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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 prices2017/182015/16Change
Industry
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$Queensland $$Queensland $2015/16 to 2017/18
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing118,811133,966119,149147,835-339
Mining282,300348,942382,189304,077-99,889
Manufacturing83,958122,05873,769121,933+10,189
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services187,587336,804198,678308,680-11,091
Construction210,783105,925241,936120,836-31,153
Wholesale Trade136,893186,07157,057166,854+79,836
Retail Trade54,31158,49954,33659,753-25
Accommodation and Food Services85,01444,20796,21850,377-11,204
Transport, Postal and Warehousing99,873116,77762,755119,289+37,118
Information Media and Telecommunications80,365158,55966,326143,378+14,039
Financial and Insurance Services210,502331,675250,416306,276-39,914
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services84,960206,26466,363196,032+18,597
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services96,161119,50080,413110,300+15,749
Administrative and Support Services121,106112,70383,070105,096+38,036
Public Administration and Safety119,068111,402117,407112,581+1,661
Education and Training46,02964,64853,86571,462-7,836
Health Care and Social Assistance77,74071,40075,67471,257+2,066
Arts and Recreation Services75,23661,00683,71858,566-8,481
Other Services48,96460,77949,05162,270-87

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: $133,966 Mining, Queensland: $348,942 Manufacturing, Queensland: $122,058 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Queensland: $336,804 Construction, Queensland: $105,925 Wholesale Trade, Queensland: $186,071 Retail Trade, Queensland: $58,499 Accommodation and Food Services, Queensland: $44,207 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Queensland: $116,777 Information Media and Telecommunications, Queensland: $158,559 Financial and Insurance Services, Queensland: $331,675 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Queensland: $206,264 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Queensland: $119,500 Administrative and Support Services, Queensland: $112,703 Public Administration and Safety, Queensland: $111,402 Education and Training, Queensland: $64,648 Health Care and Social Assistance, Queensland: $71,400 Arts and Recreation Services, Queensland: $61,006 Other Services, Queensland: $60,779 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Cook Shire: $118,811 Mining, Cook Shire: $282,300 Manufacturing, Cook Shire: $83,958 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Cook Shire: $187,587 Construction, Cook Shire: $210,783 Wholesale Trade, Cook Shire: $136,893 Retail Trade, Cook Shire: $54,311 Accommodation and Food Services, Cook Shire: $85,014 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Cook Shire: $99,873 Information Media and Telecommunications, Cook Shire: $80,365 Financial and Insurance Services, Cook Shire: $210,502 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Cook Shire: $84,960 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Cook Shire: $96,161 Administrative and Support Services, Cook Shire: $121,106 Public Administration and Safety, Cook Shire: $119,068 Education and Training, Cook Shire: $46,029 Health Care and Social Assistance, Cook Shire: $77,740 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, 2015/16 to 2017/18
Change in productivity per worker (annual) by industry, 2015/16 to 2017/18 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Cook Shire: -$339 Mining, Cook Shire: -$99,889 Manufacturing, Cook Shire: +$10,189 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Cook Shire: -$11,091 Construction, Cook Shire: -$31,153 Wholesale Trade, Cook Shire: +$79,836 Retail Trade, Cook Shire: -$25 Accommodation and Food Services, Cook Shire: -$11,204 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Cook Shire: +$37,118 Information Media and Telecommunications, Cook Shire: +$14,039 Financial and Insurance Services, Cook Shire: -$39,914 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Cook Shire: +$18,597 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Cook Shire: +$15,749 Administrative and Support Services, Cook Shire: +$38,036 Public Administration and Safety, Cook Shire: +$1,661 Education and Training, Cook Shire: -$7,836 Health Care and Social Assistance, Cook Shire: +$2,066 Arts and Recreation Services, Cook Shire: -$8,481 Other Services, Cook Shire: -$87
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 $331,675 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 ($187,587 compared to $336,804)
  • Lower worker productivity in Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services ($84,960 compared to $206,264)
  • Lower worker productivity in Financial and Insurance Services ($210,502 compared to $331,675)

Emerging groups

The total worker productivity by industry in the Cook Shire decreased by $33,084 between 2015/16 and 2017/18.

The largest changes in worker productivity by industries between 2015/16 and 2017/18 in the Cook Shire were for:

  • Mining (-$99,889)
  • Wholesale Trade (+$79,836)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (-$39,914)
  • Administrative and Support Services (+$38,036)

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