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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 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 prices2019/202014/15Change
Industry
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$m%Greater Hobart%$m%Greater Hobart%2014/15 to 2019/20
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing107.83.94.2102.83.74.0+4.9
Mining7.90.31.0118.94.21.9-111.0
Manufacturing430.315.614.0469.716.715.4-39.4
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services83.43.08.390.13.29.7-6.7
Construction4.50.20.23.20.10.1+1.3
Wholesale Trade107.33.91.9121.14.31.8-13.9
Retail Trade214.87.84.0227.18.13.8-12.2
Accommodation and Food Services68.82.53.074.12.63.5-5.3
Transport, Postal and Warehousing141.35.16.3113.24.04.5+28.1
Information Media and Telecommunications145.65.37.5127.84.56.8+17.8
Financial and Insurance Services228.78.36.4305.010.86.0-76.3
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services15.10.50.511.50.40.3+3.5
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services27.41.01.425.40.91.9+2.0
Administrative and Support Services12.50.50.49.20.30.3+3.3
Public Administration and Safety53.61.912.598.73.513.4-45.1
Education and Training274.29.97.2264.69.47.0+9.6
Health Care and Social Assistance722.526.216.5588.420.914.6+134.1
Arts and Recreation Services15.30.62.816.60.63.3-1.2
Other Services99.93.62.049.61.81.5+50.2

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 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

Total exports by industry sector 2019/20
Total exports by industry sector 2019/20 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Greater Hobart: 4.2% Mining, Greater Hobart: 1.0% Manufacturing, Greater Hobart: 14.0% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Greater Hobart: 8.3% Construction, Greater Hobart: 0.2% Wholesale Trade, Greater Hobart: 1.9% Retail Trade, Greater Hobart: 4.0% Accommodation and Food Services, Greater Hobart: 3.0% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Greater Hobart: 6.3% Information Media and Telecommunications, Greater Hobart: 7.5% Financial and Insurance Services, Greater Hobart: 6.4% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Greater Hobart: 0.5% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Greater Hobart: 1.4% Administrative and Support Services, Greater Hobart: 0.4% Public Administration and Safety, Greater Hobart: 12.5% Education and Training, Greater Hobart: 7.2% Health Care and Social Assistance, Greater Hobart: 16.5% Arts and Recreation Services, Greater Hobart: 2.8% Other Services, Greater Hobart: 2.0% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Launceston: 3.9% Mining, City of Launceston: 0.3% Manufacturing, City of Launceston: 15.6% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Launceston: 3.0% Construction, City of Launceston: 0.2% Wholesale Trade, City of Launceston: 3.9% Retail Trade, City of Launceston: 7.8% Accommodation and Food Services, City of Launceston: 2.5% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Launceston: 5.1% Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Launceston: 5.3% Financial and Insurance Services, City of Launceston: 8.3% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Launceston: 0.5% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Launceston: 1.0% Administrative and Support Services, City of Launceston: 0.5% Public Administration and Safety, City of Launceston: 1.9% Education and Training, City of Launceston: 9.9% Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Launceston: 26.2% Arts and Recreation Services, City of Launceston: 0.6% Other Services, City of Launceston: 3.6%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2021
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Change in total exports by industry sector, 2014/15 to 2019/20
Change in total exports by industry sector, 2014/15 to 2019/20 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Launceston: +$4.9 million Mining, City of Launceston: -$111.0 million Manufacturing, City of Launceston: -$39.4 million Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Launceston: -$6.7 million Construction, City of Launceston: +$1.3 million Wholesale Trade, City of Launceston: -$13.9 million Retail Trade, City of Launceston: -$12.2 million Accommodation and Food Services, City of Launceston: -$5.3 million Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Launceston: +$28.1 million Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Launceston: +$17.8 million Financial and Insurance Services, City of Launceston: -$76.3 million Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Launceston: +$3.5 million Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Launceston: +$2.0 million Administrative and Support Services, City of Launceston: +$3.3 million Public Administration and Safety, City of Launceston: -$45.1 million Education and Training, City of Launceston: +$9.6 million Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Launceston: +$134.1 million Arts and Recreation Services, City of Launceston: -$1.2 million Other Services, City of Launceston: +$50.2 million
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2021
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 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 total industry in the City of Launceston.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Greater Hobart accounted for 16.5% in Health Care and Social Assistance; 14.0% in Manufacturing; and 7.2% in Education and Training.

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

  • A larger percentage of total exports by Health Care and Social Assistance (26.2% compared to 16.5%)
  • A larger percentage of total exports by Retail Trade (7.8% compared to 4.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Public Administration and Safety (1.9% compared to 12.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (3.0% compared to 8.3%)

Emerging groups

The total exports by industries in the City of Launceston decreased by $56.3 million between 2014/15 and 2019/20.

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

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$134 million)
  • Mining (-$111 million)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (-$76 million)
  • Other Services (+$50 million)

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