In the West Tamar Council area, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $250 million in 2018/19.
Imports by industry are sales of goods and services from industries located outside the West Tamar Council area Plains boundaries to resident households, businesses and other organisations within the area. Imports (domestic) includes all imports from other parts of Australia to the Region.Imports (international) includes the value of all imports to the area from outside Australia.
To get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, import data should be viewed alongside the other industry characteristics in the Industry sector analysis section.
Detailed notes about how the figures are derived can be found in the specific topic notes section.
National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series
|West Tamar Council area||2018/19||2013/14||Change|
|Industry||$m||%||Tasmania||$m||%||Tasmania||2013/14 - 2018/19|
|Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing||6.7||0.7||2.2||7.0||0.8||3.8||-0.3|
|Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services||16.8||1.6||3.2||19.1||2.1||3.2||-2.4|
|Accommodation and Food Services||69.2||6.7||4.7||46.8||5.2||4.2||+22.4|
|Transport, Postal and Warehousing||52.3||5.1||6.4||58.8||6.5||7.4||-6.4|
|Information Media and Telecommunications||33.7||3.3||3.6||26.2||2.9||2.9||+7.6|
|Financial and Insurance Services||104.5||10.2||8.4||96.4||10.6||8.0||+8.1|
|Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services||7.2||0.7||1.1||8.9||1.0||1.0||-1.7|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical Services||50.8||4.9||6.9||44.9||4.9||6.5||+5.8|
|Administrative and Support Services||15.1||1.5||2.5||13.5||1.5||2.9||+1.6|
|Public Administration and Safety||119.7||11.7||6.0||114.6||12.6||6.4||+5.1|
|Education and Training||31.6||3.1||2.3||17.9||2.0||2.3||+13.7|
|Health Care and Social Assistance||102.5||10.0||8.2||80.0||8.8||6.2||+22.5|
|Arts and Recreation Services||12.1||1.2||1.0||12.3||1.4||1.2||-0.1|
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. 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 morePlease refer to specific data notes for more information
An analysis of the total imports by industry sectors in the West Tamar Council area in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:
- Manufacturing ($250 million or 24.4%)
- Public Administration and Safety ($120 million or 11.7%)
- Financial and Insurance Services ($104 million or 10.2%)
In combination these three industries accounted for $474 million in total or 46.3% of the total imports by industry in the the West Tamar Council area.
In comparison, the same 3 industries in Tasmania accounted for 29.4% in Manufacturing; 6.0% in Public Administration and Safety and 8.4% in Financial and Insurance Services.
The major differences between total imports by industries of the West Tamar Council area and Tasmania were:
- A larger percentage of total imports by Public Administration and Safety (11.7% compared to 6.0%)
- A smaller percentage of total imports by Manufacturing (24.4% compared to 29.4%)
- A smaller percentage of total imports by Mining (2.2% compared to 5.2%)
- A larger percentage of total imports by Retail Trade (4.7% compared to 2.6%)
The total total imports by industry in the West Tamar Council area increased by $118 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.
The largest changes in the total imports by industries between 2013/14 and 2018/19 in the West Tamar Council area were for:
- Health Care and Social Assistance (+$22 million)
- Accommodation and Food Services (+$22 million)
- Wholesale Trade (+$14 million)
- Education and Training (+$14 million)