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Worker productivity

In the Inner West Council area, Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services had the highest productivity by industry, generating $406,129 per worker in 2018/19.

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 prices2018/192008/09Change
Industry
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$New South Wales $$New South Wales $2008/09 to 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing123,018115,122135,626114,181-12,608
Mining352,908439,804106,659378,963+246,249
Manufacturing103,708111,82792,625109,440+11,083
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services171,812291,016242,818300,233-71,006
Construction94,911116,65377,939105,587+16,972
Wholesale Trade179,812164,669116,112109,930+63,700
Retail Trade66,83761,03660,37354,779+6,464
Accommodation and Food Services61,03954,47162,44057,509-1,401
Transport, Postal and Warehousing137,040141,030150,604133,172-13,565
Information Media and Telecommunications181,020213,038152,181172,190+28,839
Financial and Insurance Services362,352341,088326,231301,682+36,121
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services406,129352,185276,874234,683+129,255
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services129,315133,342113,944113,311+15,370
Administrative and Support Services188,029174,052177,578159,044+10,451
Public Administration and Safety106,548110,752104,484109,490+2,064
Education and Training73,09077,82480,92286,350-7,832
Health Care and Social Assistance77,05875,57378,05174,219-993
Arts and Recreation Services53,11373,17242,27260,980+10,841
Other Services74,10166,68471,91267,835+2,188

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. 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 2018/19
Productivity per worker (annual) by industry 2018/19 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, New South Wales: $115,122 Mining, New South Wales: $439,804 Manufacturing, New South Wales: $111,827 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, New South Wales: $291,016 Construction, New South Wales: $116,653 Wholesale Trade, New South Wales: $164,669 Retail Trade, New South Wales: $61,036 Accommodation and Food Services, New South Wales: $54,471 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, New South Wales: $141,030 Information Media and Telecommunications, New South Wales: $213,038 Financial and Insurance Services, New South Wales: $341,088 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, New South Wales: $352,185 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, New South Wales: $133,342 Administrative and Support Services, New South Wales: $174,052 Public Administration and Safety, New South Wales: $110,752 Education and Training, New South Wales: $77,824 Health Care and Social Assistance, New South Wales: $75,573 Arts and Recreation Services, New South Wales: $73,172 Other Services, New South Wales: $66,684 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Inner West Council area: $123,018 Mining, Inner West Council area: $352,908 Manufacturing, Inner West Council area: $103,708 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Inner West Council area: $171,812 Construction, Inner West Council area: $94,911 Wholesale Trade, Inner West Council area: $179,812 Retail Trade, Inner West Council area: $66,837 Accommodation and Food Services, Inner West Council area: $61,039 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Inner West Council area: $137,040 Information Media and Telecommunications, Inner West Council area: $181,020 Financial and Insurance Services, Inner West Council area: $362,352 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Inner West Council area: $406,129 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Inner West Council area: $129,315 Administrative and Support Services, Inner West Council area: $188,029 Public Administration and Safety, Inner West Council area: $106,548 Education and Training, Inner West Council area: $73,090 Health Care and Social Assistance, Inner West Council area: $77,058 Arts and Recreation Services, Inner West Council area: $53,113 Other Services, Inner West Council area: $74,101
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Change in productivity per worker (annual) by industry, 2008/09 to 2018/19
Change in productivity per worker (annual) by industry, 2008/09 to 2018/19 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Inner West Council area: -$12,608 Mining, Inner West Council area: +$246,249 Manufacturing, Inner West Council area: +$11,083 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Inner West Council area: -$71,006 Construction, Inner West Council area: +$16,972 Wholesale Trade, Inner West Council area: +$63,700 Retail Trade, Inner West Council area: +$6,464 Accommodation and Food Services, Inner West Council area: -$1,401 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Inner West Council area: -$13,565 Information Media and Telecommunications, Inner West Council area: +$28,839 Financial and Insurance Services, Inner West Council area: +$36,121 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Inner West Council area: +$129,255 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Inner West Council area: +$15,370 Administrative and Support Services, Inner West Council area: +$10,451 Public Administration and Safety, Inner West Council area: +$2,064 Education and Training, Inner West Council area: -$7,832 Health Care and Social Assistance, Inner West Council area: -$993 Arts and Recreation Services, Inner West Council area: +$10,841 Other Services, Inner West Council area: +$2,188
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019
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 2018/19 shows the three highest industries were:

  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services ($406,129)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($362,352)
  • Mining ($352,908)

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales were for $352,185 in Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services; $341,088 in Financial and Insurance Services; and $439,804 in Mining.

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 ($406,129 compared to $352,185)
  • Lower worker productivity in Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services ($171,812 compared to $291,016)
  • Lower worker productivity in Mining ($352,908 compared to $439,804)
  • Lower worker productivity in Information Media and Telecommunications ($181,020 compared to $213,038)

Emerging groups

The total worker productivity by industry in the Inner West Council area increased by $6,089 between 2008/09 and 2018/19.

The largest changes in worker productivity by industries between 2008/09 and 2018/19 in the Inner West Council area were for:

  • Mining (+$246,249)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (+$129,255)
  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (-$71,006)
  • Wholesale Trade (+$63,700)

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