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Worker productivity

In City of Armadale, Financial and Insurance Services had the highest productivity by industry, generating $317,303 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
City of Armadale - Constant prices2017/182012/13Change
Industry
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$Greater Perth $$Greater Perth $2012/13 to 2017/18
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing155,284159,888162,697164,009-7,414
Mining236,243443,945301,658379,980-65,416
Manufacturing131,698155,804110,638124,120+21,060
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services312,053294,636209,317231,402+102,736
Construction180,088158,038133,016171,215+47,072
Wholesale Trade255,289278,323179,543196,212+75,746
Retail Trade55,89863,29953,84861,110+2,049
Accommodation and Food Services44,09552,96444,38154,994-286
Transport, Postal and Warehousing129,549183,542111,187166,523+18,363
Information Media and Telecommunications176,508219,839110,052145,742+66,456
Financial and Insurance Services317,303356,259250,360272,339+66,943
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services218,497251,904194,496218,149+24,001
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services112,021134,525127,630152,104-15,609
Administrative and Support Services83,819142,15678,748144,213+5,071
Public Administration and Safety107,293124,51095,712115,536+11,581
Education and Training59,37674,83060,73680,013-1,360
Health Care and Social Assistance78,77587,16872,11479,575+6,661
Arts and Recreation Services33,42050,78943,37855,601-9,958
Other Services56,93463,02855,38861,228+1,547

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, Greater Perth: $159,888 Mining, Greater Perth: $443,945 Manufacturing, Greater Perth: $155,804 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Greater Perth: $294,636 Construction, Greater Perth: $158,038 Wholesale Trade, Greater Perth: $278,323 Retail Trade, Greater Perth: $63,299 Accommodation and Food Services, Greater Perth: $52,964 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Greater Perth: $183,542 Information Media and Telecommunications, Greater Perth: $219,839 Financial and Insurance Services, Greater Perth: $356,259 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Greater Perth: $251,904 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Greater Perth: $134,525 Administrative and Support Services, Greater Perth: $142,156 Public Administration and Safety, Greater Perth: $124,510 Education and Training, Greater Perth: $74,830 Health Care and Social Assistance, Greater Perth: $87,168 Arts and Recreation Services, Greater Perth: $50,789 Other Services, Greater Perth: $63,028 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Armadale: $155,284 Mining, City of Armadale: $236,243 Manufacturing, City of Armadale: $131,698 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Armadale: $312,053 Construction, City of Armadale: $180,088 Wholesale Trade, City of Armadale: $255,289 Retail Trade, City of Armadale: $55,898 Accommodation and Food Services, City of Armadale: $44,095 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Armadale: $129,549 Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Armadale: $176,508 Financial and Insurance Services, City of Armadale: $317,303 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Armadale: $218,497 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Armadale: $112,021 Administrative and Support Services, City of Armadale: $83,819 Public Administration and Safety, City of Armadale: $107,293 Education and Training, City of Armadale: $59,376 Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Armadale: $78,775 Arts and Recreation Services, City of Armadale: $33,420 Other Services, City of Armadale: $56,934
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, City of Armadale: -$7,414 Mining, City of Armadale: -$65,416 Manufacturing, City of Armadale: +$21,060 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Armadale: +$102,736 Construction, City of Armadale: +$47,072 Wholesale Trade, City of Armadale: +$75,746 Retail Trade, City of Armadale: +$2,049 Accommodation and Food Services, City of Armadale: -$286 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Armadale: +$18,363 Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Armadale: +$66,456 Financial and Insurance Services, City of Armadale: +$66,943 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Armadale: +$24,001 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Armadale: -$15,609 Administrative and Support Services, City of Armadale: +$5,071 Public Administration and Safety, City of Armadale: +$11,581 Education and Training, City of Armadale: -$1,360 Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Armadale: +$6,661 Arts and Recreation Services, City of Armadale: -$9,958 Other Services, City of Armadale: +$1,547
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 City of Armadale in 2017/18 shows the three highest industries were:

  • Financial and Insurance Services ($317,303)
  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services ($312,053)
  • Wholesale Trade ($255,289)

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Greater Perth were for $356,259 in Financial and Insurance Services; $294,636 in Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services; and $278,323 in Wholesale Trade.

The major differences between worker productivity by industries in City of Armadale and Greater Perth were:

  • Lower worker productivity in Mining ($236,243 compared to $443,945)
  • Lower worker productivity in Administrative and Support Services ($83,819 compared to $142,156)
  • Lower worker productivity in Transport, Postal and Warehousing ($129,549 compared to $183,542)
  • Lower worker productivity in Information Media and Telecommunications ($176,508 compared to $219,839)

Emerging groups

The total worker productivity by industry in City of Armadale increased by $6,685 between 2012/13 and 2017/18.

The largest changes in worker productivity by industries between 2012/13 and 2017/18 in City of Armadale were for:

  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (+$102,736)
  • Wholesale Trade (+$75,746)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$66,943)
  • Information Media and Telecommunications (+$66,456)

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