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Exports

In the Murchison Area, Mining had the largest total exports by industry, generating $835 million in 2017/18.

Exports by industry are sales of goods and services to non-resident households, businesses and other organisations, outside the Murchison Area boundaries. Exports (domestic) include all exports from the area to other parts of Australia. Exports (international) includes all exports from the Area to countries outside Australia.

To get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, export 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 exports by industry sector
Murchison Area - Constant prices2017/182012/13Change
Industry
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$m%Tasmania%$m%Tasmania%2012/13 to 2017/18
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing445.325.813.2288.716.69.2+156.6
Mining834.748.37.1980.956.69.2-146.2
Manufacturing313.318.119.4308.217.820.8+5.1
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services4.30.33.95.00.36.8-0.6
Construction1.10.10.10.70.00.1+0.4
Wholesale Trade13.80.81.548.52.82.0-34.7
Retail Trade6.90.44.47.30.43.9-0.5
Accommodation and Food Services15.60.92.517.51.02.7-2.0
Transport, Postal and Warehousing27.71.64.833.11.96.0-5.3
Information Media and Telecommunications4.70.33.62.10.14.3+2.6
Financial and Insurance Services2.40.16.61.70.15.0+0.7
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services0.90.10.20.70.00.2+0.1
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1.90.10.91.70.11.1+0.2
Administrative and Support Services5.40.30.53.70.20.4+1.7
Public Administration and Safety3.60.27.32.40.17.2+1.2
Education and Training14.50.86.38.60.56.2+5.9
Health Care and Social Assistance21.21.213.217.91.012.0+3.3
Arts and Recreation Services8.90.52.63.40.22.2+5.5
Other Services2.40.12.01.60.10.9+0.7

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 exports by industry sector 2017/18
Total exports by industry sector 2017/18 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Tasmania: 13.2% Mining, Tasmania: 7.1% Manufacturing, Tasmania: 19.4% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Tasmania: 3.9% Construction, Tasmania: 0.1% Wholesale Trade, Tasmania: 1.5% Retail Trade, Tasmania: 4.4% Accommodation and Food Services, Tasmania: 2.5% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Tasmania: 4.8% Information Media and Telecommunications, Tasmania: 3.6% Financial and Insurance Services, Tasmania: 6.6% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Tasmania: 0.2% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Tasmania: 0.9% Administrative and Support Services, Tasmania: 0.5% Public Administration and Safety, Tasmania: 7.3% Education and Training, Tasmania: 6.3% Health Care and Social Assistance, Tasmania: 13.2% Arts and Recreation Services, Tasmania: 2.6% Other Services, Tasmania: 2.0% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Murchison Area: 25.8% Mining, Murchison Area: 48.3% Manufacturing, Murchison Area: 18.1% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Murchison Area: 0.3% Construction, Murchison Area: 0.1% Wholesale Trade, Murchison Area: 0.8% Retail Trade, Murchison Area: 0.4% Accommodation and Food Services, Murchison Area: 0.9% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Murchison Area: 1.6% Information Media and Telecommunications, Murchison Area: 0.3% Financial and Insurance Services, Murchison Area: 0.1% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Murchison Area: 0.1% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Murchison Area: 0.1% Administrative and Support Services, Murchison Area: 0.3% Public Administration and Safety, Murchison Area: 0.2% Education and Training, Murchison Area: 0.8% Health Care and Social Assistance, Murchison Area: 1.2% Arts and Recreation Services, Murchison Area: 0.5% Other Services, Murchison Area: 0.1%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Change in total exports by industry sector, 2012/13 to 2017/18
Change in total exports by industry sector, 2012/13 to 2017/18 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Murchison Area: +$156.6 million Mining, Murchison Area: -$146.2 million Manufacturing, Murchison Area: +$5.1 million Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Murchison Area: -$0.6 million Construction, Murchison Area: +$0.4 million Wholesale Trade, Murchison Area: -$34.7 million Retail Trade, Murchison Area: -$0.5 million Accommodation and Food Services, Murchison Area: -$2.0 million Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Murchison Area: -$5.3 million Information Media and Telecommunications, Murchison Area: +$2.6 million Financial and Insurance Services, Murchison Area: +$0.7 million Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Murchison Area: +$0.1 million Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Murchison Area: +$0.2 million Administrative and Support Services, Murchison Area: +$1.7 million Public Administration and Safety, Murchison Area: +$1.2 million Education and Training, Murchison Area: +$5.9 million Health Care and Social Assistance, Murchison Area: +$3.3 million Arts and Recreation Services, Murchison Area: +$5.5 million Other Services, Murchison Area: +$0.7 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 exports by industry sectors in Murchison Area in 2017/18 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Mining ($835 million or 48.3%)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing ($445 million or 25.8%)
  • Manufacturing ($313 million or 18.1%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $1,593 million in total or 92.2% of the total exports by total industry in the Murchison Area.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Tasmania accounted for 7.1% in Mining; 13.2% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing; and 19.4% in Manufacturing.

The major differences between total exports by industries in the Murchison Area and Tasmania were:

  • A larger percentage of total exports by Mining (48.3% compared to 7.1%)
  • A larger percentage of total exports by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (25.8% compared to 13.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Health Care and Social Assistance (1.2% compared to 13.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Public Administration and Safety (0.2% compared to 7.3%)

Emerging groups

The total exports by industries in the Murchison Area decreased by $5.2 million between 2012/13 and 2017/18.

The largest changes in total exports by industries between 2012/13 and 2017/18 in the Murchison Area were for:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (+$157 million)
  • Mining (-$146 million)

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