City of Melville

Worker productivity

In the City of Melville, Financial and Insurance Services had the highest productivity by industry, generating $369,940 per worker in 2019/20.

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 Melville - Constant prices2019/202014/15Change
Industry$Western Australia$$Western Australia$ 2014/15 - 2019/20
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing109,214151,209117,214173,381-8,000
Mining290,6191,052,865374,569959,647-83,950
Manufacturing127,732145,969139,005163,261-11,273
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services115,676225,058197,932299,229-82,256
Construction100,056129,725133,743212,266-33,688
Wholesale Trade195,974198,809208,019202,446-12,046
Retail Trade66,69067,15963,93962,961+2,751
Accommodation and Food Services44,67749,40349,17556,705-4,499
Transport, Postal and Warehousing142,084154,937151,605165,123-9,521
Information Media and Telecommunications131,767180,236118,366142,952+13,402
Financial and Insurance Services369,940366,476336,078345,512+33,862
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services269,089216,693276,038224,171-6,949
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services133,241139,809143,762149,005-10,520
Administrative and Support Services134,141148,301143,206161,904-9,065
Public Administration and Safety115,097108,768125,923116,576-10,826
Education and Training89,37079,54486,58074,446+2,789
Health Care and Social Assistance119,273101,17284,12381,092+35,149
Arts and Recreation Services51,83157,63747,39059,252+4,441
Other Services85,52082,96369,10269,127+16,417
Total worker productivity113,731196,084106,436189,257+7,295

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2021. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id (informed decisions). Data are based on a 2018-19 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 Melville in 2019/20 shows the three highest industries were:

  • Financial and Insurance Services ($369,940)
  • Mining ($290,619)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services ($269,089)

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Western Australia were for $366,476 in Financial and Insurance Services; $1,052,865 in Mining and $216,693 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 Melville and Western Australia were:

  • A lower worker productivity in Information Media and Telecommunications ($131,767 compared to $180,236)
  • A higher worker productivity in Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services ($269,089 compared to $216,693)
  • A lower worker productivity in Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services ($115,676 compared to $225,058)
  • A lower worker productivity in Mining ($290,619 compared to $1,052,865)

Emerging groups

The total worker productivity by industry in the City of Melville increased by $7,295 between 2014/15 and 2019/20.

The largest changes in worker productivity by industries between 2014/15 and 2019/20 in the City of Melville were for those employed in:

  • Mining (-$83,950)
  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (-$82,256)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$35,149)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$33,862)

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