In Flinders Council, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $30 million in 2017/18.
Imports by industry are sales of goods and services from industries located outside the Northern Tasmania Region boundaries to resident households, businesses and other organisations within the area. Imports (domestic) includes all imports from other parts of Australia to the Region.Imports (international) includes the value of all imports to the area from outside Australia.
To get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, import data should be viewed alongside the other industry characteristics in the Industry sector analysis section.
Detailed notes about how the figures are derived can be found in the specific topic notes section.
National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series
|Total imports by industry sector|
|Flinders Council - Constant prices||2017/18||2012/13||Change|
|Industry (Click rows to view sub-categories)||$m||%||Regional TAS%||$m||%||Regional TAS%||2012/13 to 2017/18|
|Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing||1.8||1.4||2.1||2.4||3.0||2.5||-0.6||23000||P|
|Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services||2.9||2.3||3.4||2.2||2.8||3.4||+0.7||23300||P|
|Accommodation and Food Services||16.8||13.3||4.7||10.2||13.1||4.4||+6.6||23700||P|
|Transport, Postal and Warehousing||9.9||7.8||5.1||13.2||17.0||6.9||-3.3||23800||P|
|Information Media and Telecommunications||4.3||3.4||3.6||2.7||3.5||3.3||+1.6||23900||P|
|Financial and Insurance Services||18.9||15.0||8.6||7.2||9.3||8.1||+11.7||24000||P|
|Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services||0.9||0.7||0.8||0.4||0.0||0.9||+0.5||24100||P|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical Services||4.5||3.6||6.8||3.3||4.3||6.8||+1.1||24200||P|
|Administrative and Support Services||0.9||0.7||1.9||0.4||0.0||1.7||+0.5||24300||P|
|Public Administration and Safety||1.8||1.4||6.3||1.3||1.7||7.3||+0.5||24400||P|
|Education and Training||6.5||5.1||2.5||1.9||2.4||2.8||+4.6||24500||P|
|Health Care and Social Assistance||10.6||8.3||7.3||3.1||4.0||6.1||+7.5||24600||P|
|Arts and Recreation Services||1.8||1.4||1.1||1.3||1.6||1.4||+0.5||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 imports by industry sectors in Flinders Council in 2017/18 shows the three largest industries were:
- Manufacturing ($30 million or 23.4%)
- Financial and Insurance Services ($19 million or 15.0%)
- Accommodation and Food Services ($17 million or 13.3%)
In combination these three industries accounted for $65 million in total or 51.6% of the total imports by total industry in Flinders Council.
In comparison, the same 3 industries in Regional TAS accounted for 31.1% in Manufacturing; 8.6% in Financial and Insurance Services; and 4.7% in Accommodation and Food Services.
The major differences between total imports by industries in Flinders Council and Regional TAS were:
- A larger percentage of total imports by Accommodation and Food Services (13.3% compared to 4.7%)
- A larger percentage of total imports by Financial and Insurance Services (15.0% compared to 8.6%)
- A smaller percentage of total imports by Manufacturing (23.4% compared to 31.1%)
- A smaller percentage of total imports by Public Administration and Safety (1.4% compared to 6.3%)
The total imports by industries in Flinders Council increased by $48.7 million between 2012/13 and 2017/18.
There were no major changes in total imports by industries between 2012/13 and 2017/18 in Flinders Council.