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Burnie City

Imports

In the Burnie City, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $205 million in 2018/19.

Imports by industry are sales of goods and services from industries located outside the Burnie City Plains boundaries to resident households, businesses and other organisations within the area. Imports (domestic) includes all imports from other parts of Australia to the Region.Imports (international) includes the value of all imports to the area from outside Australia.

To get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, import 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.

Data source

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Total imports
Burnie City2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. Tasmania$m%. Tasmania2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing74.07.215.438.03.710.7+36.0
Mining82.48.15.9101.610.09.2-19.2
Manufacturing205.020.019.3317.531.222.7-112.5
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services2.10.24.42.30.25.5-0.2
Construction0.70.10.10.80.10.1-0.1
Wholesale Trade15.91.62.012.21.22.2+3.7
Retail Trade42.44.14.044.94.44.1-2.5
Accommodation and Food Services15.91.63.011.61.12.7+4.3
Transport, Postal and Warehousing153.715.05.6138.113.65.3+15.6
Information Media and Telecommunications42.34.14.817.51.74.2+24.8
Financial and Insurance Services11.01.14.78.80.94.5+2.2
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services2.80.30.32.00.20.2+0.8
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services3.90.41.13.60.41.0+0.3
Administrative and Support Services37.53.70.525.52.50.4+12.1
Public Administration and Safety37.03.65.657.85.76.8-20.9
Education and Training70.36.96.161.06.05.7+9.3
Health Care and Social Assistance195.019.013.4153.615.111.5+41.4
Arts and Recreation Services0.50.02.20.40.02.1+0.1
Other Services31.33.11.521.82.11.1+9.5
Total industries1,023.7100.0100.01,019.1100.0100.0+4.6

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts. Data are based on a 2016-17 price base for all years. NIEIR-ID data are inflation adjusted each year to allow direct comparison, and annual data releases adjust previous years’ figures to a new base year.Learn more

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Dominant groups

An analysis of the total imports by industry sectors in the Burnie City in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($205 million or 20.0%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance ($195 million or 19.0%)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing ($154 million or 15.0%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $554 million in total or 54.1% of the total imports by industry in the the Burnie City.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Tasmania accounted for 19.3% in Manufacturing; 13.4% in Health Care and Social Assistance and 5.6% in Transport, Postal and Warehousing.

The major differences between total imports by industries of the Burnie City and Tasmania were:

  • A larger percentage of total imports by Transport, Postal and Warehousing (15.0% compared to 5.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (7.2% compared to 15.4%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Health Care and Social Assistance (19.0% compared to 13.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (0.2% compared to 4.4%)

Emerging groups

The total total imports by industry in the Burnie City increased by $5 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

The largest changes in the total imports by industries between 2013/14 and 2018/19 in the Burnie City were for:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$41 million)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (+$36 million)
  • Information Media and Telecommunications (+$25 million)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (+$16 million)

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