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King Island Council area

Local sales

In the King Island Council area, Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing had the highest local sales, generating $22 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
King Island Council area - Constant prices2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. Tasmania$m%. Tasmania2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing22.320.35.027.527.94.8-5.1
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services8.
Wholesale Trade2.
Retail Trade5.
Accommodation and Food Services3.
Transport, Postal and Warehousing6.
Information Media and Telecommunications1.
Financial and Insurance Services2.
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services3.
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services0.
Administrative and Support Services2.
Public Administration and Safety6.
Education and Training3.
Health Care and Social Assistance7.
Arts and Recreation Services1.
Other Services1.
Total industries110.1100.0100.098.5100.0100.0+11.6

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. Compiled and presented in by .id informed decisions NIEIR-ID data are adjusted each year, using updated employment estimates. .id informed decisions. 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 King Island Council area in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing ($22million or 20.3%)
  • Construction ($19million or 17.4%)
  • Manufacturing ($12million or 10.5%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $53 million in total or 48.2% of the total local sales by total industry in the the King Island Council area.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Tasmania accounted for 5.0% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing; 23.0% in Construction and 6.7% in Manufacturing.

The major differences between local sales by industries of the King Island Council area and Tasmania were:

  • A larger percentage of local sales by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (20.3% compared to 5.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Construction (17.4% compared to 23.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (0.9% compared to 5.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Financial and Insurance Services (2.1% compared to 6.0%)

Emerging groups

The total local sales by industry in the King Island Council area $increased by 12 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

The largest changes in the local sales by industries between 2013/14 and 2018/19 in the King Island Council area were for:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (-$5 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$4 million)
  • Manufacturing (+$4 million)
  • Construction (+$3 million)

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