1384.6 - Statistics - Tasmania, 2007  
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Contents >> Manufacturing and Energy >> Wages and salaries in manufacturing

From the period 2002-03 to 2004-05, nominal wages and salaries from manufacturing have steadily increased. Over this period, the industry sub-sectors that have increased by the largest proportions are: Non-metallic mineral product manufacturing (51.7% increase); Machinery and equipment manufacturing (27.8% increase); and Other manufacturing (20.0% increase).

In 2004-05, the biggest contributor to wages and salaries remained Food, beverage and tobacco manufacturing which accounted for $210m (23.3% of total manufacturing wages and salaries), despite a decline of $10m over the previous year.

WAGES AND SALARIES IN MANUFACTURING, Tasmania(a)(b)r

2002-03
2003-04
2004-05
Industry subdivision
$m
$m
$m

Food, beverage and tobacco manufacturing
226
220
210
Textile, clothing, footwear and leather manufacturing
44
45
41
Wood and paper product manufacturing
174
189
181
Printing, publishing and recorded media
53
52
60
Petroleum, coal, chemical and associated product manufacturing
56
53
53
Non-metallic mineral product manufacturing
29
29
44
Metal product manufacturing
165
174
163
Machinery and equipment manufacturing
97
105
124
Other manufacturing
20
23
24
Total manufacturing
862
890
901


r revised
(a) Excludes working proprietors
(b) Value data are at current prices and therefore do not discount the impact of price changes.
Source: Manufacturing Industry, Australia (cat. no. 8221.0).


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