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Northern Tasmania Region

Industry composition

In 2017, the Household services sector accounted for 38.2% of employment in the Northern Tasmania Region. The importance of this sector has increased over the last 10 years (32.8% in 2007)

Understanding the economic role of the Northern Tasmania Region provides a framework for understanding what policy responses and investment may be appropriate to support the growth of businesses and maintenance of a vibrant economy in the future.

The charts and table below give a broad overview of the role and function of your economy. It helps answer questions such as:

  • How much of the the Northern Tasmania Region's economy is driven by meeting the local population needs?
  • What proportion of jobs in the area are in goods production or selling of products?
  • In which broad sectors are the key strengths of the local economy?
  • What contribution do business services make in your area and is it growing?
  • Is there a presence of local, state and federal government workers in in the area?

Once you have developed a broad picture of your economy, you can then drill down further with all the detail here.

Employment composition
Employment composition Mining, 2017: 0.7% Public administration and safety, 2017: 5.1% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2017: 6.5% Business services, 2017: 11.8% Goods related, 2017: 37.6% Household services, 2017: 38.2% Mining, 2012: 1.0% Public administration and safety, 2012: 6.3% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2012: 5.7% Business services, 2012: 12.5% Goods related, 2012: 40.2% Household services, 2012: 34.3% Mining, 2007: 0.7% Public administration and safety, 2007: 5.6% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2007: 7.1% Business services, 2007: 12.7% Goods related, 2007: 41.1% Household services, 2007: 32.8%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in by .id the population experts
Employment composition
Northern Tasmania Region201720122007
Household services24,73238.222,34734.320,53632.8
Goods related24,34037.626,14940.225,76341.1
Business services7,63911.88,11712.57,96212.7
Agriculture, forestry and fishing4,2156.53,7015.74,4427.1
Public administration and safety3,3315.14,0776.33,5185.6

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016. Compiled and presented in by .id , the population experts.

Data are based on a 2015-16 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