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Imports

In the City of Launceston, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $837 million in 2016/17.

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 prices2016/172011/12Change
Industry
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$m%Greater Hobart%$m%Greater Hobart%2011/12 to 2016/17
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing89.24.44.486.94.44.7+2.2
Mining164.08.08.2178.18.96.6-14.1
Manufacturing836.841.130.1862.943.232.8-26.1
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services23.41.23.537.01.94.5-13.5
Construction0.00.00.00.00.00.00
Wholesale Trade37.41.83.045.82.31.7-8.4
Retail Trade23.31.11.323.31.21.40
Accommodation and Food Services63.13.13.855.32.83.5+7.9
Transport, Postal and Warehousing93.64.66.6109.65.57.8-16.1
Information Media and Telecommunications71.33.54.165.83.33.6+5.5
Financial and Insurance Services73.83.67.359.83.06.6+14.0
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services33.11.61.17.70.40.3+25.3
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services223.010.97.2202.410.16.5+20.6
Administrative and Support Services103.35.13.149.02.53.1+54.3
Public Administration and Safety87.64.35.8100.65.07.0-13.1
Education and Training27.11.32.027.31.42.1-0.1
Health Care and Social Assistance58.72.96.447.72.45.6+11.0
Arts and Recreation Services13.50.70.621.41.10.7-7.8
Other Services15.90.81.516.40.81.6-0.5

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id , the population experts.

Data are based on a 2015-16 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 2016/17
Total imports by industry sector 2016/17 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Greater Hobart: 4.4% Mining, Greater Hobart: 8.2% Manufacturing, Greater Hobart: 30.1% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Greater Hobart: 3.5% Construction, Greater Hobart: 0.0% Wholesale Trade, Greater Hobart: 3.0% Retail Trade, Greater Hobart: 1.3% Accommodation and Food Services, Greater Hobart: 3.8% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Greater Hobart: 6.6% Information Media and Telecommunications, Greater Hobart: 4.1% Financial and Insurance Services, Greater Hobart: 7.3% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Greater Hobart: 1.1% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Greater Hobart: 7.2% Administrative and Support Services, Greater Hobart: 3.1% Public Administration and Safety, Greater Hobart: 5.8% Education and Training, Greater Hobart: 2.0% Health Care and Social Assistance, Greater Hobart: 6.4% Arts and Recreation Services, Greater Hobart: 0.6% Other Services, Greater Hobart: 1.5% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Launceston: 4.4% Mining, City of Launceston: 8.0% Manufacturing, City of Launceston: 41.1% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Launceston: 1.2% Construction, City of Launceston: 0.0% Wholesale Trade, City of Launceston: 1.8% Retail Trade, City of Launceston: 1.1% Accommodation and Food Services, City of Launceston: 3.1% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Launceston: 4.6% Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Launceston: 3.5% Financial and Insurance Services, City of Launceston: 3.6% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Launceston: 1.6% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Launceston: 10.9% Administrative and Support Services, City of Launceston: 5.1% Public Administration and Safety, City of Launceston: 4.3% Education and Training, City of Launceston: 1.3% Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Launceston: 2.9% 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) ©2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Change in total imports by industry sector, 2011/12 to 2016/17
Change in total imports by industry sector, 2011/12 to 2016/17 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Launceston: +$2.2 million Mining, City of Launceston: -$14.1 million Manufacturing, City of Launceston: -$26.1 million Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Launceston: -$13.5 million Construction, City of Launceston: 0 million Wholesale Trade, City of Launceston: -$8.4 million Retail Trade, City of Launceston: 0 million Accommodation and Food Services, City of Launceston: +$7.9 million Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Launceston: -$16.1 million Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Launceston: +$5.5 million Financial and Insurance Services, City of Launceston: +$14.0 million Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Launceston: +$25.3 million Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Launceston: +$20.6 million Administrative and Support Services, City of Launceston: +$54.3 million Public Administration and Safety, City of Launceston: -$13.1 million Education and Training, City of Launceston: -$0.1 million Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Launceston: +$11.0 million Arts and Recreation Services, City of Launceston: -$7.8 million Other Services, City of Launceston: -$0.5 million
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
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 2016/17 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($837 million or 41.1%)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services ($223 million or 10.9%)
  • Mining ($164 million or 8.0%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $1,224 million in total or 60.0% of the total imports by total industry in the City of Launceston.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Greater Hobart accounted for 30.1% in Manufacturing; 7.2% in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services; and 8.2% in Mining.

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

  • A larger percentage of total imports by Manufacturing (41.1% compared to 30.1%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (10.9% compared to 7.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Financial and Insurance Services (3.6% compared to 7.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Health Care and Social Assistance (2.9% compared to 6.4%)

Emerging groups

The total imports by industries in the City of Launceston increased by $41.1 million between 2011/12 and 2016/17.

The largest change in total imports by industries between 2011/12 and 2016/17 in the City of Launceston was for:

  • Administrative and Support Services (+$54 million)

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