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Worker productivity

In the Circular Head Council area, Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing had the highest productivity by industry, generating $289,180 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
Circular Head Council area - Constant prices2018/192013/14Change
Industry$Tasmania$$Tasmania$ 2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing289,180265,550229,882211,685+59,298
Mining257,753329,204300,781309,468-43,028
Manufacturing82,61295,35599,52996,376-16,917
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services113,583220,083170,177226,600-56,594
Construction86,03193,49088,07188,889-2,040
Wholesale Trade135,436150,238120,288126,468+15,147
Retail Trade77,61251,90360,56150,624+17,051
Accommodation and Food Services52,83244,70957,00742,301-4,175
Transport, Postal and Warehousing87,798115,39478,724101,776+9,074
Information Media and Telecommunications194,496271,081104,405194,284+90,091
Financial and Insurance Services288,165331,150231,209301,161+56,956
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services138,077178,319112,294135,569+25,784
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services63,10571,02362,66871,033+437
Administrative and Support Services76,63582,72848,84473,722+27,791
Public Administration and Safety76,62589,16275,49292,099+1,132
Education and Training62,18479,92561,80480,601+380
Health Care and Social Assistance94,986115,54894,937106,902+49
Arts and Recreation Services55,11553,15588,19667,206-33,081
Other Services43,69355,41642,56353,733+1,131
Total worker productivity140,917107,928124,695102,431+16,223

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 the Circular Head Council area in 2018/19 shows the three highest industries were:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing ($289,180)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($288,165)
  • Mining ($257,753)

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Tasmania were for $265,550 in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing; $331,150 in Financial and Insurance Services and $329,204 in Mining.

The major differences between the jobs held by the full-time equivalent local workers of the Circular Head Council area and Tasmania were:

  • A lower worker productivity in Financial and Insurance Services ($288,165 compared to $331,150)
  • A lower worker productivity in Mining ($257,753 compared to $329,204)
  • A lower worker productivity in Information Media and Telecommunications ($194,496 compared to $271,081)
  • A lower worker productivity in Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services ($113,583 compared to $220,083)

Emerging groups

The total worker productivity by industry in the Circular Head Council area increased by $16,223 between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

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

  • Information Media and Telecommunications (+$90,091)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (+$59,298)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$56,956)
  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (-$56,594)

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