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Imports

In the City of Launceston, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $938 million in 2017/18.

Imports by industry are sales of goods and services from industries located outside the City of Launceston boundaries to resident households, businesses and other organisations within the area. Imports (domestic) includes all imports from other parts of Australia to the City Council.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.

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Total imports by industry sector
City of Launceston - Constant prices2017/182012/13Change
Industry
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$m%Tasmania%$m%Tasmania%2012/13 to 2017/18
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing48.22.32.776.84.13.1-28.6
Mining105.95.14.7161.28.75.6-55.3
Manufacturing937.645.632.1777.942.030.3+159.7
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services27.71.33.737.52.04.0-9.8
Construction0.00.00.00.00.00.00
Wholesale Trade77.63.84.133.31.83.1+44.3
Retail Trade24.51.22.723.11.22.6+1.4
Accommodation and Food Services56.82.84.451.12.84.0+5.7
Transport, Postal and Warehousing97.34.75.7111.86.07.5-14.5
Information Media and Telecommunications57.52.83.657.23.13.3+0.3
Financial and Insurance Services78.23.88.158.83.27.8+19.4
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services28.21.40.812.70.70.8+15.4
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services222.410.87.1192.710.46.7+29.7
Administrative and Support Services83.24.02.154.02.92.2+29.2
Public Administration and Safety101.04.96.197.75.37.2+3.3
Education and Training26.21.32.326.91.52.5-0.7
Health Care and Social Assistance54.42.66.845.52.55.9+8.9
Arts and Recreation Services13.60.70.918.81.01.1-5.2
Other Services17.00.82.017.20.92.2-0.2

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018. 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

Total imports by industry sector 2017/18
Total imports by industry sector 2017/18 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Tasmania: 2.7% Mining, Tasmania: 4.7% Manufacturing, Tasmania: 32.1% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Tasmania: 3.7% Construction, Tasmania: 0.0% Wholesale Trade, Tasmania: 4.1% Retail Trade, Tasmania: 2.7% Accommodation and Food Services, Tasmania: 4.4% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Tasmania: 5.7% Information Media and Telecommunications, Tasmania: 3.6% Financial and Insurance Services, Tasmania: 8.1% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Tasmania: 0.8% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Tasmania: 7.1% Administrative and Support Services, Tasmania: 2.1% Public Administration and Safety, Tasmania: 6.1% Education and Training, Tasmania: 2.3% Health Care and Social Assistance, Tasmania: 6.8% Arts and Recreation Services, Tasmania: 0.9% Other Services, Tasmania: 2.0% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Launceston: 2.3% Mining, City of Launceston: 5.1% Manufacturing, City of Launceston: 45.6% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Launceston: 1.3% Construction, City of Launceston: 0.0% Wholesale Trade, City of Launceston: 3.8% Retail Trade, City of Launceston: 1.2% Accommodation and Food Services, City of Launceston: 2.8% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Launceston: 4.7% Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Launceston: 2.8% Financial and Insurance Services, City of Launceston: 3.8% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Launceston: 1.4% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Launceston: 10.8% Administrative and Support Services, City of Launceston: 4.0% Public Administration and Safety, City of Launceston: 4.9% Education and Training, City of Launceston: 1.3% Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Launceston: 2.6% Arts and Recreation Services, City of Launceston: 0.7% Other Services, City of Launceston: 0.8%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Change in total imports by industry sector, 2012/13 to 2017/18
Change in total imports by industry sector, 2012/13 to 2017/18 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Launceston: -$28.6 million Mining, City of Launceston: -$55.3 million Manufacturing, City of Launceston: +$159.7 million Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Launceston: -$9.8 million Construction, City of Launceston: 0 million Wholesale Trade, City of Launceston: +$44.3 million Retail Trade, City of Launceston: +$1.4 million Accommodation and Food Services, City of Launceston: +$5.7 million Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Launceston: -$14.5 million Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Launceston: +$0.3 million Financial and Insurance Services, City of Launceston: +$19.4 million Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Launceston: +$15.4 million Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Launceston: +$29.7 million Administrative and Support Services, City of Launceston: +$29.2 million Public Administration and Safety, City of Launceston: +$3.3 million Education and Training, City of Launceston: -$0.7 million Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Launceston: +$8.9 million Arts and Recreation Services, City of Launceston: -$5.2 million Other Services, City of Launceston: -$0.2 million
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts

Dominant groups

An analysis of the total imports by industry sectors in City of Launceston in 2017/18 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($938 million or 45.6%)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services ($222 million or 10.8%)
  • Mining ($106 million or 5.1%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $1,266 million in total or 61.5% of the total imports by total industry in the City of Launceston.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Tasmania accounted for 32.1% in Manufacturing; 7.1% in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services; and 4.7% in Mining.

The major differences between total imports by industries in the City of Launceston and Tasmania were:

  • A larger percentage of total imports by Manufacturing (45.6% compared to 32.1%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (10.8% compared to 7.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Financial and Insurance Services (3.8% compared to 8.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Health Care and Social Assistance (2.6% compared to 6.8%)

Emerging groups

The total imports by industries in the City of Launceston increased by $203.0 million between 2012/13 and 2017/18.

The largest changes in the total imports by industries between 2012/13 and 2017/18 in the City of Launceston were for:

  • Manufacturing (+$160 million)
  • Mining (-$55 million)

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