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Northern Midlands Council area

Exports

In the Northern Midlands Council area, Manufacturing had the largest total exports by industry, generating $601 million in 2019/20.

Exports by industry are sales of goods and services to non-resident households, businesses and other organisations, outside the Northern Midlands 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
Northern Midlands Council area2019/202014/15Change
Industry$m%. Tasmania$m%. Tasmania2014/15 - 2019/20
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing560.235.515.0372.130.712.5+188.0
Mining1.40.15.89.90.88.6-8.5
Manufacturing600.738.121.1463.238.223.2+137.5
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services1.60.15.11.70.15.3-0.2
Construction2.80.20.21.80.20.1+1.0
Wholesale Trade172.110.92.3153.112.62.5+19.0
Retail Trade8.10.53.510.40.93.4-2.3
Accommodation and Food Services10.00.62.68.90.72.7+1.0
Transport, Postal and Warehousing155.49.86.3150.112.45.7+5.3
Information Media and Telecommunications2.30.14.41.60.13.8+0.7
Financial and Insurance Services1.50.14.11.70.14.2-0.2
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services39.12.50.415.11.20.3+24.0
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1.50.10.91.80.21.1-0.3
Administrative and Support Services2.70.20.51.70.10.4+1.1
Public Administration and Safety2.80.26.43.10.36.8-0.3
Education and Training2.20.15.12.10.25.0+0.1
Health Care and Social Assistance8.50.512.711.40.911.0-3.0
Arts and Recreation Services2.20.12.00.90.12.2+1.3
Other Services3.10.21.72.00.21.1+1.0
Total industries1,578.0100.0100.01,212.7100.0100.0+365.3

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2021. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id (informed decisions). Data are based on a 2018-19 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 Northern Midlands Council area in 2019/20 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing (601 million or 38.1%)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (560 million or 35.5%)
  • Wholesale Trade (172 million or 10.9%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 1,333 million in total or 84.5% of the total exports by industry in the the Northern Midlands Council area.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Tasmania accounted for 21.1% in Manufacturing; 15.0% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing and 2.3% in Wholesale Trade.

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

  • A larger percentage of total exports by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (35.5% compared to 15.0%)
  • A larger percentage of total exports by Manufacturing (38.1% compared to 21.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Health Care and Social Assistance (0.5% compared to 12.7%)
  • A larger percentage of total exports by Wholesale Trade (10.9% compared to 2.3%)

Emerging groups

The total total exports by industry in the Northern Midlands Council area $increased by 365 million between 2014/15 and 2019/20.

The largest changes in the total exports by industries between 2014/15 and 2019/20 in the Northern Midlands Council area were for:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (+$188 million)
  • Manufacturing (+$138 million)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (+$24 million)
  • Wholesale Trade (+$19 million)

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