In the City of Launceston, Health Care and Social Assistance had the largest total exports by industry, generating $738 million in 2018/19.
Exports by industry are sales of goods and services to non-resident households, businesses and other organisations, outside the City of Launceston boundaries. Exports (domestic) include all exports from the area to other parts of Australia. Exports (international) includes all exports from the Region to countries outside Australia.
To get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, export data should be viewed alongside the other industry characteristics in the Industry sector analysis section.
Detailed notes about how the figures are derived can be found in the specific topic notes section.
National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series
|Total exports by industry sector|
|City of Launceston||2018/19||2013/14||Change|
|Industry||$m||%||Tasmania||$m||%||Tasmania||2013/14 - 2018/19|
|Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing||99.3||3.4||15.4||72.8||2.5||10.7||+26.5|
|Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services||51.1||1.7||4.4||100.9||3.5||5.5||-49.8|
|Accommodation and Food Services||145.2||5.0||3.0||107.0||3.7||2.7||+38.2|
|Transport, Postal and Warehousing||97.6||3.3||5.6||98.5||3.4||5.3||-0.9|
|Information Media and Telecommunications||155.6||5.3||4.8||124.5||4.3||4.2||+31.1|
|Financial and Insurance Services||245.2||8.4||4.7||330.5||11.5||4.5||-85.3|
|Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services||10.3||0.4||0.3||7.6||0.3||0.2||+2.7|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical Services||25.7||0.9||1.1||22.9||0.8||1.0||+2.7|
|Administrative and Support Services||11.1||0.4||0.5||9.7||0.3||0.4||+1.3|
|Public Administration and Safety||36.0||1.2||5.6||103.1||3.6||6.8||-67.1|
|Education and Training||332.3||11.3||6.1||302.6||10.5||5.7||+29.7|
|Health Care and Social Assistance||737.8||25.2||13.4||613.0||21.3||11.5||+124.8|
|Arts and Recreation Services||8.8||0.3||2.2||9.8||0.3||2.1||-1.0|
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. 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 morePlease refer to specific data notes for more information
An analysis of the total exports by industry sectors in the City of Launceston in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:
- Health Care and Social Assistance (738 million or 25.2%)
- Manufacturing (543 million or 18.5%)
- Education and Training (332 million or 11.3%)
In combination these three industries accounted for 1,613 million in total or 55.1% of the total exports by industry in the the City of Launceston.
In comparison, the same 3 industries in Tasmania accounted for 13.4% in Health Care and Social Assistance; 19.3% in Manufacturing and 6.1% in Education and Training.
The major differences between the total exports by industries of the City of Launceston and Tasmania were:
- A smaller percentage of total exports by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (3.4% compared to 15.4%)
- A larger percentage of total exports by Health Care and Social Assistance (25.2% compared to 13.4%)
- A larger percentage of total exports by Education and Training (11.3% compared to 6.1%)
- A smaller percentage of total exports by Public Administration and Safety (1.2% compared to 5.6%)
The total total exports by industry in the City of Launceston $increased by 58 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.
The largest changes in the total exports by industries between 2013/14 and 2018/19 in the City of Launceston were for:
- Health Care and Social Assistance (+$125 million)
- Manufacturing (+$52 million)
- Other Services (+$38 million)
- Accommodation and Food Services (+$38 million)