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Worker productivity

In the Cook Shire, Financial and Insurance Services had the highest productivity by industry, generating $326,171 per worker in 2016/17.

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 prices2016/172011/12Change
Industry
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$Queensland $$Queensland $2011/12 to 2016/17
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing138,291146,30374,227146,489+64,063
Mining291,269325,259330,942196,277-39,673
Manufacturing96,410116,65784,771111,245+11,639
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services215,963316,816156,766253,716+59,196
Construction257,352114,786262,808137,079-5,456
Wholesale Trade171,995178,765115,924139,051+56,071
Retail Trade65,80861,56862,84556,466+2,963
Accommodation and Food Services73,61647,96865,12449,575+8,492
Transport, Postal and Warehousing111,636119,409125,344123,817-13,708
Information Media and Telecommunications45,640142,04747,089115,792-1,449
Financial and Insurance Services326,171320,484277,177280,518+48,994
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services109,239201,289120,291158,052-11,053
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services91,997120,562112,670106,857-20,673
Administrative and Support Services116,701108,471100,728104,960+15,973
Public Administration and Safety123,847112,84294,804106,775+29,043
Education and Training61,01872,13070,24374,160-9,225
Health Care and Social Assistance97,65075,70975,53267,264+22,117
Arts and Recreation Services58,62657,19194,14259,729-35,516
Other Services52,17261,01367,02263,443-14,849

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id , the population experts.

Data are based on a 2015-16 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 2016/17
Productivity per worker (annual) by industry 2016/17 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Queensland: $146,303 Mining, Queensland: $325,259 Manufacturing, Queensland: $116,657 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Queensland: $316,816 Construction, Queensland: $114,786 Wholesale Trade, Queensland: $178,765 Retail Trade, Queensland: $61,568 Accommodation and Food Services, Queensland: $47,968 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Queensland: $119,409 Information Media and Telecommunications, Queensland: $142,047 Financial and Insurance Services, Queensland: $320,484 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Queensland: $201,289 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Queensland: $120,562 Administrative and Support Services, Queensland: $108,471 Public Administration and Safety, Queensland: $112,842 Education and Training, Queensland: $72,130 Health Care and Social Assistance, Queensland: $75,709 Arts and Recreation Services, Queensland: $57,191 Other Services, Queensland: $61,013 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Cook Shire: $138,291 Mining, Cook Shire: $291,269 Manufacturing, Cook Shire: $96,410 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Cook Shire: $215,963 Construction, Cook Shire: $257,352 Wholesale Trade, Cook Shire: $171,995 Retail Trade, Cook Shire: $65,808 Accommodation and Food Services, Cook Shire: $73,616 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Cook Shire: $111,636 Information Media and Telecommunications, Cook Shire: $45,640 Financial and Insurance Services, Cook Shire: $326,171 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Cook Shire: $109,239 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Cook Shire: $91,997 Administrative and Support Services, Cook Shire: $116,701 Public Administration and Safety, Cook Shire: $123,847 Education and Training, Cook Shire: $61,018 Health Care and Social Assistance, Cook Shire: $97,650 Arts and Recreation Services, Cook Shire: $58,626 Other Services, Cook Shire: $52,172
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Change in productivity per worker (annual) by industry, 2011/12 to 2016/17
Change in productivity per worker (annual) by industry, 2011/12 to 2016/17 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Cook Shire: +$64,063 Mining, Cook Shire: -$39,673 Manufacturing, Cook Shire: +$11,639 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Cook Shire: +$59,196 Construction, Cook Shire: -$5,456 Wholesale Trade, Cook Shire: +$56,071 Retail Trade, Cook Shire: +$2,963 Accommodation and Food Services, Cook Shire: +$8,492 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Cook Shire: -$13,708 Information Media and Telecommunications, Cook Shire: -$1,449 Financial and Insurance Services, Cook Shire: +$48,994 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Cook Shire: -$11,053 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Cook Shire: -$20,673 Administrative and Support Services, Cook Shire: +$15,973 Public Administration and Safety, Cook Shire: +$29,043 Education and Training, Cook Shire: -$9,225 Health Care and Social Assistance, Cook Shire: +$22,117 Arts and Recreation Services, Cook Shire: -$35,516 Other Services, Cook Shire: -$14,849
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
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 2016/17 shows the three highest industries were:

  • Financial and Insurance Services ($326,171)
  • Mining ($291,269)
  • Construction ($257,352)

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Queensland were for $320,484 in Financial and Insurance Services; $325,259 in Mining; and $114,786 in Construction.

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

  • Higher worker productivity in Construction ($257,352 compared to $114,786)
  • Lower worker productivity in Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services ($215,963 compared to $316,816)
  • Lower worker productivity in Information Media and Telecommunications ($45,640 compared to $142,047)
  • Lower worker productivity in Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services ($109,239 compared to $201,289)

Emerging groups

The total worker productivity by industry in the Cook Shire increased by $23,880 between 2011/12 and 2016/17.

The largest changes in worker productivity by industries between 2011/12 and 2016/17 in the Cook Shire were for:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (+$64,063)
  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (+$59,196)
  • Wholesale Trade (+$56,071)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$48,994)

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