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Northern Tasmania Region

Industry composition

In 2018, the Household services sector accounted for 39.6% of employment in the Northern Tasmania Region. The importance of this sector has increased over the last 10 years (32.9% 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, 2018: 0.9% Public administration and safety, 2018: 4.9% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2018: 6.3% Business services, 2018: 11.5% Goods related, 2018: 36.8% Household services, 2018: 39.6% Mining, 2013: 1.1% Public administration and safety, 2013: 6.0% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2013: 5.8% Business services, 2013: 12.2% Goods related, 2013: 39.4% Household services, 2013: 35.4% Mining, 2008: 0.7% Public administration and safety, 2008: 5.6% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2008: 7.1% Business services, 2008: 12.4% Goods related, 2008: 41.1% Household services, 2008: 32.9%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in by .id the population experts
Employment composition
Northern Tasmania Region201820132008
Household services26,44039.622,72035.421,16932.9
Goods related24,58736.825,27539.426,42341.1
Business services7,68611.57,82612.27,99612.4
Agriculture, forestry and fishing4,2236.33,7475.84,5617.1
Public administration and safety3,2574.93,8256.03,6295.6

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