City of Unley

Worker productivity

In the City of Unley, Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services had the highest productivity by industry, generating $579,827 per worker in 2020/21.

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
City of Unley - Constant prices2020/212015/16Change
Industry$South Australia$$South Australia$ 2015/16 - 2020/21
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing246,524183,811197,730155,598+48,794
Mining210,753233,828212,588420,550-1,835
Manufacturing83,80496,37887,556102,211-3,752
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services579,827382,569363,367342,394+216,461
Construction126,407107,480151,981117,270-25,574
Wholesale Trade228,856203,076193,989177,255+34,867
Retail Trade73,46366,81167,25661,099+6,206
Accommodation and Food Services48,68547,94750,74249,692-2,056
Transport, Postal and Warehousing114,722103,889122,850130,157-8,129
Information Media and Telecommunications172,908177,577149,372143,353+23,536
Financial and Insurance Services289,751334,779300,969332,471-11,218
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services327,463244,873283,695209,617+43,768
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services110,836105,293108,404101,073+2,431
Administrative and Support Services149,166101,266164,748107,323-15,583
Public Administration and Safety137,473118,247114,608106,054+22,865
Education and Training79,37287,50781,96489,911-2,591
Health Care and Social Assistance90,07292,53383,63176,309+6,441
Arts and Recreation Services51,40355,64759,40058,609-7,997
Other Services63,34961,06274,35667,655-11,007
Total worker productivity119,606112,619115,373111,024+4,233

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2021. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id (informed decisions). Data are based on a 2018-19 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 City of Unley in 2020/21 shows the three highest industries were:

  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services ($579,827)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services ($327,463)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($289,751)

In comparison, the same 3 industries in South Australia were for $382,569 in Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services; $244,873 in Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services and $334,779 in Financial and Insurance Services.

The major differences between the jobs held by the full-time equivalent local workers of the City of Unley and South Australia were:

  • A higher worker productivity in Administrative and Support Services ($149,166 compared to $101,266)
  • A higher worker productivity in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing ($246,524 compared to $183,811)
  • A higher worker productivity in Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services ($327,463 compared to $244,873)
  • A higher worker productivity in Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services ($579,827 compared to $382,569)

Emerging groups

The total worker productivity by industry in the City of Unley increased by $4,233 between 2015/16 and 2020/21.

The largest changes in worker productivity by industries between 2015/16 and 2020/21 in the City of Unley were for those employed in:

  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (+$216,461)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (+$48,794)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (+$43,768)
  • Wholesale Trade (+$34,867)

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