1384.6 - Statistics - Tasmania, 2005  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 26/03/2004   
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The service industries sector is defined as all industries other than goods producing industries (agriculture, mining, manufacturing, electricity, construction, and gas and water supply). In terms of the Australian and New Zealand Standard Industrial Classification (ANZSIC), service industries cover wholesale and retail trade, accommodation, cafes and restaurants, transport and storage, communication services, finance and insurance, property and business services, government administration and defence, education, health and community services, cultural and recreational services, and personal and other services.


The services industry sector is a major component of the Tasmanian economy. In 2003-04 over 55% of Tasmania's Gross State Product was derived from service industries and over 75% of the workforce were employed in service industries

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