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Worker productivity

In Lithgow City Council , Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services had the highest productivity by industry, generating $300,140 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
Lithgow City Council - Constant prices2017/182012/13Change
Industry
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$New South Wales $$New South Wales $2012/13 to 2017/18
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing82,75597,274102,781120,329-20,026
Mining252,670230,914246,405211,641+6,265
Manufacturing113,013119,685105,490112,454+7,523
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services300,140284,836333,350315,977-33,210
Construction224,423102,507200,905111,341+23,518
Wholesale Trade162,992183,341109,358136,246+53,634
Retail Trade49,15062,09348,53960,529+611
Accommodation and Food Services58,30451,69147,97350,035+10,330
Transport, Postal and Warehousing244,494147,496133,413146,803+111,081
Information Media and Telecommunications133,077230,25497,220176,959+35,857
Financial and Insurance Services182,855347,453162,817314,993+20,038
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services135,406299,802128,524247,840+6,882
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services75,331131,79478,563125,370-3,231
Administrative and Support Services190,708149,718138,639142,514+52,068
Public Administration and Safety108,212114,194107,903111,129+309
Education and Training66,18272,37768,45977,671-2,278
Health Care and Social Assistance55,48965,16760,22069,387-4,730
Arts and Recreation Services76,84471,16838,42663,088+38,418
Other Services59,18759,53857,16863,251+2,019

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, Lithgow City Council : $82,755 Mining, Lithgow City Council : $252,670 Manufacturing, Lithgow City Council : $113,013 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Lithgow City Council : $300,140 Construction, Lithgow City Council : $224,423 Wholesale Trade, Lithgow City Council : $162,992 Retail Trade, Lithgow City Council : $49,150 Accommodation and Food Services, Lithgow City Council : $58,304 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Lithgow City Council : $244,494 Information Media and Telecommunications, Lithgow City Council : $133,077 Financial and Insurance Services, Lithgow City Council : $182,855 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Lithgow City Council : $135,406 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Lithgow City Council : $75,331 Administrative and Support Services, Lithgow City Council : $190,708 Public Administration and Safety, Lithgow City Council : $108,212 Education and Training, Lithgow City Council : $66,182 Health Care and Social Assistance, Lithgow City Council : $55,489 Arts and Recreation Services, Lithgow City Council : $76,844 Other Services, Lithgow City Council : $59,187
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, Lithgow City Council : -$20,026 Mining, Lithgow City Council : +$6,265 Manufacturing, Lithgow City Council : +$7,523 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Lithgow City Council : -$33,210 Construction, Lithgow City Council : +$23,518 Wholesale Trade, Lithgow City Council : +$53,634 Retail Trade, Lithgow City Council : +$611 Accommodation and Food Services, Lithgow City Council : +$10,330 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Lithgow City Council : +$111,081 Information Media and Telecommunications, Lithgow City Council : +$35,857 Financial and Insurance Services, Lithgow City Council : +$20,038 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Lithgow City Council : +$6,882 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Lithgow City Council : -$3,231 Administrative and Support Services, Lithgow City Council : +$52,068 Public Administration and Safety, Lithgow City Council : +$309 Education and Training, Lithgow City Council : -$2,278 Health Care and Social Assistance, Lithgow City Council : -$4,730 Arts and Recreation Services, Lithgow City Council : +$38,418 Other Services, Lithgow City Council : +$2,019
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 Lithgow City Council in 2017/18 shows the three highest industries were:

  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services ($300,140)
  • Mining ($252,670)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing ($244,494)

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales were for $284,836 in Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services; $230,914 in Mining; and $147,496 in Transport, Postal and Warehousing.

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

  • Higher worker productivity in Construction ($224,423 compared to $102,507)
  • Lower worker productivity in Financial and Insurance Services ($182,855 compared to $347,453)
  • Lower worker productivity in Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services ($135,406 compared to $299,802)
  • Lower worker productivity in Information Media and Telecommunications ($133,077 compared to $230,254)

Emerging groups

The total worker productivity by industry in Lithgow City Council increased by $209 between 2012/13 and 2017/18.

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

  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (+$111,081)
  • Wholesale Trade (+$53,634)
  • Administrative and Support Services (+$52,068)
  • Arts and Recreation Services (+$38,418)

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