City of Launceston

Exports

In the City of Launceston, Health Care and Social Assistance had the largest total exports by industry, generating $827 million in 2020/21.

Exports by industry are sales of goods and services to non-resident households, businesses and other organisations, outside the City of Launceston boundaries. Exports (domestic) include all exports from the area to other parts of Australia. Exports (international) includes all exports from the Region to countries outside Australia.

To get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, export 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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Total exports by industry sector
City of Launceston2020/212015/16Change
Industry$m%. Tasmania$m%. Tasmania2015/16 - 2020/21
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing111.93.818.1115.24.111.9-3.4
Mining7.20.26.6125.74.56.6-118.5
Manufacturing439.315.017.8399.414.322.6+40.0
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services51.41.84.236.81.34.6+14.5
Construction6.70.20.23.80.10.1+2.8
Wholesale Trade72.12.52.2112.44.02.6-40.3
Retail Trade173.15.93.1221.07.93.5-47.8
Accommodation and Food Services41.71.42.169.32.53.1-27.6
Transport, Postal and Warehousing141.14.85.688.33.25.4+52.7
Information Media and Telecommunications190.66.54.6115.74.23.7+74.8
Financial and Insurance Services291.110.03.7292.810.54.1-1.7
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services10.70.40.214.80.50.4-4.1
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services26.00.91.025.90.91.1+0.1
Administrative and Support Services11.20.40.49.70.30.4+1.5
Public Administration and Safety103.43.57.2103.53.77.1-0.1
Education and Training283.79.75.3335.612.06.6-51.9
Health Care and Social Assistance827.428.314.0648.423.312.4+179.0
Arts and Recreation Services8.80.31.924.20.92.3-15.4
Other Services124.24.31.745.11.61.2+79.1
Total industries2,921.6100.0100.02,787.7100.0100.0+133.9

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2021. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id (informed decisions). Data are based on a 2018-19 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 total exports by industry sectors in the City of Launceston in 2020/21 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (827 million or 28.3%)
  • Manufacturing (439 million or 15.0%)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (291 million or 10.0%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 1,558 million in total or 53.3% of the total exports by industry in the the City of Launceston.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Tasmania accounted for 14.0% in Health Care and Social Assistance; 17.8% in Manufacturing and 3.7% in Financial and Insurance Services.

The major differences between the total exports by industries of the City of Launceston and Tasmania were:

  • A larger percentage of total exports by Health Care and Social Assistance (28.3% compared to 14.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (3.8% compared to 18.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Mining (0.2% compared to 6.6%)
  • A larger percentage of total exports by Financial and Insurance Services (10.0% compared to 3.7%)

Emerging groups

The total total exports by industry in the City of Launceston $increased by 134 million between 2015/16 and 2020/21.

The largest changes in the total exports by industries between 2015/16 and 2020/21 in the City of Launceston were for:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$179 million)
  • Other Services (+$79 million)
  • Information Media and Telecommunications (+$75 million)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (+$53 million)

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