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1384.6 - Statistics - Tasmania, 2005  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 14/11/2003   
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Contents >> Manufacturing and Energy >> Wages and salaries in manufacturing

In 2000-01, wages and salaries paid in the manufacturing industry in Tasmania amounted to $776.2 million, a decrease of $2.9 million (0.4%) from the 1999-2000 figure of $779.1 million.

From 1999-2000 to 2000-01, total wages and salaries paid rose in four of the nine manufacturing industry subdivisions. In dollar terms, Metal product manufacturing had the largest increase, up $33.5 million, from $124.7 million in 1999-2000 to $158.2 million in 2000-01. Over the same period, the largest decrease in wages and salaries paid was for the Wood and paper product manufacturing subdivision, down $35.6 million, from $156.8 million in 1999-2000 to $121.2 million in 2000-01.


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

1998-99
1999-2000
2000-01

Industry subdivision
$m
$m
$m

Food, beverage and tobacco manufacturing
204.9
214.5
203.7
Textile, clothing, footwear and leather manufacturing
45.7
40.7
40.9
Wood and paper product manufacturing
164.6
156.8
121.2
Printing, publishing and recorded media
48.5
50.4
49.2
Petroleum, coal, chemical and associated product manufacturing
48.7
41.3
52.3
Non-metallic mineral product manufacturing
32.2
32.3
37.2
Metal product manufacturing
149.8
124.7
158.2
Machinery and equipment manufacturing
98.4
104.2
102.2
Other manufacturing
13.4
14.3
11.3
Total manufacturing
806.3
779.1
776.2

(a) These data are for manufacturing management units, and represent a break in series from the manufacturing establishment data previously published.
(b) Excludes working proprietors.
(c) 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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