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Worker productivity

In the Northern Beaches Council area, Financial and Insurance Services had the highest productivity by industry, generating $372,933 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
Northern Beaches Council area - Constant prices2017/182012/13Change
Industry
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$New South Wales $$New South Wales $2012/13 to 2017/18
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing143,97297,230137,143120,329+6,829
Mining146,558230,914246,726211,641-100,168
Manufacturing156,767119,683134,533112,454+22,234
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services322,691284,822316,958315,977+5,733
Construction70,818102,50763,602111,341+7,216
Wholesale Trade227,680183,335158,275136,246+69,405
Retail Trade72,37862,07265,80160,529+6,576
Accommodation and Food Services53,96351,64854,63750,035-674
Transport, Postal and Warehousing141,726146,513150,217146,803-8,491
Information Media and Telecommunications212,490230,254164,641176,959+47,848
Financial and Insurance Services372,933347,452346,061314,993+26,871
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services353,175299,786304,506247,840+48,669
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services136,754131,793133,618125,370+3,136
Administrative and Support Services162,741149,717130,256142,514+32,485
Public Administration and Safety113,021114,191103,604111,129+9,418
Education and Training57,20972,37962,64877,671-5,439
Health Care and Social Assistance68,80565,13168,31369,387+492
Arts and Recreation Services64,21971,16855,49563,088+8,724
Other Services66,46259,53868,86663,251-2,404

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, Northern Beaches Council area: $143,972 Mining, Northern Beaches Council area: $146,558 Manufacturing, Northern Beaches Council area: $156,767 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Northern Beaches Council area: $322,691 Construction, Northern Beaches Council area: $70,818 Wholesale Trade, Northern Beaches Council area: $227,680 Retail Trade, Northern Beaches Council area: $72,378 Accommodation and Food Services, Northern Beaches Council area: $53,963 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Northern Beaches Council area: $141,726 Information Media and Telecommunications, Northern Beaches Council area: $212,490 Financial and Insurance Services, Northern Beaches Council area: $372,933 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Northern Beaches Council area: $353,175 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Northern Beaches Council area: $136,754 Administrative and Support Services, Northern Beaches Council area: $162,741 Public Administration and Safety, Northern Beaches Council area: $113,021 Education and Training, Northern Beaches Council area: $57,209 Health Care and Social Assistance, Northern Beaches Council area: $68,805 Arts and Recreation Services, Northern Beaches Council area: $64,219 Other Services, Northern Beaches Council area: $66,462
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, Northern Beaches Council area: +$6,829 Mining, Northern Beaches Council area: -$100,168 Manufacturing, Northern Beaches Council area: +$22,234 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Northern Beaches Council area: +$5,733 Construction, Northern Beaches Council area: +$7,216 Wholesale Trade, Northern Beaches Council area: +$69,405 Retail Trade, Northern Beaches Council area: +$6,576 Accommodation and Food Services, Northern Beaches Council area: -$674 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Northern Beaches Council area: -$8,491 Information Media and Telecommunications, Northern Beaches Council area: +$47,848 Financial and Insurance Services, Northern Beaches Council area: +$26,871 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Northern Beaches Council area: +$48,669 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Northern Beaches Council area: +$3,136 Administrative and Support Services, Northern Beaches Council area: +$32,485 Public Administration and Safety, Northern Beaches Council area: +$9,418 Education and Training, Northern Beaches Council area: -$5,439 Health Care and Social Assistance, Northern Beaches Council area: +$492 Arts and Recreation Services, Northern Beaches Council area: +$8,724 Other Services, Northern Beaches Council area: -$2,404
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 Northern Beaches Council area in 2017/18 shows the three highest industries were:

  • Financial and Insurance Services ($372,933)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services ($353,175)
  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services ($322,691)

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 $284,822 in Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services.

The major differences between worker productivity by industries in the Northern Beaches Council area and New South Wales were:

  • Higher worker productivity in Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services ($353,175 compared to $299,786)
  • Higher worker productivity in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing ($143,972 compared to $97,230)
  • Higher worker productivity in Wholesale Trade ($227,680 compared to $183,335)
  • Lower worker productivity in Mining ($146,558 compared to $230,914)

Emerging groups

The total worker productivity by industry in the Northern Beaches Council area increased by $3,569 between 2012/13 and 2017/18.

The largest changes in worker productivity by industries between 2012/13 and 2017/18 in the Northern Beaches Council area were for:

  • Mining (-$100,168)
  • Wholesale Trade (+$69,405)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (+$48,669)
  • Information Media and Telecommunications (+$47,848)

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