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Output

In the City of Launceston, Health Care and Social Assistance had the largest output by industry, generating $1,101 million in 2017/18.

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 prices2017/182012/13Change
Industry
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$m%Australia%$m%Australia%2012/13 to 2017/18
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing190.62.72.6134.61.92.8+56.1
Mining109.21.55.2131.11.85.1-21.9
Manufacturing631.78.910.1828.411.512.1-196.7
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services217.43.13.3399.05.54.3-181.6
Construction560.77.913.2625.38.714.6-64.6
Wholesale Trade283.14.04.6332.14.64.4-49.0
Retail Trade496.37.04.0449.36.23.9+47.0
Accommodation and Food Services238.13.32.8235.73.32.5+2.4
Transport, Postal and Warehousing308.94.35.8413.75.86.4-104.8
Information Media and Telecommunications304.44.33.2307.54.32.6-3.1
Financial and Insurance Services862.112.17.8775.810.87.0+86.2
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services207.02.911.0160.32.29.8+46.8
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services281.64.07.2237.43.36.6+44.2
Administrative and Support Services122.41.72.7142.82.02.6-20.4
Public Administration and Safety373.85.34.9393.75.54.9-20.0
Education and Training497.87.03.6504.67.03.3-6.8
Health Care and Social Assistance1,101.015.55.0892.712.44.0+208.3
Arts and Recreation Services85.51.21.256.30.81.1+29.1
Other Services238.53.41.8172.82.42.0+65.7

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

Output by industry sector 2017/18
Output by industry sector 2017/18 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Australia: 2.6% Mining, Australia: 5.2% Manufacturing, Australia: 10.1% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Australia: 3.3% Construction, Australia: 13.2% Wholesale Trade, Australia: 4.6% Retail Trade, Australia: 4.0% Accommodation and Food Services, Australia: 2.8% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Australia: 5.8% Information Media and Telecommunications, Australia: 3.2% Financial and Insurance Services, Australia: 7.8% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Australia: 11.0% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Australia: 7.2% Administrative and Support Services, Australia: 2.7% Public Administration and Safety, Australia: 4.9% Education and Training, Australia: 3.6% Health Care and Social Assistance, Australia: 5.0% Arts and Recreation Services, Australia: 1.2% Other Services, Australia: 1.8% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Launceston: 2.7% Mining, City of Launceston: 1.5% Manufacturing, City of Launceston: 8.9% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Launceston: 3.1% Construction, City of Launceston: 7.9% Wholesale Trade, City of Launceston: 4.0% Retail Trade, City of Launceston: 7.0% Accommodation and Food Services, City of Launceston: 3.3% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Launceston: 4.3% Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Launceston: 4.3% Financial and Insurance Services, City of Launceston: 12.1% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Launceston: 2.9% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Launceston: 4.0% Administrative and Support Services, City of Launceston: 1.7% Public Administration and Safety, City of Launceston: 5.3% Education and Training, City of Launceston: 7.0% Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Launceston: 15.5% Arts and Recreation Services, City of Launceston: 1.2% Other Services, City of Launceston: 3.4%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Change in output by industry sector, 2012/13 to 2017/18
Change in output by industry sector, 2012/13 to 2017/18 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Launceston: +$56.1 million Mining, City of Launceston: -$21.9 million Manufacturing, City of Launceston: -$196.7 million Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Launceston: -$181.6 million Construction, City of Launceston: -$64.6 million Wholesale Trade, City of Launceston: -$49.0 million Retail Trade, City of Launceston: +$47.0 million Accommodation and Food Services, City of Launceston: +$2.4 million Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Launceston: -$104.8 million Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Launceston: -$3.1 million Financial and Insurance Services, City of Launceston: +$86.2 million Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Launceston: +$46.8 million Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Launceston: +$44.2 million Administrative and Support Services, City of Launceston: -$20.4 million Public Administration and Safety, City of Launceston: -$20.0 million Education and Training, City of Launceston: -$6.8 million Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Launceston: +$208.3 million Arts and Recreation Services, City of Launceston: +$29.1 million Other Services, City of Launceston: +$65.7 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 output by industry sectors in City of Launceston in 2017/18 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (1,101 million or 15.5%)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (862 million or 12.1%)
  • Manufacturing (632 million or 8.9%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $2,595 million in total or 36.5% of the total output by total industry in the City of Launceston.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Australia accounted for 5.0% in Health Care and Social Assistance; 7.8% in Financial and Insurance Services; and 10.1% in Manufacturing.

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

  • A larger percentage of output by Health Care and Social Assistance (15.5% compared to 5.0%)
  • A larger percentage of output by Financial and Insurance Services (12.1% compared to 7.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (2.9% compared to 11.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Construction (7.9% compared to 13.2%)

Emerging groups

The total industry output in the City of Launceston decreased by $83.1 million between 2012/13 and 2017/18.

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

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$208 million)
  • Manufacturing (-$197 million)
  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (-$182 million)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (-$105 million)

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