In the Murchison Area, Mining had the largest total imports by industry, generating $919 million in 2018/19.
Imports by industry are sales of goods and services from industries located outside the Murchison Area Plains boundaries to resident households, businesses and other organisations within the area. Imports (domestic) includes all imports from other parts of Australia to the Region.Imports (international) includes the value of all imports to the area from outside Australia.
To get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, import data should be viewed alongside the other industry characteristics in the Industry sector analysis section.
Detailed notes about how the figures are derived can be found in the specific topic notes section.
National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series
|Industry||$m||%||Tasmania||$m||%||Tasmania||2013/14 - 2018/19|
|Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing||570.4||29.2||15.4||327.9||16.8||10.7||+242.4|
|Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services||7.2||0.4||4.4||3.0||0.2||5.5||+4.2|
|Accommodation and Food Services||27.5||1.4||3.0||25.6||1.3||2.7||+1.9|
|Transport, Postal and Warehousing||31.5||1.6||5.6||32.1||1.6||5.3||-0.6|
|Information Media and Telecommunications||5.6||0.3||4.8||1.9||0.1||4.2||+3.7|
|Financial and Insurance Services||3.0||0.2||4.7||2.4||0.1||4.5||+0.6|
|Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services||1.3||0.1||0.3||1.0||0.1||0.2||+0.3|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical Services||2.5||0.1||1.1||2.3||0.1||1.0||+0.2|
|Administrative and Support Services||2.9||0.1||0.5||3.2||0.2||0.4||-0.4|
|Public Administration and Safety||4.4||0.2||5.6||2.6||0.1||6.8||+1.8|
|Education and Training||13.8||0.7||6.1||12.4||0.6||5.7||+1.4|
|Health Care and Social Assistance||15.6||0.8||13.4||16.7||0.9||11.5||-1.1|
|Arts and Recreation Services||2.0||0.1||2.2||3.2||0.2||2.1||-1.2|
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 morePlease refer to specific data notes for more information
An analysis of the total imports by industry sectors in the Murchison Area in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:
- Mining ($919 million or 47.1%)
- Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing ($570 million or 29.2%)
- Manufacturing ($305 million or 15.7%)
In combination these three industries accounted for $1,795 million in total or 92.0% of the total imports by industry in the the Murchison Area.
In comparison, the same 3 industries in Tasmania accounted for 5.9% in Mining; 15.4% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing and 19.3% in Manufacturing.
The major differences between total imports by industries of the Murchison Area and Tasmania were:
- A larger percentage of total imports by Mining (47.1% compared to 5.9%)
- A larger percentage of total imports by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (29.2% compared to 15.4%)
- A smaller percentage of total imports by Health Care and Social Assistance (0.8% compared to 13.4%)
- A smaller percentage of total imports by Education and Training (0.7% compared to 6.1%)
The total total imports by industry in the Murchison Area increased by $2 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.
The largest changes in the total imports by industries between 2013/14 and 2018/19 in the Murchison Area were for:
- Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (+$242 million)
- Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (+$4 million)
- Information Media and Telecommunications (+$4 million)
- Construction (+$2 million)