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1384.6 - Statistics - Tasmania, 2008  
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In 2003-04, there were 13,200 people employed in the construction industry in Tasmania, an increase of 9.1% on the previous year's figure of 12,100. In 2003-04, employment in the construction industry accounted for 6.3% of employment in all industries.

In 2003-04, general construction with employment of 3,900 accounted for 29.5% of employment in the construction industry. Construction trade services with employment of 9,300 people accounted for 70.5% of employment in the sector.

EMPLOYMENT IN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY, Tasmania: Annual Average
1999-2000
2000-01
2001-02
2002-03
2003-04

'000
'000
'000
'000
'000

Construction industry
General construction
4.2
4.0
4.0
3.5
3.9
Construction trade services
6.4
7.2
6.8
8.6
9.3
Total
10.6
11.3
10.9
12.1
13.2

Total all industries
198.5
200.3
197.7
201.4
209.2

%
%
%
%
%
Construction industry as a percentage of all industries
5.3
5.6
5.5
6.0
6.3

Source: Labour Force, Australia, Detailed - Electronic Delivery, Quarterly - Data Cube (cat. no. 6291.0.55.001, datacube EO6).


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