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West Tamar Council area

Worker productivity

In West Tamar Council area, Financial and Insurance Services had the highest productivity by industry, generating $397,681 per worker in 2016/17.

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
West Tamar Council area - Constant prices2016/172011/12Change
Industry
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$Regional TAS $$Regional TAS $2011/12 to 2016/17
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing163,497189,720154,015191,661+9,482
Mining376,359434,467500,368387,429-124,010
Manufacturing78,29994,50995,26098,766-16,962
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services211,914163,212266,127205,135-54,213
Construction86,09285,80894,06373,762-7,970
Wholesale Trade175,839155,37492,561101,071+83,277
Retail Trade44,81649,68646,20249,139-1,386
Accommodation and Food Services31,54537,32739,35442,425-7,809
Transport, Postal and Warehousing98,723116,505112,718107,548-13,995
Information Media and Telecommunications245,675242,685163,861170,781+81,814
Financial and Insurance Services397,681379,533250,212293,178+147,469
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services139,055137,202113,53798,510+25,519
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services56,87659,08560,37158,669-3,495
Administrative and Support Services42,98960,57166,91472,219-23,925
Public Administration and Safety84,24290,95767,68275,330+16,559
Education and Training66,67872,80465,31873,706+1,360
Health Care and Social Assistance95,666103,30494,50099,046+1,167
Arts and Recreation Services42,55454,38455,66156,851-13,107
Other Services45,29946,55244,19143,686+1,109

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id , the population experts.

Data are based on a 2015-16 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 2016/17
Productivity per worker (annual) by industry 2016/17 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Regional TAS: $189,720 Mining, Regional TAS: $434,467 Manufacturing, Regional TAS: $94,509 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Regional TAS: $163,212 Construction, Regional TAS: $85,808 Wholesale Trade, Regional TAS: $155,374 Retail Trade, Regional TAS: $49,686 Accommodation and Food Services, Regional TAS: $37,327 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Regional TAS: $116,505 Information Media and Telecommunications, Regional TAS: $242,685 Financial and Insurance Services, Regional TAS: $379,533 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Regional TAS: $137,202 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Regional TAS: $59,085 Administrative and Support Services, Regional TAS: $60,571 Public Administration and Safety, Regional TAS: $90,957 Education and Training, Regional TAS: $72,804 Health Care and Social Assistance, Regional TAS: $103,304 Arts and Recreation Services, Regional TAS: $54,384 Other Services, Regional TAS: $46,552 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, West Tamar Council area: $163,497 Mining, West Tamar Council area: $376,359 Manufacturing, West Tamar Council area: $78,299 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, West Tamar Council area: $211,914 Construction, West Tamar Council area: $86,092 Wholesale Trade, West Tamar Council area: $175,839 Retail Trade, West Tamar Council area: $44,816 Accommodation and Food Services, West Tamar Council area: $31,545 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, West Tamar Council area: $98,723 Information Media and Telecommunications, West Tamar Council area: $245,675 Financial and Insurance Services, West Tamar Council area: $397,681 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, West Tamar Council area: $139,055 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, West Tamar Council area: $56,876 Administrative and Support Services, West Tamar Council area: $42,989 Public Administration and Safety, West Tamar Council area: $84,242 Education and Training, West Tamar Council area: $66,678 Health Care and Social Assistance, West Tamar Council area: $95,666 Arts and Recreation Services, West Tamar Council area: $42,554 Other Services, West Tamar Council area: $45,299
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Change in productivity per worker (annual) by industry, 2011/12 to 2016/17
Change in productivity per worker (annual) by industry, 2011/12 to 2016/17 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, West Tamar Council area: +$9,482 Mining, West Tamar Council area: -$124,010 Manufacturing, West Tamar Council area: -$16,962 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, West Tamar Council area: -$54,213 Construction, West Tamar Council area: -$7,970 Wholesale Trade, West Tamar Council area: +$83,277 Retail Trade, West Tamar Council area: -$1,386 Accommodation and Food Services, West Tamar Council area: -$7,809 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, West Tamar Council area: -$13,995 Information Media and Telecommunications, West Tamar Council area: +$81,814 Financial and Insurance Services, West Tamar Council area: +$147,469 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, West Tamar Council area: +$25,519 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, West Tamar Council area: -$3,495 Administrative and Support Services, West Tamar Council area: -$23,925 Public Administration and Safety, West Tamar Council area: +$16,559 Education and Training, West Tamar Council area: +$1,360 Health Care and Social Assistance, West Tamar Council area: +$1,167 Arts and Recreation Services, West Tamar Council area: -$13,107 Other Services, West Tamar Council area: +$1,109
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts

Dominant groups

An analysis of the worker productivity by industry sectors in West Tamar Council area in 2016/17 shows the three highest industries were:

  • Financial and Insurance Services ($397,681)
  • Mining ($376,359)
  • Information Media and Telecommunications ($245,675)

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Regional TAS were for $379,533 in Financial and Insurance Services; $434,467 in Mining; and $242,685 in Information Media and Telecommunications.

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

  • Higher worker productivity in Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services ($211,914 compared to $163,212)
  • Higher worker productivity in Wholesale Trade ($175,839 compared to $155,374)
  • Lower worker productivity in Mining ($376,359 compared to $434,467)
  • Lower worker productivity in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing ($163,497 compared to $189,720)

Emerging groups

The total worker productivity by industry in West Tamar Council area decreased by $8,885 between 2011/12 and 2016/17.

The largest changes in worker productivity by industries between 2011/12 and 2016/17 in West Tamar Council area were for:

  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$147,469)
  • Mining (-$124,010)
  • Wholesale Trade (+$83,277)
  • Information Media and Telecommunications (+$81,814)

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