GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

The Most Surprising Australian Manufacturing Industry Statistics And Trends in 2024

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"Women represent 27% of the workforce in Australia's manufacturing sector as of 2020."

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"The Australian government announced a $1.5 billion Modern Manufacturing Strategy in 2020 to boost the sector."

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"The food and beverage sector is the largest manufacturing sub-sector in Australia, accounting for 26% of total manufacturing activity."

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"In 2020, Australia's manufacturing industry employed approximately 862,100 people."

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"New South Wales and Victoria account for over half of all manufacturing output in Australia."

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"Australia's automotive manufacturing sector employed around 13,000 people as of 2019."

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"The Australian textiles manufacturing industry employs around 48,000 people."

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"The Australian advanced manufacturing sector is projected to grow by 3.4% annually until 2026."

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"The Australian chemical manufacturing industry generated $32 billion in revenue in 2019."

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"As of 2021, there were over 47,000 manufacturing businesses operating in Australia."

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"Australia has seen a 40% decline in manufacturing employment since the 1990s."

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"In 2018-19, Australia's manufacturing industry's gross value added (GVA) was $104.5 billion."

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"In 2019-20, Australian manufacturing exports were valued at over $115 billion."

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"The Australian manufacturing sector invested $9.6 billion in research and development in 2019."

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"The Australian pharmaceutical manufacturing industry was valued at $12 billion as of 2020."

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"Queensland's manufacturing sector contributes $20 billion to the state's economy."

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"Manufacturing jobs in Australia have a high skills shortage, with over 20% of employers reporting difficulty in finding qualified workers in 2020."

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"As of 2019, manufacturing contributed around 6% to Australia's GDP."

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"The average weekly earnings for a full-time employee in the manufacturing sector are $1,800 as of 2021."

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"In 2020, the manufacturing sector accounted for 12% of total energy consumption in Australia."

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