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Worker productivity

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In the Gunnedah Shire, Mining had the highest productivity by industry, generating $556,006 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
Gunnedah Shire - Constant prices2016/172011/12Change
Industry
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$New South Wales $$New South Wales $2011/12 to 2016/17
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing142,328121,671138,405114,736+3,922
Mining556,006250,531117,102128,428+438,904
Manufacturing101,700113,178127,291111,106-25,590
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services87,905246,207208,839273,325-120,934
Construction157,068122,359168,745109,044-11,677
Wholesale Trade119,432177,58475,826121,849+43,607
Retail Trade62,55064,75951,78460,154+10,766
Accommodation and Food Services36,15353,95747,78354,158-11,630
Transport, Postal and Warehousing137,170145,121120,393132,568+16,778
Information Media and Telecommunications128,166208,27985,868172,058+42,297
Financial and Insurance Services211,654346,821235,912309,390-24,258
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services225,543293,124230,442230,957-4,899
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services98,560134,51893,876125,880+4,684
Administrative and Support Services128,966146,93090,611150,636+38,355
Public Administration and Safety68,745115,96189,302108,806-20,558
Education and Training65,28878,49568,60181,152-3,313
Health Care and Social Assistance59,13769,88862,41770,228-3,280
Arts and Recreation Services80,73465,55538,73560,125+41,999
Other Services44,26862,11458,67863,927-14,410

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, New South Wales: $121,671 Mining, New South Wales: $250,531 Manufacturing, New South Wales: $113,178 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, New South Wales: $246,207 Construction, New South Wales: $122,359 Wholesale Trade, New South Wales: $177,584 Retail Trade, New South Wales: $64,759 Accommodation and Food Services, New South Wales: $53,957 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, New South Wales: $145,121 Information Media and Telecommunications, New South Wales: $208,279 Financial and Insurance Services, New South Wales: $346,821 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, New South Wales: $293,124 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, New South Wales: $134,518 Administrative and Support Services, New South Wales: $146,930 Public Administration and Safety, New South Wales: $115,961 Education and Training, New South Wales: $78,495 Health Care and Social Assistance, New South Wales: $69,888 Arts and Recreation Services, New South Wales: $65,555 Other Services, New South Wales: $62,114 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Gunnedah Shire: $142,328 Mining, Gunnedah Shire: $556,006 Manufacturing, Gunnedah Shire: $101,700 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Gunnedah Shire: $87,905 Construction, Gunnedah Shire: $157,068 Wholesale Trade, Gunnedah Shire: $119,432 Retail Trade, Gunnedah Shire: $62,550 Accommodation and Food Services, Gunnedah Shire: $36,153 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Gunnedah Shire: $137,170 Information Media and Telecommunications, Gunnedah Shire: $128,166 Financial and Insurance Services, Gunnedah Shire: $211,654 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Gunnedah Shire: $225,543 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Gunnedah Shire: $98,560 Administrative and Support Services, Gunnedah Shire: $128,966 Public Administration and Safety, Gunnedah Shire: $68,745 Education and Training, Gunnedah Shire: $65,288 Health Care and Social Assistance, Gunnedah Shire: $59,137 Arts and Recreation Services, Gunnedah Shire: $80,734 Other Services, Gunnedah Shire: $44,268
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, Gunnedah Shire: +$3,922 Mining, Gunnedah Shire: +$438,904 Manufacturing, Gunnedah Shire: -$25,590 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Gunnedah Shire: -$120,934 Construction, Gunnedah Shire: -$11,677 Wholesale Trade, Gunnedah Shire: +$43,607 Retail Trade, Gunnedah Shire: +$10,766 Accommodation and Food Services, Gunnedah Shire: -$11,630 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Gunnedah Shire: +$16,778 Information Media and Telecommunications, Gunnedah Shire: +$42,297 Financial and Insurance Services, Gunnedah Shire: -$24,258 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Gunnedah Shire: -$4,899 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Gunnedah Shire: +$4,684 Administrative and Support Services, Gunnedah Shire: +$38,355 Public Administration and Safety, Gunnedah Shire: -$20,558 Education and Training, Gunnedah Shire: -$3,313 Health Care and Social Assistance, Gunnedah Shire: -$3,280 Arts and Recreation Services, Gunnedah Shire: +$41,999 Other Services, Gunnedah Shire: -$14,410
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 Gunnedah Shire in 2016/17 shows the three highest industries were:

  • Mining ($556,006)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services ($225,543)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($211,654)

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales were for $250,531 in Mining; $293,124 in Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services; and $346,821 in Financial and Insurance Services.

The major differences between worker productivity by industries in the Gunnedah Shire and New South Wales were:

  • Higher worker productivity in Mining ($556,006 compared to $250,531)
  • Lower worker productivity in Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services ($87,905 compared to $246,207)
  • Lower worker productivity in Financial and Insurance Services ($211,654 compared to $346,821)
  • Lower worker productivity in Information Media and Telecommunications ($128,166 compared to $208,279)

Emerging groups

The total worker productivity by industry in the Gunnedah Shire increased by $4,220 between 2011/12 and 2016/17.

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

  • Mining (+$438,904)
  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (-$120,934)
  • Wholesale Trade (+$43,607)
  • Information Media and Telecommunications (+$42,297)

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