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Exports

In West Coast Council area, Mining had the largest total exports by industry, generating $261 million in 2015/16.

Exports by industry are sales of goods and services to non-resident households, businesses and other organisations, outside West Coast Council area boundaries. Exports (domestic) include all exports from the area to other parts of Australia. Exports (international) includes all exports from the Region to countries outside Australia.

To get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, export data should be viewed alongside the other industry characteristics in the Industry sector analysis section.

Detailed notes about how the figures are derived can be found in the specific topic notes section.

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Total exports by industry sector
West Coast Council area - Constant prices2015/162010/11Change
Industry
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$m%Greater Hobart%$m%Greater Hobart%2010/11 to 2015/16
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing26.07.13.119.24.73.5+6.8
Mining260.971.20.1323.679.60.1-62.7
Manufacturing9.42.611.411.52.812.9-2.1
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services17.24.712.85.51.415.2+11.6
Construction0.00.00.00.00.00.00
Wholesale Trade0.00.01.50.00.00.70
Retail Trade0.90.25.00.50.04.2+0.4
Accommodation and Food Services20.25.54.520.04.94.8+0.2
Transport, Postal and Warehousing15.94.34.912.83.15.8+3.1
Information Media and Telecommunications1.50.411.61.50.49.4+0.1
Financial and Insurance Services0.10.04.10.10.04.60
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services0.10.00.10.10.00.00
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services0.20.02.10.20.01.90
Administrative and Support Services4.51.20.15.21.30.2-0.8
Public Administration and Safety0.00.013.00.00.016.50
Education and Training3.00.89.21.60.47.5+1.4
Health Care and Social Assistance0.00.010.70.00.08.60
Arts and Recreation Services4.21.14.14.51.13.4-0.4
Other Services2.20.61.50.00.00.8+2.1

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id , the population experts.

Data is based on 2014-15 constant prices for all years. NIEIR data are inflation adjusted each year to allow direct comparison, and new data releases normally adjust previous years’ figures to a new base year.

Total exports by industry sector 2015/16
Total exports by industry sector 2015/16 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Greater Hobart: 3.1% Mining, Greater Hobart: 0.1% Manufacturing, Greater Hobart: 11.4% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Greater Hobart: 12.8% Construction, Greater Hobart: 0.0% Wholesale Trade, Greater Hobart: 1.5% Retail Trade, Greater Hobart: 5.0% Accommodation and Food Services, Greater Hobart: 4.5% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Greater Hobart: 4.9% Information Media and Telecommunications, Greater Hobart: 11.6% Financial and Insurance Services, Greater Hobart: 4.1% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Greater Hobart: 0.1% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Greater Hobart: 2.1% Administrative and Support Services, Greater Hobart: 0.1% Public Administration and Safety, Greater Hobart: 13.0% Education and Training, Greater Hobart: 9.2% Health Care and Social Assistance, Greater Hobart: 10.7% Arts and Recreation Services, Greater Hobart: 4.1% Other Services, Greater Hobart: 1.5% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, West Coast Council area: 7.1% Mining, West Coast Council area: 71.2% Manufacturing, West Coast Council area: 2.6% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, West Coast Council area: 4.7% Construction, West Coast Council area: 0.0% Wholesale Trade, West Coast Council area: 0.0% Retail Trade, West Coast Council area: 0.2% Accommodation and Food Services, West Coast Council area: 5.5% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, West Coast Council area: 4.3% Information Media and Telecommunications, West Coast Council area: 0.4% Financial and Insurance Services, West Coast Council area: 0.0% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, West Coast Council area: 0.0% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, West Coast Council area: 0.0% Administrative and Support Services, West Coast Council area: 1.2% Public Administration and Safety, West Coast Council area: 0.0% Education and Training, West Coast Council area: 0.8% Health Care and Social Assistance, West Coast Council area: 0.0% Arts and Recreation Services, West Coast Council area: 1.1% Other Services, West Coast Council area: 0.6%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Change in total exports by industry sector, 2010/11 to 2015/16
Change in total exports by industry sector, 2010/11 to 2015/16 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, West Coast Council area: +$6.8 million Mining, West Coast Council area: -$62.7 million Manufacturing, West Coast Council area: -$2.1 million Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, West Coast Council area: +$11.6 million Construction, West Coast Council area: 0 million Wholesale Trade, West Coast Council area: 0 million Retail Trade, West Coast Council area: +$0.4 million Accommodation and Food Services, West Coast Council area: +$0.2 million Transport, Postal and Warehousing, West Coast Council area: +$3.1 million Information Media and Telecommunications, West Coast Council area: +$0.1 million Financial and Insurance Services, West Coast Council area: 0 million Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, West Coast Council area: 0 million Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, West Coast Council area: 0 million Administrative and Support Services, West Coast Council area: -$0.8 million Public Administration and Safety, West Coast Council area: 0 million Education and Training, West Coast Council area: +$1.4 million Health Care and Social Assistance, West Coast Council area: 0 million Arts and Recreation Services, West Coast Council area: -$0.4 million Other Services, West Coast Council area: +$2.1 million
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts

Dominant groups

An analysis of the total exports by industry sectors in West Coast Council area in 2015/16 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Mining ($261 million or 71.2%)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing ($26 million or 7.1%)
  • Accommodation and Food Services ($20 million or 5.5%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $307 million in total or 83.8% of the total exports by total industry in West Coast Council area.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Greater Hobart accounted for 0.1% in Mining; 3.1% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing; and 4.5% in Accommodation and Food Services.

The major differences between total exports by industries in West Coast Council area and Greater Hobart were:

  • A larger percentage of total exports by Mining (71.2% compared to 0.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Public Administration and Safety (0.0% compared to 13.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Information Media and Telecommunications (0.4% compared to 11.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Health Care and Social Assistance (0.0% compared to 10.7%)

Emerging groups

The total exports by industries in West Coast Council area decreased by $40.1 million between 2010/11 and 2015/16.

The largest change in total exports by industries between 2010/11 and 2015/16 in West Coast Council area was for:

  • Mining (-$63 million)

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