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Mid North Region

Worker productivity

In Mid North Region, Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services had the highest productivity by industry, generating $333,480 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
Mid North Region - Constant prices2017/182012/13Change
Industry
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$Regional SA $$Regional SA $2012/13 to 2017/18
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing138,397143,148163,268156,807-24,871
Mining109,963284,107202,897370,071-92,933
Manufacturing79,95188,67493,63293,450-13,681
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services333,480315,421327,910232,447+5,571
Construction87,617115,544110,270116,008-22,654
Wholesale Trade192,274200,788162,995146,979+29,278
Retail Trade49,53252,91746,62247,439+2,909
Accommodation and Food Services42,79543,22244,26146,874-1,466
Transport, Postal and Warehousing95,405104,656107,749115,916-12,344
Information Media and Telecommunications191,519146,036105,65886,036+85,861
Financial and Insurance Services322,624265,337250,211261,958+72,413
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services174,296189,943129,417134,054+44,878
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services68,20965,36376,34276,676-8,133
Administrative and Support Services47,59070,89959,44273,249-11,851
Public Administration and Safety84,02485,36790,88873,529-6,864
Education and Training61,87465,03467,06070,934-5,186
Health Care and Social Assistance61,17367,57561,16262,366+11
Arts and Recreation Services60,66943,38133,65944,869+27,010
Other Services44,95248,11145,17249,346-220

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, Mid North Region: $138,397 Mining, Mid North Region: $109,963 Manufacturing, Mid North Region: $79,951 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Mid North Region: $333,480 Construction, Mid North Region: $87,617 Wholesale Trade, Mid North Region: $192,274 Retail Trade, Mid North Region: $49,532 Accommodation and Food Services, Mid North Region: $42,795 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Mid North Region: $95,405 Information Media and Telecommunications, Mid North Region: $191,519 Financial and Insurance Services, Mid North Region: $322,624 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Mid North Region: $174,296 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Mid North Region: $68,209 Administrative and Support Services, Mid North Region: $47,590 Public Administration and Safety, Mid North Region: $84,024 Education and Training, Mid North Region: $61,874 Health Care and Social Assistance, Mid North Region: $61,173 Arts and Recreation Services, Mid North Region: $60,669 Other Services, Mid North Region: $44,952
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, Mid North Region: -$24,871 Mining, Mid North Region: -$92,933 Manufacturing, Mid North Region: -$13,681 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Mid North Region: +$5,571 Construction, Mid North Region: -$22,654 Wholesale Trade, Mid North Region: +$29,278 Retail Trade, Mid North Region: +$2,909 Accommodation and Food Services, Mid North Region: -$1,466 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Mid North Region: -$12,344 Information Media and Telecommunications, Mid North Region: +$85,861 Financial and Insurance Services, Mid North Region: +$72,413 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Mid North Region: +$44,878 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Mid North Region: -$8,133 Administrative and Support Services, Mid North Region: -$11,851 Public Administration and Safety, Mid North Region: -$6,864 Education and Training, Mid North Region: -$5,186 Health Care and Social Assistance, Mid North Region: +$11 Arts and Recreation Services, Mid North Region: +$27,010 Other Services, Mid North Region: -$220
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 Mid North Region in 2017/18 shows the three highest industries were:

  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services ($333,480)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($322,624)
  • Wholesale Trade ($192,274)

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 $200,788 in Wholesale Trade.

The major differences between worker productivity by industries in Mid North Region and Regional SA were:

  • Higher worker productivity in Financial and Insurance Services ($322,624 compared to $265,337)
  • Higher worker productivity in Information Media and Telecommunications ($191,519 compared to $146,036)
  • Lower worker productivity in Mining ($109,963 compared to $284,107)
  • Lower worker productivity in Construction ($87,617 compared to $115,544)

Emerging groups

The total worker productivity by industry in Mid North Region decreased by $10,270 between 2012/13 and 2017/18.

The largest changes in worker productivity by industries between 2012/13 and 2017/18 in Mid North Region were for:

  • Mining (-$92,933)
  • Information Media and Telecommunications (+$85,861)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$72,413)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (+$44,878)

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