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Worker productivity

In the Hilltops Council area, Mining had the highest productivity by industry, generating $578,315 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
Hilltops Council area - Constant prices2017/182012/13Change
Industry
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$NSW $$NSW $2012/13 to 2017/18
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing103,97197,274129,659120,329-25,688
Mining578,315230,914121,190211,641+457,125
Manufacturing84,958119,68588,909112,454-3,952
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services129,444284,836241,586315,977-112,142
Construction99,132102,507138,470111,341-39,338
Wholesale Trade141,631183,341121,815136,246+19,816
Retail Trade62,11762,09353,84160,529+8,276
Accommodation and Food Services54,54351,69144,89550,035+9,649
Transport, Postal and Warehousing93,926147,496124,168146,803-30,243
Information Media and Telecommunications120,833230,25461,261176,959+59,572
Financial and Insurance Services234,561347,453202,308314,993+32,253
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services141,246299,802172,772247,840-31,525
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services87,800131,79485,290125,370+2,510
Administrative and Support Services76,420149,71881,000142,514-4,580
Public Administration and Safety82,955114,19479,346111,129+3,609
Education and Training64,92172,37765,76777,671-846
Health Care and Social Assistance69,42565,16763,89769,387+5,528
Arts and Recreation Services50,47271,16841,34963,088+9,123
Other Services65,23659,53851,50263,251+13,735

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, NSW: $97,274 Mining, NSW: $230,914 Manufacturing, NSW: $119,685 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, NSW: $284,836 Construction, NSW: $102,507 Wholesale Trade, NSW: $183,341 Retail Trade, NSW: $62,093 Accommodation and Food Services, NSW: $51,691 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, NSW: $147,496 Information Media and Telecommunications, NSW: $230,254 Financial and Insurance Services, NSW: $347,453 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, NSW: $299,802 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, NSW: $131,794 Administrative and Support Services, NSW: $149,718 Public Administration and Safety, NSW: $114,194 Education and Training, NSW: $72,377 Health Care and Social Assistance, NSW: $65,167 Arts and Recreation Services, NSW: $71,168 Other Services, NSW: $59,538 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Hilltops Council area: $103,971 Mining, Hilltops Council area: $578,315 Manufacturing, Hilltops Council area: $84,958 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Hilltops Council area: $129,444 Construction, Hilltops Council area: $99,132 Wholesale Trade, Hilltops Council area: $141,631 Retail Trade, Hilltops Council area: $62,117 Accommodation and Food Services, Hilltops Council area: $54,543 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Hilltops Council area: $93,926 Information Media and Telecommunications, Hilltops Council area: $120,833 Financial and Insurance Services, Hilltops Council area: $234,561 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Hilltops Council area: $141,246 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Hilltops Council area: $87,800 Administrative and Support Services, Hilltops Council area: $76,420 Public Administration and Safety, Hilltops Council area: $82,955 Education and Training, Hilltops Council area: $64,921 Health Care and Social Assistance, Hilltops Council area: $69,425 Arts and Recreation Services, Hilltops Council area: $50,472 Other Services, Hilltops Council area: $65,236
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, Hilltops Council area: -$25,688 Mining, Hilltops Council area: +$457,125 Manufacturing, Hilltops Council area: -$3,952 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Hilltops Council area: -$112,142 Construction, Hilltops Council area: -$39,338 Wholesale Trade, Hilltops Council area: +$19,816 Retail Trade, Hilltops Council area: +$8,276 Accommodation and Food Services, Hilltops Council area: +$9,649 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Hilltops Council area: -$30,243 Information Media and Telecommunications, Hilltops Council area: +$59,572 Financial and Insurance Services, Hilltops Council area: +$32,253 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Hilltops Council area: -$31,525 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Hilltops Council area: +$2,510 Administrative and Support Services, Hilltops Council area: -$4,580 Public Administration and Safety, Hilltops Council area: +$3,609 Education and Training, Hilltops Council area: -$846 Health Care and Social Assistance, Hilltops Council area: +$5,528 Arts and Recreation Services, Hilltops Council area: +$9,123 Other Services, Hilltops Council area: +$13,735
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 Hilltops Council area in 2017/18 shows the three highest industries were:

  • Mining ($578,315)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($234,561)
  • Wholesale Trade ($141,631)

In comparison, the same 3 industries in NSW were for $230,914 in Mining; $347,453 in Financial and Insurance Services; and $183,341 in Wholesale Trade.

The major differences between worker productivity by industries in the Hilltops Council area and NSW were:

  • Higher worker productivity in Mining ($578,315 compared to $230,914)
  • Lower worker productivity in Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services ($141,246 compared to $299,802)
  • Lower worker productivity in Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services ($129,444 compared to $284,836)
  • Lower worker productivity in Financial and Insurance Services ($234,561 compared to $347,453)

Emerging groups

The total worker productivity by industry in the Hilltops Council area decreased by $656 between 2012/13 and 2017/18.

The largest changes in worker productivity by industries between 2012/13 and 2017/18 in the Hilltops Council area were for:

  • Mining (+$457,125)
  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (-$112,142)
  • Information Media and Telecommunications (+$59,572)
  • Construction (-$39,338)

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