At 30 June 2005, there were 21,300 people employed in the manufacturing industry in Tasmania. This figure has remained almost unchanged over the four year period from July 2001.
In 2004-05, total wages and salaries paid in the manufacturing industry in Tasmania was $901m, an increase of $11m (1.2%) on the $890m paid in 2003-04.
Total sales and service income for manufacturing management units in 2004-05 was $6,239m, an increase of $553m (9.7%) on the $5,686m recorded in 2003-04. Sales and service income per person employed was $293,400 in 2004-05.
MANUFACTURING SUMMARY, Tasmania(a)
at end of June(b)
Sales & service
Sales & service income per person employed
(a) For statistics from 1968-69, go to 'Manufacturing' in the 'Historical Tables' chapter of Statistics - Tasmania (cat. no. 1384.6)
(b) Includes working proprietors.
(c) Excludes working proprietors.
(d) Value data are at current prices and therefore do not discount the impact of price changes.
Source: Manufacturing Industry, Australia (cat. no. 8221.0).