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Dorset Council area

Exports

In Dorset Council area, Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing had the largest total exports by industry, generating $184 million in 2017/18.

Exports by industry are sales of goods and services to non-resident households, businesses and other organisations, outside Dorset 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.

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Total exports by industry sector
Dorset Council area - Constant prices2017/182012/13Change
Industry
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$m%Regional TAS%$m%Regional TAS%2012/13 to 2017/18
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing183.873.822.0142.176.115.6+41.7
Mining3.71.512.61.40.716.0+2.4
Manufacturing32.613.125.015.38.228.1+17.2
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services0.40.00.80.50.02.1-0.1
Construction0.10.00.10.20.00.1-0.1
Wholesale Trade1.70.72.02.61.42.7-0.9
Retail Trade1.40.63.32.01.13.1-0.6
Accommodation and Food Services2.71.11.62.51.42.3+0.1
Transport, Postal and Warehousing13.05.25.413.37.17.3-0.3
Information Media and Telecommunications0.20.01.50.20.01.70
Financial and Insurance Services0.40.04.00.40.03.40
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services0.30.00.20.20.00.2+0.1
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services0.40.00.30.40.00.30
Administrative and Support Services0.20.00.60.20.00.50
Public Administration and Safety2.91.21.51.20.71.6+1.7
Education and Training3.41.34.62.71.44.5+0.7
Health Care and Social Assistance1.00.410.71.00.58.80
Arts and Recreation Services0.40.01.70.20.01.1+0.2
Other Services0.50.22.00.30.00.7+0.2

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, Regional TAS: 22.0% Mining, Regional TAS: 12.6% Manufacturing, Regional TAS: 25.0% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Regional TAS: 0.8% Construction, Regional TAS: 0.1% Wholesale Trade, Regional TAS: 2.0% Retail Trade, Regional TAS: 3.3% Accommodation and Food Services, Regional TAS: 1.6% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Regional TAS: 5.4% Information Media and Telecommunications, Regional TAS: 1.5% Financial and Insurance Services, Regional TAS: 4.0% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Regional TAS: 0.2% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Regional TAS: 0.3% Administrative and Support Services, Regional TAS: 0.6% Public Administration and Safety, Regional TAS: 1.5% Education and Training, Regional TAS: 4.6% Health Care and Social Assistance, Regional TAS: 10.7% Arts and Recreation Services, Regional TAS: 1.7% Other Services, Regional TAS: 2.0% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Dorset Council area: 73.8% Mining, Dorset Council area: 1.5% Manufacturing, Dorset Council area: 13.1% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Dorset Council area: 0.0% Construction, Dorset Council area: 0.0% Wholesale Trade, Dorset Council area: 0.7% Retail Trade, Dorset Council area: 0.6% Accommodation and Food Services, Dorset Council area: 1.1% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Dorset Council area: 5.2% Information Media and Telecommunications, Dorset Council area: 0.0% Financial and Insurance Services, Dorset Council area: 0.0% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Dorset Council area: 0.0% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Dorset Council area: 0.0% Administrative and Support Services, Dorset Council area: 0.0% Public Administration and Safety, Dorset Council area: 1.2% Education and Training, Dorset Council area: 1.3% Health Care and Social Assistance, Dorset Council area: 0.4% Arts and Recreation Services, Dorset Council area: 0.0% Other Services, Dorset Council area: 0.2%
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, Dorset Council area: +$41.7 million Mining, Dorset Council area: +$2.4 million Manufacturing, Dorset Council area: +$17.2 million Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Dorset Council area: -$0.1 million Construction, Dorset Council area: -$0.1 million Wholesale Trade, Dorset Council area: -$0.9 million Retail Trade, Dorset Council area: -$0.6 million Accommodation and Food Services, Dorset Council area: +$0.1 million Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Dorset Council area: -$0.3 million Information Media and Telecommunications, Dorset Council area: 0 million Financial and Insurance Services, Dorset Council area: 0 million Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Dorset Council area: +$0.1 million Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Dorset Council area: 0 million Administrative and Support Services, Dorset Council area: 0 million Public Administration and Safety, Dorset Council area: +$1.7 million Education and Training, Dorset Council area: +$0.7 million Health Care and Social Assistance, Dorset Council area: 0 million Arts and Recreation Services, Dorset Council area: +$0.2 million Other Services, Dorset Council area: +$0.2 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 Dorset Council area in 2017/18 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing ($184 million or 73.8%)
  • Manufacturing ($33 million or 13.1%)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing ($13 million or 5.2%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $229 million in total or 92.1% of the total exports by total industry in Dorset Council area.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Regional TAS accounted for 22.0% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing; 25.0% in Manufacturing; and 5.4% in Transport, Postal and Warehousing.

The major differences between total exports by industries in Dorset Council area and Regional TAS were:

  • A larger percentage of total exports by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (73.8% compared to 22.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Manufacturing (13.1% compared to 25.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Mining (1.5% compared to 12.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Health Care and Social Assistance (0.4% compared to 10.7%)

Emerging groups

The total exports by industries in Dorset Council area increased by $62.4 million between 2012/13 and 2017/18.

There were no major changes in total exports by industries between 2012/13 and 2017/18 in Dorset Council area.

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