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Burnie City

Local sales

In the Burnie City, Health Care and Social Assistance had the highest local sales, generating $156 million in 2018/19.

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.

Data source

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Local sales by industry sector
Burnie City - Constant prices2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. Tasmania$m%. Tasmania2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing68.
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services36.82.94.540.03.25.2-3.2
Wholesale Trade51.64.13.445.63.73.9+6.0
Retail Trade70.95.74.872.55.85.1-1.6
Accommodation and Food Services47.
Transport, Postal and Warehousing89.17.14.898.67.95.4-9.6
Information Media and Telecommunications34.62.83.539.63.23.4-5.0
Financial and Insurance Services85.
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services58.34.73.942.23.43.2+16.1
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services38.13.15.334.02.74.8+4.1
Administrative and Support Services57.
Public Administration and Safety85.
Education and Training55.74.54.552.24.24.3+3.5
Health Care and Social Assistance155.612.58.8119.49.67.0+36.3
Arts and Recreation Services4.
Other Services31.62.52.727.62.22.5+4.0
Total industries1,248.3100.0100.01,246.1100.0100.0+2.2

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. Compiled and presented in by .id the population experts NIEIR-ID data are adjusted each year, using updated employment estimates. .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

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Dominant groups

An analysis of the local sales by industry sectors in the Burnie City in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance ($156million or 12.5%)
  • Construction ($149million or 12.0%)
  • Manufacturing ($100million or 8.0%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $405 million in total or 32.5% of the total local sales by total industry in the the Burnie City.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Tasmania accounted for 8.8% in Health Care and Social Assistance; 23.0% in Construction and 6.7% in Manufacturing.

The major differences between local sales by industries of the Burnie City and Tasmania were:

  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Construction (12.0% compared to 23.0%)
  • A larger percentage of local sales by Health Care and Social Assistance (12.5% compared to 8.8%)
  • A larger percentage of local sales by Transport, Postal and Warehousing (7.1% compared to 4.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (3.1% compared to 5.3%)

Emerging groups

The total local sales by industry in the Burnie City $increased by 2 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

The largest changes in the local sales by industries between 2013/14 and 2018/19 in the Burnie City were for:

  • Construction (-$67 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$36 million)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (+$26 million)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (+$16 million)

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