551+1,852
Total worker productivity97,649127,67989,464128,161+8,186

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 Clarence Valley Council area in 2020/21 shows the three highest industries were:

  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services ($271,958)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services ($225,667)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($195,743)

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

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

  • A lower worker productivity in Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services ($225,667 compared to $350,307)
  • A lower worker productivity in Financial and Insurance Services ($195,743 compared to $321,100)
  • A lower worker productivity in Information Media and Telecommunications ($87,468 compared to $215,369)
  • A lower worker productivity in Mining ($91,488 compared to $313,756)

Emerging groups

The total worker productivity by industry in Clarence Valley Council area increased by $8,186 between 2015/16 and 2020/21.

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

  • Wholesale Trade (+$33,544)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (+$18,225)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (-$13,803)
  • Mining (-$12,378)

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