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Worker productivity

In the Inner West Council area, Mining had the highest productivity by industry, generating $412,666 per worker in 2019/20.

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
Inner West Council area - Constant prices2019/202007/08Change
Industry
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$Australia $$Australia $2007/08 to 2019/20
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing57,424110,27262,052118,502-4,627
Mining412,666828,271133,943660,332+278,723
Manufacturing104,661113,73792,451116,631+12,210
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services195,248292,385251,405349,845-56,156
Construction94,072115,25777,972118,048+16,100
Wholesale Trade169,316166,126115,195121,939+54,121
Retail Trade70,60864,22558,42553,860+12,183
Accommodation and Food Services53,79247,55366,22556,114-12,433
Transport, Postal and Warehousing135,936130,955154,342133,812-18,406
Information Media and Telecommunications156,281189,731141,601126,953+14,680
Financial and Insurance Services378,986347,811343,647303,109+35,338
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services389,907257,141278,971201,055+110,937
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services137,071124,621115,848109,113+21,223
Administrative and Support Services183,812150,696201,417158,990-17,606
Public Administration and Safety111,806123,597103,315110,856+8,491
Education and Training91,62187,25292,57590,079-954
Health Care and Social Assistance75,56985,87978,63071,743-3,060
Arts and Recreation Services57,05466,89636,48665,377+20,569
Other Services74,05167,85775,73968,107-1,688

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2021. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id (informed decisions).

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 2019/20
Productivity per worker (annual) by industry 2019/20 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Australia: $110,272 Mining, Australia: $828,271 Manufacturing, Australia: $113,737 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Australia: $292,385 Construction, Australia: $115,257 Wholesale Trade, Australia: $166,126 Retail Trade, Australia: $64,225 Accommodation and Food Services, Australia: $47,553 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Australia: $130,955 Information Media and Telecommunications, Australia: $189,731 Financial and Insurance Services, Australia: $347,811 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Australia: $257,141 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Australia: $124,621 Administrative and Support Services, Australia: $150,696 Public Administration and Safety, Australia: $123,597 Education and Training, Australia: $87,252 Health Care and Social Assistance, Australia: $85,879 Arts and Recreation Services, Australia: $66,896 Other Services, Australia: $67,857 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Inner West Council area: $57,424 Mining, Inner West Council area: $412,666 Manufacturing, Inner West Council area: $104,661 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Inner West Council area: $195,248 Construction, Inner West Council area: $94,072 Wholesale Trade, Inner West Council area: $169,316 Retail Trade, Inner West Council area: $70,608 Accommodation and Food Services, Inner West Council area: $53,792 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Inner West Council area: $135,936 Information Media and Telecommunications, Inner West Council area: $156,281 Financial and Insurance Services, Inner West Council area: $378,986 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Inner West Council area: $389,907 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Inner West Council area: $137,071 Administrative and Support Services, Inner West Council area: $183,812 Public Administration and Safety, Inner West Council area: $111,806 Education and Training, Inner West Council area: $91,621 Health Care and Social Assistance, Inner West Council area: $75,569 Arts and Recreation Services, Inner West Council area: $57,054 Other Services, Inner West Council area: $74,051
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2021
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Change in productivity per worker (annual) by industry, 2007/08 to 2019/20
Change in productivity per worker (annual) by industry, 2007/08 to 2019/20 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Inner West Council area: -$4,627 Mining, Inner West Council area: +$278,723 Manufacturing, Inner West Council area: +$12,210 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Inner West Council area: -$56,156 Construction, Inner West Council area: +$16,100 Wholesale Trade, Inner West Council area: +$54,121 Retail Trade, Inner West Council area: +$12,183 Accommodation and Food Services, Inner West Council area: -$12,433 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Inner West Council area: -$18,406 Information Media and Telecommunications, Inner West Council area: +$14,680 Financial and Insurance Services, Inner West Council area: +$35,338 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Inner West Council area: +$110,937 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Inner West Council area: +$21,223 Administrative and Support Services, Inner West Council area: -$17,606 Public Administration and Safety, Inner West Council area: +$8,491 Education and Training, Inner West Council area: -$954 Health Care and Social Assistance, Inner West Council area: -$3,060 Arts and Recreation Services, Inner West Council area: +$20,569 Other Services, Inner West Council area: -$1,688
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2021
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts

Dominant groups

An analysis of the worker productivity by industry sectors in Inner West Council area in 2019/20 shows the three highest industries were:

  • Mining ($412,666)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services ($389,907)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($378,986)

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Australia were for $828,271 in Mining; $257,141 in Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services; and $347,811 in Financial and Insurance Services.

The major differences between worker productivity by industries in the Inner West Council area and Australia were:

  • Higher worker productivity in Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services ($389,907 compared to $257,141)
  • Lower worker productivity in Mining ($412,666 compared to $828,271)
  • Lower worker productivity in Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services ($195,248 compared to $292,385)
  • Lower worker productivity in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing ($57,424 compared to $110,272)

Emerging groups

The total worker productivity by industry in the Inner West Council area increased by $5,265 between 2007/08 and 2019/20.

The largest changes in worker productivity by industries between 2007/08 and 2019/20 in the Inner West Council area were for:

  • Mining (+$278,723)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (+$110,937)
  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (-$56,156)
  • Wholesale Trade (+$54,121)

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