Northern Tasmania Region

economic profile

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Northern Tasmania Region

Industry composition

In 2020, the Household services sector accounted for 38.4% of employment in Northern Tasmania Region. The importance of this sector has increased over the last 10 years (32.9% in 2009)

Understanding the economic role of 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 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.

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Employment composition
Northern Tasmania Region202020152010
Industry$numbernumber%. number%.
Agriculture, forestry and fishing4,7467.14,1516.44,5737.0
Mining5910.96140.95540.8
Goods related24,32236.625,01038.526,66640.8
Household services25,56438.423,72136.521,51432.9
Business services7,70111.67,81612.08,03612.3
Public administration and safety3,5635.43,6005.53,9836.1
Total Industries66,487100.064,913100.065,326100.0

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2021. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id informed decisions. 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.

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Northern Tasmania Region

economic profile