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Worker productivity

In Northern Midlands Council area, Mining had the highest productivity by industry, generating $476,986 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 Midlands Council area - Constant prices2017/182012/13Change
Industry
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$Regional TAS $$Regional TAS $2012/13 to 2017/18
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing244,430200,037246,839199,543-2,409
Mining476,986361,877185,959293,392+291,027
Manufacturing103,440100,32298,58598,156+4,855
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services82,213150,142140,255182,744-58,042
Construction79,57863,22197,69172,823-18,113
Wholesale Trade158,615140,386109,534112,927+49,081
Retail Trade53,02449,90951,27848,882+1,746
Accommodation and Food Services37,85636,87839,04839,410-1,191
Transport, Postal and Warehousing112,90592,845110,337106,674+2,568
Information Media and Telecommunications187,485222,966185,302176,666+2,183
Financial and Insurance Services463,158393,738335,936293,108+127,222
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services45,367130,10041,490107,289+3,877
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services56,45658,04060,34160,418-3,885
Administrative and Support Services72,56360,28256,01668,945+16,547
Public Administration and Safety89,18291,60583,65178,622+5,531
Education and Training62,37471,05961,69675,600+678
Health Care and Social Assistance105,410103,16998,566103,407+6,844
Arts and Recreation Services31,57548,14229,45951,777+2,116
Other Services49,81646,56946,91645,316+2,900

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, Regional TAS: $200,037 Mining, Regional TAS: $361,877 Manufacturing, Regional TAS: $100,322 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Regional TAS: $150,142 Construction, Regional TAS: $63,221 Wholesale Trade, Regional TAS: $140,386 Retail Trade, Regional TAS: $49,909 Accommodation and Food Services, Regional TAS: $36,878 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Regional TAS: $92,845 Information Media and Telecommunications, Regional TAS: $222,966 Financial and Insurance Services, Regional TAS: $393,738 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Regional TAS: $130,100 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Regional TAS: $58,040 Administrative and Support Services, Regional TAS: $60,282 Public Administration and Safety, Regional TAS: $91,605 Education and Training, Regional TAS: $71,059 Health Care and Social Assistance, Regional TAS: $103,169 Arts and Recreation Services, Regional TAS: $48,142 Other Services, Regional TAS: $46,569 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Northern Midlands Council area: $244,430 Mining, Northern Midlands Council area: $476,986 Manufacturing, Northern Midlands Council area: $103,440 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Northern Midlands Council area: $82,213 Construction, Northern Midlands Council area: $79,578 Wholesale Trade, Northern Midlands Council area: $158,615 Retail Trade, Northern Midlands Council area: $53,024 Accommodation and Food Services, Northern Midlands Council area: $37,856 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Northern Midlands Council area: $112,905 Information Media and Telecommunications, Northern Midlands Council area: $187,485 Financial and Insurance Services, Northern Midlands Council area: $463,158 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Northern Midlands Council area: $45,367 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Northern Midlands Council area: $56,456 Administrative and Support Services, Northern Midlands Council area: $72,563 Public Administration and Safety, Northern Midlands Council area: $89,182 Education and Training, Northern Midlands Council area: $62,374 Health Care and Social Assistance, Northern Midlands Council area: $105,410 Arts and Recreation Services, Northern Midlands Council area: $31,575 Other Services, Northern Midlands Council area: $49,816
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 Midlands Council area: -$2,409 Mining, Northern Midlands Council area: +$291,027 Manufacturing, Northern Midlands Council area: +$4,855 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Northern Midlands Council area: -$58,042 Construction, Northern Midlands Council area: -$18,113 Wholesale Trade, Northern Midlands Council area: +$49,081 Retail Trade, Northern Midlands Council area: +$1,746 Accommodation and Food Services, Northern Midlands Council area: -$1,191 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Northern Midlands Council area: +$2,568 Information Media and Telecommunications, Northern Midlands Council area: +$2,183 Financial and Insurance Services, Northern Midlands Council area: +$127,222 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Northern Midlands Council area: +$3,877 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Northern Midlands Council area: -$3,885 Administrative and Support Services, Northern Midlands Council area: +$16,547 Public Administration and Safety, Northern Midlands Council area: +$5,531 Education and Training, Northern Midlands Council area: +$678 Health Care and Social Assistance, Northern Midlands Council area: +$6,844 Arts and Recreation Services, Northern Midlands Council area: +$2,116 Other Services, Northern Midlands Council area: +$2,900
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 Midlands Council area in 2017/18 shows the three highest industries were:

  • Mining ($476,986)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($463,158)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing ($244,430)

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Regional TAS were for $361,877 in Mining; $393,738 in Financial and Insurance Services; and $200,037 in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing.

The major differences between worker productivity by industries in Northern Midlands Council area and Regional TAS were:

  • Higher worker productivity in Mining ($476,986 compared to $361,877)
  • Higher worker productivity in Financial and Insurance Services ($463,158 compared to $393,738)
  • Lower worker productivity in Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services ($45,367 compared to $130,100)
  • Lower worker productivity in Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services ($82,213 compared to $150,142)

Emerging groups

The total worker productivity by industry in Northern Midlands Council area increased by $5,979 between 2012/13 and 2017/18.

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

  • Mining (+$291,027)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$127,222)
  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (-$58,042)
  • Wholesale Trade (+$49,081)

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