Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Revenue across the Jewellery Manufacturing industry has trended upwards over the past five years, at an annualised 4.3%. However, this annualised growth masks significant annual fluctuations in performance as a result of volatility in metal prices and export volumes. Trends in industry performance during this period have also stemmed from fluctuations in real household discretionary income and demand for jewellery across the retail trade market. Industry revenue is expected to rise by 1.4% to $2.3 billion in 2014-15.
Despite the solid annualised rise in revenue, industry operators have faced a challenging market over the past five years... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter
The geographic spread of the industry is concentrated in New South Wales, Victoria and Queensland. In 2014-15, these are expected to account for 77.5% of jewellery manufacturing operations in Australia. The distribution of establishments in the industry mirrors the population distribution.
New South Wales has the largest concentration of jewellery manufacturers with an estimated 33.0% of industry establishments in 2014-15, while Victoria is expected to have 26.0%. This is highly correlated to the distribution of manufacturing businesses nationwide as Victoria and New South Wales are the largest employers of all workers in the overall manufacturing sector.
New South Wales and Victoria have a higher number and concentration of jewellery retailers, wholesalers and exporters... purchase to read more