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In the City of Launceston, Manufacturing had the largest output by industry, generating $709 million in 2015/16.

Output by industry is a gross measure of the total sales of each industry sector in City of Launceston. It does not measure how productive each industry sector is at producing this output - which is measured by value added.

By comparing the output of each industry sector to a regional benchmark, you can clearly see the structure of City of Launceston’s economy. This can be done by directly comparing the percentage contribution of each industry to the total output, relative to the benchmark, or by using a location quotient, where a number greater than one indicates a high concentration of that industry and less than one indicates a lower concentration.

To get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, output data should be viewed alongside the other industry characteristics in the Industry sector analysis section.

Detailed data notes about how the figures are derived can be found in the specific topic notes section.

The gross measure of output includes the value of all the inputs to each industry.

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Output by industry sector
City of Launceston - Constant prices2015/162010/11Change
Industry
(Click rows to view sub-categories)
$m%Tasmania%$m%Tasmania%2010/11 to 2015/16
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing114.51.76.4138.62.17.1-24.2
Mining10.60.21.510.80.21.7-0.2
Manufacturing709.010.812.5844.712.714.6-135.7
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services361.35.56.7441.36.77.7-80.0
Construction705.610.814.8640.59.712.6+65.1
Wholesale Trade320.34.93.8286.84.33.0+33.5
Retail Trade432.16.65.1465.57.05.4-33.4
Accommodation and Food Services255.83.93.4275.54.23.8-19.7
Transport, Postal and Warehousing327.35.05.7349.35.35.9-22.0
Information Media and Telecommunications412.16.35.3356.35.44.4+55.7
Financial and Insurance Services675.310.35.2675.710.25.2-0.3
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services204.53.12.8138.72.11.9+65.9
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services224.93.43.4222.63.43.3+2.2
Administrative and Support Services133.62.01.5156.92.41.8-23.3
Public Administration and Safety328.15.05.6383.65.86.7-55.5
Education and Training456.67.05.3469.07.15.2-12.3
Health Care and Social Assistance614.19.46.8570.98.66.2+43.2
Arts and Recreation Services59.70.91.860.30.91.6-0.6
Other Services198.53.02.3147.42.21.8+51.1

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

Data is based on 2014-15 constant prices for all years. NIEIR data are inflation adjusted each year to allow direct comparison, and new data releases normally adjust previous years’ figures to a new base year.

Output by industry sector 2015/16
Output by industry sector 2015/16 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Tasmania: 6.4% Mining, Tasmania: 1.5% Manufacturing, Tasmania: 12.5% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Tasmania: 6.7% Construction, Tasmania: 14.8% Wholesale Trade, Tasmania: 3.8% Retail Trade, Tasmania: 5.1% Accommodation and Food Services, Tasmania: 3.4% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Tasmania: 5.7% Information Media and Telecommunications, Tasmania: 5.3% Financial and Insurance Services, Tasmania: 5.2% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Tasmania: 2.8% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Tasmania: 3.4% Administrative and Support Services, Tasmania: 1.5% Public Administration and Safety, Tasmania: 5.6% Education and Training, Tasmania: 5.3% Health Care and Social Assistance, Tasmania: 6.8% Arts and Recreation Services, Tasmania: 1.8% Other Services, Tasmania: 2.3% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Launceston: 1.7% Mining, City of Launceston: 0.2% Manufacturing, City of Launceston: 10.8% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Launceston: 5.5% Construction, City of Launceston: 10.8% Wholesale Trade, City of Launceston: 4.9% Retail Trade, City of Launceston: 6.6% Accommodation and Food Services, City of Launceston: 3.9% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Launceston: 5.0% Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Launceston: 6.3% Financial and Insurance Services, City of Launceston: 10.3% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Launceston: 3.1% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Launceston: 3.4% Administrative and Support Services, City of Launceston: 2.0% Public Administration and Safety, City of Launceston: 5.0% Education and Training, City of Launceston: 7.0% Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Launceston: 9.4% Arts and Recreation Services, City of Launceston: 0.9% Other Services, City of Launceston: 3.0%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Change in output by industry sector, 2010/11 to 2015/16
Change in output by industry sector, 2010/11 to 2015/16 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Launceston: -$24.2 million Mining, City of Launceston: -$0.2 million Manufacturing, City of Launceston: -$135.7 million Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Launceston: -$80.0 million Construction, City of Launceston: +$65.1 million Wholesale Trade, City of Launceston: +$33.5 million Retail Trade, City of Launceston: -$33.4 million Accommodation and Food Services, City of Launceston: -$19.7 million Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Launceston: -$22.0 million Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Launceston: +$55.7 million Financial and Insurance Services, City of Launceston: -$0.3 million Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Launceston: +$65.9 million Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Launceston: +$2.2 million Administrative and Support Services, City of Launceston: -$23.3 million Public Administration and Safety, City of Launceston: -$55.5 million Education and Training, City of Launceston: -$12.3 million Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Launceston: +$43.2 million Arts and Recreation Services, City of Launceston: -$0.6 million Other Services, City of Launceston: +$51.1 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 output by industry sectors in City of Launceston in 2015/16 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing (709 million or 10.8%)
  • Construction (706 million or 10.8%)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (675 million or 10.3%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $2,090 million in total or 31.9% of the total output by total industry in the City of Launceston.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Tasmania accounted for 12.5% in Manufacturing; 14.8% in Construction; and 5.2% in Financial and Insurance Services.

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

  • A larger percentage of output by Financial and Insurance Services (10.3% compared to 5.2%)
  • A larger percentage of output by Health Care and Social Assistance (9.4% compared to 6.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (1.7% compared to 6.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Construction (10.8% compared to 14.8%)

Emerging groups

The total industry output in the City of Launceston decreased by $90.6 million between 2010/11 and 2015/16.

The largest changes in the output by industries between 2010/11 and 2015/16 in the City of Launceston were for:

  • Manufacturing (-$136 million)
  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (-$80 million)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (+$66 million)
  • Construction (+$65 million)

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