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City of Launceston

Industry composition

In 2018, the Household services sector accounted for 44.8% of employment in the Northern Tasmania Region. The importance of this sector has increased over the last 10 years (36.5% 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: 0.3% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2018: 1.5% Public administration and safety, 2018: 5.5% Business services, 2018: 14.1% Goods related, 2018: 33.8% Household services, 2018: 44.8% Mining, 2013: 0.3% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2013: 1.3% Public administration and safety, 2013: 6.8% Business services, 2013: 15.0% Goods related, 2013: 37.1% Household services, 2013: 39.5% Mining, 2008: 0.2% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2008: 1.8% Public administration and safety, 2008: 6.4% Business services, 2008: 15.8% Goods related, 2008: 39.4% Household services, 2008: 36.5%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in by .id the population experts
Employment composition
City of Launceston201820132008
Household services18,49844.815,79739.514,69136.5
Goods related13,98933.814,85037.115,88239.4
Business services5,82214.15,99615.06,35115.8
Public administration and safety2,2905.52,7306.82,5616.4
Agriculture, forestry and fishing6161.55021.37371.8

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