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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 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 prices2019/202014/15Change
Industry
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$m%Tasmania%$m%Tasmania%2014/15 to 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
Construction0.00.00.00.00.00.00
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

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

Total imports by industry sector 2019/20
Total imports by industry sector 2019/20 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Tasmania: 3.6% Mining, Tasmania: 3.2% Manufacturing, Tasmania: 29.7% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Tasmania: 3.3% Construction, Tasmania: 0.0% Wholesale Trade, Tasmania: 4.2% Retail Trade, Tasmania: 2.2% Accommodation and Food Services, Tasmania: 3.9% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Tasmania: 6.8% Information Media and Telecommunications, Tasmania: 3.6% Financial and Insurance Services, Tasmania: 8.4% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Tasmania: 0.9% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Tasmania: 7.1% Administrative and Support Services, Tasmania: 2.7% Public Administration and Safety, Tasmania: 6.2% Education and Training, Tasmania: 2.7% Health Care and Social Assistance, Tasmania: 8.7% Arts and Recreation Services, Tasmania: 1.0% Other Services, Tasmania: 1.7% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Northern Tasmania Region: 2.9% Mining, Northern Tasmania Region: 4.0% Manufacturing, Northern Tasmania Region: 30.8% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Northern Tasmania Region: 3.2% Construction, Northern Tasmania Region: 0.0% Wholesale Trade, Northern Tasmania Region: 4.2% Retail Trade, Northern Tasmania Region: 2.6% Accommodation and Food Services, Northern Tasmania Region: 3.9% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Northern Tasmania Region: 6.3% Information Media and Telecommunications, Northern Tasmania Region: 3.4% Financial and Insurance Services, Northern Tasmania Region: 8.1% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Northern Tasmania Region: 1.0% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Northern Tasmania Region: 7.5% Administrative and Support Services, Northern Tasmania Region: 2.8% Public Administration and Safety, Northern Tasmania Region: 6.4% Education and Training, Northern Tasmania Region: 2.9% Health Care and Social Assistance, Northern Tasmania Region: 7.3% Arts and Recreation Services, Northern Tasmania Region: 1.1% Other Services, Northern Tasmania Region: 1.9%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2021
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Change in total imports by industry sector, 2014/15 to 2019/20
Change in total imports by industry sector, 2014/15 to 2019/20 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Northern Tasmania Region: -$14.3 million Mining, Northern Tasmania Region: -$266.2 million Manufacturing, Northern Tasmania Region: +$354.7 million Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Northern Tasmania Region: +$94.9 million Construction, Northern Tasmania Region: 0 million Wholesale Trade, Northern Tasmania Region: +$84.1 million Retail Trade, Northern Tasmania Region: +$40.2 million Accommodation and Food Services, Northern Tasmania Region: +$30.8 million Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Northern Tasmania Region: +$94.0 million Information Media and Telecommunications, Northern Tasmania Region: +$83.8 million Financial and Insurance Services, Northern Tasmania Region: +$148.2 million Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Northern Tasmania Region: +$24.5 million Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Northern Tasmania Region: +$148.5 million Administrative and Support Services, Northern Tasmania Region: +$18.6 million Public Administration and Safety, Northern Tasmania Region: +$67.5 million Education and Training, Northern Tasmania Region: +$49.9 million Health Care and Social Assistance, Northern Tasmania Region: +$168.5 million Arts and Recreation Services, Northern Tasmania Region: +$13.4 million Other Services, Northern Tasmania Region: +$11.7 million
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2021
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 2019/20 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 total industry in 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 in the Northern Tasmania Region and Tasmania were:

  • A larger percentage of total imports by Manufacturing (30.8% compared to 29.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Health Care and Social Assistance (7.3% compared to 8.7%)

Emerging groups

The total imports by industries in the Northern Tasmania Region increased by $1,152.8 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)
  • Mining (-$266 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$168 million)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+$149 million)

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