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Circular Head Council area

Imports

In the Circular Head Council area, Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $632 million in 2018/19.

Imports by industry are sales of goods and services from industries located outside the Circular Head Council area 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
Circular Head Council area2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. Tasmania$m%. Tasmania2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing631.959.315.4327.632.910.7+304.3
Mining95.49.05.9142.114.39.2-46.7
Manufacturing270.525.419.3454.945.622.7-184.4
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services0.60.14.41.00.15.5-0.4
Construction0.60.10.10.80.10.1-0.2
Wholesale Trade9.10.82.018.81.92.2-9.8
Retail Trade7.10.74.09.20.94.1-2.2
Accommodation and Food Services16.21.53.015.91.62.7+0.3
Transport, Postal and Warehousing11.51.15.69.00.95.3+2.5
Information Media and Telecommunications5.70.54.81.40.14.2+4.4
Financial and Insurance Services2.80.34.72.10.24.5+0.7
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services0.90.10.30.80.10.2+0.1
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services2.00.21.11.90.21.0+0.2
Administrative and Support Services1.20.10.50.70.10.4+0.5
Public Administration and Safety1.30.15.61.40.16.8+0.0
Education and Training3.60.36.13.50.45.7+0.2
Health Care and Social Assistance3.10.313.42.80.311.5+0.3
Arts and Recreation Services1.00.12.22.30.22.1-1.4
Other Services1.40.11.51.10.11.1+0.2
Total industries1,066.0100.0100.0997.2100.0100.0+68.7

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 Circular Head Council area in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing ($632 million or 59.3%)
  • Manufacturing ($271 million or 25.4%)
  • Mining ($95 million or 9.0%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $998 million in total or 93.6% of the total imports by industry in the the Circular Head Council area.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Tasmania accounted for 15.4% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing; 19.3% in Manufacturing and 5.9% in Mining.

The major differences between total imports by industries of the Circular Head Council area and Tasmania were:

  • A larger percentage of total imports by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (59.3% compared to 15.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Health Care and Social Assistance (0.3% compared to 13.4%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Manufacturing (25.4% compared to 19.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Education and Training (0.3% compared to 6.1%)

Emerging groups

The total total imports by industry in the Circular Head Council area increased by $69 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

The largest changes in the total imports by industries between 2013/14 and 2018/19 in the Circular Head Council area were for:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (+$304 million)
  • Information Media and Telecommunications (+$4 million)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (+$3 million)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$1 million)

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