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Worker productivity

In Woollahra Municipal Council area, Mining had the highest productivity by industry, generating $796,915 per worker in 2017/18.

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 prices2017/182012/13Change
Industry
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$New South Wales $$New South Wales $2012/13 to 2017/18
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing187,17897,274239,444120,329-52,266
Mining796,915230,914107,163211,641+689,752
Manufacturing165,305119,685127,050112,454+38,255
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services199,050284,836333,120315,977-134,070
Construction99,942102,50776,397111,341+23,545
Wholesale Trade260,096183,341177,244136,246+82,852
Retail Trade75,84862,09374,83560,529+1,012
Accommodation and Food Services68,34851,69165,20550,035+3,143
Transport, Postal and Warehousing161,871147,496144,479146,803+17,392
Information Media and Telecommunications203,302230,254143,944176,959+59,358
Financial and Insurance Services397,912347,453367,650314,993+30,262
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services448,709299,802378,793247,840+69,916
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services138,869131,794135,676125,370+3,193
Administrative and Support Services209,704149,718181,859142,514+27,845
Public Administration and Safety184,034114,194170,044111,129+13,990
Education and Training64,28372,37767,57177,671-3,288
Health Care and Social Assistance77,79265,16778,91669,387-1,124
Arts and Recreation Services80,47871,16866,46563,088+14,013
Other Services77,11459,53873,35463,251+3,760

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018. 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 2017/18
Productivity per worker (annual) by industry 2017/18 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, New South Wales: $97,274 Mining, New South Wales: $230,914 Manufacturing, New South Wales: $119,685 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, New South Wales: $284,836 Construction, New South Wales: $102,507 Wholesale Trade, New South Wales: $183,341 Retail Trade, New South Wales: $62,093 Accommodation and Food Services, New South Wales: $51,691 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, New South Wales: $147,496 Information Media and Telecommunications, New South Wales: $230,254 Financial and Insurance Services, New South Wales: $347,453 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, New South Wales: $299,802 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, New South Wales: $131,794 Administrative and Support Services, New South Wales: $149,718 Public Administration and Safety, New South Wales: $114,194 Education and Training, New South Wales: $72,377 Health Care and Social Assistance, New South Wales: $65,167 Arts and Recreation Services, New South Wales: $71,168 Other Services, New South Wales: $59,538 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Woollahra Municipal Council area: $187,178 Mining, Woollahra Municipal Council area: $796,915 Manufacturing, Woollahra Municipal Council area: $165,305 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Woollahra Municipal Council area: $199,050 Construction, Woollahra Municipal Council area: $99,942 Wholesale Trade, Woollahra Municipal Council area: $260,096 Retail Trade, Woollahra Municipal Council area: $75,848 Accommodation and Food Services, Woollahra Municipal Council area: $68,348 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Woollahra Municipal Council area: $161,871 Information Media and Telecommunications, Woollahra Municipal Council area: $203,302 Financial and Insurance Services, Woollahra Municipal Council area: $397,912 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Woollahra Municipal Council area: $448,709 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Woollahra Municipal Council area: $138,869 Administrative and Support Services, Woollahra Municipal Council area: $209,704 Public Administration and Safety, Woollahra Municipal Council area: $184,034 Education and Training, Woollahra Municipal Council area: $64,283 Health Care and Social Assistance, Woollahra Municipal Council area: $77,792 Arts and Recreation Services, Woollahra Municipal Council area: $80,478 Other Services, Woollahra Municipal Council area: $77,114
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Change in productivity per worker (annual) by industry, 2012/13 to 2017/18
Change in productivity per worker (annual) by industry, 2012/13 to 2017/18 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Woollahra Municipal Council area: -$52,266 Mining, Woollahra Municipal Council area: +$689,752 Manufacturing, Woollahra Municipal Council area: +$38,255 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Woollahra Municipal Council area: -$134,070 Construction, Woollahra Municipal Council area: +$23,545 Wholesale Trade, Woollahra Municipal Council area: +$82,852 Retail Trade, Woollahra Municipal Council area: +$1,012 Accommodation and Food Services, Woollahra Municipal Council area: +$3,143 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Woollahra Municipal Council area: +$17,392 Information Media and Telecommunications, Woollahra Municipal Council area: +$59,358 Financial and Insurance Services, Woollahra Municipal Council area: +$30,262 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Woollahra Municipal Council area: +$69,916 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Woollahra Municipal Council area: +$3,193 Administrative and Support Services, Woollahra Municipal Council area: +$27,845 Public Administration and Safety, Woollahra Municipal Council area: +$13,990 Education and Training, Woollahra Municipal Council area: -$3,288 Health Care and Social Assistance, Woollahra Municipal Council area: -$1,124 Arts and Recreation Services, Woollahra Municipal Council area: +$14,013 Other Services, Woollahra Municipal Council area: +$3,760
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
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 2017/18 shows the three highest industries were:

  • Mining ($796,915)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services ($448,709)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($397,912)

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales were for $230,914 in Mining; $299,802 in Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services; and $347,453 in Financial and Insurance Services.

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

  • Higher worker productivity in Mining ($796,915 compared to $230,914)
  • Higher worker productivity in Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services ($448,709 compared to $299,802)
  • Higher worker productivity in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing ($187,178 compared to $97,274)
  • Lower worker productivity in Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services ($199,050 compared to $284,836)

Emerging groups

The total worker productivity by industry in Woollahra Municipal Council area increased by $10,840 between 2012/13 and 2017/18.

The largest changes in worker productivity by industries between 2012/13 and 2017/18 in Woollahra Municipal Council area were for:

  • Mining (+$689,752)
  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (-$134,070)
  • Wholesale Trade (+$82,852)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (+$69,916)

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