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West Tamar Council area

Exports

In the West Tamar Council area, Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing had the largest total exports by industry, generating $66 million in 2018/19.

Exports by industry are sales of goods and services to non-resident households, businesses and other organisations, outside the West Tamar Council area 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.

Data source

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Total exports by industry sector
West Tamar Council area2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. Tasmania$m%. Tasmania2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing65.529.415.439.112.510.7+26.4
Mining50.822.85.9173.655.39.2-122.8
Manufacturing18.28.219.342.413.522.7-24.2
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services2.31.04.41.90.65.5+0.4
Construction0.80.30.10.60.20.1+0.2
Wholesale Trade2.91.32.03.81.22.2-0.9
Retail Trade4.01.84.04.71.54.1-0.7
Accommodation and Food Services9.04.13.06.42.02.7+2.7
Transport, Postal and Warehousing9.34.25.610.13.25.3-0.8
Information Media and Telecommunications4.82.24.81.40.44.2+3.4
Financial and Insurance Services0.90.44.71.50.54.5-0.6
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services0.80.40.30.80.30.2+0.0
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1.80.81.11.90.61.0-0.1
Administrative and Support Services1.80.80.51.20.40.4+0.6
Public Administration and Safety1.00.55.61.10.36.8+0.0
Education and Training5.82.66.19.83.15.7-4.1
Health Care and Social Assistance41.018.413.410.43.311.5+30.6
Arts and Recreation Services0.80.32.22.20.72.1-1.5
Other Services1.20.61.51.00.31.1+0.2
Total industries222.7100.0100.0313.8100.0100.0-91.1

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. 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

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Dominant groups

An analysis of the total exports by industry sectors in the West Tamar Council area in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (66 million or 29.4%)
  • Mining (51 million or 22.8%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (41 million or 18.4%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 157 million in total or 70.6% of the total exports by industry in the the West Tamar Council area.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Tasmania accounted for 15.4% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing; 5.9% in Mining and 13.4% in Health Care and Social Assistance.

The major differences between the total exports by industries of the West Tamar Council area and Tasmania were:

  • A larger percentage of total exports by Mining (22.8% compared to 5.9%)
  • A larger percentage of total exports by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (29.4% compared to 15.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Manufacturing (8.2% compared to 19.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Public Administration and Safety (0.5% compared to 5.6%)

Emerging groups

The total total exports by industry in the West Tamar Council area $decreased by -91 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

The largest changes in the total exports by industries between 2013/14 and 2018/19 in the West Tamar Council area were for:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$31 million)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (+$26 million)
  • Information Media and Telecommunications (+$3 million)
  • Accommodation and Food Services (+$3 million)

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