Recent productivity trends
PC Productivity Insights 2020
This Productivity Insights research was released on 17 February 2020. As with previous Productivity Bulletins/Updates, the 2020 Productivity Insights unpacks and analyses the latest ABS productivity statistics, and details and comments on trends and new developments underlying Australia's recent productivity performance.
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- Productivity at a glance
- Supporting data
Productivity at a glance (text version of above image)
Multifactor productivity performance
Multifactor productivity 2018-19 -0.4%
Five year average +0.6%
Labour productivity performance
Economy wide 2018-19 -0.2%
Market sector 2018-19 -0.2%
Sources: Estimates based on: ABS (2018, Australian System of National Accounts, 2017-18, Cat. no. 5204.0, tables 1, 5, 15, 46 and 58); ABS (2018, Estimates of Industry Multifactor Productivity, 2017-18, Cat. no. 5260.0.55.002, tables 1, 6 and 14); ABS (Labour Force, Australia, Detailed, Quarterly, Cat. no. 6291.0.55.003, Aug 2018, table 11); and ABS (unpublished data).
The following excel file contains tables of data used to make the charts within this report.