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Worker productivity

In the Lismore City, Financial and Insurance Services had the highest productivity by industry, generating $236,201 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
Lismore City - Constant prices2017/182012/13Change
Industry
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$New South Wales $$New South Wales $2012/13 to 2017/18
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing78,42797,230103,858120,329-25,431
Mining196,650230,914150,580211,641+46,071
Manufacturing80,496119,68378,755112,454+1,741
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services184,555284,822230,070315,977-45,515
Construction65,318102,50781,832111,341-16,514
Wholesale Trade108,291183,33592,011136,246+16,280
Retail Trade51,79662,07252,04160,529-245
Accommodation and Food Services41,44051,64841,29350,035+147
Transport, Postal and Warehousing89,227146,51390,375146,803-1,147
Information Media and Telecommunications148,307230,254115,095176,959+33,212
Financial and Insurance Services236,201347,452229,759314,993+6,442
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services233,392299,786178,358247,840+55,034
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services79,009131,79384,302125,370-5,293
Administrative and Support Services110,443149,717101,893142,514+8,549
Public Administration and Safety94,154114,19190,537111,129+3,617
Education and Training76,11072,37980,89077,671-4,780
Health Care and Social Assistance61,33865,13165,89169,387-4,553
Arts and Recreation Services45,32371,16830,95563,088+14,368
Other Services48,90959,53852,83063,251-3,920

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: $97,230 Mining, New South Wales: $230,914 Manufacturing, New South Wales: $119,683 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, New South Wales: $284,822 Construction, New South Wales: $102,507 Wholesale Trade, New South Wales: $183,335 Retail Trade, New South Wales: $62,072 Accommodation and Food Services, New South Wales: $51,648 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, New South Wales: $146,513 Information Media and Telecommunications, New South Wales: $230,254 Financial and Insurance Services, New South Wales: $347,452 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, New South Wales: $299,786 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, New South Wales: $131,793 Administrative and Support Services, New South Wales: $149,717 Public Administration and Safety, New South Wales: $114,191 Education and Training, New South Wales: $72,379 Health Care and Social Assistance, New South Wales: $65,131 Arts and Recreation Services, New South Wales: $71,168 Other Services, New South Wales: $59,538 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Lismore City: $78,427 Mining, Lismore City: $196,650 Manufacturing, Lismore City: $80,496 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Lismore City: $184,555 Construction, Lismore City: $65,318 Wholesale Trade, Lismore City: $108,291 Retail Trade, Lismore City: $51,796 Accommodation and Food Services, Lismore City: $41,440 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Lismore City: $89,227 Information Media and Telecommunications, Lismore City: $148,307 Financial and Insurance Services, Lismore City: $236,201 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Lismore City: $233,392 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Lismore City: $79,009 Administrative and Support Services, Lismore City: $110,443 Public Administration and Safety, Lismore City: $94,154 Education and Training, Lismore City: $76,110 Health Care and Social Assistance, Lismore City: $61,338 Arts and Recreation Services, Lismore City: $45,323 Other Services, Lismore City: $48,909
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, 2012/13 to 2017/18
Change in productivity per worker (annual) by industry, 2012/13 to 2017/18 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Lismore City: -$25,431 Mining, Lismore City: +$46,071 Manufacturing, Lismore City: +$1,741 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Lismore City: -$45,515 Construction, Lismore City: -$16,514 Wholesale Trade, Lismore City: +$16,280 Retail Trade, Lismore City: -$245 Accommodation and Food Services, Lismore City: +$147 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Lismore City: -$1,147 Information Media and Telecommunications, Lismore City: +$33,212 Financial and Insurance Services, Lismore City: +$6,442 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Lismore City: +$55,034 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Lismore City: -$5,293 Administrative and Support Services, Lismore City: +$8,549 Public Administration and Safety, Lismore City: +$3,617 Education and Training, Lismore City: -$4,780 Health Care and Social Assistance, Lismore City: -$4,553 Arts and Recreation Services, Lismore City: +$14,368 Other Services, Lismore City: -$3,920
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 Lismore City in 2017/18 shows the three highest industries were:

  • Financial and Insurance Services ($236,201)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services ($233,392)
  • Mining ($196,650)

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales were for $347,452 in Financial and Insurance Services; $299,786 in Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services; and $230,914 in Mining.

The major differences between worker productivity by industries in the Lismore City and New South Wales were:

  • Lower worker productivity in Financial and Insurance Services ($236,201 compared to $347,452)
  • Lower worker productivity in Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services ($184,555 compared to $284,822)
  • Lower worker productivity in Information Media and Telecommunications ($148,307 compared to $230,254)
  • Lower worker productivity in Wholesale Trade ($108,291 compared to $183,335)

Emerging groups

The total worker productivity by industry in the Lismore City decreased by $2,985 between 2012/13 and 2017/18.

The largest changes in worker productivity by industries between 2012/13 and 2017/18 in the Lismore City were for:

  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (+$55,034)
  • Mining (+$46,071)
  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (-$45,515)
  • Information Media and Telecommunications (+$33,212)

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