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Local sales

In City of Launceston, Construction had the highest local sales, generating $661 million in 2018/19.

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 prices2018/192013/14Change
Industry
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$m%Regional TAS%$m%Regional TAS%2013/14 to 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing128.02.78.089.52.07.1+38.5
Mining41.60.92.530.80.73.3+10.8
Manufacturing341.97.38.0422.59.79.9-80.6
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services219.24.73.6230.35.34.1-11.1
Construction661.014.121.9662.115.120.8-1.1
Wholesale Trade239.95.14.0214.74.94.0+25.2
Retail Trade266.15.75.1236.65.45.3+29.5
Accommodation and Food Services128.92.73.1141.53.23.3-12.6
Transport, Postal and Warehousing237.85.15.5255.15.86.0-17.2
Information Media and Telecommunications231.94.92.7189.74.32.4+42.2
Financial and Insurance Services481.810.35.3418.59.65.1+63.4
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services188.74.02.8151.43.52.5+37.3
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services275.65.93.5228.95.23.2+46.7
Administrative and Support Services142.83.02.6151.13.52.8-8.3
Public Administration and Safety264.85.64.3286.86.65.3-22.1
Education and Training205.44.44.3179.74.14.2+25.7
Health Care and Social Assistance458.59.89.4318.07.37.5+140.5
Arts and Recreation Services55.01.20.943.71.00.8+11.3
Other Services125.42.72.2120.12.72.3+5.3

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. 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 2018/19
Local sales by industry sector 2018/19 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Regional TAS: 8.0% Mining, Regional TAS: 2.5% Manufacturing, Regional TAS: 8.0% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Regional TAS: 3.6% Construction, Regional TAS: 21.9% Wholesale Trade, Regional TAS: 4.0% Retail Trade, Regional TAS: 5.1% Accommodation and Food Services, Regional TAS: 3.1% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Regional TAS: 5.5% Information Media and Telecommunications, Regional TAS: 2.7% Financial and Insurance Services, Regional TAS: 5.3% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Regional TAS: 2.8% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Regional TAS: 3.5% Administrative and Support Services, Regional TAS: 2.6% Public Administration and Safety, Regional TAS: 4.3% Education and Training, Regional TAS: 4.3% Health Care and Social Assistance, Regional TAS: 9.4% Arts and Recreation Services, Regional TAS: 0.9% Other Services, Regional TAS: 2.2% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Launceston: 2.7% Mining, City of Launceston: 0.9% Manufacturing, City of Launceston: 7.3% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Launceston: 4.7% Construction, City of Launceston: 14.1% Wholesale Trade, City of Launceston: 5.1% Retail Trade, City of Launceston: 5.7% Accommodation and Food Services, City of Launceston: 2.7% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Launceston: 5.1% Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Launceston: 4.9% Financial and Insurance Services, City of Launceston: 10.3% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Launceston: 4.0% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Launceston: 5.9% Administrative and Support Services, City of Launceston: 3.0% Public Administration and Safety, City of Launceston: 5.6% Education and Training, City of Launceston: 4.4% Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Launceston: 9.8% Arts and Recreation Services, City of Launceston: 1.2% Other Services, City of Launceston: 2.7%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Change in local sales by industry sector, 2013/14 to 2018/19
Change in local sales by industry sector, 2013/14 to 2018/19 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Launceston: +$38.5 million Mining, City of Launceston: +$10.8 million Manufacturing, City of Launceston: -$80.6 million Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Launceston: -$11.1 million Construction, City of Launceston: -$1.1 million Wholesale Trade, City of Launceston: +$25.2 million Retail Trade, City of Launceston: +$29.5 million Accommodation and Food Services, City of Launceston: -$12.6 million Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Launceston: -$17.2 million Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Launceston: +$42.2 million Financial and Insurance Services, City of Launceston: +$63.4 million Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Launceston: +$37.3 million Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Launceston: +$46.7 million Administrative and Support Services, City of Launceston: -$8.3 million Public Administration and Safety, City of Launceston: -$22.1 million Education and Training, City of Launceston: +$25.7 million Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Launceston: +$140.5 million Arts and Recreation Services, City of Launceston: +$11.3 million Other Services, City of Launceston: +$5.3 million
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019
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 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Construction (661 people or 14.1%)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (482 people or 10.3%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (459 people or 9.8%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $1,601 million in total or 34.1% of the total local sales by total industry in City of Launceston.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Regional TAS accounted for 21.9% in Construction; 5.3% in Financial and Insurance Services; and 9.4% in Health Care and Social Assistance.

The major differences between local sales by industries in City of Launceston and Regional TAS were:

  • A larger percentage of local sales by Financial and Insurance Services (10.3% compared to 5.3%)
  • A larger percentage of local sales by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (5.9% compared to 3.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Construction (14.1% compared to 21.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (2.7% compared to 8.0%)

Emerging groups

The total local sales by industry in City of Launceston increased by $323.4 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

The largest changes in the local sales by industries between 2013/14 and 2018/19 in City of Launceston were for:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$140 million)
  • Manufacturing (-$81 million)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$63 million)

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