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Northern Tasmania Region

Imports

In the Northern Tasmania Region, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $1,934 million in 2016/17.

Imports by industry are sales of goods and services from industries located outside the Northern Tasmania Region 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.

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Total imports by industry sector
Northern Tasmania Region - Constant prices2016/172011/12Change
Industry
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$m%Tasmania%$m%Tasmania%2011/12 to 2016/17
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing159.02.53.5148.62.43.6+10.4
Mining481.37.65.9489.47.95.8-8.1
Manufacturing1,933.630.629.32,068.333.532.1-134.7
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services147.22.33.0184.23.03.5-37.0
Construction0.00.00.00.00.00.00
Wholesale Trade241.43.84.1149.62.42.6+91.8
Retail Trade184.82.92.6187.93.02.7-3.2
Accommodation and Food Services288.24.64.3272.64.44.1+15.6
Transport, Postal and Warehousing309.44.96.0351.55.76.9-42.0
Information Media and Telecommunications236.43.74.0222.63.63.6+13.8
Financial and Insurance Services462.47.37.7402.66.57.0+59.8
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services62.71.01.016.90.30.3+45.8
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services456.77.27.0429.87.06.7+26.9
Administrative and Support Services179.92.82.6112.31.82.2+67.6
Public Administration and Safety402.26.46.3407.66.67.1-5.3
Education and Training174.72.82.4161.72.62.5+13.0
Health Care and Social Assistance398.96.37.2366.05.96.1+32.9
Arts and Recreation Services59.50.90.973.91.21.1-14.4
Other Services144.72.32.2125.32.02.0+19.4

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id , the population experts.

Data are based on a 2015-16 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

Total imports by industry sector 2016/17
Total imports by industry sector 2016/17 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Tasmania: 3.5% Mining, Tasmania: 5.9% Manufacturing, Tasmania: 29.3% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Tasmania: 3.0% Construction, Tasmania: 0.0% Wholesale Trade, Tasmania: 4.1% Retail Trade, Tasmania: 2.6% Accommodation and Food Services, Tasmania: 4.3% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Tasmania: 6.0% Information Media and Telecommunications, Tasmania: 4.0% Financial and Insurance Services, Tasmania: 7.7% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Tasmania: 1.0% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Tasmania: 7.0% Administrative and Support Services, Tasmania: 2.6% Public Administration and Safety, Tasmania: 6.3% Education and Training, Tasmania: 2.4% Health Care and Social Assistance, Tasmania: 7.2% Arts and Recreation Services, Tasmania: 0.9% Other Services, Tasmania: 2.2% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Northern Tasmania Region: 2.5% Mining, Northern Tasmania Region: 7.6% Manufacturing, Northern Tasmania Region: 30.6% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Northern Tasmania Region: 2.3% Construction, Northern Tasmania Region: 0.0% Wholesale Trade, Northern Tasmania Region: 3.8% Retail Trade, Northern Tasmania Region: 2.9% Accommodation and Food Services, Northern Tasmania Region: 4.6% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Northern Tasmania Region: 4.9% Information Media and Telecommunications, Northern Tasmania Region: 3.7% Financial and Insurance Services, Northern Tasmania Region: 7.3% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Northern Tasmania Region: 1.0% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Northern Tasmania Region: 7.2% Administrative and Support Services, Northern Tasmania Region: 2.8% Public Administration and Safety, Northern Tasmania Region: 6.4% Education and Training, Northern Tasmania Region: 2.8% Health Care and Social Assistance, Northern Tasmania Region: 6.3% Arts and Recreation Services, Northern Tasmania Region: 0.9% Other Services, Northern Tasmania Region: 2.3%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Change in total imports by industry sector, 2011/12 to 2016/17
Change in total imports by industry sector, 2011/12 to 2016/17 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Northern Tasmania Region: +$10.4 million Mining, Northern Tasmania Region: -$8.1 million Manufacturing, Northern Tasmania Region: -$134.7 million Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Northern Tasmania Region: -$37.0 million Construction, Northern Tasmania Region: 0 million Wholesale Trade, Northern Tasmania Region: +$91.8 million Retail Trade, Northern Tasmania Region: -$3.2 million Accommodation and Food Services, Northern Tasmania Region: +$15.6 million Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Northern Tasmania Region: -$42.0 million Information Media and Telecommunications, Northern Tasmania Region: +$13.8 million Financial and Insurance Services, Northern Tasmania Region: +$59.8 million Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Northern Tasmania Region: +$45.8 million Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Northern Tasmania Region: +$26.9 million Administrative and Support Services, Northern Tasmania Region: +$67.6 million Public Administration and Safety, Northern Tasmania Region: -$5.3 million Education and Training, Northern Tasmania Region: +$13.0 million Health Care and Social Assistance, Northern Tasmania Region: +$32.9 million Arts and Recreation Services, Northern Tasmania Region: -$14.4 million Other Services, Northern Tasmania Region: +$19.4 million
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts

Dominant groups

An analysis of the total imports by industry sectors in Northern Tasmania Region in 2016/17 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($1,934 million or 30.6%)
  • Mining ($481 million or 7.6%)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($462 million or 7.3%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $2,877 million in total or 45.5% of the total imports by total industry in the Northern Tasmania Region.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Tasmania accounted for 29.3% in Manufacturing; 5.9% in Mining; and 7.7% in Financial and Insurance Services.

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

  • A larger percentage of total imports by Mining (7.6% compared to 5.9%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Manufacturing (30.6% compared to 29.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Transport, Postal and Warehousing (4.9% compared to 6.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (2.5% compared to 3.5%)

Emerging groups

The total imports by industries in the Northern Tasmania Region increased by $152.1 million between 2011/12 and 2016/17.

The largest changes in the total imports by industries between 2011/12 and 2016/17 in the Northern Tasmania Region were for:

  • Manufacturing (-$135 million)
  • Wholesale Trade (+$92 million)
  • Administrative and Support Services (+$68 million)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$60 million)

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