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West Tamar Council area

Worker productivity

In West Tamar Council area, Mining had the highest productivity by industry, generating $944,922 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
West Tamar Council area - Constant prices2017/182012/13Change
Industry
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$Regional TAS $$Regional TAS $2012/13 to 2017/18
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing178,995199,883169,832199,543+9,163
Mining944,922361,877474,755293,392+470,167
Manufacturing76,068100,32393,79698,156-17,728
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services204,556150,142254,708182,744-50,152
Construction63,41363,22192,18172,823-28,769
Wholesale Trade176,176140,391110,066112,927+66,110
Retail Trade45,58149,91146,07348,882-492
Accommodation and Food Services31,27836,89836,09139,410-4,813
Transport, Postal and Warehousing82,71292,849109,324106,674-26,612
Information Media and Telecommunications219,079222,966171,593176,666+47,486
Financial and Insurance Services423,127393,739264,885293,108+158,242
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services132,198130,104122,631107,289+9,568
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services56,22258,04161,94060,418-5,717
Administrative and Support Services42,63660,28262,32168,945-19,686
Public Administration and Safety88,57291,60672,64078,622+15,932
Education and Training67,68370,95467,98575,600-303
Health Care and Social Assistance97,824102,94398,797103,407-973
Arts and Recreation Services34,20548,14251,16751,777-16,962
Other Services45,28446,56946,02345,316-739

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: $199,883 Mining, Regional TAS: $361,877 Manufacturing, Regional TAS: $100,323 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Regional TAS: $150,142 Construction, Regional TAS: $63,221 Wholesale Trade, Regional TAS: $140,391 Retail Trade, Regional TAS: $49,911 Accommodation and Food Services, Regional TAS: $36,898 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Regional TAS: $92,849 Information Media and Telecommunications, Regional TAS: $222,966 Financial and Insurance Services, Regional TAS: $393,739 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Regional TAS: $130,104 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Regional TAS: $58,041 Administrative and Support Services, Regional TAS: $60,282 Public Administration and Safety, Regional TAS: $91,606 Education and Training, Regional TAS: $70,954 Health Care and Social Assistance, Regional TAS: $102,943 Arts and Recreation Services, Regional TAS: $48,142 Other Services, Regional TAS: $46,569 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, West Tamar Council area: $178,995 Mining, West Tamar Council area: $944,922 Manufacturing, West Tamar Council area: $76,068 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, West Tamar Council area: $204,556 Construction, West Tamar Council area: $63,413 Wholesale Trade, West Tamar Council area: $176,176 Retail Trade, West Tamar Council area: $45,581 Accommodation and Food Services, West Tamar Council area: $31,278 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, West Tamar Council area: $82,712 Information Media and Telecommunications, West Tamar Council area: $219,079 Financial and Insurance Services, West Tamar Council area: $423,127 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, West Tamar Council area: $132,198 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, West Tamar Council area: $56,222 Administrative and Support Services, West Tamar Council area: $42,636 Public Administration and Safety, West Tamar Council area: $88,572 Education and Training, West Tamar Council area: $67,683 Health Care and Social Assistance, West Tamar Council area: $97,824 Arts and Recreation Services, West Tamar Council area: $34,205 Other Services, West Tamar Council area: $45,284
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, West Tamar Council area: +$9,163 Mining, West Tamar Council area: +$470,167 Manufacturing, West Tamar Council area: -$17,728 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, West Tamar Council area: -$50,152 Construction, West Tamar Council area: -$28,769 Wholesale Trade, West Tamar Council area: +$66,110 Retail Trade, West Tamar Council area: -$492 Accommodation and Food Services, West Tamar Council area: -$4,813 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, West Tamar Council area: -$26,612 Information Media and Telecommunications, West Tamar Council area: +$47,486 Financial and Insurance Services, West Tamar Council area: +$158,242 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, West Tamar Council area: +$9,568 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, West Tamar Council area: -$5,717 Administrative and Support Services, West Tamar Council area: -$19,686 Public Administration and Safety, West Tamar Council area: +$15,932 Education and Training, West Tamar Council area: -$303 Health Care and Social Assistance, West Tamar Council area: -$973 Arts and Recreation Services, West Tamar Council area: -$16,962 Other Services, West Tamar Council area: -$739
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 West Tamar Council area in 2017/18 shows the three highest industries were:

  • Mining ($944,922)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($423,127)
  • Information Media and Telecommunications ($219,079)

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Regional TAS were for $361,877 in Mining; $393,739 in Financial and Insurance Services; and $222,966 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 Mining ($944,922 compared to $361,877)
  • Higher worker productivity in Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services ($204,556 compared to $150,142)
  • Higher worker productivity in Wholesale Trade ($176,176 compared to $140,391)
  • Higher worker productivity in Financial and Insurance Services ($423,127 compared to $393,739)

Emerging groups

The total worker productivity by industry in West Tamar Council area decreased by $4,158 between 2012/13 and 2017/18.

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

  • Mining (+$470,167)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$158,242)
  • Wholesale Trade (+$66,110)
  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (-$50,152)

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