Government of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago


Change in Productivity and Average Weekly Earnings /Percentage Change/

  2013/20142014/20152015/20162016/20172017/2018Jan '18/ Mar '18*Jan '19/ Mar '19*
Index of Productivity (Fiscal Year)
All workers/all industries (Base Year = 1995)3.50.4-
Food Processing-1.521.623.
Drink and Tobacco-
Textiles, Garments and Footwear-13.1-14.7-
Printing, Publishing and Paper Converters7.9-9.0-3.31.1-20.0-20.9-14.1
Wood and Related Products-
Assembly Type & Related Products18.5-14.4-67.2-6.9-3.9-3.912.5
Miscellaneous Manufacturing4.
Exploration and Production of Oil and Natural Gas-
Oil Refining6.030.324.9-
Natural Gas Refining-2.4-7.6-13.84.3-6.81.1-21.8
Index of Average Weekly Earnings (Fiscal Year)
All workers/all industries (Base Year = 1995)1,000-
Source: Central Statistical Office
1/ Designation of the section in the International Standard Industrial Classification of All Economic Activities, Revision 4 (ISIC. Rev 4) that corresponds to the industry/sub-industry.
2/ Financial Intermediation Services Indirectly Measured.
3/ The basic price is the amount receivable by the producer from the purchaser for a unit of a good or service produced as output minus any tax payable, and plus any subsidy receivable, by the producer as a consequence of its production or sale. It excludes any transport charges invoiced separately by the producer. (System of National Accounts, 2008).
4/ The purchaser’s price is the amount paid by the purchaser, excluding any VAT or similar tax deductible by the purchaser, in order to take delivery of a unit of a good or service at the time and place required by the purchaser. The purchaser’s price of a good includes any transport charges paid separately by the purchaser to take delivery at the required time and place (System of National Accounts, 2008).
5/ This Memorandum Item presents the major energy based sub-industries that were previously grouped under the Petroleum Industry in the TTSNA classifications.
* Refers to the period January to March r: Revised p: Provisional N/A: Not Available