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Port Pirie Regional Council area

Worker productivity

In Port Pirie Regional Council area, Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services had the highest productivity by industry, generating $360,469 per worker in 2019/20.

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
Port Pirie Regional Council area - Constant prices2019/202014/15Change
Industry
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$Regional SA $$Regional SA $2014/15 to 2019/20
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing116,353163,671129,493162,978-13,140
Mining267,905344,685452,081520,899-184,176
Manufacturing64,63975,41475,17799,415-10,539
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services360,469281,091351,275296,944+9,194
Construction63,686137,275127,710126,146-64,025
Wholesale Trade134,348135,770138,751143,988-4,403
Retail Trade52,68955,87447,88550,892+4,804
Accommodation and Food Services38,02944,92643,76851,884-5,738
Transport, Postal and Warehousing102,42992,780100,374106,724+2,055
Information Media and Telecommunications154,010107,767107,64290,559+46,369
Financial and Insurance Services302,290316,999282,295306,800+19,995
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services165,110188,041166,793166,086-1,683
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services80,78783,40273,19871,848+7,588
Administrative and Support Services64,12064,93779,66783,567-15,547
Public Administration and Safety90,81598,43576,46280,211+14,353
Education and Training79,18183,37870,17168,762+9,010
Health Care and Social Assistance81,40677,28069,40466,029+12,002
Arts and Recreation Services41,68540,40123,61339,029+18,072
Other Services59,22455,98855,18153,828+4,043

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2020. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id (informed decisions).

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 2019/20
Productivity per worker (annual) by industry 2019/20 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Regional SA: $163,671 Mining, Regional SA: $344,685 Manufacturing, Regional SA: $75,414 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Regional SA: $281,091 Construction, Regional SA: $137,275 Wholesale Trade, Regional SA: $135,770 Retail Trade, Regional SA: $55,874 Accommodation and Food Services, Regional SA: $44,926 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Regional SA: $92,780 Information Media and Telecommunications, Regional SA: $107,767 Financial and Insurance Services, Regional SA: $316,999 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Regional SA: $188,041 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Regional SA: $83,402 Administrative and Support Services, Regional SA: $64,937 Public Administration and Safety, Regional SA: $98,435 Education and Training, Regional SA: $83,378 Health Care and Social Assistance, Regional SA: $77,280 Arts and Recreation Services, Regional SA: $40,401 Other Services, Regional SA: $55,988 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Port Pirie Regional Council area: $116,353 Mining, Port Pirie Regional Council area: $267,905 Manufacturing, Port Pirie Regional Council area: $64,639 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Port Pirie Regional Council area: $360,469 Construction, Port Pirie Regional Council area: $63,686 Wholesale Trade, Port Pirie Regional Council area: $134,348 Retail Trade, Port Pirie Regional Council area: $52,689 Accommodation and Food Services, Port Pirie Regional Council area: $38,029 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Port Pirie Regional Council area: $102,429 Information Media and Telecommunications, Port Pirie Regional Council area: $154,010 Financial and Insurance Services, Port Pirie Regional Council area: $302,290 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Port Pirie Regional Council area: $165,110 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Port Pirie Regional Council area: $80,787 Administrative and Support Services, Port Pirie Regional Council area: $64,120 Public Administration and Safety, Port Pirie Regional Council area: $90,815 Education and Training, Port Pirie Regional Council area: $79,181 Health Care and Social Assistance, Port Pirie Regional Council area: $81,406 Arts and Recreation Services, Port Pirie Regional Council area: $41,685 Other Services, Port Pirie Regional Council area: $59,224
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2020
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Change in productivity per worker (annual) by industry, 2014/15 to 2019/20
Change in productivity per worker (annual) by industry, 2014/15 to 2019/20 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Port Pirie Regional Council area: -$13,140 Mining, Port Pirie Regional Council area: -$184,176 Manufacturing, Port Pirie Regional Council area: -$10,539 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Port Pirie Regional Council area: +$9,194 Construction, Port Pirie Regional Council area: -$64,025 Wholesale Trade, Port Pirie Regional Council area: -$4,403 Retail Trade, Port Pirie Regional Council area: +$4,804 Accommodation and Food Services, Port Pirie Regional Council area: -$5,738 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Port Pirie Regional Council area: +$2,055 Information Media and Telecommunications, Port Pirie Regional Council area: +$46,369 Financial and Insurance Services, Port Pirie Regional Council area: +$19,995 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Port Pirie Regional Council area: -$1,683 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Port Pirie Regional Council area: +$7,588 Administrative and Support Services, Port Pirie Regional Council area: -$15,547 Public Administration and Safety, Port Pirie Regional Council area: +$14,353 Education and Training, Port Pirie Regional Council area: +$9,010 Health Care and Social Assistance, Port Pirie Regional Council area: +$12,002 Arts and Recreation Services, Port Pirie Regional Council area: +$18,072 Other Services, Port Pirie Regional Council area: +$4,043
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2020
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts

Dominant groups

An analysis of the worker productivity by industry sectors in Port Pirie Regional Council area in 2019/20 shows the three highest industries were:

  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services ($360,469)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($302,290)
  • Mining ($267,905)

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Regional SA were for $281,091 in Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services; $316,999 in Financial and Insurance Services; and $344,685 in Mining.

The major differences between worker productivity by industries in Port Pirie Regional Council area and Regional SA were:

  • Higher worker productivity in Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services ($360,469 compared to $281,091)
  • Lower worker productivity in Mining ($267,905 compared to $344,685)
  • Lower worker productivity in Construction ($63,686 compared to $137,275)
  • Lower worker productivity in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing ($116,353 compared to $163,671)

Emerging groups

The total worker productivity by industry in Port Pirie Regional Council area increased by $798 between 2014/15 and 2019/20.

The largest changes in worker productivity by industries between 2014/15 and 2019/20 in Port Pirie Regional Council area were for:

  • Mining (-$184,176)
  • Construction (-$64,025)
  • Information Media and Telecommunications (+$46,369)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$19,995)

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