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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.

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Productivity per worker (annual) by industry
Waverley Council area - Constant prices2019/202014/15Change
Industry
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$New South Wales $$New South Wales $2014/15 to 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

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 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, New South Wales: $92,875 Mining, New South Wales: $550,166 Manufacturing, New South Wales: $117,429 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, New South Wales: $297,448 Construction, New South Wales: $116,848 Wholesale Trade, New South Wales: $169,276 Retail Trade, New South Wales: $64,338 Accommodation and Food Services, New South Wales: $50,585 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, New South Wales: $139,053 Information Media and Telecommunications, New South Wales: $207,536 Financial and Insurance Services, New South Wales: $348,738 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, New South Wales: $338,226 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, New South Wales: $135,890 Administrative and Support Services, New South Wales: $180,689 Public Administration and Safety, New South Wales: $120,786 Education and Training, New South Wales: $94,660 Health Care and Social Assistance, New South Wales: $78,887 Arts and Recreation Services, New South Wales: $71,346 Other Services, New South Wales: $66,978 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Waverley Council area: $71,913 Mining, Waverley Council area: $272,983 Manufacturing, Waverley Council area: $137,592 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Waverley Council area: $460,065 Construction, Waverley Council area: $123,124 Wholesale Trade, Waverley Council area: $190,121 Retail Trade, Waverley Council area: $73,851 Accommodation and Food Services, Waverley Council area: $61,666 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Waverley Council area: $102,400 Information Media and Telecommunications, Waverley Council area: $175,285 Financial and Insurance Services, Waverley Council area: $387,511 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Waverley Council area: $481,214 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Waverley Council area: $144,600 Administrative and Support Services, Waverley Council area: $239,005 Public Administration and Safety, Waverley Council area: $116,489 Education and Training, Waverley Council area: $85,343 Health Care and Social Assistance, Waverley Council area: $76,663 Arts and Recreation Services, Waverley Council area: $73,355 Other Services, Waverley Council area: $84,529
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2021
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, Waverley Council area: -$54,737 Mining, Waverley Council area: +$200,238 Manufacturing, Waverley Council area: +$5,962 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Waverley Council area: +$30,566 Construction, Waverley Council area: -$13,018 Wholesale Trade, Waverley Council area: -$6,812 Retail Trade, Waverley Council area: -$3,787 Accommodation and Food Services, Waverley Council area: -$5,806 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Waverley Council area: -$20,602 Information Media and Telecommunications, Waverley Council area: +$16,015 Financial and Insurance Services, Waverley Council area: -$14,797 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Waverley Council area: +$60,649 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Waverley Council area: -$78 Administrative and Support Services, Waverley Council area: +$26,966 Public Administration and Safety, Waverley Council area: +$16,682 Education and Training, Waverley Council area: +$14,381 Health Care and Social Assistance, Waverley Council area: -$1,117 Arts and Recreation Services, Waverley Council area: -$3,652 Other Services, Waverley Council area: -$765
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2021
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 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 worker productivity by industries in Waverley Council area and New South Wales were:

  • Higher worker productivity in Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services ($460,065 compared to $297,448)
  • Higher worker productivity in Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services ($481,214 compared to $338,226)
  • Higher worker productivity in Administrative and Support Services ($239,005 compared to $180,689)
  • 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:

  • 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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