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Worker productivity

In City of Launceston, Mining had the highest productivity by industry, generating $500,633 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.

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Productivity per worker (annual) by industry
City of Launceston - Constant prices2018/192013/14Change
Industry
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$Regional TAS $$Regional TAS $2013/14 to 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing257,485250,146188,730190,243+68,755
Mining500,633399,680507,572322,157-6,938
Manufacturing97,455104,10596,739101,540+715
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services172,665184,818168,013175,573+4,651
Construction59,24691,74871,86596,110-12,619
Wholesale Trade143,984143,521127,300120,980+16,684
Retail Trade53,53650,62752,66748,847+869
Accommodation and Food Services39,45240,60640,37940,123-927
Transport, Postal and Warehousing115,251126,545103,592107,831+11,659
Information Media and Telecommunications278,904247,441191,145169,589+87,759
Financial and Insurance Services401,782379,251329,414304,278+72,368
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services165,717145,062140,927121,835+24,790
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services65,53964,66064,32861,898+1,211
Administrative and Support Services80,50078,37278,64171,892+1,859
Public Administration and Safety81,90378,41487,84785,028-5,944
Education and Training87,14778,73587,64977,718-502
Health Care and Social Assistance116,862115,690108,224102,976+8,638
Arts and Recreation Services40,53052,85447,44559,552-6,915
Other Services56,37252,15653,32449,802+3,048

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. 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 2018/19
Productivity per worker (annual) by industry 2018/19 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Regional TAS: $250,146 Mining, Regional TAS: $399,680 Manufacturing, Regional TAS: $104,105 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Regional TAS: $184,818 Construction, Regional TAS: $91,748 Wholesale Trade, Regional TAS: $143,521 Retail Trade, Regional TAS: $50,627 Accommodation and Food Services, Regional TAS: $40,606 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Regional TAS: $126,545 Information Media and Telecommunications, Regional TAS: $247,441 Financial and Insurance Services, Regional TAS: $379,251 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Regional TAS: $145,062 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Regional TAS: $64,660 Administrative and Support Services, Regional TAS: $78,372 Public Administration and Safety, Regional TAS: $78,414 Education and Training, Regional TAS: $78,735 Health Care and Social Assistance, Regional TAS: $115,690 Arts and Recreation Services, Regional TAS: $52,854 Other Services, Regional TAS: $52,156 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Launceston: $257,485 Mining, City of Launceston: $500,633 Manufacturing, City of Launceston: $97,455 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Launceston: $172,665 Construction, City of Launceston: $59,246 Wholesale Trade, City of Launceston: $143,984 Retail Trade, City of Launceston: $53,536 Accommodation and Food Services, City of Launceston: $39,452 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Launceston: $115,251 Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Launceston: $278,904 Financial and Insurance Services, City of Launceston: $401,782 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Launceston: $165,717 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Launceston: $65,539 Administrative and Support Services, City of Launceston: $80,500 Public Administration and Safety, City of Launceston: $81,903 Education and Training, City of Launceston: $87,147 Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Launceston: $116,862 Arts and Recreation Services, City of Launceston: $40,530 Other Services, City of Launceston: $56,372
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Change in productivity per worker (annual) by industry, 2013/14 to 2018/19
Change in productivity per worker (annual) by industry, 2013/14 to 2018/19 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Launceston: +$68,755 Mining, City of Launceston: -$6,938 Manufacturing, City of Launceston: +$715 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Launceston: +$4,651 Construction, City of Launceston: -$12,619 Wholesale Trade, City of Launceston: +$16,684 Retail Trade, City of Launceston: +$869 Accommodation and Food Services, City of Launceston: -$927 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Launceston: +$11,659 Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Launceston: +$87,759 Financial and Insurance Services, City of Launceston: +$72,368 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Launceston: +$24,790 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Launceston: +$1,211 Administrative and Support Services, City of Launceston: +$1,859 Public Administration and Safety, City of Launceston: -$5,944 Education and Training, City of Launceston: -$502 Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Launceston: +$8,638 Arts and Recreation Services, City of Launceston: -$6,915 Other Services, City of Launceston: +$3,048
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts

Dominant groups

An analysis of the worker productivity by industry sectors in City of Launceston in 2018/19 shows the three highest industries were:

  • Mining ($500,633)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($401,782)
  • Information Media and Telecommunications ($278,904)

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Regional TAS were for $399,680 in Mining; $379,251 in Financial and Insurance Services; and $247,441 in Information Media and Telecommunications.

The major differences between worker productivity by industries in City of Launceston and Regional TAS were:

  • Higher worker productivity in Mining ($500,633 compared to $399,680)
  • Higher worker productivity in Information Media and Telecommunications ($278,904 compared to $247,441)
  • Higher worker productivity in Financial and Insurance Services ($401,782 compared to $379,251)
  • Lower worker productivity in Construction ($59,246 compared to $91,748)

Emerging groups

The total worker productivity by industry in City of Launceston increased by $4,171 between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

The largest changes in worker productivity by industries between 2013/14 and 2018/19 in City of Launceston were for:

  • Information Media and Telecommunications (+$87,759)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$72,368)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (+$68,755)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (+$24,790)

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