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Northern Tasmania Region

Industry composition

In 2019, the Goods related sector accounted for 38.3% of employment in the Northern Tasmania Region. The importance of this sector has declined over the last 10 years (41.0% in 2009)

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, 2019: 0.8% Public administration and safety, 2019: 5.3% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2019: 6.0% Business services, 2019: 11.4% Household services, 2019: 38.2% Goods related, 2019: 38.3% Mining, 2014: 1.1% Public administration and safety, 2014: 5.7% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2014: 6.1% Business services, 2014: 12.2% Household services, 2014: 35.9% Goods related, 2014: 39.0% Mining, 2009: 0.8% Public administration and safety, 2009: 5.8% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2009: 7.3% Business services, 2009: 12.5% Household services, 2009: 32.7% Goods related, 2009: 41.0%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019
Compiled and presented in by .id the population experts
Employment composition
Northern Tasmania Region201920142009
Goods related24,85738.324,65139.027,15241.0
Household services24,75038.222,68135.921,61432.7
Business services7,41811.47,72812.28,24312.5
Agriculture, forestry and fishing3,8706.03,8336.14,7997.3
Public administration and safety3,4315.33,6265.73,8445.8

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. 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