Government of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago


Change in Productivity and Average Weekly Earnings /Percentage Change/

  2014/ 20152015/ 20162016/ 20172017/ 20182018/ 2019Jan '19/ Mar '19*Jan '20/ Mar '20*
Index of Productivity (Fiscal Year)
All workers/all industries (Base Year = 1995)0.4-
Food Processing21.623.
Drink and Tobacco4.112.1-
Textiles, Garments and Footwear-14.7-
Printing, Publishing and Paper Converters-9.0-3.31.1-20.0-12.8-14.2-10.0
Wood and Related Products0.46.8-10.8-11.6-7.8-7.2-5.2
Assembly Type & Related Products-14.4-67.2-6.9-3.99.712.57.3
Miscellaneous Manufacturing5.
Exploration and Production of Oil and Natural Gas0.
Oil Refining30.324.9-5.29.8-90.8 **n/an/a
Natural Gas Refining-7.6-13.84.3-6.8-7.2-3.5-6.6
Index of Average Weekly Earnings (Fiscal Year)
All workers/all industries (Base Year = 1995)1,0005.11.9-1.75.2-19.7-31.72.9
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