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Worker productivity

In Light Regional Council, Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services had the highest productivity by industry, generating $295,454 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
Light Regional Council - Constant prices2017/182012/13Change
Industry
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$Regional SA $$Regional SA $2012/13 to 2017/18
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing139,158143,148159,993156,807-20,835
Mining151,315284,107178,345370,071-27,030
Manufacturing158,27788,674132,31193,450+25,967
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services295,454315,421214,800232,447+80,654
Construction75,021115,544117,904116,008-42,883
Wholesale Trade207,947200,788152,612146,979+55,335
Retail Trade57,17652,91748,19247,439+8,985
Accommodation and Food Services41,11643,22249,13646,874-8,020
Transport, Postal and Warehousing114,747104,656125,846115,916-11,099
Information Media and Telecommunications190,095146,036118,28186,036+71,813
Financial and Insurance Services284,537265,337296,875261,958-12,338
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services242,329189,943129,636134,054+112,693
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services66,22965,36381,57176,676-15,341
Administrative and Support Services52,42770,89954,76273,249-2,335
Public Administration and Safety76,35185,36768,89473,529+7,457
Education and Training76,55065,03487,84270,934-11,292
Health Care and Social Assistance70,79567,57565,61562,366+5,180
Arts and Recreation Services46,58343,38141,21644,869+5,367
Other Services48,28748,11151,18049,346-2,893

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 SA: $143,148 Mining, Regional SA: $284,107 Manufacturing, Regional SA: $88,674 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Regional SA: $315,421 Construction, Regional SA: $115,544 Wholesale Trade, Regional SA: $200,788 Retail Trade, Regional SA: $52,917 Accommodation and Food Services, Regional SA: $43,222 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Regional SA: $104,656 Information Media and Telecommunications, Regional SA: $146,036 Financial and Insurance Services, Regional SA: $265,337 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Regional SA: $189,943 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Regional SA: $65,363 Administrative and Support Services, Regional SA: $70,899 Public Administration and Safety, Regional SA: $85,367 Education and Training, Regional SA: $65,034 Health Care and Social Assistance, Regional SA: $67,575 Arts and Recreation Services, Regional SA: $43,381 Other Services, Regional SA: $48,111 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Light Regional Council: $139,158 Mining, Light Regional Council: $151,315 Manufacturing, Light Regional Council: $158,277 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Light Regional Council: $295,454 Construction, Light Regional Council: $75,021 Wholesale Trade, Light Regional Council: $207,947 Retail Trade, Light Regional Council: $57,176 Accommodation and Food Services, Light Regional Council: $41,116 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Light Regional Council: $114,747 Information Media and Telecommunications, Light Regional Council: $190,095 Financial and Insurance Services, Light Regional Council: $284,537 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Light Regional Council: $242,329 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Light Regional Council: $66,229 Administrative and Support Services, Light Regional Council: $52,427 Public Administration and Safety, Light Regional Council: $76,351 Education and Training, Light Regional Council: $76,550 Health Care and Social Assistance, Light Regional Council: $70,795 Arts and Recreation Services, Light Regional Council: $46,583 Other Services, Light Regional Council: $48,287
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, Light Regional Council: -$20,835 Mining, Light Regional Council: -$27,030 Manufacturing, Light Regional Council: +$25,967 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Light Regional Council: +$80,654 Construction, Light Regional Council: -$42,883 Wholesale Trade, Light Regional Council: +$55,335 Retail Trade, Light Regional Council: +$8,985 Accommodation and Food Services, Light Regional Council: -$8,020 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Light Regional Council: -$11,099 Information Media and Telecommunications, Light Regional Council: +$71,813 Financial and Insurance Services, Light Regional Council: -$12,338 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Light Regional Council: +$112,693 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Light Regional Council: -$15,341 Administrative and Support Services, Light Regional Council: -$2,335 Public Administration and Safety, Light Regional Council: +$7,457 Education and Training, Light Regional Council: -$11,292 Health Care and Social Assistance, Light Regional Council: +$5,180 Arts and Recreation Services, Light Regional Council: +$5,367 Other Services, Light Regional Council: -$2,893
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 Light Regional Council in 2017/18 shows the three highest industries were:

  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services ($295,454)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($284,537)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services ($242,329)

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Regional SA were for $315,421 in Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services; $265,337 in Financial and Insurance Services; and $189,943 in Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services.

The major differences between worker productivity by industries in Light Regional Council and Regional SA were:

  • Higher worker productivity in Manufacturing ($158,277 compared to $88,674)
  • Higher worker productivity in Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services ($242,329 compared to $189,943)
  • Higher worker productivity in Information Media and Telecommunications ($190,095 compared to $146,036)
  • Lower worker productivity in Mining ($151,315 compared to $284,107)

Emerging groups

The total worker productivity by industry in Light Regional Council decreased by $2,616 between 2012/13 and 2017/18.

The largest changes in worker productivity by industries between 2012/13 and 2017/18 in Light Regional Council were for:

  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (+$112,693)
  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (+$80,654)
  • Information Media and Telecommunications (+$71,813)
  • Wholesale Trade (+$55,335)

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