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Waratah-Wynyard Council area


In the Waratah-Wynyard Council area, Mining had the largest total imports by industry, generating $593 million in 2018/19.

Imports by industry are sales of goods and services from industries located outside the Waratah-Wynyard 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
Waratah-Wynyard Council area2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. Tasmania$m%. Tasmania2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing250.620.415.4152.913.210.7+97.7
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services1.
Wholesale Trade32.
Retail Trade5.
Accommodation and Food Services8.
Transport, Postal and Warehousing20.61.75.611.00.95.3+9.6
Information Media and Telecommunications0.
Financial and Insurance Services1.
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services0.
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services2.
Administrative and Support Services1.
Public Administration and Safety2.
Education and Training4.
Health Care and Social Assistance26.02.113.428.92.511.5-2.9
Arts and Recreation Services0.
Other Services1.
Total industries1,228.3100.0100.01,161.7100.0100.0+66.6

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. Compiled and presented in 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 Waratah-Wynyard Council area in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Mining ($593 million or 48.3%)
  • Manufacturing ($273 million or 22.2%)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing ($251 million or 20.4%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $1,116 million in total or 90.9% of the total imports by industry in the the Waratah-Wynyard Council area.

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

The major differences between total imports by industries of the Waratah-Wynyard Council area and Tasmania were:

  • A larger percentage of total imports by Mining (48.3% compared to 5.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Health Care and Social Assistance (2.1% compared to 13.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Education and Training (0.4% compared to 6.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Public Administration and Safety (0.2% compared to 5.6%)

Emerging groups

The total total imports by industry in the Waratah-Wynyard Council area increased by $67 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

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

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (+$98 million)
  • Manufacturing (+$66 million)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (+$10 million)
  • Accommodation and Food Services (+$1 million)

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