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Meander Valley Council area

Industry composition

In 2017, the Goods related sector accounted for 36.7% of employment in the Northern Tasmania Region. The importance of this sector has declined over the last 10 years (40.4% 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, 2017: 0.8% Public administration and safety, 2017: 4.5% Business services, 2017: 6.2% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2017: 16.2% Household services, 2017: 35.5% Goods related, 2017: 36.7% Mining, 2012: 0.5% Public administration and safety, 2012: 4.6% Business services, 2012: 7.2% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2012: 14.7% Household services, 2012: 31.7% Goods related, 2012: 41.3% Mining, 2007: 0.4% Public administration and safety, 2007: 5.4% Business services, 2007: 6.1% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2007: 17.0% Household services, 2007: 30.8% Goods related, 2007: 40.4%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Employment composition
Meander Valley Council area201720122007
IndustryNumber%Number%Number%
Goods related2,35936.72,39341.32,26040.4
Household services2,27835.51,83631.71,72230.8
Agriculture, forestry and fishing1,04216.285414.795117.0
Business services3996.24157.23396.1
Public administration and safety2914.52694.63045.4
Mining500.8290.5230.4

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id , the population experts.

Data are based on a 2015-16 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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