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Worker productivity

In the Cook Shire, Mining had the highest productivity by industry, generating $282,300 per worker in 2017/18.

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.

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Productivity per worker (annual) by industry
Cook Shire - Constant prices2017/182012/13Change
Industry
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$Queensland $$Queensland $2012/13 to 2017/18
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing118,834133,993113,899155,601+4,935
Mining282,300348,942318,676211,718-36,376
Manufacturing83,959122,05976,812116,584+7,147
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services187,580336,802167,416265,942+20,164
Construction210,783105,925237,450138,244-26,667
Wholesale Trade136,896186,07493,940152,908+42,955
Retail Trade54,32758,51354,83857,307-511
Accommodation and Food Services85,07644,22969,17748,684+15,899
Transport, Postal and Warehousing100,086117,212110,853134,347-10,767
Information Media and Telecommunications80,365158,55961,295121,424+19,071
Financial and Insurance Services210,502331,676202,660287,336+7,842
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services84,963206,26987,019171,964-2,056
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services96,162119,50192,164109,103+3,998
Administrative and Support Services121,107112,704101,063102,442+20,044
Public Administration and Safety119,069111,40396,869103,330+22,200
Education and Training46,03164,65053,01171,745-6,981
Health Care and Social Assistance77,76771,42268,86764,581+8,900
Arts and Recreation Services75,23661,00580,01257,766-4,776
Other Services48,96460,77951,82562,033-2,861

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018. 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

Productivity per worker (annual) by industry 2017/18
Productivity per worker (annual) by industry 2017/18 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Queensland: $133,993 Mining, Queensland: $348,942 Manufacturing, Queensland: $122,059 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Queensland: $336,802 Construction, Queensland: $105,925 Wholesale Trade, Queensland: $186,074 Retail Trade, Queensland: $58,513 Accommodation and Food Services, Queensland: $44,229 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Queensland: $117,212 Information Media and Telecommunications, Queensland: $158,559 Financial and Insurance Services, Queensland: $331,676 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Queensland: $206,269 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Queensland: $119,501 Administrative and Support Services, Queensland: $112,704 Public Administration and Safety, Queensland: $111,403 Education and Training, Queensland: $64,650 Health Care and Social Assistance, Queensland: $71,422 Arts and Recreation Services, Queensland: $61,005 Other Services, Queensland: $60,779 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Cook Shire: $118,834 Mining, Cook Shire: $282,300 Manufacturing, Cook Shire: $83,959 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Cook Shire: $187,580 Construction, Cook Shire: $210,783 Wholesale Trade, Cook Shire: $136,896 Retail Trade, Cook Shire: $54,327 Accommodation and Food Services, Cook Shire: $85,076 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Cook Shire: $100,086 Information Media and Telecommunications, Cook Shire: $80,365 Financial and Insurance Services, Cook Shire: $210,502 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Cook Shire: $84,963 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Cook Shire: $96,162 Administrative and Support Services, Cook Shire: $121,107 Public Administration and Safety, Cook Shire: $119,069 Education and Training, Cook Shire: $46,031 Health Care and Social Assistance, Cook Shire: $77,767 Arts and Recreation Services, Cook Shire: $75,236 Other Services, Cook Shire: $48,964
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Change in productivity per worker (annual) by industry, 2012/13 to 2017/18
Change in productivity per worker (annual) by industry, 2012/13 to 2017/18 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Cook Shire: +$4,935 Mining, Cook Shire: -$36,376 Manufacturing, Cook Shire: +$7,147 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Cook Shire: +$20,164 Construction, Cook Shire: -$26,667 Wholesale Trade, Cook Shire: +$42,955 Retail Trade, Cook Shire: -$511 Accommodation and Food Services, Cook Shire: +$15,899 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Cook Shire: -$10,767 Information Media and Telecommunications, Cook Shire: +$19,071 Financial and Insurance Services, Cook Shire: +$7,842 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Cook Shire: -$2,056 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Cook Shire: +$3,998 Administrative and Support Services, Cook Shire: +$20,044 Public Administration and Safety, Cook Shire: +$22,200 Education and Training, Cook Shire: -$6,981 Health Care and Social Assistance, Cook Shire: +$8,900 Arts and Recreation Services, Cook Shire: -$4,776 Other Services, Cook Shire: -$2,861
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts

Dominant groups

An analysis of the worker productivity by industry sectors in Cook Shire in 2017/18 shows the three highest industries were:

  • Mining ($282,300)
  • Construction ($210,783)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($210,502)

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Queensland were for $348,942 in Mining; $105,925 in Construction; and $331,676 in Financial and Insurance Services.

The major differences between worker productivity by industries in the Cook Shire and Queensland were:

  • Higher worker productivity in Construction ($210,783 compared to $105,925)
  • Lower worker productivity in Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services ($187,580 compared to $336,802)
  • Lower worker productivity in Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services ($84,963 compared to $206,269)
  • Lower worker productivity in Financial and Insurance Services ($210,502 compared to $331,676)

Emerging groups

The total worker productivity by industry in the Cook Shire increased by $10,986 between 2012/13 and 2017/18.

The largest changes in worker productivity by industries between 2012/13 and 2017/18 in the Cook Shire were for:

  • Wholesale Trade (+$42,955)
  • Mining (-$36,376)
  • Construction (-$26,667)
  • Public Administration and Safety (+$22,200)

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