In the Dorset Council area, Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing had the largest total exports by industry, generating $227 million in 2018/19.
Exports by industry are sales of goods and services to non-resident households, businesses and other organisations, outside the Dorset Council area boundaries. Exports (domestic) include all exports from the area to other parts of Australia. Exports (international) includes all exports from the Region to countries outside Australia.
To get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, export data should be viewed alongside the other industry characteristics in the Industry sector analysis section.
Detailed notes about how the figures are derived can be found in the specific topic notes section.
National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series
|Total exports by industry sector|
|Dorset Council area||2018/19||2013/14||Change|
|Industry||$m||%||Tasmania||$m||%||Tasmania||2013/14 - 2018/19|
|Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing||227.4||74.8||15.4||165.2||72.0||10.7||+62.2|
|Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services||0.5||0.2||4.4||0.5||0.2||5.5||+0.0|
|Accommodation and Food Services||4.6||1.5||3.0||4.9||2.2||2.7||-0.4|
|Transport, Postal and Warehousing||13.0||4.3||5.6||11.7||5.1||5.3||+1.3|
|Information Media and Telecommunications||0.5||0.2||4.8||0.2||0.1||4.2||+0.3|
|Financial and Insurance Services||0.5||0.2||4.7||0.5||0.2||4.5||+0.0|
|Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services||0.3||0.1||0.3||0.2||0.1||0.2||+0.1|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical Services||0.6||0.2||1.1||0.6||0.3||1.0||+0.0|
|Administrative and Support Services||0.4||0.1||0.5||0.3||0.1||0.4||+0.1|
|Public Administration and Safety||7.0||2.3||5.6||2.5||1.1||6.8||+4.5|
|Education and Training||3.2||1.0||6.1||4.2||1.8||5.7||-1.0|
|Health Care and Social Assistance||1.3||0.4||13.4||1.1||0.5||11.5||+0.3|
|Arts and Recreation Services||0.3||0.1||2.2||0.3||0.1||2.1||+0.0|
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 morePlease refer to specific data notes for more information
An analysis of the total exports by industry sectors in the Dorset Council area in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:
- Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (227 million or 74.8%)
- Manufacturing (36 million or 11.9%)
- Transport, Postal and Warehousing (13 million or 4.3%)
In combination these three industries accounted for 276 million in total or 90.9% of the total exports by industry in the the Dorset Council area.
In comparison, the same 3 industries in Tasmania accounted for 15.4% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing; 19.3% in Manufacturing and 5.6% in Transport, Postal and Warehousing.
The major differences between the total exports by industries of the Dorset Council area and Tasmania were:
- A larger percentage of total exports by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (74.8% compared to 15.4%)
- A smaller percentage of total exports by Health Care and Social Assistance (0.4% compared to 13.4%)
- A smaller percentage of total exports by Manufacturing (11.9% compared to 19.3%)
- A smaller percentage of total exports by Mining (0.0% compared to 5.9%)
The total total exports by industry in the Dorset Council area $increased by 74 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.
The largest changes in the total exports by industries between 2013/14 and 2018/19 in the Dorset Council area were for:
- Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (+$62 million)
- Manufacturing (+$11 million)
- Public Administration and Safety (+$5 million)
- Transport, Postal and Warehousing (+$1 million)