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Exports

In the City of Launceston, Health Care and Social Assistance had the largest total exports by industry, generating $722 million in 2019/20.

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.

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National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Total exports by industry sector
City of Launceston2019/202014/15Change
Industry$m%. Tasmania$m%. Tasmania2014/15 - 2019/20
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing107.83.915.0102.83.712.5+4.9
Mining7.90.35.8118.94.28.6-111.0
Manufacturing430.315.621.1469.716.723.2-39.4
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services83.43.05.190.13.25.3-6.7
Construction4.50.20.23.20.10.1+1.3
Wholesale Trade107.33.92.3121.14.32.5-13.9
Retail Trade214.87.83.5227.18.13.4-12.2
Accommodation and Food Services68.82.52.674.12.62.7-5.3
Transport, Postal and Warehousing141.35.16.3113.24.05.7+28.1
Information Media and Telecommunications145.65.34.4127.84.53.8+17.8
Financial and Insurance Services228.78.34.1305.010.84.2-76.3
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services15.10.50.411.50.40.3+3.5
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services27.41.00.925.40.91.1+2.0
Administrative and Support Services12.50.50.59.20.30.4+3.3
Public Administration and Safety53.61.96.498.73.56.8-45.1
Education and Training274.29.95.1264.69.45.0+9.6
Health Care and Social Assistance722.526.212.7588.420.911.0+134.1
Arts and Recreation Services15.30.62.016.60.62.2-1.2
Other Services99.93.61.749.61.81.1+50.2
Total industries2,760.8100.0100.02,817.1100.0100.0-56.3

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 2019/20 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (722 million or 26.2%)
  • Manufacturing (430 million or 15.6%)
  • Education and Training (274 million or 9.9%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 1,427 million in total or 51.7% of the total exports by industry in the the City of Launceston.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Tasmania accounted for 12.7% in Health Care and Social Assistance; 21.1% in Manufacturing and 5.1% in Education and Training.

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 (26.2% compared to 12.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (3.9% compared to 15.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Mining (0.3% compared to 5.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Manufacturing (15.6% compared to 21.1%)

Emerging groups

The total total exports by industry in the City of Launceston $decreased by -56 million between 2014/15 and 2019/20.

The largest changes in the total exports by industries between 2014/15 and 2019/20 in the City of Launceston were for:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$134 million)
  • Other Services (+$50 million)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (+$28 million)
  • Information Media and Telecommunications (+$18 million)

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