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.
National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series
|Northern Tasmania Region||2018/19||2013/14||Change|
|Industry||$m||%||Tasmania||$m||%||Tasmania||2013/14 - 2018/19|
|Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing||136.0||1.7||2.2||176.2||2.6||3.8||-40.2|
|Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services||206.2||2.7||3.2||178.5||2.7||3.2||+27.7|
|Accommodation and Food Services||400.5||5.2||4.7||332.7||5.0||4.2||+67.8|
|Transport, Postal and Warehousing||432.6||5.6||6.4||409.6||6.1||7.4||+23.0|
|Information Media and Telecommunications||277.1||3.6||3.6||193.3||2.9||2.9||+83.8|
|Financial and Insurance Services||591.1||7.6||8.4||493.1||7.3||8.0||+98.0|
|Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services||74.0||1.0||1.1||62.7||0.9||1.0||+11.3|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical Services||536.4||6.9||6.9||437.2||6.5||6.5||+99.3|
|Administrative and Support Services||195.5||2.5||2.5||181.1||2.7||2.9||+14.4|
|Public Administration and Safety||447.9||5.8||6.0||418.5||6.2||6.4||+29.4|
|Education and Training||224.9||2.9||2.3||171.8||2.6||2.3||+53.1|
|Health Care and Social Assistance||606.4||7.8||8.2||406.4||6.1||6.2||+200.0|
|Arts and Recreation Services||87.6||1.1||1.0||83.8||1.2||1.2||+3.8|
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. 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 morePlease refer to specific data notes for more information
An analysis of the total imports by industry sectors in the Northern Tasmania Region in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:
- Manufacturing ($2,283 million or 29.4%)
- Health Care and Social Assistance ($606 million or 7.8%)
- Financial and Insurance Services ($591 million or 7.6%)
In combination these three industries accounted for $3,481 million in total or 44.8% of the total imports by industry in the the Northern Tasmania Region.
In comparison, the same 3 industries in Tasmania accounted for 29.4% in Manufacturing; 8.2% in Health Care and Social Assistance and 8.4% in Financial and Insurance Services.
The major differences between total imports by industries of the Northern Tasmania Region and Tasmania were:
- A larger percentage of total imports by Mining (7.2% compared to 5.2%)
- A smaller percentage of total imports by Financial and Insurance Services (7.6% compared to 8.4%)
- A smaller percentage of total imports by Transport, Postal and Warehousing (5.6% compared to 6.4%)
- A larger percentage of total imports by Education and Training (2.9% compared to 2.3%)
The total total imports by industry in the Northern Tasmania Region increased by $1,058 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.
The largest changes in the total imports by industries between 2013/14 and 2018/19 in the Northern Tasmania Region were for:
- Manufacturing (+$344 million)
- Health Care and Social Assistance (+$200 million)
- Wholesale Trade (+$104 million)
- Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+$99 million)