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In the City of Launceston, Construction had the highest local sales, generating $726 million in 2016/17.

Local sales by industry measures the output of local industries that is sold locally. This includes sales to local consumers, businesses and other organisations.

To get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, local sales 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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Local sales by industry sector
City of Launceston - Constant prices2016/172011/12Change
Industry
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$m%Tasmania%$m%Tasmania%2011/12 to 2016/17
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing102.02.25.280.91.84.8+21.1
Mining42.20.93.115.80.43.7+26.5
Manufacturing342.67.47.4467.310.610.4-124.7
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services176.93.83.7269.06.15.9-92.1
Construction725.615.619.5594.113.517.6+131.6
Wholesale Trade275.05.94.7197.84.53.7+77.2
Retail Trade245.15.35.0235.35.45.0+9.8
Accommodation and Food Services155.33.33.5129.73.03.4+25.6
Transport, Postal and Warehousing233.95.05.0254.55.85.4-20.5
Information Media and Telecommunications238.25.14.0202.84.63.4+35.5
Financial and Insurance Services468.410.16.6433.89.96.3+34.6
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services200.84.33.7136.13.12.9+64.7
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services256.25.55.1223.25.14.7+33.0
Administrative and Support Services105.82.32.4148.73.42.6-42.9
Public Administration and Safety294.96.35.4296.96.85.5-2.0
Education and Training197.34.24.4195.24.44.4+2.1
Health Care and Social Assistance414.98.97.9331.37.56.6+83.7
Arts and Recreation Services54.41.21.147.61.11.0+6.7
Other Services119.32.62.4128.82.92.7-9.5

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

Data are based on a 2015-16 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

Local sales by industry sector 2016/17
Local sales by industry sector 2016/17 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Tasmania: 5.2% Mining, Tasmania: 3.1% Manufacturing, Tasmania: 7.4% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Tasmania: 3.7% Construction, Tasmania: 19.5% Wholesale Trade, Tasmania: 4.7% Retail Trade, Tasmania: 5.0% Accommodation and Food Services, Tasmania: 3.5% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Tasmania: 5.0% Information Media and Telecommunications, Tasmania: 4.0% Financial and Insurance Services, Tasmania: 6.6% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Tasmania: 3.7% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Tasmania: 5.1% Administrative and Support Services, Tasmania: 2.4% Public Administration and Safety, Tasmania: 5.4% Education and Training, Tasmania: 4.4% Health Care and Social Assistance, Tasmania: 7.9% Arts and Recreation Services, Tasmania: 1.1% Other Services, Tasmania: 2.4% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Launceston: 2.2% Mining, City of Launceston: 0.9% Manufacturing, City of Launceston: 7.4% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Launceston: 3.8% Construction, City of Launceston: 15.6% Wholesale Trade, City of Launceston: 5.9% Retail Trade, City of Launceston: 5.3% Accommodation and Food Services, City of Launceston: 3.3% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Launceston: 5.0% Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Launceston: 5.1% Financial and Insurance Services, City of Launceston: 10.1% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Launceston: 4.3% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Launceston: 5.5% Administrative and Support Services, City of Launceston: 2.3% Public Administration and Safety, City of Launceston: 6.3% Education and Training, City of Launceston: 4.2% Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Launceston: 8.9% Arts and Recreation Services, City of Launceston: 1.2% Other Services, City of Launceston: 2.6%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Change in local sales by industry sector, 2011/12 to 2016/17
Change in local sales by industry sector, 2011/12 to 2016/17 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Launceston: +$21.1 million Mining, City of Launceston: +$26.5 million Manufacturing, City of Launceston: -$124.7 million Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Launceston: -$92.1 million Construction, City of Launceston: +$131.6 million Wholesale Trade, City of Launceston: +$77.2 million Retail Trade, City of Launceston: +$9.8 million Accommodation and Food Services, City of Launceston: +$25.6 million Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Launceston: -$20.5 million Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Launceston: +$35.5 million Financial and Insurance Services, City of Launceston: +$34.6 million Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Launceston: +$64.7 million Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Launceston: +$33.0 million Administrative and Support Services, City of Launceston: -$42.9 million Public Administration and Safety, City of Launceston: -$2.0 million Education and Training, City of Launceston: +$2.1 million Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Launceston: +$83.7 million Arts and Recreation Services, City of Launceston: +$6.7 million Other Services, City of Launceston: -$9.5 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 local sales by industry sectors in City of Launceston in 2016/17 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Construction (726 people or 15.6%)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (468 people or 10.1%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (415 people or 8.9%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $1,609 million in total or 34.6% of the total local sales by total industry in the City of Launceston.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Tasmania accounted for 19.5% in Construction; 6.6% in Financial and Insurance Services; and 7.9% in Health Care and Social Assistance.

The major differences between local sales by industries in the City of Launceston and Tasmania were:

  • A larger percentage of local sales by Financial and Insurance Services (10.1% compared to 6.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Construction (15.6% compared to 19.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (2.2% compared to 5.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Mining (0.9% compared to 3.1%)

Emerging groups

The total local sales by industry in the City of Launceston increased by $260.2 million between 2011/12 and 2016/17.

The largest changes in the local sales by industries between 2011/12 and 2016/17 in the City of Launceston were for:

  • Construction (+$132 million)
  • Manufacturing (-$125 million)
  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (-$92 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$84 million)

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