Cradle Coast Region

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Coastal Urban Economic Region

Local sales

In the Coastal Urban Economic Region, Construction had the highest local sales, generating $985 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
Coastal Urban Economic Region - Constant prices2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. Tasmania$m%. Tasmania2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing381.17.95.0333.67.14.8+47.5
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services137.52.84.5151.23.25.2-13.7
Wholesale Trade193.14.03.4190.94.13.9+2.2
Retail Trade266.65.54.8271.45.85.1-4.7
Accommodation and Food Services162.03.33.2156.93.43.4+5.1
Transport, Postal and Warehousing303.66.34.8308.36.65.4-4.7
Information Media and Telecommunications96.02.03.594.22.03.4+1.9
Financial and Insurance Services214.84.46.0214.04.66.2+0.8
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services181.03.73.9123.12.63.2+57.8
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services158.43.35.3133.32.94.8+25.1
Administrative and Support Services149.93.13.0148.13.23.1+1.8
Public Administration and Safety241.65.05.1252.35.45.8-10.7
Education and Training220.74.54.5195.14.24.3+25.6
Health Care and Social Assistance524.310.88.8399.58.67.0+124.8
Arts and Recreation Services32.
Other Services118.32.42.7108.12.32.5+10.2
Total industries4,852.2100.0100.04,668.1100.0100.0+184.1

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 Coastal Urban Economic Region in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Construction ($985million or 20.3%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance ($524million or 10.8%)
  • Manufacturing ($426million or 8.8%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $1,936 million in total or 39.9% of the total local sales by total industry in the the Coastal Urban Economic Region.

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

The major differences between local sales by industries of the Coastal Urban Economic Region and Tasmania were:

  • A larger percentage of local sales by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (7.9% compared to 5.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Construction (20.3% compared to 23.0%)
  • A larger percentage of local sales by Manufacturing (8.8% compared to 6.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (3.3% compared to 5.3%)

Emerging groups

The total local sales by industry in the Coastal Urban Economic Region $increased by 184 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

The largest changes in the local sales by industries between 2013/14 and 2018/19 in the Coastal Urban Economic Region were for:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$125 million)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (+$58 million)
  • Construction (-$51 million)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (+$48 million)

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