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Dorset Council area

Industry composition

In 2018, the Goods related sector accounted for 35.4% of employment in the Northern Tasmania Region. The importance of this sector has declined over the last 10 years (36.5% in 2007)

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: 0.6% Public administration and safety, 2018: 4.7% Business services, 2018: 6.8% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2018: 25.8% Household services, 2018: 26.7% Goods related, 2018: 35.4% Mining, 2013: 0.3% Public administration and safety, 2013: 6.0% Business services, 2013: 6.6% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2013: 26.1% Household services, 2013: 25.3% Goods related, 2013: 35.7% Mining, 2008: 0.4% Public administration and safety, 2008: 4.9% Business services, 2008: 5.7% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2008: 30.2% Household services, 2008: 22.2% Goods related, 2008: 36.5%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in by .id the population experts
Employment composition
Dorset Council area201820132008
Goods related96135.497235.71,16936.5
Household services72626.768725.371022.2
Agriculture, forestry and fishing70325.870926.196730.2
Business services1856.81816.61835.7
Public administration and safety1274.71636.01584.9

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