West Tamar Council area
In West Tamar Council area, Mining had the largest total exports by industry, generating $169 million in 2017/18.
Exports by industry are sales of goods and services to non-resident households, businesses and other organisations, outside West Tamar Council area boundaries. Exports (domestic) include all exports from the area to other parts of Australia. Exports (international) includes all exports from the Region to countries outside Australia.
To get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, export data should be viewed alongside the other industry characteristics in the Industry sector analysis section.
Detailed notes about how the figures are derived can be found in the specific topic notes section.
National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series
|Total exports by industry sector|
|West Tamar Council area - Constant prices||2017/18||2012/13||Change|
|Industry (Click rows to view sub-categories)||$m||%||Regional TAS%||$m||%||Regional TAS%||2012/13 to 2017/18|
|Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing||57.9||18.0||22.0||34.8||11.0||15.6||+23.1||23000||P|
|Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services||1.3||0.4||0.8||2.1||0.7||2.1||-0.8||23300||P|
|Accommodation and Food Services||7.3||2.3||1.6||7.4||2.3||2.3||0||23700||P|
|Transport, Postal and Warehousing||11.4||3.6||5.4||15.2||4.8||7.3||-3.7||23800||P|
|Information Media and Telecommunications||0.9||0.3||1.5||0.8||0.2||1.7||+0.2||23900||P|
|Financial and Insurance Services||0.7||0.2||4.0||1.4||0.4||3.4||-0.7||24000||P|
|Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services||0.6||0.2||0.2||0.7||0.2||0.2||-0.1||24100||P|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical Services||1.4||0.4||0.3||1.5||0.5||0.3||0||24200||P|
|Administrative and Support Services||2.3||0.7||0.6||1.0||0.3||0.5||+1.3||24300||P|
|Public Administration and Safety||1.3||0.4||1.5||1.1||0.3||1.6||+0.2||24400||P|
|Education and Training||9.1||2.8||4.6||7.5||2.4||4.5||+1.5||24500||P|
|Health Care and Social Assistance||33.6||10.5||10.7||11.4||3.6||8.8||+22.1||24600||P|
|Arts and Recreation Services||0.4||0.0||1.7||2.5||0.8||1.1||-2.1||24700||P|
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) (opens a new window) ©2018. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id (opens a new window), 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
An analysis of the total exports by industry sectors in West Tamar Council area in 2017/18 shows the three largest industries were:
- Mining ($169 million or 52.8%)
- Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing ($58 million or 18.0%)
- Health Care and Social Assistance ($34 million or 10.5%)
In combination these three industries accounted for $261 million in total or 81.3% of the total exports by total industry in West Tamar Council area.
In comparison, the same 3 industries in Regional TAS accounted for 12.6% in Mining; 22.0% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing; and 10.7% in Health Care and Social Assistance.
The major differences between total exports by industries in West Tamar Council area and Regional TAS were:
- A larger percentage of total exports by Mining (52.8% compared to 12.6%)
- A smaller percentage of total exports by Manufacturing (5.7% compared to 25.0%)
- A smaller percentage of total exports by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (18.0% compared to 22.0%)
- A smaller percentage of total exports by Financial and Insurance Services (0.2% compared to 4.0%)
The total exports by industries in West Tamar Council area increased by $6.0 million between 2012/13 and 2017/18.
There were no major changes in total exports by industries between 2012/13 and 2017/18 in West Tamar Council area.