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Local sales

In the City of Launceston, Construction had the highest local sales, generating $561 million in 2017/18.

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 prices2017/182012/13Change
Industry
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$m%Greater Hobart%$m%Greater Hobart%2012/13 to 2017/18
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing104.12.32.178.51.81.7+25.6
Mining52.71.20.626.10.60.5+26.6
Manufacturing340.87.66.4434.59.78.3-93.7
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services198.14.45.2296.06.68.8-97.9
Construction560.712.518.6625.314.018.5-64.6
Wholesale Trade233.35.24.1236.45.34.2-3.2
Retail Trade255.95.74.9236.75.34.9+19.2
Accommodation and Food Services173.73.93.4130.62.93.3+43.1
Transport, Postal and Warehousing220.34.94.7284.36.45.4-64.0
Information Media and Telecommunications209.54.74.5177.24.04.0+32.3
Financial and Insurance Services481.410.88.4439.39.87.5+42.1
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services206.54.64.5159.43.64.1+47.0
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services267.56.07.6225.55.06.4+42.0
Administrative and Support Services115.12.63.3135.63.02.6-20.5
Public Administration and Safety291.66.56.4304.36.86.0-12.8
Education and Training190.04.24.5193.54.34.4-3.6
Health Care and Social Assistance386.78.66.4315.37.05.4+71.4
Arts and Recreation Services57.31.31.245.21.01.1+12.1
Other Services127.92.93.3129.42.92.8-1.5

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

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

Local sales by industry sector 2017/18
Local sales by industry sector 2017/18 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Greater Hobart: 2.1% Mining, Greater Hobart: 0.6% Manufacturing, Greater Hobart: 6.4% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Greater Hobart: 5.2% Construction, Greater Hobart: 18.6% Wholesale Trade, Greater Hobart: 4.1% Retail Trade, Greater Hobart: 4.9% Accommodation and Food Services, Greater Hobart: 3.4% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Greater Hobart: 4.7% Information Media and Telecommunications, Greater Hobart: 4.5% Financial and Insurance Services, Greater Hobart: 8.4% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Greater Hobart: 4.5% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Greater Hobart: 7.6% Administrative and Support Services, Greater Hobart: 3.3% Public Administration and Safety, Greater Hobart: 6.4% Education and Training, Greater Hobart: 4.5% Health Care and Social Assistance, Greater Hobart: 6.4% Arts and Recreation Services, Greater Hobart: 1.2% Other Services, Greater Hobart: 3.3% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Launceston: 2.3% Mining, City of Launceston: 1.2% Manufacturing, City of Launceston: 7.6% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Launceston: 4.4% Construction, City of Launceston: 12.5% Wholesale Trade, City of Launceston: 5.2% Retail Trade, City of Launceston: 5.7% Accommodation and Food Services, City of Launceston: 3.9% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Launceston: 4.9% Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Launceston: 4.7% Financial and Insurance Services, City of Launceston: 10.8% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Launceston: 4.6% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Launceston: 6.0% Administrative and Support Services, City of Launceston: 2.6% Public Administration and Safety, City of Launceston: 6.5% Education and Training, City of Launceston: 4.2% Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Launceston: 8.6% Arts and Recreation Services, City of Launceston: 1.3% Other Services, City of Launceston: 2.9%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Change in local sales by industry sector, 2012/13 to 2017/18
Change in local sales by industry sector, 2012/13 to 2017/18 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Launceston: +$25.6 million Mining, City of Launceston: +$26.6 million Manufacturing, City of Launceston: -$93.7 million Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Launceston: -$97.9 million Construction, City of Launceston: -$64.6 million Wholesale Trade, City of Launceston: -$3.2 million Retail Trade, City of Launceston: +$19.2 million Accommodation and Food Services, City of Launceston: +$43.1 million Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Launceston: -$64.0 million Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Launceston: +$32.3 million Financial and Insurance Services, City of Launceston: +$42.1 million Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Launceston: +$47.0 million Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Launceston: +$42.0 million Administrative and Support Services, City of Launceston: -$20.5 million Public Administration and Safety, City of Launceston: -$12.8 million Education and Training, City of Launceston: -$3.6 million Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Launceston: +$71.4 million Arts and Recreation Services, City of Launceston: +$12.1 million Other Services, City of Launceston: -$1.5 million
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
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 2017/18 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Construction (561 people or 12.5%)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (481 people or 10.8%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (387 people or 8.6%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $1,429 million in total or 31.9% of the total local sales by total industry in the City of Launceston.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Greater Hobart accounted for 18.6% in Construction; 8.4% in Financial and Insurance Services; and 6.4% in Health Care and Social Assistance.

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

  • A larger percentage of local sales by Financial and Insurance Services (10.8% compared to 8.4%)
  • A larger percentage of local sales by Health Care and Social Assistance (8.6% compared to 6.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Construction (12.5% compared to 18.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (6.0% compared to 7.6%)

Emerging groups

The total local sales by industry in the City of Launceston decreased by $.3 million between 2012/13 and 2017/18.

The largest changes in the local sales by industries between 2012/13 and 2017/18 in the City of Launceston were for:

  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (-$98 million)
  • Manufacturing (-$94 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$71 million)
  • Construction (-$65 million)

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