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Murchison - Burnie Economic Region

Local sales

In the Murchison - Burnie Economic Region, Construction had the highest local sales, generating $825 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
Murchison - Burnie Economic Region - Constant prices2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. Tasmania$m%. Tasmania2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing253.58.55.0254.39.44.8-0.8
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services83.92.84.583.53.15.2+0.4
Wholesale Trade109.93.73.4103.73.93.9+6.1
Retail Trade144.24.84.8143.65.35.1+0.6
Accommodation and Food Services93.
Transport, Postal and Warehousing152.55.14.8160.66.05.4-8.2
Information Media and Telecommunications54.61.83.555.02.03.4-0.4
Financial and Insurance Services122.24.16.0111.54.16.2+10.7
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services83.62.83.959.82.23.2+23.8
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services63.22.15.356.32.14.8+6.9
Administrative and Support Services92.
Public Administration and Safety132.04.45.1133.95.05.8-1.9
Education and Training115.23.84.5109.84.14.3+5.4
Health Care and Social Assistance257.08.68.8203.17.57.0+53.9
Arts and Recreation Services15.
Other Services63.12.12.757.52.12.5+5.6
Total industries2,996.7100.0100.02,694.2100.0100.0+302.5

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 Murchison - Burnie Economic Region in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Construction ($825million or 27.5%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance ($257million or 8.6%)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing ($253million or 8.5%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $1,335 million in total or 44.6% of the total local sales by total industry in the the Murchison - Burnie 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 5.0% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing.

The major differences between local sales by industries of the Murchison - Burnie Economic Region and Tasmania were:

  • A larger percentage of local sales by Construction (27.5% compared to 23.0%)
  • A larger percentage of local sales by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (8.5% compared to 5.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (2.1% compared to 5.3%)
  • A larger percentage of local sales by Mining (3.0% compared to 0.8%)

Emerging groups

The total local sales by industry in the Murchison - Burnie Economic Region $increased by 303 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

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

  • Construction (+$287 million)
  • Mining (-$84 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$54 million)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (+$24 million)

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