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Worker productivity

In Woollahra Municipal Council area, Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services had the highest productivity by industry, generating $457,709 per worker in 2016/17.

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
Woollahra Municipal Council area - Constant prices2016/172011/12Change
Industry
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$New South Wales $$New South Wales $2011/12 to 2016/17
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing265,286121,671115,585116,216+149,701
Mining71,740250,531106,974195,014-35,234
Manufacturing125,779113,178123,336109,150+2,443
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services201,919246,207241,257272,649-39,338
Construction125,104122,35965,845109,044+59,259
Wholesale Trade238,823177,584135,075121,848+103,748
Retail Trade81,13964,75972,57060,140+8,570
Accommodation and Food Services73,00153,95772,78654,159+215
Transport, Postal and Warehousing139,854145,121132,557132,465+7,297
Information Media and Telecommunications169,561208,279152,644171,462+16,918
Financial and Insurance Services396,457346,821374,233307,978+22,224
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services457,709293,124361,192229,732+96,517
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services140,563134,518139,668125,850+895
Administrative and Support Services193,374146,930194,977150,634-1,603
Public Administration and Safety182,451115,961157,780108,809+24,671
Education and Training71,79378,49567,90281,192+3,891
Health Care and Social Assistance84,44369,88875,95270,235+8,491
Arts and Recreation Services90,52565,55566,37860,148+24,147
Other Services76,46562,11468,41163,927+8,054

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id , the population experts.

Data are based on a 2015-16 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 2016/17
Productivity per worker (annual) by industry 2016/17 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, New South Wales: $121,671 Mining, New South Wales: $250,531 Manufacturing, New South Wales: $113,178 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, New South Wales: $246,207 Construction, New South Wales: $122,359 Wholesale Trade, New South Wales: $177,584 Retail Trade, New South Wales: $64,759 Accommodation and Food Services, New South Wales: $53,957 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, New South Wales: $145,121 Information Media and Telecommunications, New South Wales: $208,279 Financial and Insurance Services, New South Wales: $346,821 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, New South Wales: $293,124 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, New South Wales: $134,518 Administrative and Support Services, New South Wales: $146,930 Public Administration and Safety, New South Wales: $115,961 Education and Training, New South Wales: $78,495 Health Care and Social Assistance, New South Wales: $69,888 Arts and Recreation Services, New South Wales: $65,555 Other Services, New South Wales: $62,114 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Woollahra Municipal Council area: $265,286 Mining, Woollahra Municipal Council area: $71,740 Manufacturing, Woollahra Municipal Council area: $125,779 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Woollahra Municipal Council area: $201,919 Construction, Woollahra Municipal Council area: $125,104 Wholesale Trade, Woollahra Municipal Council area: $238,823 Retail Trade, Woollahra Municipal Council area: $81,139 Accommodation and Food Services, Woollahra Municipal Council area: $73,001 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Woollahra Municipal Council area: $139,854 Information Media and Telecommunications, Woollahra Municipal Council area: $169,561 Financial and Insurance Services, Woollahra Municipal Council area: $396,457 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Woollahra Municipal Council area: $457,709 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Woollahra Municipal Council area: $140,563 Administrative and Support Services, Woollahra Municipal Council area: $193,374 Public Administration and Safety, Woollahra Municipal Council area: $182,451 Education and Training, Woollahra Municipal Council area: $71,793 Health Care and Social Assistance, Woollahra Municipal Council area: $84,443 Arts and Recreation Services, Woollahra Municipal Council area: $90,525 Other Services, Woollahra Municipal Council area: $76,465
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Change in productivity per worker (annual) by industry, 2011/12 to 2016/17
Change in productivity per worker (annual) by industry, 2011/12 to 2016/17 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Woollahra Municipal Council area: +$149,701 Mining, Woollahra Municipal Council area: -$35,234 Manufacturing, Woollahra Municipal Council area: +$2,443 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Woollahra Municipal Council area: -$39,338 Construction, Woollahra Municipal Council area: +$59,259 Wholesale Trade, Woollahra Municipal Council area: +$103,748 Retail Trade, Woollahra Municipal Council area: +$8,570 Accommodation and Food Services, Woollahra Municipal Council area: +$215 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Woollahra Municipal Council area: +$7,297 Information Media and Telecommunications, Woollahra Municipal Council area: +$16,918 Financial and Insurance Services, Woollahra Municipal Council area: +$22,224 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Woollahra Municipal Council area: +$96,517 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Woollahra Municipal Council area: +$895 Administrative and Support Services, Woollahra Municipal Council area: -$1,603 Public Administration and Safety, Woollahra Municipal Council area: +$24,671 Education and Training, Woollahra Municipal Council area: +$3,891 Health Care and Social Assistance, Woollahra Municipal Council area: +$8,491 Arts and Recreation Services, Woollahra Municipal Council area: +$24,147 Other Services, Woollahra Municipal Council area: +$8,054
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts

Dominant groups

An analysis of the worker productivity by industry sectors in Woollahra Municipal Council area in 2016/17 shows the three highest industries were:

  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services ($457,709)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($396,457)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing ($265,286)

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales were for $293,124 in Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services; $346,821 in Financial and Insurance Services; and $121,671 in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing.

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

  • Higher worker productivity in Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services ($457,709 compared to $293,124)
  • Higher worker productivity in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing ($265,286 compared to $121,671)
  • Higher worker productivity in Public Administration and Safety ($182,451 compared to $115,961)
  • Lower worker productivity in Mining ($71,740 compared to $250,531)

Emerging groups

The total worker productivity by industry in Woollahra Municipal Council area increased by $19,855 between 2011/12 and 2016/17.

The largest changes in worker productivity by industries between 2011/12 and 2016/17 in Woollahra Municipal Council area were for:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (+$149,701)
  • Wholesale Trade (+$103,748)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (+$96,517)
  • Construction (+$59,259)

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