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Local sales

In the Murchison Area, Construction had the highest local sales, generating $459 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
Murchison Area - Constant prices2017/182012/13Change
Industry
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$m%Tasmania%$m%Tasmania%2012/13 to 2017/18
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing186.211.84.8173.912.04.2+12.4
Mining72.64.61.1133.09.11.3-60.4
Manufacturing147.69.47.5168.311.69.3-20.7
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services34.32.24.256.23.96.9-22.0
Construction458.529.118.9337.623.219.3+121.0
Wholesale Trade63.14.04.255.83.84.3+7.3
Retail Trade84.35.45.469.14.85.2+15.2
Accommodation and Food Services62.03.93.649.23.43.3+12.8
Transport, Postal and Warehousing70.14.55.277.75.36.1-7.6
Information Media and Telecommunications18.21.23.615.81.13.0+2.4
Financial and Insurance Services46.22.97.033.12.36.4+13.1
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services22.61.43.919.41.33.3+3.2
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services26.81.75.522.71.64.7+4.1
Administrative and Support Services31.52.02.821.81.52.5+9.7
Public Administration and Safety53.23.45.945.93.25.7+7.3
Education and Training59.53.84.557.13.94.4+2.3
Health Care and Social Assistance89.65.77.778.75.46.4+10.9
Arts and Recreation Services11.10.71.27.20.50.9+3.9
Other Services36.82.33.031.32.22.7+5.5

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, Tasmania: 4.8% Mining, Tasmania: 1.1% Manufacturing, Tasmania: 7.5% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Tasmania: 4.2% Construction, Tasmania: 18.9% Wholesale Trade, Tasmania: 4.2% Retail Trade, Tasmania: 5.4% Accommodation and Food Services, Tasmania: 3.6% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Tasmania: 5.2% Information Media and Telecommunications, Tasmania: 3.6% Financial and Insurance Services, Tasmania: 7.0% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Tasmania: 3.9% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Tasmania: 5.5% Administrative and Support Services, Tasmania: 2.8% Public Administration and Safety, Tasmania: 5.9% Education and Training, Tasmania: 4.5% Health Care and Social Assistance, Tasmania: 7.7% Arts and Recreation Services, Tasmania: 1.2% Other Services, Tasmania: 3.0% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Murchison Area: 11.8% Mining, Murchison Area: 4.6% Manufacturing, Murchison Area: 9.4% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Murchison Area: 2.2% Construction, Murchison Area: 29.1% Wholesale Trade, Murchison Area: 4.0% Retail Trade, Murchison Area: 5.4% Accommodation and Food Services, Murchison Area: 3.9% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Murchison Area: 4.5% Information Media and Telecommunications, Murchison Area: 1.2% Financial and Insurance Services, Murchison Area: 2.9% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Murchison Area: 1.4% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Murchison Area: 1.7% Administrative and Support Services, Murchison Area: 2.0% Public Administration and Safety, Murchison Area: 3.4% Education and Training, Murchison Area: 3.8% Health Care and Social Assistance, Murchison Area: 5.7% Arts and Recreation Services, Murchison Area: 0.7% Other Services, Murchison Area: 2.3%
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, Murchison Area: +$12.4 million Mining, Murchison Area: -$60.4 million Manufacturing, Murchison Area: -$20.7 million Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Murchison Area: -$22.0 million Construction, Murchison Area: +$121.0 million Wholesale Trade, Murchison Area: +$7.3 million Retail Trade, Murchison Area: +$15.2 million Accommodation and Food Services, Murchison Area: +$12.8 million Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Murchison Area: -$7.6 million Information Media and Telecommunications, Murchison Area: +$2.4 million Financial and Insurance Services, Murchison Area: +$13.1 million Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Murchison Area: +$3.2 million Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Murchison Area: +$4.1 million Administrative and Support Services, Murchison Area: +$9.7 million Public Administration and Safety, Murchison Area: +$7.3 million Education and Training, Murchison Area: +$2.3 million Health Care and Social Assistance, Murchison Area: +$10.9 million Arts and Recreation Services, Murchison Area: +$3.9 million Other Services, Murchison Area: +$5.5 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 Murchison Area in 2017/18 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Construction (459 people or 29.1%)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (186 people or 11.8%)
  • Manufacturing (148 people or 9.4%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $792 million in total or 50.3% of the total local sales by total industry in the Murchison Area.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Tasmania accounted for 18.9% in Construction; 4.8% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing; and 7.5% in Manufacturing.

The major differences between local sales by industries in the Murchison Area and Tasmania were:

  • A larger percentage of local sales by Construction (29.1% compared to 18.9%)
  • A larger percentage of local sales by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (11.8% compared to 4.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Financial and Insurance Services (2.9% compared to 7.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (1.7% compared to 5.5%)

Emerging groups

The total local sales by industry in the Murchison Area increased by $120.4 million between 2012/13 and 2017/18.

The largest changes in the local sales by industries between 2012/13 and 2017/18 in the Murchison Area were for:

  • Construction (+$121 million)
  • Mining (-$60 million)

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