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Waratah-Wynyard Council area

Local sales

In the Waratah-Wynyard Council area, Construction had the highest local sales, generating $101 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
Waratah-Wynyard Council area - Constant prices2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. Tasmania$m%. Tasmania2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing51.310.
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services8.
Wholesale Trade34.26.63.434.06.63.9+0.2
Retail Trade29.15.74.829.35.75.1-0.2
Accommodation and Food Services17.
Transport, Postal and Warehousing27.25.34.825.85.05.4+1.4
Information Media and Telecommunications2.
Financial and Insurance Services11.
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services7.
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services11.32.25.310.82.14.8+0.5
Administrative and Support Services10.
Public Administration and Safety18.
Education and Training26.05.04.524.84.84.3+1.2
Health Care and Social Assistance54.210.58.843.58.57.0+10.7
Arts and Recreation Services1.
Other Services11.62.22.710.92.12.5+0.6
Total industries514.8100.0100.0512.1100.0100.0+2.8

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 Waratah-Wynyard Council area in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Construction ($101million or 19.6%)
  • Manufacturing ($72million or 14.1%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance ($54million or 10.5%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $227 million in total or 44.2% of the total local sales by total industry in the the Waratah-Wynyard Council area.

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

The major differences between local sales by industries of the Waratah-Wynyard Council area and Tasmania were:

  • A larger percentage of local sales by Manufacturing (14.1% compared to 6.7%)
  • A larger percentage of local sales by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (10.0% compared to 5.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Financial and Insurance Services (2.2% compared to 6.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Construction (19.6% compared to 23.0%)

Emerging groups

The total local sales by industry in the Waratah-Wynyard Council area $increased by 3 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

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

  • Construction (-$35 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$11 million)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (+$8 million)
  • Mining (+$5 million)

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