City of Mandurah

Worker productivity

In the City of Mandurah, Mining had the highest productivity by industry, generating $728,454 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. National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Productivity per worker (annual) by industry
City of Mandurah - Constant prices2018/192002/03Change
Industry$Western Australia$$Western Australia$ 2002/03 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing183,144182,60144,33072,836+138,813
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services228,283219,038221,809339,369+6,475
Wholesale Trade203,969208,97894,700101,008+109,268
Retail Trade51,39558,95741,25643,619+10,139
Accommodation and Food Services41,92751,02239,41343,982+2,514
Transport, Postal and Warehousing128,887159,15898,139123,657+30,747
Information Media and Telecommunications175,480198,65985,19495,913+90,286
Financial and Insurance Services292,710344,391222,721224,991+69,989
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services233,561227,578190,860170,846+42,701
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services102,397137,48099,555115,609+2,842
Administrative and Support Services109,154129,11699,300111,665+9,853
Public Administration and Safety95,635114,13887,34399,196+8,292
Education and Training58,56373,13174,67784,030-16,114
Health Care and Social Assistance79,95595,68851,04558,148+28,909
Arts and Recreation Services46,07554,24946,49652,047-421
Other Services68,56277,52935,45538,863+33,106
Total worker productivity90,901166,93288,135119,020+2,766

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. Compiled and presented in 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

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Dominant groups

An analysis of the jobs held by the full-time equivalent local workers in the City of Mandurah in 2018/19 shows the three highest industries were:

  • Mining ($728,454)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($292,710)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services ($233,561)

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Western Australia were for $802,894 in Mining; $344,391 in Financial and Insurance Services and $227,578 in Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services.

The major differences between the jobs held by the full-time equivalent local workers of the City of Mandurah and Western Australia were:

  • A lower worker productivity in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services ($102,397 compared to $137,480)
  • A lower worker productivity in Financial and Insurance Services ($292,710 compared to $344,391)
  • A higher worker productivity in Construction ($195,634 compared to $127,638)
  • A lower worker productivity in Mining ($728,454 compared to $802,894)

Emerging groups

The total worker productivity by industry in the City of Mandurah increased by $2,766 between 2002/03 and 2018/19.

The largest changes in worker productivity by industries between 2002/03 and 2018/19 in the City of Mandurah were for those employed in:

  • Mining (+$460,606)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (+$138,813)
  • Wholesale Trade (+$109,268)
  • Information Media and Telecommunications (+$90,286)

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