Northern Tasmania Region

economic profile

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Northern Midlands Council area

Industry composition

In 2019, the Goods related sector accounted for 53.7% of employment in Northern Midlands Council area. The importance of this sector has increased over the last 10 years (46.6% 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 area201920142009
Industry$numbernumber%. number%.
Agriculture, forestry and fishing94016.989717.41,02620.9
Mining230.4370.7380.8
Goods related2,99153.72,59550.52,29346.6
Household services1,07819.41,03820.297519.8
Business services3596.43597.03507.1
Public administration and safety1783.22154.22374.8
Total Industries5,570100.05,141100.04,919100.0

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. Compiled and presented in economy.id 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.

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Northern Tasmania Region

economic profile