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Worker productivity

In Woollahra Municipal Council area, Mining had the highest productivity by industry, generating $796,916 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 Fishing187,44297,230239,444120,329-52,002
Mining796,916230,914107,163211,641+689,753
Manufacturing165,010119,683127,050112,454+37,960
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services199,049284,822333,120315,977-134,070
Construction99,942102,50776,397111,341+23,545
Wholesale Trade260,010183,335177,244136,246+82,767
Retail Trade75,75162,07274,83560,529+916
Accommodation and Food Services68,20351,64865,20550,035+2,997
Transport, Postal and Warehousing163,945146,513144,479146,803+19,466
Information Media and Telecommunications203,302230,254143,944176,959+59,358
Financial and Insurance Services397,933347,452367,650314,993+30,283
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services448,732299,786378,793247,840+69,939
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services138,881131,793135,676125,370+3,205
Administrative and Support Services209,709149,717181,859142,514+27,851
Public Administration and Safety184,064114,191170,044111,129+14,019
Education and Training64,28572,37967,57177,671-3,286
Health Care and Social Assistance77,63765,13178,91669,387-1,278
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: $97,230 Mining, New South Wales: $230,914 Manufacturing, New South Wales: $119,683 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, New South Wales: $284,822 Construction, New South Wales: $102,507 Wholesale Trade, New South Wales: $183,335 Retail Trade, New South Wales: $62,072 Accommodation and Food Services, New South Wales: $51,648 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, New South Wales: $146,513 Information Media and Telecommunications, New South Wales: $230,254 Financial and Insurance Services, New South Wales: $347,452 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, New South Wales: $299,786 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, New South Wales: $131,793 Administrative and Support Services, New South Wales: $149,717 Public Administration and Safety, New South Wales: $114,191 Education and Training, New South Wales: $72,379 Health Care and Social Assistance, New South Wales: $65,131 Arts and Recreation Services, New South Wales: $71,168 Other Services, New South Wales: $59,538 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Woollahra Municipal Council area: $187,442 Mining, Woollahra Municipal Council area: $796,916 Manufacturing, Woollahra Municipal Council area: $165,010 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Woollahra Municipal Council area: $199,049 Construction, Woollahra Municipal Council area: $99,942 Wholesale Trade, Woollahra Municipal Council area: $260,010 Retail Trade, Woollahra Municipal Council area: $75,751 Accommodation and Food Services, Woollahra Municipal Council area: $68,203 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Woollahra Municipal Council area: $163,945 Information Media and Telecommunications, Woollahra Municipal Council area: $203,302 Financial and Insurance Services, Woollahra Municipal Council area: $397,933 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Woollahra Municipal Council area: $448,732 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Woollahra Municipal Council area: $138,881 Administrative and Support Services, Woollahra Municipal Council area: $209,709 Public Administration and Safety, Woollahra Municipal Council area: $184,064 Education and Training, Woollahra Municipal Council area: $64,285 Health Care and Social Assistance, Woollahra Municipal Council area: $77,637 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: -$52,002 Mining, Woollahra Municipal Council area: +$689,753 Manufacturing, Woollahra Municipal Council area: +$37,960 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: +$82,767 Retail Trade, Woollahra Municipal Council area: +$916 Accommodation and Food Services, Woollahra Municipal Council area: +$2,997 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Woollahra Municipal Council area: +$19,466 Information Media and Telecommunications, Woollahra Municipal Council area: +$59,358 Financial and Insurance Services, Woollahra Municipal Council area: +$30,283 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Woollahra Municipal Council area: +$69,939 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Woollahra Municipal Council area: +$3,205 Administrative and Support Services, Woollahra Municipal Council area: +$27,851 Public Administration and Safety, Woollahra Municipal Council area: +$14,019 Education and Training, Woollahra Municipal Council area: -$3,286 Health Care and Social Assistance, Woollahra Municipal Council area: -$1,278 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 ($796,916)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services ($448,732)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($397,933)

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales were for $230,914 in Mining; $299,786 in Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services; and $347,452 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 ($796,916 compared to $230,914)
  • Higher worker productivity in Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services ($448,732 compared to $299,786)
  • Higher worker productivity in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing ($187,442 compared to $97,230)
  • Lower worker productivity in Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services ($199,049 compared to $284,822)

Emerging groups

The total worker productivity by industry in Woollahra Municipal Council area increased by $10,995 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 (+$689,753)
  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (-$134,070)
  • Wholesale Trade (+$82,767)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (+$69,939)

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