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Worker productivity

In City of Launceston, Mining had the highest productivity by industry, generating $561,651 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
City of Launceston - Constant prices2017/182008/09Change
Industry
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$Regional TAS $$Regional TAS $2008/09 to 2017/18
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing217,168200,037155,348159,751+61,821
Mining561,651361,877674,419435,122-112,768
Manufacturing99,263100,32281,34986,836+17,914
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services140,293150,142162,555170,874-22,261
Construction45,20863,22153,61574,380-8,408
Wholesale Trade150,436140,38685,80782,809+64,630
Retail Trade54,00949,90945,61143,851+8,398
Accommodation and Food Services34,80836,87840,06340,288-5,255
Transport, Postal and Warehousing91,79192,845114,094114,944-22,303
Information Media and Telecommunications255,235222,966174,906172,465+80,329
Financial and Insurance Services415,198393,738282,933272,310+132,265
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services151,168130,10091,27185,844+59,898
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services59,46158,04060,26359,040-802
Administrative and Support Services60,02760,28285,18877,414-25,161
Public Administration and Safety94,69291,60588,13287,918+6,560
Education and Training78,24471,05989,30779,091-11,063
Health Care and Social Assistance106,253103,16989,05787,958+17,196
Arts and Recreation Services41,12748,14249,45159,774-8,324
Other Services49,45146,56946,30244,092+3,149

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, City of Launceston: $217,168 Mining, City of Launceston: $561,651 Manufacturing, City of Launceston: $99,263 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Launceston: $140,293 Construction, City of Launceston: $45,208 Wholesale Trade, City of Launceston: $150,436 Retail Trade, City of Launceston: $54,009 Accommodation and Food Services, City of Launceston: $34,808 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Launceston: $91,791 Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Launceston: $255,235 Financial and Insurance Services, City of Launceston: $415,198 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Launceston: $151,168 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Launceston: $59,461 Administrative and Support Services, City of Launceston: $60,027 Public Administration and Safety, City of Launceston: $94,692 Education and Training, City of Launceston: $78,244 Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Launceston: $106,253 Arts and Recreation Services, City of Launceston: $41,127 Other Services, City of Launceston: $49,451
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, 2008/09 to 2017/18
Change in productivity per worker (annual) by industry, 2008/09 to 2017/18 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Launceston: +$61,821 Mining, City of Launceston: -$112,768 Manufacturing, City of Launceston: +$17,914 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Launceston: -$22,261 Construction, City of Launceston: -$8,408 Wholesale Trade, City of Launceston: +$64,630 Retail Trade, City of Launceston: +$8,398 Accommodation and Food Services, City of Launceston: -$5,255 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Launceston: -$22,303 Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Launceston: +$80,329 Financial and Insurance Services, City of Launceston: +$132,265 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Launceston: +$59,898 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Launceston: -$802 Administrative and Support Services, City of Launceston: -$25,161 Public Administration and Safety, City of Launceston: +$6,560 Education and Training, City of Launceston: -$11,063 Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Launceston: +$17,196 Arts and Recreation Services, City of Launceston: -$8,324 Other Services, City of Launceston: +$3,149
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 City of Launceston in 2017/18 shows the three highest industries were:

  • Mining ($561,651)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($415,198)
  • Information Media and Telecommunications ($255,235)

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Regional TAS were for $361,877 in Mining; $393,738 in Financial and Insurance Services; and $222,966 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 ($561,651 compared to $361,877)
  • Higher worker productivity in Information Media and Telecommunications ($255,235 compared to $222,966)
  • Higher worker productivity in Financial and Insurance Services ($415,198 compared to $393,738)
  • Higher worker productivity in Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services ($151,168 compared to $130,100)

Emerging groups

The total worker productivity by industry in City of Launceston increased by $6,749 between 2008/09 and 2017/18.

The largest changes in worker productivity by industries between 2008/09 and 2017/18 in City of Launceston were for:

  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$132,265)
  • Mining (-$112,768)
  • Information Media and Telecommunications (+$80,329)
  • Wholesale Trade (+$64,630)

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