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Meander Valley Council area

Industry composition

In 2018, the Goods related sector accounted for 38.5% of employment in the Northern Tasmania Region. The importance of this sector has declined over the last 10 years (40.9% 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: 1.0% Public administration and safety, 2018: 4.2% Business services, 2018: 5.8% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2018: 15.9% Household services, 2018: 34.5% Goods related, 2018: 38.5% Mining, 2013: 0.6% Public administration and safety, 2013: 4.6% Business services, 2013: 6.9% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2013: 15.1% Household services, 2013: 32.8% Goods related, 2013: 39.9% Mining, 2008: 0.4% Public administration and safety, 2008: 5.2% Business services, 2008: 6.1% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2008: 17.1% Household services, 2008: 30.3% Goods related, 2008: 40.9%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Employment composition
Meander Valley Council area201820132008
IndustryNumber%Number%Number%
Goods related2,61038.52,33039.92,34240.9
Household services2,34134.51,91432.81,73130.3
Agriculture, forestry and fishing1,07915.988115.197817.1
Business services3905.84036.93496.1
Public administration and safety2864.22704.62975.2
Mining701.0370.6230.4

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018. 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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