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Worker productivity

In Woollahra Municipal Council area, Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services had the highest productivity by industry, generating $515,653 per worker in 2020/21.

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
Woollahra Municipal Council area - Constant prices2020/212015/16Change
Industry$New South Wales$$New South Wales$ 2015/16 - 2020/21
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing366,552126,010177,099128,939+189,453
Mining264,797313,75686,091388,707+178,706
Manufacturing158,525126,338162,697132,226-4,173
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services289,560289,385305,626307,268-16,066
Construction162,320123,340176,100130,406-13,780
Wholesale Trade282,121203,110268,658191,430+13,464
Retail Trade89,43973,07083,98967,318+5,450
Accommodation and Food Services67,77151,54171,20754,231-3,436
Transport, Postal and Warehousing122,099133,802167,344163,183-45,245
Information Media and Telecommunications178,911215,369169,269184,690+9,642
Financial and Insurance Services375,985321,100387,848335,400-11,864
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services515,653350,307469,068312,010+46,585
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services152,717135,764143,470131,614+9,247
Administrative and Support Services222,446168,805212,695169,683+9,751
Public Administration and Safety203,477118,640201,553117,169+1,924
Education and Training78,71486,45076,31788,069+2,397
Health Care and Social Assistance89,76682,48680,89070,510+8,876
Arts and Recreation Services78,80466,20471,02971,413+7,774
Other Services62,96266,35281,65571,551-18,694
Total worker productivity141,961127,679145,924128,161-3,962

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 Woollahra Municipal Council area in 2020/21 shows the three highest industries were:

  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services ($515,653)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($375,985)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing ($366,552)

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales were for $350,307 in Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services; $321,100 in Financial and Insurance Services and $126,010 in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing.

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

  • A higher worker productivity in Wholesale Trade ($282,121 compared to $203,110)
  • A higher worker productivity in Public Administration and Safety ($203,477 compared to $118,640)
  • A higher worker productivity in Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services ($515,653 compared to $350,307)
  • A higher worker productivity in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing ($366,552 compared to $126,010)

Emerging groups

The total worker productivity by industry in Woollahra Municipal Council area decreased by -3,962 between 2015/16 and 2020/21.

The largest changes in worker productivity by industries between 2015/16 and 2020/21 in Woollahra Municipal Council area were for those employed in:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (+$189,453)
  • Mining (+$178,706)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (+$46,585)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (-$45,245)

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