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Northern Tasmania Region

Exports

In the Northern Tasmania Region, Manufacturing had the largest total exports by industry, generating $1,363 million in 2017/18.

Exports by industry are sales of goods and services to non-resident households, businesses and other organisations, outside the Northern Tasmania Region boundaries. Exports (domestic) include all exports from the area to other parts of Australia. Exports (international) includes all exports from the Region 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
Northern Tasmania Region - Constant prices2017/182012/13Change
Industry
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$m%Tasmania%$m%Tasmania%2012/13 to 2017/18
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing926.317.213.2650.412.89.2+276.0
Mining368.46.87.1451.28.99.2-82.8
Manufacturing1,362.625.219.41,391.427.320.8-28.8
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services31.80.63.9121.62.46.8-89.8
Construction2.60.00.12.50.10.1+0.1
Wholesale Trade143.52.71.5144.82.82.0-1.3
Retail Trade255.64.74.4227.14.53.9+28.5
Accommodation and Food Services94.41.72.5147.42.92.7-53.0
Transport, Postal and Warehousing207.33.84.8269.15.36.0-61.8
Information Media and Telecommunications102.61.93.6133.32.64.3-30.7
Financial and Insurance Services383.47.16.6340.66.75.0+42.8
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services11.90.20.210.20.20.2+1.7
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services18.70.30.916.30.31.1+2.4
Administrative and Support Services12.20.20.511.00.20.4+1.2
Public Administration and Safety92.01.77.398.91.97.2-6.9
Education and Training339.56.36.3334.26.66.2+5.3
Health Care and Social Assistance790.314.613.2613.812.112.0+176.5
Arts and Recreation Services138.22.62.679.41.62.2+58.8
Other Services119.52.22.047.20.90.9+72.2

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 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, Northern Tasmania Region: 17.2% Mining, Northern Tasmania Region: 6.8% Manufacturing, Northern Tasmania Region: 25.2% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Northern Tasmania Region: 0.6% Construction, Northern Tasmania Region: 0.0% Wholesale Trade, Northern Tasmania Region: 2.7% Retail Trade, Northern Tasmania Region: 4.7% Accommodation and Food Services, Northern Tasmania Region: 1.7% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Northern Tasmania Region: 3.8% Information Media and Telecommunications, Northern Tasmania Region: 1.9% Financial and Insurance Services, Northern Tasmania Region: 7.1% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Northern Tasmania Region: 0.2% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Northern Tasmania Region: 0.3% Administrative and Support Services, Northern Tasmania Region: 0.2% Public Administration and Safety, Northern Tasmania Region: 1.7% Education and Training, Northern Tasmania Region: 6.3% Health Care and Social Assistance, Northern Tasmania Region: 14.6% Arts and Recreation Services, Northern Tasmania Region: 2.6% Other Services, Northern Tasmania Region: 2.2%
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, Northern Tasmania Region: +$276.0 million Mining, Northern Tasmania Region: -$82.8 million Manufacturing, Northern Tasmania Region: -$28.8 million Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Northern Tasmania Region: -$89.8 million Construction, Northern Tasmania Region: +$0.1 million Wholesale Trade, Northern Tasmania Region: -$1.3 million Retail Trade, Northern Tasmania Region: +$28.5 million Accommodation and Food Services, Northern Tasmania Region: -$53.0 million Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Northern Tasmania Region: -$61.8 million Information Media and Telecommunications, Northern Tasmania Region: -$30.7 million Financial and Insurance Services, Northern Tasmania Region: +$42.8 million Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Northern Tasmania Region: +$1.7 million Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Northern Tasmania Region: +$2.4 million Administrative and Support Services, Northern Tasmania Region: +$1.2 million Public Administration and Safety, Northern Tasmania Region: -$6.9 million Education and Training, Northern Tasmania Region: +$5.3 million Health Care and Social Assistance, Northern Tasmania Region: +$176.5 million Arts and Recreation Services, Northern Tasmania Region: +$58.8 million Other Services, Northern Tasmania Region: +$72.2 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 exports by industry sectors in Northern Tasmania Region in 2017/18 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($1,363 million or 25.2%)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing ($926 million or 17.2%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance ($790 million or 14.6%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $3,079 million in total or 57.0% of the total exports by total industry in the Northern Tasmania Region.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Tasmania accounted for 19.4% in Manufacturing; 13.2% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing; and 13.2% in Health Care and Social Assistance.

The major differences between total exports by industries in the Northern Tasmania Region and Tasmania were:

  • A larger percentage of total exports by Manufacturing (25.2% compared to 19.4%)
  • A larger percentage of total exports by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (17.2% compared to 13.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Public Administration and Safety (1.7% compared to 7.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (0.6% compared to 3.9%)

Emerging groups

The total exports by industries in the Northern Tasmania Region increased by $310.5 million between 2012/13 and 2017/18.

The largest changes in total exports by industries between 2012/13 and 2017/18 in the Northern Tasmania Region were for:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (+$276 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$177 million)
  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (-$90 million)
  • Mining (-$83 million)

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