At 30 June 2001, there were 20,600 people employed in the manufacturing industry in Tasmania, a decrease of 700 (3.3%) from the 30 June 1999 figure of 21,300 people.
In 2000-01, total wages and salaries paid in the manufacturing industry in Tasmania was $776.2 million, a decrease of $30.1 million (3.7%) on the $806.3 million paid in 1998-99.
Total sales and service income for manufacturing management units in 2000-01 was $5,043.6 million, an increase of $255.7 million (5.3%) on the $4,787.9 million recorded in 1998-99. Sales and service income per person employed was $244,400 in 2000-01.
MANUFACTURING SUMMARY, Tasmania(a)(b)
at end of June(c)
Sales & service
Sales & service income per person employed
(a) These data are for manufacturing management units, and represent a break in series from the manufacturing establishment data previously published.
(b) For statistics from 1968-69, go to manufacturing in the historical tables section of Statistics - Tasmania.
(c) Includes working proprietors.
(d) Excludes working proprietors.
(e) Value data are at current prices and therefore do not discount the impact of price changes.
Source: Manufacturing Industry, Australia (cat. no. 8221.0).