Northern Tasmania Region
In the Northern Tasmania Region, Manufacturing had the largest total exports by industry, generating $1,363 million in 2017/18.
Exports by industry are sales of goods and services to non-resident households, businesses and other organisations, outside the Northern Tasmania Region boundaries. Exports (domestic) include all exports from the area to other parts of Australia. Exports (international) includes all exports from the Region to countries outside Australia.
To get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, export data should be viewed alongside the other industry characteristics in the Industry sector analysis section.
Detailed notes about how the figures are derived can be found in the specific topic notes section.
National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series
|Total exports by industry sector|
|Northern Tasmania Region - Constant prices||2017/18||2012/13||Change|
|Industry (Click rows to view sub-categories)||$m||%||Tasmania%||$m||%||Tasmania%||2012/13 to 2017/18|
|Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing||926.3||17.2||13.2||650.4||12.8||9.2||+276.0||23000||P|
|Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services||31.8||0.6||3.9||121.6||2.4||6.8||-89.8||23300||P|
|Accommodation and Food Services||94.4||1.7||2.5||147.4||2.9||2.7||-53.0||23700||P|
|Transport, Postal and Warehousing||207.3||3.8||4.8||269.1||5.3||6.0||-61.8||23800||P|
|Information Media and Telecommunications||102.6||1.9||3.6||133.3||2.6||4.3||-30.7||23900||P|
|Financial and Insurance Services||383.4||7.1||6.6||340.6||6.7||5.0||+42.8||24000||P|
|Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services||11.9||0.2||0.2||10.2||0.2||0.2||+1.7||24100||P|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical Services||18.7||0.3||0.9||16.3||0.3||1.1||+2.4||24200||P|
|Administrative and Support Services||12.2||0.2||0.5||11.0||0.2||0.4||+1.2||24300||P|
|Public Administration and Safety||92.0||1.7||7.3||98.9||1.9||7.2||-6.9||24400||P|
|Education and Training||339.5||6.3||6.3||334.2||6.6||6.2||+5.3||24500||P|
|Health Care and Social Assistance||790.3||14.6||13.2||613.8||12.1||12.0||+176.5||24600||P|
|Arts and Recreation Services||138.2||2.6||2.6||79.4||1.6||2.2||+58.8||24700||P|
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) (opens a new window) ©2018. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id (opens a new window), 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
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%)
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)