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In the City of Launceston, Manufacturing had the largest total exports by industry, generating $367 million in 2015/16.

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 City Council 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.

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Total exports by industry sector
City of Launceston - Constant prices2015/162010/11Change
Industry
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$m%Tasmania%$m%Tasmania%2010/11 to 2015/16
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing44.92.310.757.12.812.0-12.3
Mining6.50.32.45.70.33.0+0.8
Manufacturing367.518.822.5415.320.524.1-47.8
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services120.46.28.8132.36.59.1-12.0
Construction0.00.00.00.00.00.00
Wholesale Trade73.23.72.658.82.91.3+14.4
Retail Trade188.29.64.8192.69.54.3-4.4
Accommodation and Food Services143.27.34.4184.49.15.0-41.3
Transport, Postal and Warehousing93.04.86.792.84.67.1+0.2
Information Media and Telecommunications167.18.57.1124.66.25.6+42.4
Financial and Insurance Services208.610.73.4230.811.43.8-22.2
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1.70.10.11.20.10.0+0.6
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services11.10.61.211.50.61.1-0.4
Administrative and Support Services3.00.20.33.50.20.3-0.4
Public Administration and Safety48.82.57.088.54.48.8-39.7
Education and Training219.211.26.8247.412.25.9-28.3
Health Care and Social Assistance180.29.27.1155.07.75.6+25.2
Arts and Recreation Services1.80.12.71.80.12.3+0.1
Other Services78.74.01.621.51.10.6+57.2

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id , the population experts.

Data is based on 2014-15 constant prices for all years. NIEIR data are inflation adjusted each year to allow direct comparison, and new data releases normally adjust previous years’ figures to a new base year.

Total exports by industry sector 2015/16
Total exports by industry sector 2015/16 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Tasmania: 10.7% Mining, Tasmania: 2.4% Manufacturing, Tasmania: 22.5% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Tasmania: 8.8% Construction, Tasmania: 0.0% Wholesale Trade, Tasmania: 2.6% Retail Trade, Tasmania: 4.8% Accommodation and Food Services, Tasmania: 4.4% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Tasmania: 6.7% Information Media and Telecommunications, Tasmania: 7.1% Financial and Insurance Services, Tasmania: 3.4% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Tasmania: 0.1% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Tasmania: 1.2% Administrative and Support Services, Tasmania: 0.3% Public Administration and Safety, Tasmania: 7.0% Education and Training, Tasmania: 6.8% Health Care and Social Assistance, Tasmania: 7.1% Arts and Recreation Services, Tasmania: 2.7% Other Services, Tasmania: 1.6% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Launceston: 2.3% Mining, City of Launceston: 0.3% Manufacturing, City of Launceston: 18.8% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Launceston: 6.2% Construction, City of Launceston: 0.0% Wholesale Trade, City of Launceston: 3.7% Retail Trade, City of Launceston: 9.6% Accommodation and Food Services, City of Launceston: 7.3% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Launceston: 4.8% Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Launceston: 8.5% Financial and Insurance Services, City of Launceston: 10.7% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Launceston: 0.1% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Launceston: 0.6% Administrative and Support Services, City of Launceston: 0.2% Public Administration and Safety, City of Launceston: 2.5% Education and Training, City of Launceston: 11.2% Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Launceston: 9.2% Arts and Recreation Services, City of Launceston: 0.1% Other Services, City of Launceston: 4.0%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Change in total exports by industry sector, 2010/11 to 2015/16
Change in total exports by industry sector, 2010/11 to 2015/16 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Launceston: -$12.3 million Mining, City of Launceston: +$0.8 million Manufacturing, City of Launceston: -$47.8 million Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Launceston: -$12.0 million Construction, City of Launceston: 0 million Wholesale Trade, City of Launceston: +$14.4 million Retail Trade, City of Launceston: -$4.4 million Accommodation and Food Services, City of Launceston: -$41.3 million Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Launceston: +$0.2 million Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Launceston: +$42.4 million Financial and Insurance Services, City of Launceston: -$22.2 million Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Launceston: +$0.6 million Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Launceston: -$0.4 million Administrative and Support Services, City of Launceston: -$0.4 million Public Administration and Safety, City of Launceston: -$39.7 million Education and Training, City of Launceston: -$28.3 million Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Launceston: +$25.2 million Arts and Recreation Services, City of Launceston: +$0.1 million Other Services, City of Launceston: +$57.2 million
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts

Dominant groups

An analysis of the total exports by industry sectors in City of Launceston in 2015/16 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($367 million or 18.8%)
  • Education and Training ($219 million or 11.2%)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($209 million or 10.7%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $795 million in total or 40.6% of the total exports by total industry in the City of Launceston.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Tasmania accounted for 22.5% in Manufacturing; 6.8% in Education and Training; and 3.4% in Financial and Insurance Services.

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

  • A larger percentage of total exports by Financial and Insurance Services (10.7% compared to 3.4%)
  • A larger percentage of total exports by Retail Trade (9.6% compared to 4.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (2.3% compared to 10.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Public Administration and Safety (2.5% compared to 7.0%)

Emerging groups

The total exports by industries in the City of Launceston decreased by $68.0 million between 2010/11 and 2015/16.

The largest change in total exports by industries between 2010/11 and 2015/16 in the City of Launceston was for:

  • Other Services (+$57 million)

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