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Murchison - Burnie Economic Region

Output

In the Murchison - Burnie Economic Region, Mining had the largest output by industry, generating $1,091 million in 2018/19.

Output by industry is a gross measure of the total sales of each industry sector in the Murchison - Burnie Economic Region. It does not measure how productive each industry sector is at producing this output - which is measured by value added.

By comparing the output of each industry sector to a regional benchmark, you can clearly see the structure of the Murchison - Burnie Economic Region’s economy. This can be done by directly comparing the percentage contribution of each industry to the total output, relative to the benchmark, or by using a location quotient, where a number greater than one indicates a high concentration of that industry and less than one indicates a lower concentration.

To get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, output data should be viewed alongside the other industry characteristics in the Industry sector analysis section.

Detailed data notes about how the figures are derived can be found in the specific topic notes section.

The gross measure of output includes the value of all the inputs to each industry.

Data source

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Output by industry sector
Murchison - Burnie Economic Region2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. Tasmania$m%. Tasmania2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing896.215.09.6617.810.97.4+278.4
Mining1,090.618.33.01,354.924.04.8-264.3
Manufacturing748.912.612.2964.117.015.0-215.2
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services93.31.64.588.81.65.4+4.5
Construction825.013.912.9537.79.511.6+287.3
Wholesale Trade147.92.52.8154.42.73.1-6.4
Retail Trade196.23.34.5198.23.54.7-2.1
Accommodation and Food Services137.02.33.1128.42.33.1+8.6
Transport, Postal and Warehousing337.75.75.2330.95.95.4+6.8
Information Media and Telecommunications102.51.74.174.41.33.7+28.1
Financial and Insurance Services136.12.35.4122.72.25.4+13.4
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services84.21.42.260.41.11.8+23.8
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services69.61.23.562.21.13.1+7.4
Administrative and Support Services133.12.21.9112.22.01.9+20.9
Public Administration and Safety173.32.95.4194.33.46.3-21.0
Education and Training199.43.35.2183.33.24.9+16.1
Health Care and Social Assistance467.67.910.9373.46.69.0+94.2
Arts and Recreation Services18.30.31.615.70.31.5+2.6
Other Services98.01.62.281.51.41.9+16.5
Total industries5,954.7100.0100.05,655.1100.0100.0+299.7

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) (NIEIR) ©2019. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .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 output by industry sectors in the Murchison - Burnie Economic Region in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Mining ($1,091 million or 18.3%)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing ($896 million or 15.0%)
  • Construction ($825 million or 13.9%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $2,812 million in total or 47.2% of the total output by total industry in the the Murchison - Burnie Economic Region.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Tasmania accounted for 3.0% in Mining; 9.6% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing and 12.9% in Construction.

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

  • A larger percentage of output by Mining (18.3% compared to 3.0%)
  • A larger percentage of output by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (15.0% compared to 9.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Financial and Insurance Services (2.3% compared to 5.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Health Care and Social Assistance (7.9% compared to 10.9%)

Emerging groups

The total industry output in the Murchison - Burnie Economic Region increased by $300 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

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

  • Construction (+$287 million)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (+$278 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$94 million)
  • Information Media and Telecommunications (+$28 million)

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