Economic Profile

Launceston CBD at night  

The Launceston Economic Profile is a fantastic resource covering a range of issues. 

The Profile has been designed to assist Council as well as local businesses, potential investors, prospective new residents, researchers, students and media organisations understand the local economy and to attract investment to the region.

The profile provides valuable insights into Launceston’s workforce, highlights opportunities for import replacement and captures the role of tourism in the local economy.

It incorporates engaging economic data, dynamic thematic mapping, time series analysis, building statistics and economic indicators. The Profile has been designed to be easy to use and is an ideal resource for sharing information.

The statistics in the Profile have come from various reliable data sources including the Australian Bureau of Statistics, REMPLAN, the Department of Education and other federal departments. Developed by REMPLAN, the profile is automatically updated when new data becomes available.  It also includes links to other resources which may be of interest to the user. 

Visit the Launceston Economic Profile here.

If you've started, or are considering starting, a new business in Launceston please contact our Economic Development Officer.

Demographic Data

In addition to the Economic Profile, the City of Launceston has compiled a Community Profile and Community Atlas. 

The Community Profile provides free statistics derived from Census data that shows population characteristics of our community, how they have changed over time and how they compare to other areas. It can assist Council, the general public, students, community groups, business and investors. 

The Community Atlas provides maps of 70 characteristics (such as population, income and education) across the municipality. 

Visit the Community Profile here. 

Visit the Community Atlas here.