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Worker productivity

In Waverley Council area, Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services had the highest productivity by industry, generating $518,859 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.

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Productivity per worker (annual) by industry
Waverley Council area - Constant prices2018/192013/14Change
Industry
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$New South Wales $$New South Wales $2013/14 to 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing113,048115,122128,019132,941-14,971
Mining320,433439,804125,756425,893+194,677
Manufacturing140,240111,827123,163115,563+17,077
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services462,533291,016453,904317,550+8,629
Construction110,960116,653145,679122,435-34,719
Wholesale Trade200,041164,669172,368135,346+27,673
Retail Trade70,92061,03674,96062,551-4,040
Accommodation and Food Services68,11054,47164,27251,686+3,838
Transport, Postal and Warehousing93,882141,030116,045151,975-22,163
Information Media and Telecommunications207,776213,038168,907185,744+38,869
Financial and Insurance Services377,718341,088374,557329,370+3,161
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services518,859352,185386,289270,884+132,571
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services140,905133,342137,388128,305+3,517
Administrative and Support Services222,474174,052198,294155,196+24,180
Public Administration and Safety110,099110,752104,255114,081+5,844
Education and Training67,71377,82463,93377,476+3,780
Health Care and Social Assistance76,94175,57377,75270,685-811
Arts and Recreation Services73,76373,17275,81469,198-2,050
Other Services83,52866,68481,02968,608+2,499

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

Productivity per worker (annual) by industry 2018/19
Productivity per worker (annual) by industry 2018/19 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, New South Wales: $115,122 Mining, New South Wales: $439,804 Manufacturing, New South Wales: $111,827 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, New South Wales: $291,016 Construction, New South Wales: $116,653 Wholesale Trade, New South Wales: $164,669 Retail Trade, New South Wales: $61,036 Accommodation and Food Services, New South Wales: $54,471 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, New South Wales: $141,030 Information Media and Telecommunications, New South Wales: $213,038 Financial and Insurance Services, New South Wales: $341,088 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, New South Wales: $352,185 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, New South Wales: $133,342 Administrative and Support Services, New South Wales: $174,052 Public Administration and Safety, New South Wales: $110,752 Education and Training, New South Wales: $77,824 Health Care and Social Assistance, New South Wales: $75,573 Arts and Recreation Services, New South Wales: $73,172 Other Services, New South Wales: $66,684 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Waverley Council area: $113,048 Mining, Waverley Council area: $320,433 Manufacturing, Waverley Council area: $140,240 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Waverley Council area: $462,533 Construction, Waverley Council area: $110,960 Wholesale Trade, Waverley Council area: $200,041 Retail Trade, Waverley Council area: $70,920 Accommodation and Food Services, Waverley Council area: $68,110 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Waverley Council area: $93,882 Information Media and Telecommunications, Waverley Council area: $207,776 Financial and Insurance Services, Waverley Council area: $377,718 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Waverley Council area: $518,859 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Waverley Council area: $140,905 Administrative and Support Services, Waverley Council area: $222,474 Public Administration and Safety, Waverley Council area: $110,099 Education and Training, Waverley Council area: $67,713 Health Care and Social Assistance, Waverley Council area: $76,941 Arts and Recreation Services, Waverley Council area: $73,763 Other Services, Waverley Council area: $83,528
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Change in productivity per worker (annual) by industry, 2013/14 to 2018/19
Change in productivity per worker (annual) by industry, 2013/14 to 2018/19 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Waverley Council area: -$14,971 Mining, Waverley Council area: +$194,677 Manufacturing, Waverley Council area: +$17,077 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Waverley Council area: +$8,629 Construction, Waverley Council area: -$34,719 Wholesale Trade, Waverley Council area: +$27,673 Retail Trade, Waverley Council area: -$4,040 Accommodation and Food Services, Waverley Council area: +$3,838 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Waverley Council area: -$22,163 Information Media and Telecommunications, Waverley Council area: +$38,869 Financial and Insurance Services, Waverley Council area: +$3,161 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Waverley Council area: +$132,571 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Waverley Council area: +$3,517 Administrative and Support Services, Waverley Council area: +$24,180 Public Administration and Safety, Waverley Council area: +$5,844 Education and Training, Waverley Council area: +$3,780 Health Care and Social Assistance, Waverley Council area: -$811 Arts and Recreation Services, Waverley Council area: -$2,050 Other Services, Waverley Council area: +$2,499
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts

Dominant groups

An analysis of the worker productivity by industry sectors in Waverley Council area in 2018/19 shows the three highest industries were:

  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services ($518,859)
  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services ($462,533)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($377,718)

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales were for $352,185 in Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services; $291,016 in Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services; and $341,088 in Financial and Insurance Services.

The major differences between worker productivity by industries in Waverley Council area and New South Wales were:

  • Higher worker productivity in Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services ($462,533 compared to $291,016)
  • Higher worker productivity in Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services ($518,859 compared to $352,185)
  • Higher worker productivity in Administrative and Support Services ($222,474 compared to $174,052)
  • Lower worker productivity in Mining ($320,433 compared to $439,804)

Emerging groups

The total worker productivity by industry in Waverley Council area decreased by $1,386 between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

The largest changes in worker productivity by industries between 2013/14 and 2018/19 in Waverley Council area were for:

  • Mining (+$194,677)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (+$132,571)
  • Information Media and Telecommunications (+$38,869)
  • Construction (-$34,719)

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