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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. National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Productivity per worker (annual) by industry
Waverley Council area - Constant prices2018/192002/03Change
Industry$New South Wales$$New South Wales$ 2002/03 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing113,048115,12237,21463,317+75,834
Mining320,433439,804120,841532,542+199,592
Manufacturing140,240111,827123,576111,319+16,664
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services462,533291,016434,595372,151+27,939
Construction110,960116,65388,571108,025+22,389
Wholesale Trade200,041164,669124,639108,384+75,402
Retail Trade70,92061,03651,04945,433+19,871
Accommodation and Food Services68,11054,47172,89161,201-4,781
Transport, Postal and Warehousing93,882141,030112,286134,790-18,405
Information Media and Telecommunications207,776213,038137,869140,925+69,908
Financial and Insurance Services377,718341,088272,258254,863+105,460
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services518,859352,185334,819273,176+184,041
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services140,905133,342123,587119,600+17,318
Administrative and Support Services222,474174,052170,371153,121+52,103
Public Administration and Safety110,099110,752113,931127,020-3,832
Education and Training67,71377,82482,99592,448-15,282
Health Care and Social Assistance76,94175,57370,78268,200+6,159
Arts and Recreation Services73,76373,17243,47054,764+30,293
Other Services83,52866,68472,65572,798+10,873
Total worker productivity113,704123,49898,655110,277+15,049

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

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Dominant groups

An analysis of the jobs held by the full-time equivalent local workers 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 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 ($222,474 compared to $174,052)
  • A lower worker productivity in Mining ($320,433 compared to $439,804)
  • A higher worker productivity in Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services ($518,859 compared to $352,185)
  • A higher worker productivity in Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services ($462,533 compared to $291,016)

Emerging groups

The total worker productivity by industry in Waverley Council area increased by $15,049 between 2002/03 and 2018/19.

The largest changes in worker productivity by industries between 2002/03 and 2018/19 in Waverley Council area were for those employed in:

  • Mining (+$199,592)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (+$184,041)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$105,460)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (+$75,834)

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