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Local sales

In West Coast Council area, Construction had the highest local sales, generating $90 million in 2015/16.

Local sales by industry measures the output of local industries that is sold locally. This includes sales to local consumers, businesses and other organisations.

To get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, local sales data should be viewed alongside the other industry characteristics in the Industry sector analysis section.

Detailed notes about how the figures are derived can be found in the specific topic notes section.

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Local sales by industry sector
West Coast Council area - Constant prices2015/162010/11Change
Industry
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$m%Greater Hobart%$m%Greater Hobart%2010/11 to 2015/16
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing7.12.61.35.21.91.5+1.9
Mining23.98.80.320.57.70.3+3.4
Manufacturing16.15.96.324.39.18.3-8.2
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services26.19.66.332.212.08.4-6.1
Construction89.632.822.273.827.619.3+15.8
Wholesale Trade5.52.04.16.42.43.6-0.9
Retail Trade9.83.65.411.44.36.1-1.6
Accommodation and Food Services8.93.32.89.53.63.4-0.6
Transport, Postal and Warehousing9.53.54.510.94.14.7-1.5
Information Media and Telecommunications6.02.25.95.72.15.0+0.3
Financial and Insurance Services5.72.17.34.81.86.8+0.9
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services6.32.35.13.61.33.5+2.7
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services2.40.96.12.71.06.2-0.3
Administrative and Support Services8.73.22.110.23.82.6-1.5
Public Administration and Safety11.74.35.113.14.95.7-1.5
Education and Training9.23.44.611.24.24.9-2.0
Health Care and Social Assistance11.74.36.18.73.35.8+3.0
Arts and Recreation Services3.71.41.53.81.41.4-0.1
Other Services11.04.03.09.33.52.6+1.7

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id , the population experts.

Data is based on 2015-16constant prices for all years. NIEIR data are inflation adjusted each year to allow direct comparison, and new data releases normally adjust previous years’ figures to a new base year.

Local sales by industry sector 2015/16
Local sales by industry sector 2015/16 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Greater Hobart: 1.3% Mining, Greater Hobart: 0.3% Manufacturing, Greater Hobart: 6.3% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Greater Hobart: 6.3% Construction, Greater Hobart: 22.2% Wholesale Trade, Greater Hobart: 4.1% Retail Trade, Greater Hobart: 5.4% Accommodation and Food Services, Greater Hobart: 2.8% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Greater Hobart: 4.5% Information Media and Telecommunications, Greater Hobart: 5.9% Financial and Insurance Services, Greater Hobart: 7.3% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Greater Hobart: 5.1% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Greater Hobart: 6.1% Administrative and Support Services, Greater Hobart: 2.1% Public Administration and Safety, Greater Hobart: 5.1% Education and Training, Greater Hobart: 4.6% Health Care and Social Assistance, Greater Hobart: 6.1% Arts and Recreation Services, Greater Hobart: 1.5% Other Services, Greater Hobart: 3.0% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, West Coast Council area: 2.6% Mining, West Coast Council area: 8.8% Manufacturing, West Coast Council area: 5.9% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, West Coast Council area: 9.6% Construction, West Coast Council area: 32.8% Wholesale Trade, West Coast Council area: 2.0% Retail Trade, West Coast Council area: 3.6% Accommodation and Food Services, West Coast Council area: 3.3% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, West Coast Council area: 3.5% Information Media and Telecommunications, West Coast Council area: 2.2% Financial and Insurance Services, West Coast Council area: 2.1% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, West Coast Council area: 2.3% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, West Coast Council area: 0.9% Administrative and Support Services, West Coast Council area: 3.2% Public Administration and Safety, West Coast Council area: 4.3% Education and Training, West Coast Council area: 3.4% Health Care and Social Assistance, West Coast Council area: 4.3% Arts and Recreation Services, West Coast Council area: 1.4% Other Services, West Coast Council area: 4.0%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Change in local sales by industry sector, 2010/11 to 2015/16
Change in local sales by industry sector, 2010/11 to 2015/16 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, West Coast Council area: +$1.9 million Mining, West Coast Council area: +$3.4 million Manufacturing, West Coast Council area: -$8.2 million Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, West Coast Council area: -$6.1 million Construction, West Coast Council area: +$15.8 million Wholesale Trade, West Coast Council area: -$0.9 million Retail Trade, West Coast Council area: -$1.6 million Accommodation and Food Services, West Coast Council area: -$0.6 million Transport, Postal and Warehousing, West Coast Council area: -$1.5 million Information Media and Telecommunications, West Coast Council area: +$0.3 million Financial and Insurance Services, West Coast Council area: +$0.9 million Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, West Coast Council area: +$2.7 million Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, West Coast Council area: -$0.3 million Administrative and Support Services, West Coast Council area: -$1.5 million Public Administration and Safety, West Coast Council area: -$1.5 million Education and Training, West Coast Council area: -$2.0 million Health Care and Social Assistance, West Coast Council area: +$3.0 million Arts and Recreation Services, West Coast Council area: -$0.1 million Other Services, West Coast Council area: +$1.7 million
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts

Dominant groups

An analysis of the local sales by industry sectors in West Coast Council area in 2015/16 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Construction (90 people or 32.8%)
  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (26 people or 9.6%)
  • Mining (24 people or 8.8%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $140 million in total or 51.2% of the total local sales by total industry in West Coast Council area.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Greater Hobart accounted for 22.2% in Construction; 6.3% in Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services; and 0.3% in Mining.

The major differences between local sales by industries in West Coast Council area and Greater Hobart were:

  • A larger percentage of local sales by Construction (32.8% compared to 22.2%)
  • A larger percentage of local sales by Mining (8.8% compared to 0.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (0.9% compared to 6.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Financial and Insurance Services (2.1% compared to 7.3%)

Emerging groups

The total local sales by industry in West Coast Council area increased by $5.5 million between 2010/11 and 2015/16.

There were no major changes in local sales by industries between 2010/11 and 2015/16 in West Coast Council area.

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