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District Council of Robe

Worker productivity

In District Council of Robe, Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services had the highest productivity by industry, generating $233,614 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
District Council of Robe - Constant prices2017/182016/17Change
Industry
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$Regional SA $$Regional SA $2016/17 to 2017/18
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing134,376143,148160,933173,075-26,556
Mining--284,107--346,075--
Manufacturing93,55688,67482,03086,707+11,526
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services233,614315,421202,995284,411+30,619
Construction68,018115,54466,86698,538+1,152
Wholesale Trade137,426200,788121,688176,126+15,738
Retail Trade53,64752,91753,16153,428+487
Accommodation and Food Services46,85743,22252,52547,483-5,669
Transport, Postal and Warehousing50,756104,65651,933107,747-1,177
Information Media and Telecommunications133,887146,036119,984138,665+13,904
Financial and Insurance Services219,800265,337231,315266,891-11,515
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services186,904189,943172,669166,007+14,235
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services84,53365,36384,24665,744+287
Administrative and Support Services41,87870,89939,45071,327+2,428
Public Administration and Safety52,95185,36753,49785,501-546
Education and Training64,62465,03463,96965,920+654
Health Care and Social Assistance51,75067,57550,93866,652+812
Arts and Recreation Services46,26143,38148,42345,660-2,163
Other Services32,24448,11134,48949,641-2,245

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, District Council of Robe: $134,376 Manufacturing, District Council of Robe: $93,556 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, District Council of Robe: $233,614 Construction, District Council of Robe: $68,018 Wholesale Trade, District Council of Robe: $137,426 Retail Trade, District Council of Robe: $53,647 Accommodation and Food Services, District Council of Robe: $46,857 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, District Council of Robe: $50,756 Information Media and Telecommunications, District Council of Robe: $133,887 Financial and Insurance Services, District Council of Robe: $219,800 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, District Council of Robe: $186,904 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, District Council of Robe: $84,533 Administrative and Support Services, District Council of Robe: $41,878 Public Administration and Safety, District Council of Robe: $52,951 Education and Training, District Council of Robe: $64,624 Health Care and Social Assistance, District Council of Robe: $51,750 Arts and Recreation Services, District Council of Robe: $46,261 Other Services, District Council of Robe: $32,244
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, 2016/17 to 2017/18
Change in productivity per worker (annual) by industry, 2016/17 to 2017/18 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, District Council of Robe: -$26,556 Manufacturing, District Council of Robe: +$11,526 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, District Council of Robe: +$30,619 Construction, District Council of Robe: +$1,152 Wholesale Trade, District Council of Robe: +$15,738 Retail Trade, District Council of Robe: +$487 Accommodation and Food Services, District Council of Robe: -$5,669 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, District Council of Robe: -$1,177 Information Media and Telecommunications, District Council of Robe: +$13,904 Financial and Insurance Services, District Council of Robe: -$11,515 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, District Council of Robe: +$14,235 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, District Council of Robe: +$287 Administrative and Support Services, District Council of Robe: +$2,428 Public Administration and Safety, District Council of Robe: -$546 Education and Training, District Council of Robe: +$654 Health Care and Social Assistance, District Council of Robe: +$812 Arts and Recreation Services, District Council of Robe: -$2,163 Other Services, District Council of Robe: -$2,245
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 District Council of Robe in 2017/18 shows the three highest industries were:

  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services ($233,614)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($219,800)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services ($186,904)

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 District Council of Robe and Regional SA were:

  • Lower worker productivity in Mining ($ compared to $284,107)
  • Lower worker productivity in Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services ($233,614 compared to $315,421)
  • Lower worker productivity in Wholesale Trade ($137,426 compared to $200,788)
  • Lower worker productivity in Transport, Postal and Warehousing ($50,756 compared to $104,656)

Emerging groups

The total worker productivity by industry in District Council of Robe decreased by $5,960 between 2016/17 and 2017/18.

The largest changes in worker productivity by industries between 2016/17 and 2017/18 in District Council of Robe were for:

  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (+$30,619)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (-$26,556)
  • Wholesale Trade (+$15,738)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (+$14,235)

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