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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 prices2019/202016/17Change
Industry
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$New South Wales $$New South Wales $2016/17 to 2019/20
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing57,42492,875102,409136,823-44,985
Mining412,666550,166143,001526,236+269,665
Manufacturing104,661117,429111,156120,586-6,495
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services195,248297,448162,605308,868+32,643
Construction94,072116,848104,169124,839-10,097
Wholesale Trade169,316169,276187,062170,694-17,746
Retail Trade70,60864,33873,99065,960-3,382
Accommodation and Food Services53,79250,58565,07359,500-11,281
Transport, Postal and Warehousing135,936139,053156,182156,176-20,246
Information Media and Telecommunications156,281207,536141,660181,794+14,620
Financial and Insurance Services378,986348,738383,588362,988-4,602
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services389,907338,226405,574347,695-15,666
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services137,071135,890132,884132,638+4,187
Administrative and Support Services183,812180,689187,119167,384-3,307
Public Administration and Safety111,806120,786103,686116,455+8,120
Education and Training91,62194,66084,89190,562+6,730
Health Care and Social Assistance75,56978,88777,04074,537-1,471
Arts and Recreation Services57,05471,34649,81071,728+7,244
Other Services74,05166,97875,31270,953-1,261

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2020. 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, New South Wales: $92,875 Mining, New South Wales: $550,166 Manufacturing, New South Wales: $117,429 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, New South Wales: $297,448 Construction, New South Wales: $116,848 Wholesale Trade, New South Wales: $169,276 Retail Trade, New South Wales: $64,338 Accommodation and Food Services, New South Wales: $50,585 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, New South Wales: $139,053 Information Media and Telecommunications, New South Wales: $207,536 Financial and Insurance Services, New South Wales: $348,738 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, New South Wales: $338,226 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, New South Wales: $135,890 Administrative and Support Services, New South Wales: $180,689 Public Administration and Safety, New South Wales: $120,786 Education and Training, New South Wales: $94,660 Health Care and Social Assistance, New South Wales: $78,887 Arts and Recreation Services, New South Wales: $71,346 Other Services, New South Wales: $66,978 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) ©2020
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Change in productivity per worker (annual) by industry, 2016/17 to 2019/20
Change in productivity per worker (annual) by industry, 2016/17 to 2019/20 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Inner West Council area: -$44,985 Mining, Inner West Council area: +$269,665 Manufacturing, Inner West Council area: -$6,495 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Inner West Council area: +$32,643 Construction, Inner West Council area: -$10,097 Wholesale Trade, Inner West Council area: -$17,746 Retail Trade, Inner West Council area: -$3,382 Accommodation and Food Services, Inner West Council area: -$11,281 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Inner West Council area: -$20,246 Information Media and Telecommunications, Inner West Council area: +$14,620 Financial and Insurance Services, Inner West Council area: -$4,602 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Inner West Council area: -$15,666 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Inner West Council area: +$4,187 Administrative and Support Services, Inner West Council area: -$3,307 Public Administration and Safety, Inner West Council area: +$8,120 Education and Training, Inner West Council area: +$6,730 Health Care and Social Assistance, Inner West Council area: -$1,471 Arts and Recreation Services, Inner West Council area: +$7,244 Other Services, Inner West Council area: -$1,261
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2020
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 New South Wales were for $550,166 in Mining; $338,226 in Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services; and $348,738 in Financial and Insurance Services.

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

  • Higher worker productivity in Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services ($389,907 compared to $338,226)
  • Lower worker productivity in Mining ($412,666 compared to $550,166)
  • Lower worker productivity in Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services ($195,248 compared to $297,448)
  • Lower worker productivity in Information Media and Telecommunications ($156,281 compared to $207,536)

Emerging groups

The total worker productivity by industry in the Inner West Council area decreased by $5,394 between 2016/17 and 2019/20.

The largest changes in worker productivity by industries between 2016/17 and 2019/20 in the Inner West Council area were for:

  • Mining (+$269,665)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (-$44,985)
  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (+$32,643)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (-$20,246)

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