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Local sales

In the City of Launceston, Construction had the highest local sales, generating $751 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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$m%Northern Tasmania%$m%Northern Tasmania%2011/12 to 2016/17
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing107.52.35.782.61.84.9+24.9
Mining40.90.91.612.70.31.0+28.2
Manufacturing354.67.47.8520.011.411.7-165.4
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services210.54.44.0319.17.06.3-108.5
Construction751.415.818.2629.913.817.5+121.4
Wholesale Trade275.25.85.3217.14.84.3+58.0
Retail Trade259.05.45.6240.75.35.3+18.3
Accommodation and Food Services162.03.43.2129.52.83.0+32.5
Transport, Postal and Warehousing247.05.26.1276.66.16.6-29.6
Information Media and Telecommunications212.44.53.4185.64.12.9+26.8
Financial and Insurance Services483.310.17.0431.49.56.7+51.9
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services214.94.53.6142.63.12.7+72.3
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services262.55.54.1223.44.93.7+39.1
Administrative and Support Services116.82.52.3149.43.32.7-32.6
Public Administration and Safety303.36.45.6308.06.86.0-4.7
Education and Training195.34.14.2195.54.34.3-0.2
Health Care and Social Assistance380.98.08.5314.56.96.7+66.4
Arts and Recreation Services53.71.11.145.11.00.9+8.5
Other Services131.52.82.7138.73.02.7-7.3

The Northern Tasmania region includes the following 8 LGAs; Break O'Day (M), Dorset (M), Flinders (M), George Town (M), Launceston (C), Meander Valley (M), Northern Midlands (M) & West Tamar (M).

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, Northern Tasmania: 5.7% Mining, Northern Tasmania: 1.6% Manufacturing, Northern Tasmania: 7.8% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Northern Tasmania: 4.0% Construction, Northern Tasmania: 18.2% Wholesale Trade, Northern Tasmania: 5.3% Retail Trade, Northern Tasmania: 5.6% Accommodation and Food Services, Northern Tasmania: 3.2% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Northern Tasmania: 6.1% Information Media and Telecommunications, Northern Tasmania: 3.4% Financial and Insurance Services, Northern Tasmania: 7.0% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Northern Tasmania: 3.6% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Northern Tasmania: 4.1% Administrative and Support Services, Northern Tasmania: 2.3% Public Administration and Safety, Northern Tasmania: 5.6% Education and Training, Northern Tasmania: 4.2% Health Care and Social Assistance, Northern Tasmania: 8.5% Arts and Recreation Services, Northern Tasmania: 1.1% Other Services, Northern Tasmania: 2.7% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Launceston: 2.3% Mining, City of Launceston: 0.9% Manufacturing, City of Launceston: 7.4% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Launceston: 4.4% Construction, City of Launceston: 15.8% Wholesale Trade, City of Launceston: 5.8% Retail Trade, City of Launceston: 5.4% Accommodation and Food Services, City of Launceston: 3.4% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Launceston: 5.2% Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Launceston: 4.5% Financial and Insurance Services, City of Launceston: 10.1% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Launceston: 4.5% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Launceston: 5.5% Administrative and Support Services, City of Launceston: 2.5% Public Administration and Safety, City of Launceston: 6.4% Education and Training, City of Launceston: 4.1% Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Launceston: 8.0% Arts and Recreation Services, City of Launceston: 1.1% Other Services, City of Launceston: 2.8%
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: +$24.9 million Mining, City of Launceston: +$28.2 million Manufacturing, City of Launceston: -$165.4 million Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Launceston: -$108.5 million Construction, City of Launceston: +$121.4 million Wholesale Trade, City of Launceston: +$58.0 million Retail Trade, City of Launceston: +$18.3 million Accommodation and Food Services, City of Launceston: +$32.5 million Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Launceston: -$29.6 million Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Launceston: +$26.8 million Financial and Insurance Services, City of Launceston: +$51.9 million Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Launceston: +$72.3 million Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Launceston: +$39.1 million Administrative and Support Services, City of Launceston: -$32.6 million Public Administration and Safety, City of Launceston: -$4.7 million Education and Training, City of Launceston: -$0.2 million Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Launceston: +$66.4 million Arts and Recreation Services, City of Launceston: +$8.5 million Other Services, City of Launceston: -$7.3 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 (751 people or 15.8%)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (483 people or 10.1%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (381 people or 8.0%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $1,616 million in total or 33.9% of the total local sales by total industry in the City of Launceston.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Northern Tasmania accounted for 18.2% in Construction; 7.0% in Financial and Insurance Services; and 8.5% in Health Care and Social Assistance.

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

  • A larger percentage of local sales by Financial and Insurance Services (10.1% compared to 7.0%)
  • A larger percentage of local sales by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (5.5% compared to 4.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (2.3% compared to 5.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Construction (15.8% compared to 18.2%)

Emerging groups

The total local sales by industry in the City of Launceston increased by $200.2 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:

  • Manufacturing (-$165 million)
  • Construction (+$121 million)
  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (-$109 million)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (+$72 million)

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