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Worker productivity

In Clarence Valley Council area, Mining had the highest productivity by industry, generating $878,687 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
Clarence Valley Council area - Constant prices2018/192013/14Change
Industry$New South Wales$$New South Wales$ 2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing102,837115,122110,742132,941-7,905
Mining878,687439,804310,182425,893+568,505
Manufacturing73,797111,82767,240115,563+6,557
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services234,781291,016283,854317,550-49,072
Construction188,571116,653165,261122,435+23,310
Wholesale Trade97,932164,66969,462135,346+28,470
Retail Trade57,45161,03654,00662,551+3,445
Accommodation and Food Services43,82254,47145,99051,686-2,168
Transport, Postal and Warehousing88,335141,03099,881151,975-11,546
Information Media and Telecommunications121,103213,038119,317185,744+1,787
Financial and Insurance Services237,158341,088203,757329,370+33,401
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services44,694352,185185,741270,884-141,047
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services94,440133,34290,405128,305+4,035
Administrative and Support Services104,175174,05293,548155,196+10,628
Public Administration and Safety94,570110,75295,852114,081-1,282
Education and Training62,28677,82462,07777,476+209
Health Care and Social Assistance68,84175,57363,98070,685+4,862
Arts and Recreation Services42,21173,17252,79769,198-10,586
Other Services49,04166,68451,30468,608-2,263
Total worker productivity94,815123,49885,620121,465+9,194

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 Clarence Valley Council area in 2018/19 shows the three highest industries were:

  • Mining ($878,687)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($237,158)
  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services ($234,781)

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales were for $439,804 in Mining; $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 Clarence Valley Council area and New South Wales were:

  • A lower worker productivity in Information Media and Telecommunications ($121,103 compared to $213,038)
  • A lower worker productivity in Financial and Insurance Services ($237,158 compared to $341,088)
  • A lower worker productivity in Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services ($44,694 compared to $352,185)
  • A higher worker productivity in Mining ($878,687 compared to $439,804)

Emerging groups

The total worker productivity by industry in Clarence Valley Council area increased by $9,194 between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

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

  • Mining (+$568,505)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (-$141,047)
  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (-$49,072)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$33,401)

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