National economic indicators series

The National Economic Indicators Series is a set of key economic measures for every Local Government Area (LGA) in Australia. The series is drawn from National Economics (NIEIR) modeling and other relevant data sources and is updated annually.

The indicators provide a snapshot of each local economy at a point in time, showing how it contributes to the broader State economy and how it is performing in relation to other areas.

Please note that the Local Government Areas listed here relate to boundaries which were current at June 2016, just prior to the 2016 Census, and used in the Census. Any changes since that time will not be reflected. As a consequence, the figures may not match exactly those used in other .id sites, which have been adjusted to reflect post-Census changes.

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National economic indicators for local government areas, 2017/2018
Rank Local Govt. Area Gross Regional Product (GRP)(1) Local jobs(1) Worker productivity(1) (GRP/worker) Unemploy- ment(2) Businesses(3) Population (ERP)(4) Building approvals(5)
$m State % Number State % $ Rate Number State % Number State % $000 State %
1 Break O'Day 238 u 0.84% u 1,991 u 0.84% u 119,515 u 8.72% d 527 s 1.43% u 6,232 u 1.20% d 36,695 u 2.88% u
1 Brighton 379 d 1.34% d 3,297 u 1.38% u 115,009 d 10.99% u 614 u 1.66% u 17,294 u 3.34% u 37,211 d 2.92% u
1 Burnie 1,207 d 4.27% d 11,828 d 4.96% d 102,043 d 8.38% u 1,235 u 3.35% u 19,348 u 3.74% d 22,783 d 1.79% u
1 Central Coast 797 u 2.82% d 6,949 u 2.92% u 114,731 d 5.26% u 1,355 u 3.67% u 21,904 u 4.23% d 35,163 d 2.76% u
1 Central Highlands 141 u 0.50% u 745 u 0.31% u 190,275 u 7.36% d 236 u 0.64% u 2,144 d 0.41% d 2,331 d 0.18% u
1 Circular Head 582 d 2.06% d 4,111 d 1.73% d 141,701 u 4.13% u 904 u 2.45% u 8,066 d 1.56% d 20,617 d 1.62% u
1 Clarence 2,126 u 7.53% u 19,565 u 8.21% u 108,669 d 5.10% d 3,058 u 8.29% u 56,945 u 11.00% u 160,163 d 12.55% u
1 Derwent Valley 345 u 1.22% u 2,880 u 1.21% u 120,084 d 9.02% d 425 d 1.15% u 10,290 u 1.99% u 12,708 u 1.00% u
1 Devonport 1,342 d 4.75% d 14,086 u 5.91% u 95,277 d 8.38% u 1,787 u 4.84% u 25,415 u 4.91% d 54,639 u 4.28% u
1 Dorset 376 u 1.33% u 2,718 u 1.14% u 138,442 u 4.79% d 931 u 2.52% u 6,652 d 1.29% d 6,995 d 0.55% u
1 Flinders 78 u 0.28% u 496 u 0.21% u 158,540 u 4.76% d 149 d 0.40% u 987 u 0.19% u 3,055 d 0.24% u
1 George Town 365 u 1.29% u 2,836 d 1.19% d 128,825 u 8.66% d 308 s 0.83% u 6,931 u 1.34% d 7,228 d 0.57% u
1 Glamorgan/Spring Bay 229 u 0.81% u 1,808 u 0.76% u 127,092 u 4.57% d 445 u 1.21% u 4,528 u 0.87% u 41,348 u 3.24% u
1 Glenorchy 2,301 u 8.15% d 23,096 u 9.69% u 99,626 d 9.46% u 2,230 u 6.05% u 47,636 u 9.20% u 89,403 u 7.01% u
1 Hobart 7,130 u 25.25% d 59,866 u 25.13% u 119,106 d 3.84% d 6,219 u 16.86% u 53,684 u 10.37% u 439,701 u 34.46% u
1 Huon Valley 599 u 2.12% u 5,227 u 2.19% u 114,711 d 6.43% d 1,152 d 3.12% u 17,219 u 3.33% u 53,205 u 4.17% u
1 Kentish 228 d 0.81% d 1,670 u 0.70% u 136,512 d 5.25% d 492 u 1.33% u 6,324 u 1.22% d 9,372 d 0.73% u
1 King Island 149 u 0.53% u 936 u 0.39% u 159,783 u 1.81% d 313 u 0.85% u 1,601 u 0.31% d 2,874 d 0.23% u
1 Kingborough 1,188 u 4.21% d 10,502 u 4.41% u 113,169 d 3.59% d 2,432 u 6.59% u 37,734 u 7.29% u 83,341 u 6.53% u
1 Latrobe 509 u 1.80% d 3,893 u 1.63% u 130,961 d 4.18% d 729 d 1.98% u 11,329 u 2.19% u 54,148 u 4.24% u
1 Launceston 4,391 u 15.55% d 41,333 u 17.35% u 106,235 d 6.77% d 5,327 d 14.44% u 67,449 u 13.03% u 122,236 d 9.58% u
1 Meander Valley 898 u 3.18% u 6,779 u 2.85% u 132,510 u 3.37% d 1,620 u 4.39% u 19,713 u 3.81% d 57,188 u 4.48% u
1 Northern Midlands 799 u 2.83% d 5,562 d 2.33% u 143,792 u 4.36% d 1,090 u 2.95% u 13,300 u 2.57% u 23,644 d 1.85% u
1 Sorell 363 u 1.29% d 2,943 u 1.24% u 123,657 d 5.37% d 857 u 2.32% u 15,218 u 2.94% u 49,664 u 3.89% u
1 Southern Midlands 219 u 0.78% u 1,329 u 0.56% u 165,158 u 5.28% u 502 d 1.36% u 6,118 u 1.18% d 10,127 u 0.79% u
1 Tasman 112 u 0.40% u 903 u 0.38% u 124,339 d 6.00% d 191 u 0.52% u 2,404 u 0.46% d 9,960 u 0.78% u
1 Waratah/Wynyard 667 d 2.36% d 4,640 u 1.95% u 143,786 d 5.72% u 819 d 2.22% u 13,800 d 2.67% d 27,185 u 2.13% u
1 West Coast 549 u 1.94% d 2,661 u 1.12% u 206,482 d 9.27% d 192 d 0.52% u 4,167 d 0.81% d 1,295 d 0.10% u
1 West Tamar 699 u 2.48% u 5,044 u 2.12% u 138,762 u 3.83% d 1,392 d 3.77% u 23,769 u 4.59% u 50,597 d 3.96% u
Total State 28,236 100.00% 238,270 100.00% 118,504 192.55% 36,889 100.00% 517,514 100.00% 1,276,115 100.00%

Sources:
1National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR)©, 2016.
2Department of Employment, Small Area Labour Markets, December Quarter 2017.
3Australian Bureau of Statistics, Counts of Australian Businesses, including Entries and Exits, 2015 to 2017.
4Australian Bureau of Statistics, Regional Population Growth, Australia, 2016/17 .
5Australian Bureau of Statistics, Building Approvals.
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