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Worker productivity

In the City of Launceston, Mining had the highest productivity by industry, generating $396,516 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
City of Launceston - Constant prices2018/192013/14Change
Industry
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$Tasmania $$Tasmania $2013/14 to 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing274,254265,550207,059211,685+67,195
Mining396,516329,204512,781309,468-116,265
Manufacturing98,36995,35594,28296,376+4,087
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services166,537220,083170,728226,600-4,191
Construction66,64693,49069,15788,889-2,512
Wholesale Trade155,039150,238128,879126,468+26,160
Retail Trade53,02951,90352,80050,624+229
Accommodation and Food Services42,06144,70940,36742,301+1,693
Transport, Postal and Warehousing116,662115,39499,920101,776+16,742
Information Media and Telecommunications283,903271,081186,058194,284+97,844
Financial and Insurance Services353,998331,150331,983301,161+22,014
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services185,766178,319141,019135,569+44,747
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services63,61771,02365,38771,033-1,770
Administrative and Support Services80,92382,72877,44273,722+3,481
Public Administration and Safety86,87289,16288,33992,099-1,468
Education and Training83,67679,92584,90380,601-1,226
Health Care and Social Assistance116,469115,548108,431106,902+8,039
Arts and Recreation Services38,25853,15548,42067,206-10,162
Other Services56,02655,41653,17953,733+2,847

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, Tasmania: $265,550 Mining, Tasmania: $329,204 Manufacturing, Tasmania: $95,355 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Tasmania: $220,083 Construction, Tasmania: $93,490 Wholesale Trade, Tasmania: $150,238 Retail Trade, Tasmania: $51,903 Accommodation and Food Services, Tasmania: $44,709 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Tasmania: $115,394 Information Media and Telecommunications, Tasmania: $271,081 Financial and Insurance Services, Tasmania: $331,150 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Tasmania: $178,319 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Tasmania: $71,023 Administrative and Support Services, Tasmania: $82,728 Public Administration and Safety, Tasmania: $89,162 Education and Training, Tasmania: $79,925 Health Care and Social Assistance, Tasmania: $115,548 Arts and Recreation Services, Tasmania: $53,155 Other Services, Tasmania: $55,416 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Launceston: $274,254 Mining, City of Launceston: $396,516 Manufacturing, City of Launceston: $98,369 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Launceston: $166,537 Construction, City of Launceston: $66,646 Wholesale Trade, City of Launceston: $155,039 Retail Trade, City of Launceston: $53,029 Accommodation and Food Services, City of Launceston: $42,061 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Launceston: $116,662 Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Launceston: $283,903 Financial and Insurance Services, City of Launceston: $353,998 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Launceston: $185,766 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Launceston: $63,617 Administrative and Support Services, City of Launceston: $80,923 Public Administration and Safety, City of Launceston: $86,872 Education and Training, City of Launceston: $83,676 Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Launceston: $116,469 Arts and Recreation Services, City of Launceston: $38,258 Other Services, City of Launceston: $56,026
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, 2013/14 to 2018/19
Change in productivity per worker (annual) by industry, 2013/14 to 2018/19 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Launceston: +$67,195 Mining, City of Launceston: -$116,265 Manufacturing, City of Launceston: +$4,087 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Launceston: -$4,191 Construction, City of Launceston: -$2,512 Wholesale Trade, City of Launceston: +$26,160 Retail Trade, City of Launceston: +$229 Accommodation and Food Services, City of Launceston: +$1,693 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Launceston: +$16,742 Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Launceston: +$97,844 Financial and Insurance Services, City of Launceston: +$22,014 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Launceston: +$44,747 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Launceston: -$1,770 Administrative and Support Services, City of Launceston: +$3,481 Public Administration and Safety, City of Launceston: -$1,468 Education and Training, City of Launceston: -$1,226 Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Launceston: +$8,039 Arts and Recreation Services, City of Launceston: -$10,162 Other Services, City of Launceston: +$2,847
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 City of Launceston in 2018/19 shows the three highest industries were:

  • Mining ($396,516)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($353,998)
  • Information Media and Telecommunications ($283,903)

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Tasmania were for $329,204 in Mining; $331,150 in Financial and Insurance Services; and $271,081 in Information Media and Telecommunications.

The major differences between worker productivity by industries in the City of Launceston and Tasmania were:

  • Higher worker productivity in Mining ($396,516 compared to $329,204)
  • Higher worker productivity in Financial and Insurance Services ($353,998 compared to $331,150)
  • Lower worker productivity in Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services ($166,537 compared to $220,083)
  • Lower worker productivity in Construction ($66,646 compared to $93,490)

Emerging groups

The total worker productivity by industry in the City of Launceston increased by $3,881 between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

The largest changes in worker productivity by industries between 2013/14 and 2018/19 in the City of Launceston were for:

  • Mining (-$116,265)
  • Information Media and Telecommunications (+$97,844)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (+$67,195)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (+$44,747)

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