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Dorset Council area

Imports

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.

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Total imports by industry sector
Dorset Council area - Constant prices2017/182012/13Change
Industry
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$m%Regional TAS%$m%Regional TAS%2012/13 to 2017/18
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing11.92.12.17.21.42.5+4.6
Mining11.12.04.015.52.94.9-4.4
Manufacturing142.025.031.1132.325.130.1+9.6
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services20.03.53.417.93.43.4+2.1
Construction0.00.00.00.00.00.00
Wholesale Trade19.93.54.617.03.23.5+2.9
Retail Trade31.15.53.527.85.33.3+3.4
Accommodation and Food Services43.97.74.735.26.74.4+8.8
Transport, Postal and Warehousing29.15.15.135.16.66.9-6.0
Information Media and Telecommunications26.94.73.621.34.03.3+5.6
Financial and Insurance Services62.411.08.652.610.08.1+9.8
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services4.10.70.86.21.20.9-2.1
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services22.94.06.820.53.96.8+2.4
Administrative and Support Services8.81.51.98.01.51.7+0.8
Public Administration and Safety24.14.36.324.54.67.3-0.4
Education and Training26.14.62.529.05.52.8-2.9
Health Care and Social Assistance62.611.07.356.410.76.1+6.2
Arts and Recreation Services5.10.91.110.11.91.4-5.0
Other Services15.12.72.511.12.12.6+3.9

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id , 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

Total imports by industry sector 2017/18
Total imports by industry sector 2017/18 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Regional TAS: 2.1% Mining, Regional TAS: 4.0% Manufacturing, Regional TAS: 31.1% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Regional TAS: 3.4% Construction, Regional TAS: 0.0% Wholesale Trade, Regional TAS: 4.6% Retail Trade, Regional TAS: 3.5% Accommodation and Food Services, Regional TAS: 4.7% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Regional TAS: 5.1% Information Media and Telecommunications, Regional TAS: 3.6% Financial and Insurance Services, Regional TAS: 8.6% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Regional TAS: 0.8% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Regional TAS: 6.8% Administrative and Support Services, Regional TAS: 1.9% Public Administration and Safety, Regional TAS: 6.3% Education and Training, Regional TAS: 2.5% Health Care and Social Assistance, Regional TAS: 7.3% Arts and Recreation Services, Regional TAS: 1.1% Other Services, Regional TAS: 2.5% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Dorset Council area: 2.1% Mining, Dorset Council area: 2.0% Manufacturing, Dorset Council area: 25.0% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Dorset Council area: 3.5% Construction, Dorset Council area: 0.0% Wholesale Trade, Dorset Council area: 3.5% Retail Trade, Dorset Council area: 5.5% Accommodation and Food Services, Dorset Council area: 7.7% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Dorset Council area: 5.1% Information Media and Telecommunications, Dorset Council area: 4.7% Financial and Insurance Services, Dorset Council area: 11.0% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Dorset Council area: 0.7% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Dorset Council area: 4.0% Administrative and Support Services, Dorset Council area: 1.5% Public Administration and Safety, Dorset Council area: 4.3% Education and Training, Dorset Council area: 4.6% Health Care and Social Assistance, Dorset Council area: 11.0% Arts and Recreation Services, Dorset Council area: 0.9% Other Services, Dorset Council area: 2.7%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Change in total imports by industry sector, 2012/13 to 2017/18
Change in total imports by industry sector, 2012/13 to 2017/18 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Dorset Council area: +$4.6 million Mining, Dorset Council area: -$4.4 million Manufacturing, Dorset Council area: +$9.6 million Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Dorset Council area: +$2.1 million Construction, Dorset Council area: 0 million Wholesale Trade, Dorset Council area: +$2.9 million Retail Trade, Dorset Council area: +$3.4 million Accommodation and Food Services, Dorset Council area: +$8.8 million Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Dorset Council area: -$6.0 million Information Media and Telecommunications, Dorset Council area: +$5.6 million Financial and Insurance Services, Dorset Council area: +$9.8 million Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Dorset Council area: -$2.1 million Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Dorset Council area: +$2.4 million Administrative and Support Services, Dorset Council area: +$0.8 million Public Administration and Safety, Dorset Council area: -$0.4 million Education and Training, Dorset Council area: -$2.9 million Health Care and Social Assistance, Dorset Council area: +$6.2 million Arts and Recreation Services, Dorset Council area: -$5.0 million Other Services, Dorset Council area: +$3.9 million
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts

Dominant groups

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%)

Emerging groups

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.

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