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Time series industry sector analysis

In 2017/18, the City of Launceston contributed 16.5% to Tasmania’s employment (total).

The annual industry sector analysis reveals the growth and decline of an industry from 2000/01 to the present.

These charts show the year-on-year change in the different measures of an industry size, based on the 87 industry subsectors and 19 main industry divisions in the ANZSIC classification. An industry may be growing in the local area, but at a rate no different to that of the state or region. For this reason, measures are also included that compare the growth or decline of the industry with the equivalent in the benchmark area, based on a standard index base year of 2000/01. Another chart also looks at the change in an industry as a percentage of the benchmark.

For instance, an industry may double in size from $100m to $200m in total output. But if the state’s output went up by the same amount, the percentage of state would be unchanged. On the other hand, if the state’s output is declining but local output is unchanged, the percentage of state would increase. In this way change over time can be benchmarked.

Different measures may also grow and change in different ways. For instance, during the GFC, some industries retained staff but they worked less hours, resulting in a loss of FTE jobs but no loss of total employment. And an industry may have increasing exports without having an increase in total output.

Industry sector time-series analysis should be viewed in conjunction with Local workers data from the 2011 and 2006 Census to see how the characteristics of the local workers are changing in a growing or declining industry.

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

Time series - Employment (total)
All industriesCity of LauncestonTasmaniaAnalysis
YearEmployment (total)Change from previous yearEmployment (total)Change from previous yearCity of Launceston as a % of TasmaniaIndex - City of LauncestonIndex - Tasmania
2017/1841,105+1.2%249,840+3.3%16.5118.6123.7
2016/1740,610+2.1%241,787+1.5%16.8117.2119.7
2015/1639,793-0.7%238,285-0.1%16.7114.9117.9
2014/1540,086+2.0%238,427+3.0%16.8115.7118.0
2013/1439,314-1.7%231,541-1.0%17.0113.5114.6
2012/1339,996-1.9%233,767-1.6%17.1115.4115.7
2011/1240,762-1.4%237,581-1.0%17.2117.6117.6
2010/1141,351+0.6%239,999+1.2%17.2119.3118.8
2009/1041,104-1.4%237,246-1.3%17.3118.6117.4
2008/0941,689+3.5%240,300+3.4%17.3120.3118.9
2007/0840,292+2.3%232,327+3.1%17.3116.3115.0
2006/0739,392+1.5%225,388+0.7%17.5113.7111.6
2005/0638,810+3.5%223,780+3.0%17.3112.0110.8
2004/0537,508+2.7%217,258+2.6%17.3108.3107.5
2003/0436,506+5.4%211,715+4.8%17.2105.4104.8
2002/0334,647+1.3%202,044+1.4%17.1100.0100.0
2001/0234,196--199,198--17.298.798.6

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id , the population experts.

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Time series - Employment (total)
Time series - Employment (total) 2018, City of Launceston - All industries: 41,105 2017, City of Launceston - All industries: 40,610 2016, City of Launceston - All industries: 39,793 2015, City of Launceston - All industries: 40,086 2014, City of Launceston - All industries: 39,314 2013, City of Launceston - All industries: 39,996 2012, City of Launceston - All industries: 40,762 2011, City of Launceston - All industries: 41,351 2010, City of Launceston - All industries: 41,104 2009, City of Launceston - All industries: 41,689 2008, City of Launceston - All industries: 40,292 2007, City of Launceston - All industries: 39,392 2006, City of Launceston - All industries: 38,810 2005, City of Launceston - All industries: 37,508 2004, City of Launceston - All industries: 36,506 2003, City of Launceston - All industries: 34,647 2002, City of Launceston - All industries: 34,196
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
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Time series - Employment (total) annual change
Time series - Employment (total) annual change 2018, Tasmania: 3.3% 2017, Tasmania: 1.5% 2016, Tasmania: -0.1% 2015, Tasmania: 3.0% 2014, Tasmania: -1.0% 2013, Tasmania: -1.6% 2012, Tasmania: -1.0% 2011, Tasmania: 1.2% 2010, Tasmania: -1.3% 2009, Tasmania: 3.4% 2008, Tasmania: 3.1% 2007, Tasmania: 0.7% 2006, Tasmania: 3.0% 2005, Tasmania: 2.6% 2004, Tasmania: 4.8% 2018, City of Launceston: 1.2% 2017, City of Launceston: 2.1% 2016, City of Launceston: -0.7% 2015, City of Launceston: 2.0% 2014, City of Launceston: -1.7% 2013, City of Launceston: -1.9% 2012, City of Launceston: -1.4% 2011, City of Launceston: 0.6% 2010, City of Launceston: -1.4% 2009, City of Launceston: 3.5% 2008, City of Launceston: 2.3% 2007, City of Launceston: 1.5% 2006, City of Launceston: 3.5% 2005, City of Launceston: 2.7% 2004, City of Launceston: 5.4%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
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Time series - Employment (total) as percentage of benchmark
Time series - Employment (total) as percentage of benchmark 2018, City of Launceston as % of Tasmania: 16.5% 2017, City of Launceston as % of Tasmania: 16.8% 2016, City of Launceston as % of Tasmania: 16.7% 2015, City of Launceston as % of Tasmania: 16.8% 2014, City of Launceston as % of Tasmania: 17.0% 2013, City of Launceston as % of Tasmania: 17.1% 2012, City of Launceston as % of Tasmania: 17.2% 2011, City of Launceston as % of Tasmania: 17.2% 2010, City of Launceston as % of Tasmania: 17.3% 2009, City of Launceston as % of Tasmania: 17.3% 2008, City of Launceston as % of Tasmania: 17.3% 2007, City of Launceston as % of Tasmania: 17.5% 2006, City of Launceston as % of Tasmania: 17.3% 2005, City of Launceston as % of Tasmania: 17.3% 2004, City of Launceston as % of Tasmania: 17.2% 2003, City of Launceston as % of Tasmania: 17.1% 2002, City of Launceston as % of Tasmania: 17.2%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
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Index of employment (total)
Index of employment (total) 2018, Index - Tasmania: 123.7 2017, Index - Tasmania: 119.7 2016, Index - Tasmania: 117.9 2015, Index - Tasmania: 118.0 2014, Index - Tasmania: 114.6 2013, Index - Tasmania: 115.7 2012, Index - Tasmania: 117.6 2011, Index - Tasmania: 118.8 2010, Index - Tasmania: 117.4 2009, Index - Tasmania: 118.9 2008, Index - Tasmania: 115.0 2007, Index - Tasmania: 111.6 2006, Index - Tasmania: 110.8 2005, Index - Tasmania: 107.5 2004, Index - Tasmania: 104.8 2003, Index - Tasmania: 100.0 2002, Index - Tasmania: 98.6 2018, Index - City of Launceston: 118.6 2017, Index - City of Launceston: 117.2 2016, Index - City of Launceston: 114.9 2015, Index - City of Launceston: 115.7 2014, Index - City of Launceston: 113.5 2013, Index - City of Launceston: 115.4 2012, Index - City of Launceston: 117.6 2011, Index - City of Launceston: 119.3 2010, Index - City of Launceston: 118.6 2009, Index - City of Launceston: 120.3 2008, Index - City of Launceston: 116.3 2007, Index - City of Launceston: 113.7 2006, Index - City of Launceston: 112.0 2005, Index - City of Launceston: 108.3 2004, Index - City of Launceston: 105.4 2003, Index - City of Launceston: 100.0 2002, Index - City of Launceston: 98.7
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
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