Murchison AreaEconomic profile
Skip to content

West Coast Council area

Imports

In West Coast Council area, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $152 million in 2017/18.

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

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

Did you know? By clicking/tapping on a data row in the table you will be able to see sub categories.
Total imports by industry sector
West Coast Council area - Constant prices2017/182012/13Change
Industry
(Click rows to view sub-categories)
$m%Greater Hobart%$m%Greater Hobart%2012/13 to 2017/18
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing8.01.93.77.51.64.0+0.5
Mining12.73.05.99.22.06.8+3.5
Manufacturing151.635.833.7139.130.330.6+12.5
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services8.01.94.210.92.44.9-2.8
Construction0.00.00.00.00.00.00
Wholesale Trade21.75.13.423.85.22.4-2.1
Retail Trade8.52.01.312.12.61.5-3.6
Accommodation and Food Services14.03.33.815.03.33.4-1.0
Transport, Postal and Warehousing26.66.36.838.68.48.5-12.0
Information Media and Telecommunications9.02.13.68.91.93.4+0.1
Financial and Insurance Services33.07.87.237.68.27.5-4.6
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services6.81.60.96.11.30.7+0.7
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services75.317.87.786.919.06.5-11.6
Administrative and Support Services2.50.62.41.70.43.0+0.8
Public Administration and Safety15.03.55.919.34.27.0-4.3
Education and Training4.41.01.96.01.32.1-1.7
Health Care and Social Assistance12.12.96.011.92.65.5+0.2
Arts and Recreation Services0.60.10.61.80.40.7-1.3
Other Services13.93.31.022.04.81.7-8.1

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, Greater Hobart: 3.7% Mining, Greater Hobart: 5.9% Manufacturing, Greater Hobart: 33.7% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Greater Hobart: 4.2% Construction, Greater Hobart: 0.0% Wholesale Trade, Greater Hobart: 3.4% Retail Trade, Greater Hobart: 1.3% Accommodation and Food Services, Greater Hobart: 3.8% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Greater Hobart: 6.8% Information Media and Telecommunications, Greater Hobart: 3.6% Financial and Insurance Services, Greater Hobart: 7.2% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Greater Hobart: 0.9% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Greater Hobart: 7.7% Administrative and Support Services, Greater Hobart: 2.4% Public Administration and Safety, Greater Hobart: 5.9% Education and Training, Greater Hobart: 1.9% Health Care and Social Assistance, Greater Hobart: 6.0% Arts and Recreation Services, Greater Hobart: 0.6% Other Services, Greater Hobart: 1.0% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, West Coast Council area: 1.9% Mining, West Coast Council area: 3.0% Manufacturing, West Coast Council area: 35.8% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, West Coast Council area: 1.9% Construction, West Coast Council area: 0.0% Wholesale Trade, West Coast Council area: 5.1% Retail Trade, West Coast Council area: 2.0% Accommodation and Food Services, West Coast Council area: 3.3% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, West Coast Council area: 6.3% Information Media and Telecommunications, West Coast Council area: 2.1% Financial and Insurance Services, West Coast Council area: 7.8% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, West Coast Council area: 1.6% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, West Coast Council area: 17.8% Administrative and Support Services, West Coast Council area: 0.6% Public Administration and Safety, West Coast Council area: 3.5% Education and Training, West Coast Council area: 1.0% Health Care and Social Assistance, West Coast Council area: 2.9% Arts and Recreation Services, West Coast Council area: 0.1% Other Services, West Coast Council area: 3.3%
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, West Coast Council area: +$0.5 million Mining, West Coast Council area: +$3.5 million Manufacturing, West Coast Council area: +$12.5 million Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, West Coast Council area: -$2.8 million Construction, West Coast Council area: 0 million Wholesale Trade, West Coast Council area: -$2.1 million Retail Trade, West Coast Council area: -$3.6 million Accommodation and Food Services, West Coast Council area: -$1.0 million Transport, Postal and Warehousing, West Coast Council area: -$12.0 million Information Media and Telecommunications, West Coast Council area: +$0.1 million Financial and Insurance Services, West Coast Council area: -$4.6 million Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, West Coast Council area: +$0.7 million Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, West Coast Council area: -$11.6 million Administrative and Support Services, West Coast Council area: +$0.8 million Public Administration and Safety, West Coast Council area: -$4.3 million Education and Training, West Coast Council area: -$1.7 million Health Care and Social Assistance, West Coast Council area: +$0.2 million Arts and Recreation Services, West Coast Council area: -$1.3 million Other Services, West Coast Council area: -$8.1 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 West Coast Council area in 2017/18 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($152 million or 35.8%)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services ($75 million or 17.8%)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($33 million or 7.8%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $260 million in total or 61.3% of the total imports by total industry in West Coast Council area.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Greater Hobart accounted for 33.7% in Manufacturing; 7.7% in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services; and 7.2% in Financial and Insurance Services.

The major differences between total imports by industries in West Coast Council area and Greater Hobart were:

  • A larger percentage of total imports by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (17.8% compared to 7.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Health Care and Social Assistance (2.9% compared to 6.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Mining (3.0% compared to 5.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Public Administration and Safety (3.5% compared to 5.9%)

Emerging groups

The total imports by industries in West Coast Council area decreased by $34.9 million between 2012/13 and 2017/18.

There were no major changes in total imports by industries between 2012/13 and 2017/18 in West Coast Council area.

To continue building your economic story go to...

v19.09.08-1.0.0