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Worker productivity

In Waverley Council area, Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services had the highest productivity by industry, generating $481,214 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. National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Productivity per worker (annual) by industry
Waverley Council area - Constant prices2019/202014/15Change
Industry$New South Wales$$New South Wales$ 2014/15 - 2019/20
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing71,91392,875126,650130,791-54,737
Mining272,983550,16672,745553,582+200,238
Manufacturing137,592117,429131,630124,812+5,962
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services460,065297,448429,499318,012+30,566
Construction123,124116,848136,142124,451-13,018
Wholesale Trade190,121169,276196,933155,468-6,812
Retail Trade73,85164,33877,63865,001-3,787
Accommodation and Food Services61,66650,58567,47155,481-5,806
Transport, Postal and Warehousing102,400139,053123,002155,543-20,602
Information Media and Telecommunications175,285207,536159,270176,216+16,015
Financial and Insurance Services387,511348,738402,308357,544-14,797
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services481,214338,226420,564293,864+60,649
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services144,600135,890144,678135,490-78
Administrative and Support Services239,005180,689212,039167,789+26,966
Public Administration and Safety116,489120,78699,808116,493+16,682
Education and Training85,34394,66070,96287,196+14,381
Health Care and Social Assistance76,66378,88777,77972,413-1,117
Arts and Recreation Services73,35571,34677,00772,083-3,652
Other Services84,52966,97885,29370,770-765
Total worker productivity120,024128,192119,302128,594+722

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 Waverley Council area in 2019/20 shows the three highest industries were:

  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services ($481,214)
  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services ($460,065)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($387,511)

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales were for $338,226 in Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services; $297,448 in Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services and $348,738 in Financial and Insurance Services.

The major differences between the jobs held by the full-time equivalent local workers of Waverley Council area and New South Wales were:

  • A higher worker productivity in Administrative and Support Services ($239,005 compared to $180,689)
  • A higher worker productivity in Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services ($481,214 compared to $338,226)
  • A higher worker productivity in Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services ($460,065 compared to $297,448)
  • A lower worker productivity in Mining ($272,983 compared to $550,166)

Emerging groups

The total worker productivity by industry in Waverley Council area increased by $722 between 2014/15 and 2019/20.

The largest changes in worker productivity by industries between 2014/15 and 2019/20 in Waverley Council area were for those employed in:

  • Mining (+$200,238)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (+$60,649)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (-$54,737)
  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (+$30,566)

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