Northern Tasmania Region

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Northern Tasmania Region

Imports

In the Northern Tasmania Region, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $2,458 million in 2019/20.

Imports by industry are sales of goods and services from industries located outside the Northern Tasmania Region Plains boundaries to resident households, businesses and other organisations within the area. Imports (domestic) includes all imports from other parts of Australia to the Region.Imports (international) includes the value of all imports to the area from outside Australia.

To get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, import 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 imports
Northern Tasmania Region2019/202014/15Change
Industry$m%. Tasmania$m%. Tasmania2014/15 - 2019/20
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing231.52.93.6245.93.64.4-14.3
Mining321.04.03.2587.28.66.0-266.2
Manufacturing2,458.430.829.72,103.730.830.3+354.7
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services255.33.23.3160.42.32.7+94.9
Construction000000--
Wholesale Trade337.14.24.2253.03.74.0+84.1
Retail Trade208.52.62.2168.32.52.2+40.2
Accommodation and Food Services313.63.93.9282.84.14.2+30.8
Transport, Postal and Warehousing501.86.36.8407.86.07.0+94.0
Information Media and Telecommunications271.53.43.6187.72.72.8+83.8
Financial and Insurance Services644.78.18.4496.57.38.0+148.2
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services77.51.00.953.00.80.8+24.5
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services595.57.57.1447.06.56.3+148.5
Administrative and Support Services220.52.82.7201.93.03.0+18.6
Public Administration and Safety510.66.46.2443.16.56.3+67.5
Education and Training228.32.92.7178.42.62.5+49.9
Health Care and Social Assistance580.37.38.7411.86.06.5+168.5
Arts and Recreation Services85.21.11.071.81.11.0+13.4
Other Services151.31.91.7139.62.02.0+11.7
Total industries7,992.4100.0100.06,839.6100.0100.0+1,152.8

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 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 imports by industry sectors in the Northern Tasmania Region in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($2,458 million or 30.8%)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($645 million or 8.1%)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services ($595 million or 7.5%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $3,699 million in total or 46.3% of the total imports by industry in the the Northern Tasmania Region.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Tasmania accounted for 29.7% in Manufacturing; 8.4% in Financial and Insurance Services and 7.1% in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services.

The major differences between total imports by industries of the Northern Tasmania Region and Tasmania were:

  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Health Care and Social Assistance (7.3% compared to 8.7%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Manufacturing (30.8% compared to 29.7%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Mining (4.0% compared to 3.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (2.9% compared to 3.6%)

Emerging groups

The total total imports by industry in the Northern Tasmania Region increased by $1,153 million between 2014/15 and 2019/20.

The largest changes in the total imports by industries between 2014/15 and 2019/20 in the Northern Tasmania Region were for:

  • Manufacturing (+$355 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$168 million)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+$149 million)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$148 million)

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