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Greater Burnie Economic Region

Imports

In the Greater Burnie Economic Region, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $474 million in 2018/19.

Imports by industry are sales of goods and services from industries located outside the Greater Burnie Economic Region 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
Greater Burnie Economic Region2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. Tasmania$m%. Tasmania2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing355.417.315.4184.89.410.7+170.6
Mining379.018.55.9440.522.49.2-61.5
Manufacturing473.723.119.3620.431.622.7-146.7
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services2.90.14.43.20.25.5-0.2
Construction2.40.10.12.20.10.1+0.1
Wholesale Trade55.02.72.058.63.02.2-3.6
Retail Trade55.42.74.054.92.84.1+0.5
Accommodation and Food Services27.91.43.021.61.12.7+6.2
Transport, Postal and Warehousing171.58.45.6151.07.75.3+20.5
Information Media and Telecommunications44.52.24.818.91.04.2+25.6
Financial and Insurance Services13.00.64.711.30.64.5+1.8
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services4.50.20.33.10.20.2+1.3
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services7.80.41.17.10.41.0+0.7
Administrative and Support Services40.01.90.526.91.40.4+13.0
Public Administration and Safety39.81.95.660.63.16.8-20.8
Education and Training84.04.16.176.63.95.7+7.4
Health Care and Social Assistance248.012.113.4187.49.511.5+60.6
Arts and Recreation Services1.50.12.21.90.12.1-0.4
Other Services45.62.21.531.21.61.1+14.4
Total industries2,052.0100.0100.01,962.3100.0100.0+89.7

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 Greater Burnie Economic Region in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($474 million or 23.1%)
  • Mining ($379 million or 18.5%)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing ($355 million or 17.3%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $1,208 million in total or 58.9% of the total imports by industry in the the Greater Burnie Economic Region.

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

The major differences between total imports by industries of the Greater Burnie Economic Region and Tasmania were:

  • A larger percentage of total imports by Mining (18.5% compared to 5.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (0.1% compared to 4.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Financial and Insurance Services (0.6% compared to 4.7%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Manufacturing (23.1% compared to 19.3%)

Emerging groups

The total total imports by industry in the Greater Burnie Economic Region increased by $90 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

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

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (+$171 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$61 million)
  • Information Media and Telecommunications (+$26 million)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (+$21 million)

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