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Northern Tasmania Region

Local sales

In the Northern Tasmania Region, Construction had the highest local sales, generating $1,170 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
Northern Tasmania Region - Constant prices2017/182012/13Change
Industry
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$m%Tasmania%$m%Tasmania%2012/13 to 2017/18
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing419.35.64.8351.54.74.2+67.9
Mining123.41.61.1107.01.41.3+16.4
Manufacturing610.48.17.5746.110.09.3-135.7
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services284.03.84.2448.46.06.9-164.4
Construction1,169.815.618.91,325.217.719.3-155.5
Wholesale Trade366.94.94.2365.94.94.3+1.0
Retail Trade453.06.05.4401.95.45.2+51.1
Accommodation and Food Services270.33.63.6226.43.03.3+43.9
Transport, Postal and Warehousing437.85.85.3515.76.96.1-77.9
Information Media and Telecommunications265.93.53.6210.22.83.0+55.7
Financial and Insurance Services548.87.37.0514.96.96.4+33.9
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services273.33.63.9225.23.03.3+48.1
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services331.64.45.5284.23.84.7+47.3
Administrative and Support Services176.62.42.8192.62.62.5-16.0
Public Administration and Safety430.55.75.9448.66.05.7-18.1
Education and Training326.84.44.5330.74.44.4-4.0
Health Care and Social Assistance702.39.47.7524.57.06.4+177.8
Arts and Recreation Services90.11.21.272.31.00.9+17.8
Other Services212.42.83.0192.02.62.7+20.3

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: 5.3% 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, Northern Tasmania Region: 5.6% Mining, Northern Tasmania Region: 1.6% Manufacturing, Northern Tasmania Region: 8.1% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Northern Tasmania Region: 3.8% Construction, Northern Tasmania Region: 15.6% Wholesale Trade, Northern Tasmania Region: 4.9% Retail Trade, Northern Tasmania Region: 6.0% Accommodation and Food Services, Northern Tasmania Region: 3.6% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Northern Tasmania Region: 5.8% Information Media and Telecommunications, Northern Tasmania Region: 3.5% Financial and Insurance Services, Northern Tasmania Region: 7.3% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Northern Tasmania Region: 3.6% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Northern Tasmania Region: 4.4% Administrative and Support Services, Northern Tasmania Region: 2.4% Public Administration and Safety, Northern Tasmania Region: 5.7% Education and Training, Northern Tasmania Region: 4.4% Health Care and Social Assistance, Northern Tasmania Region: 9.4% Arts and Recreation Services, Northern Tasmania Region: 1.2% Other Services, Northern Tasmania Region: 2.8%
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, Northern Tasmania Region: +$67.9 million Mining, Northern Tasmania Region: +$16.4 million Manufacturing, Northern Tasmania Region: -$135.7 million Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Northern Tasmania Region: -$164.4 million Construction, Northern Tasmania Region: -$155.5 million Wholesale Trade, Northern Tasmania Region: +$1.0 million Retail Trade, Northern Tasmania Region: +$51.1 million Accommodation and Food Services, Northern Tasmania Region: +$43.9 million Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Northern Tasmania Region: -$77.9 million Information Media and Telecommunications, Northern Tasmania Region: +$55.7 million Financial and Insurance Services, Northern Tasmania Region: +$33.9 million Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Northern Tasmania Region: +$48.1 million Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Northern Tasmania Region: +$47.3 million Administrative and Support Services, Northern Tasmania Region: -$16.0 million Public Administration and Safety, Northern Tasmania Region: -$18.1 million Education and Training, Northern Tasmania Region: -$4.0 million Health Care and Social Assistance, Northern Tasmania Region: +$177.8 million Arts and Recreation Services, Northern Tasmania Region: +$17.8 million Other Services, Northern Tasmania Region: +$20.3 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 Northern Tasmania Region in 2017/18 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Construction (1,170 people or 15.6%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (702 people or 9.4%)
  • Manufacturing (610 people or 8.1%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $2,482 million in total or 33.1% of the total local sales by total industry in the Northern Tasmania Region.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Tasmania accounted for 18.9% in Construction; 7.7% in Health Care and Social Assistance; and 7.5% in Manufacturing.

The major differences between local sales by industries in the Northern Tasmania Region and Tasmania were:

  • A larger percentage of local sales by Health Care and Social Assistance (9.4% compared to 7.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Construction (15.6% compared to 18.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (4.4% compared to 5.5%)

Emerging groups

The total local sales by industry in the Northern Tasmania Region increased by $9.7 million between 2012/13 and 2017/18.

The largest changes in the local sales by industries between 2012/13 and 2017/18 in the Northern Tasmania Region were for:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$178 million)
  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (-$164 million)
  • Construction (-$155 million)
  • Manufacturing (-$136 million)

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