Northern Tasmania Region

economic profile

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Northern Midlands Council area

Industry composition

In 2020, the Goods related sector accounted for 52.2% of employment in Northern Midlands Council area. The importance of this sector has increased over the last 10 years (46.8% 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 Midlands Council area'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 Midlands Council area202020152010
Industry$numbernumber%. number%.
Agriculture, forestry and fishing1,11819.596617.61,00120.5
Mining150.3240.4280.6
Goods related2,98852.22,86152.02,28846.8
Household services1,06018.51,06319.399220.3
Business services3606.33857.03306.8
Public administration and safety1803.22003.62505.1
Total Industries5,721100.05,498100.04,889100.0

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