Northern Tasmania Region

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Flinders Council

Industry composition

In 2019, the Household services sector accounted for 32.7% of employment in Flinders Council. The importance of this sector has increased over the last 10 years (28.9% 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 Flinders Council'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
Flinders Council201920142009
Industry$numbernumber%. number%.
Agriculture, forestry and fishing10421.99921.913628.2
Mining10.100.000
Goods related12726.714331.712525.9
Household services15532.712427.514028.9
Business services428.8388.4387.9
Public administration and safety469.74710.5449.1
Total Industries476100.0450100.0483100.0

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