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District Council of Loxton Waikerie

Worker productivity

In the District Council of Loxton Waikerie, Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services had the highest productivity by industry, generating $283,651 per worker in 2018/19.

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. National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Productivity per worker (annual) by industry
District Council of Loxton Waikerie - Constant prices2018/192013/14Change
Industry$South Australia$$South Australia$ 2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing149,345164,192146,754156,862+2,591
Mining143,330263,401130,050294,460+13,279
Manufacturing70,44689,00398,644100,695-28,198
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services283,651312,169185,358267,428+98,293
Construction111,209104,372129,778108,417-18,569
Wholesale Trade169,601180,470136,730167,846+32,871
Retail Trade49,10755,92047,90454,015+1,204
Accommodation and Food Services48,07947,08350,02047,720-1,941
Transport, Postal and Warehousing72,911108,303104,266117,978-31,355
Information Media and Telecommunications112,219190,55252,909125,698+59,310
Financial and Insurance Services246,795328,409262,032316,786-15,236
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services200,434239,744189,136202,301+11,297
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services62,705103,73162,237101,413+468
Administrative and Support Services54,66396,54347,45198,501+7,212
Public Administration and Safety65,83894,56668,37597,569-2,537
Education and Training67,35683,20665,56585,068+1,791
Health Care and Social Assistance71,52186,76263,83074,707+7,691
Arts and Recreation Services48,30154,02956,54361,455-8,242
Other Services51,34665,58746,05662,215+5,289
Total worker productivity98,420105,498100,019104,844-1,599

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. 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

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Dominant groups

An analysis of the jobs held by the full-time equivalent local workers in the District Council of Loxton Waikerie in 2018/19 shows the three highest industries were:

  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services ($283,651)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($246,795)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services ($200,434)

In comparison, the same 3 industries in South Australia were for $312,169 in Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services; $328,409 in Financial and Insurance Services and $239,744 in Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services.

The major differences between the jobs held by the full-time equivalent local workers of the District Council of Loxton Waikerie and South Australia were:

  • A lower worker productivity in Administrative and Support Services ($54,663 compared to $96,543)
  • A lower worker productivity in Information Media and Telecommunications ($112,219 compared to $190,552)
  • A lower worker productivity in Financial and Insurance Services ($246,795 compared to $328,409)
  • A lower worker productivity in Mining ($143,330 compared to $263,401)

Emerging groups

The total worker productivity by industry in the District Council of Loxton Waikerie decreased by -1,599 between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

The largest changes in worker productivity by industries between 2013/14 and 2018/19 in the District Council of Loxton Waikerie were for those employed in:

  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (+$98,293)
  • Information Media and Telecommunications (+$59,310)
  • Wholesale Trade (+$32,871)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (-$31,355)

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