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Flinders Council


In the Flinders Council, Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing had the largest total exports by industry, generating $43 million in 2018/19.

Exports by industry are sales of goods and services to non-resident households, businesses and other organisations, outside the Flinders Council 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
Flinders Council2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. Tasmania$m%. Tasmania2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing43.070.715.425.354.510.7+17.7
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services0.
Wholesale Trade2.
Retail Trade0.
Accommodation and Food Services1.
Transport, Postal and Warehousing7.712.
Information Media and Telecommunications0.
Financial and Insurance Services0.
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services0.
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services0.
Administrative and Support Services0.
Public Administration and Safety0.
Education and Training1.
Health Care and Social Assistance0.40.713.40.30.711.5+0.1
Arts and Recreation Services0.
Other Services1.
Total industries60.8100.0100.046.4100.0100.0+14.4

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. Compiled and presented in 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 Flinders Council in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (43 million or 70.7%)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (8 million or 12.7%)
  • Wholesale Trade (2 million or 3.5%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 53 million in total or 86.8% of the total exports by industry in the the Flinders Council.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Tasmania accounted for 15.4% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing; 5.6% in Transport, Postal and Warehousing and 2.0% in Wholesale Trade.

The major differences between the total exports by industries of the Flinders Council and Tasmania were:

  • A larger percentage of total exports by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (70.7% compared to 15.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Manufacturing (1.8% compared to 19.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Health Care and Social Assistance (0.7% compared to 13.4%)
  • A larger percentage of total exports by Transport, Postal and Warehousing (12.7% compared to 5.6%)

Emerging groups

The total total exports by industry in the Flinders Council $increased by 14 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

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

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (+$18 million)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (+$5 million)
  • Wholesale Trade (+$1 million)
  • Accommodation and Food Services (+$0 million)

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