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Murchison - Burnie Economic Region

Imports

In the Murchison - Burnie Economic Region, Mining had the largest total imports by industry, generating $1,001 million in 2018/19.

Imports by industry are sales of goods and services from industries located outside the Murchison - 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
Murchison - Burnie Economic Region2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. Tasmania$m%. Tasmania2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing644.421.715.4365.912.310.7+278.5
Mining1,001.433.75.91,181.739.89.2-180.3
Manufacturing510.417.219.3700.023.622.7-189.6
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services9.40.34.45.30.25.5+4.1
Construction4.00.10.12.00.10.1+2.0
Wholesale Trade38.01.32.050.61.72.2-12.6
Retail Trade52.01.74.054.61.84.1-2.6
Accommodation and Food Services43.51.53.037.31.32.7+6.2
Transport, Postal and Warehousing185.26.25.6170.25.75.3+15.0
Information Media and Telecommunications47.91.64.819.40.74.2+28.5
Financial and Insurance Services14.00.54.711.20.44.5+2.7
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services4.10.10.33.00.10.2+1.2
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services6.40.21.15.90.21.0+0.5
Administrative and Support Services40.41.40.528.71.00.4+11.7
Public Administration and Safety41.31.45.660.42.06.8-19.1
Education and Training84.12.86.173.42.55.7+10.7
Health Care and Social Assistance210.67.113.4170.35.711.5+40.3
Arts and Recreation Services2.50.12.23.60.12.1-1.1
Other Services34.91.21.524.00.81.1+10.9
Total industries2,974.5100.0100.02,967.7100.0100.0+6.8

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

  • Mining ($1,001 million or 33.7%)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing ($644 million or 21.7%)
  • Manufacturing ($510 million or 17.2%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $2,156 million in total or 72.5% of the total imports by industry in the the Murchison - Burnie Economic Region.

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 - Burnie Economic Region and Tasmania were:

  • A larger percentage of total imports by Mining (33.7% compared to 5.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Health Care and Social Assistance (7.1% compared to 13.4%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (21.7% compared to 15.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Public Administration and Safety (1.4% compared to 5.6%)

Emerging groups

The total total imports by industry in the Murchison - Burnie Economic Region increased by $7 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 - Burnie Economic Region were for:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (+$278 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$40 million)
  • Information Media and Telecommunications (+$28 million)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (+$15 million)

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