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Worker productivity

In Clarence Valley Council area, Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services had the highest productivity by industry, generating $249,765 per worker in 2019/20.

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 prices2019/202014/15Change
Industry$New South Wales$$New South Wales$ 2014/15 - 2019/20
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing86,33092,87583,923130,791+2,408
Mining179,035550,166147,993553,582+31,042
Manufacturing76,549117,42973,616124,812+2,933
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services244,515297,448289,883318,012-45,368
Construction180,860116,848174,632124,451+6,228
Wholesale Trade101,666169,27678,454155,468+23,211
Retail Trade59,49264,33857,81165,001+1,681
Accommodation and Food Services45,14650,58550,02055,481-4,874
Transport, Postal and Warehousing93,054139,053104,714155,543-11,660
Information Media and Telecommunications100,523207,53699,919176,216+604
Financial and Insurance Services221,262348,738216,874357,544+4,388
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services249,765338,226201,291293,864+48,474
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services102,179135,89096,483135,490+5,696
Administrative and Support Services115,960180,68999,546167,789+16,414
Public Administration and Safety106,660120,78693,236116,493+13,424
Education and Training82,86994,66070,00887,196+12,861
Health Care and Social Assistance71,66378,88766,18272,413+5,481
Arts and Recreation Services44,54771,34654,55572,083-10,008
Other Services50,23466,97852,08270,770-1,848
Total worker productivity97,714128,19286,260128,594+11,454

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 2019/20 shows the three highest industries were:

  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services ($249,765)
  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services ($244,515)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($221,262)

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales were for $338,226 in Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services; $297,448 in Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services and $348,738 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 ($249,765 compared to $338,226)
  • A lower worker productivity in Information Media and Telecommunications ($100,523 compared to $207,536)
  • A lower worker productivity in Financial and Insurance Services ($221,262 compared to $348,738)
  • A lower worker productivity in Mining ($179,035 compared to $550,166)

Emerging groups

The total worker productivity by industry in Clarence Valley Council area increased by $11,454 between 2014/15 and 2019/20.

The largest changes in worker productivity by industries between 2014/15 and 2019/20 in Clarence Valley Council area were for those employed in:

  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (+$48,474)
  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (-$45,368)
  • Mining (+$31,042)
  • Wholesale Trade (+$23,211)

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