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Flinders Council

Industry composition

In 2018, the Household services sector accounted for 31.2% of employment in the Northern Tasmania Region. The importance of this sector has increased over the last 10 years (29.5% in 2008)

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: 0.0% Public administration and safety, 2018: 8.9% Business services, 2018: 10.0% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2018: 20.8% Goods related, 2018: 29.2% Household services, 2018: 31.2% Mining, 2013: 0.0% Public administration and safety, 2013: 11.0% Business services, 2013: 9.2% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2013: 21.0% Goods related, 2013: 27.9% Household services, 2013: 30.9% Mining, 2008: 0.1% Public administration and safety, 2008: 8.9% Business services, 2008: 7.1% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2008: 27.3% Goods related, 2008: 27.2% Household services, 2008: 29.5%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in by .id the population experts
Employment composition
Flinders Council201820132008
Household services15531.213930.914529.5
Goods related14529.212627.913427.2
Agriculture, forestry and fishing10320.89521.013427.3
Business services4910.0419.2357.1
Public administration and safety448.95011.0448.9

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