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Worker productivity

In the Inner West Council area, Financial and Insurance Services had the highest productivity by industry, generating $364,476 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
Inner West Council area - Constant prices2017/182000/01Change
Industry
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$New South Wales $$New South Wales $2000/01 to 2017/18
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing109,59997,27461,33876,725+48,261
Mining196,951230,914--351,283--
Manufacturing116,014119,68591,573104,472+24,442
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services188,972284,836210,982398,131-22,010
Construction75,847102,50736,18787,491+39,660
Wholesale Trade205,176183,341109,382105,799+95,794
Retail Trade69,00862,09345,47143,313+23,537
Accommodation and Food Services55,61651,69169,77964,551-14,163
Transport, Postal and Warehousing141,665147,496118,697126,327+22,968
Information Media and Telecommunications192,236230,254129,617133,495+62,619
Financial and Insurance Services364,476347,453242,080234,274+122,396
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services343,886299,802307,097264,019+36,789
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services127,845131,794117,883121,011+9,962
Administrative and Support Services166,827149,718160,551153,655+6,276
Public Administration and Safety103,931114,194120,524129,112-16,593
Education and Training66,48472,37782,80088,877-16,316
Health Care and Social Assistance70,55965,16759,14263,486+11,416
Arts and Recreation Services52,77271,16830,20854,653+22,564
Other Services66,17659,53869,97670,430-3,800

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, New South Wales: $97,274 Mining, New South Wales: $230,914 Manufacturing, New South Wales: $119,685 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, New South Wales: $284,836 Construction, New South Wales: $102,507 Wholesale Trade, New South Wales: $183,341 Retail Trade, New South Wales: $62,093 Accommodation and Food Services, New South Wales: $51,691 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, New South Wales: $147,496 Information Media and Telecommunications, New South Wales: $230,254 Financial and Insurance Services, New South Wales: $347,453 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, New South Wales: $299,802 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, New South Wales: $131,794 Administrative and Support Services, New South Wales: $149,718 Public Administration and Safety, New South Wales: $114,194 Education and Training, New South Wales: $72,377 Health Care and Social Assistance, New South Wales: $65,167 Arts and Recreation Services, New South Wales: $71,168 Other Services, New South Wales: $59,538 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Inner West Council area: $109,599 Mining, Inner West Council area: $196,951 Manufacturing, Inner West Council area: $116,014 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Inner West Council area: $188,972 Construction, Inner West Council area: $75,847 Wholesale Trade, Inner West Council area: $205,176 Retail Trade, Inner West Council area: $69,008 Accommodation and Food Services, Inner West Council area: $55,616 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Inner West Council area: $141,665 Information Media and Telecommunications, Inner West Council area: $192,236 Financial and Insurance Services, Inner West Council area: $364,476 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Inner West Council area: $343,886 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Inner West Council area: $127,845 Administrative and Support Services, Inner West Council area: $166,827 Public Administration and Safety, Inner West Council area: $103,931 Education and Training, Inner West Council area: $66,484 Health Care and Social Assistance, Inner West Council area: $70,559 Arts and Recreation Services, Inner West Council area: $52,772 Other Services, Inner West Council area: $66,176
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, 2000/01 to 2017/18
Change in productivity per worker (annual) by industry, 2000/01 to 2017/18 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Inner West Council area: +$48,261 Manufacturing, Inner West Council area: +$24,442 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Inner West Council area: -$22,010 Construction, Inner West Council area: +$39,660 Wholesale Trade, Inner West Council area: +$95,794 Retail Trade, Inner West Council area: +$23,537 Accommodation and Food Services, Inner West Council area: -$14,163 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Inner West Council area: +$22,968 Information Media and Telecommunications, Inner West Council area: +$62,619 Financial and Insurance Services, Inner West Council area: +$122,396 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Inner West Council area: +$36,789 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Inner West Council area: +$9,962 Administrative and Support Services, Inner West Council area: +$6,276 Public Administration and Safety, Inner West Council area: -$16,593 Education and Training, Inner West Council area: -$16,316 Health Care and Social Assistance, Inner West Council area: +$11,416 Arts and Recreation Services, Inner West Council area: +$22,564 Other Services, Inner West Council area: -$3,800
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 Inner West Council area in 2017/18 shows the three highest industries were:

  • Financial and Insurance Services ($364,476)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services ($343,886)
  • Wholesale Trade ($205,176)

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales were for $347,453 in Financial and Insurance Services; $299,802 in Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services; and $183,341 in Wholesale Trade.

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 ($343,886 compared to $299,802)
  • Lower worker productivity in Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services ($188,972 compared to $284,836)
  • Lower worker productivity in Information Media and Telecommunications ($192,236 compared to $230,254)
  • Lower worker productivity in Mining ($196,951 compared to $230,914)

Emerging groups

The total worker productivity by industry in the Inner West Council area increased by $11,550 between 2000/01 and 2017/18.

The largest changes in worker productivity by industries between 2000/01 and 2017/18 in the Inner West Council area were for:

  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$122,396)
  • Wholesale Trade (+$95,794)
  • Information Media and Telecommunications (+$62,619)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (+$48,261)

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