Dorset Council area
In Dorset Council area, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $142 million in 2017/18.
Imports by industry are sales of goods and services from industries located outside the Northern Tasmania Region boundaries to resident households, businesses and other organisations within the area. Imports (domestic) includes all imports from other parts of Australia to the Region.Imports (international) includes the value of all imports to the area from outside Australia.
To get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, import data should be viewed alongside the other industry characteristics in the Industry sector analysis section.
Detailed notes about how the figures are derived can be found in the specific topic notes section.
National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series
|Total imports by industry sector|
|Dorset Council area - Constant prices||2017/18||2012/13||Change|
|Industry (Click rows to view sub-categories)||$m||%||Regional TAS%||$m||%||Regional TAS%||2012/13 to 2017/18|
|Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing||11.9||2.1||2.1||7.2||1.4||2.5||+4.6||23000||P|
|Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services||20.0||3.5||3.4||17.9||3.4||3.4||+2.1||23300||P|
|Accommodation and Food Services||43.9||7.7||4.7||35.2||6.7||4.4||+8.8||23700||P|
|Transport, Postal and Warehousing||29.1||5.1||5.1||35.1||6.6||6.9||-6.0||23800||P|
|Information Media and Telecommunications||26.9||4.7||3.6||21.3||4.0||3.3||+5.6||23900||P|
|Financial and Insurance Services||62.4||11.0||8.6||52.6||10.0||8.1||+9.8||24000||P|
|Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services||4.1||0.7||0.8||6.2||1.2||0.9||-2.1||24100||P|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical Services||22.9||4.0||6.8||20.5||3.9||6.8||+2.4||24200||P|
|Administrative and Support Services||8.8||1.5||1.9||8.0||1.5||1.7||+0.8||24300||P|
|Public Administration and Safety||24.1||4.3||6.3||24.5||4.6||7.3||-0.4||24400||P|
|Education and Training||26.1||4.6||2.5||29.0||5.5||2.8||-2.9||24500||P|
|Health Care and Social Assistance||62.6||11.0||7.3||56.4||10.7||6.1||+6.2||24600||P|
|Arts and Recreation Services||5.1||0.9||1.1||10.1||1.9||1.4||-5.0||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 Dorset Council area in 2017/18 shows the three largest industries were:
- Manufacturing ($142 million or 25.0%)
- Health Care and Social Assistance ($63 million or 11.0%)
- Financial and Insurance Services ($62 million or 11.0%)
In combination these three industries accounted for $267 million in total or 47.1% of the total imports by total industry in Dorset Council area.
In comparison, the same 3 industries in Regional TAS accounted for 31.1% in Manufacturing; 7.3% in Health Care and Social Assistance; and 8.6% in Financial and Insurance Services.
The major differences between total imports by industries in Dorset Council area and Regional TAS were:
- A larger percentage of total imports by Health Care and Social Assistance (11.0% compared to 7.3%)
- A larger percentage of total imports by Accommodation and Food Services (7.7% compared to 4.7%)
- A smaller percentage of total imports by Manufacturing (25.0% compared to 31.1%)
- A smaller percentage of total imports by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (4.0% compared to 6.8%)
The total imports by industries in Dorset Council area increased by $39.3 million between 2012/13 and 2017/18.
There were no major changes in total imports by industries between 2012/13 and 2017/18 in Dorset Council area.