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George Town Council area

Output

In George Town Council area, Manufacturing had the largest output by industry, generating $488 million in 2016/17.

Output by industry is a gross measure of the total sales of each industry sector in Northern Tasmania Region. 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 Northern Tasmania Region’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
George Town Council area - Constant prices2016/172011/12Change
Industry
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$m%Regional TAS%$m%Regional TAS%2011/12 to 2016/17
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing37.64.211.238.84.310.6-1.1
Mining131.514.77.546.15.19.0+85.5
Manufacturing487.654.614.6525.258.718.9-37.7
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services20.52.32.641.54.63.7-20.9
Construction29.53.311.961.46.910.3-31.9
Wholesale Trade13.81.54.28.10.93.2+5.7
Retail Trade11.41.34.414.41.64.3-2.9
Accommodation and Food Services8.40.93.19.01.03.0-0.6
Transport, Postal and Warehousing46.95.26.167.37.56.1-20.4
Information Media and Telecommunications19.02.12.70.80.12.2+18.2
Financial and Insurance Services12.91.45.15.90.74.8+7.0
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services5.50.62.04.80.51.4+0.6
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services4.50.52.22.40.32.0+2.1
Administrative and Support Services7.70.91.58.30.91.7-0.6
Public Administration and Safety11.91.33.718.62.13.8-6.7
Education and Training16.21.84.415.01.74.4+1.2
Health Care and Social Assistance22.22.510.020.42.37.9+1.9
Arts and Recreation Services0.80.11.13.00.30.9-2.2
Other Services4.50.51.84.50.51.80

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

Data are based on a 2015-16 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 2016/17
Output by industry sector 2016/17 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Regional TAS: 11.2% Mining, Regional TAS: 7.5% Manufacturing, Regional TAS: 14.6% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Regional TAS: 2.6% Construction, Regional TAS: 11.9% Wholesale Trade, Regional TAS: 4.2% Retail Trade, Regional TAS: 4.4% Accommodation and Food Services, Regional TAS: 3.1% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Regional TAS: 6.1% Information Media and Telecommunications, Regional TAS: 2.7% Financial and Insurance Services, Regional TAS: 5.1% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Regional TAS: 2.0% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Regional TAS: 2.2% Administrative and Support Services, Regional TAS: 1.5% Public Administration and Safety, Regional TAS: 3.7% Education and Training, Regional TAS: 4.4% Health Care and Social Assistance, Regional TAS: 10.0% Arts and Recreation Services, Regional TAS: 1.1% Other Services, Regional TAS: 1.8% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, George Town Council area: 4.2% Mining, George Town Council area: 14.7% Manufacturing, George Town Council area: 54.6% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, George Town Council area: 2.3% Construction, George Town Council area: 3.3% Wholesale Trade, George Town Council area: 1.5% Retail Trade, George Town Council area: 1.3% Accommodation and Food Services, George Town Council area: 0.9% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, George Town Council area: 5.2% Information Media and Telecommunications, George Town Council area: 2.1% Financial and Insurance Services, George Town Council area: 1.4% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, George Town Council area: 0.6% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, George Town Council area: 0.5% Administrative and Support Services, George Town Council area: 0.9% Public Administration and Safety, George Town Council area: 1.3% Education and Training, George Town Council area: 1.8% Health Care and Social Assistance, George Town Council area: 2.5% Arts and Recreation Services, George Town Council area: 0.1% Other Services, George Town Council area: 0.5%
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, 2011/12 to 2016/17
Change in output by industry sector, 2011/12 to 2016/17 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, George Town Council area: -$1.1 million Mining, George Town Council area: +$85.5 million Manufacturing, George Town Council area: -$37.7 million Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, George Town Council area: -$20.9 million Construction, George Town Council area: -$31.9 million Wholesale Trade, George Town Council area: +$5.7 million Retail Trade, George Town Council area: -$2.9 million Accommodation and Food Services, George Town Council area: -$0.6 million Transport, Postal and Warehousing, George Town Council area: -$20.4 million Information Media and Telecommunications, George Town Council area: +$18.2 million Financial and Insurance Services, George Town Council area: +$7.0 million Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, George Town Council area: +$0.6 million Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, George Town Council area: +$2.1 million Administrative and Support Services, George Town Council area: -$0.6 million Public Administration and Safety, George Town Council area: -$6.7 million Education and Training, George Town Council area: +$1.2 million Health Care and Social Assistance, George Town Council area: +$1.9 million Arts and Recreation Services, George Town Council area: -$2.2 million Other Services, George Town Council area: 0 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 George Town Council area in 2016/17 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing (488 million or 54.6%)
  • Mining (132 million or 14.7%)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (47 million or 5.2%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $666 million in total or 74.6% of the total output by total industry in George Town Council area.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Regional TAS accounted for 14.6% in Manufacturing; 7.5% in Mining; and 6.1% in Transport, Postal and Warehousing.

The major differences between output by industries in George Town Council area and Regional TAS were:

  • A larger percentage of output by Manufacturing (54.6% compared to 14.6%)
  • A larger percentage of output by Mining (14.7% compared to 7.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Construction (3.3% compared to 11.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Health Care and Social Assistance (2.5% compared to 10.0%)

Emerging groups

The total industry output in George Town Council area decreased by $2.9 million between 2011/12 and 2016/17.

The largest change in output by industries between 2011/12 and 2016/17 in George Town Council area was for:

  • Mining (+$85 million)

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