City Profile – Hobart ; Comprehensive overview of the city, PEST analysis and analysis of key industries including technology, tourism and hospitality, construction and retail.

Greater Hobart also referred to as Hobart Greater Capital City Statistical Area (GCCSA) is in the state of Tasmania, Australia. The metropolitan area accounts for 0.7% of the nation’s total GDP. Favourable export activities coupled with depreciation of the local currency is likely to propel economic growth in the next few years. The tertiary sector contributed the most to the region’s GVA in 2018, accounting for 69.9% share.


“City Profile – Hobart” provides historical and forecast data on key city level metrics along with analytical coverage of the latest political, economic, social, technological, infrastructural, legal and environmental issues affecting Hobart city. The report contains detailed tourism, retail, construction, technology and public infrastructure data and insight into economic, social, and industry trends.


- The service sector remains the key contributor to the area’s economy – and the major employer.

– Hobart is a key tourist destination for both domestic and international tourists in the state of Tasmania and experienced healthy growth. Strong performance is observed in the retail sector.

Reasons to buy

- Gain a comprehensive knowledge of future economic and demographic trends and understand the performance of various sectors within the city.

- Analyze and understand the business environment in the city to align your investment and expansion strategies.

- The report helps to drive a conclusion in choosing a suitable city to invest or expand according to your business structure.

- Explore new opportunities in the hospitality, tourism, construction, real estate and retail sectors.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

City Snapshot

PEST Analysis




Technology and Infrastructure


Internal Transport Networks




Business Environment Analysis

Tourism Flows




Construction and Real Estate


Real Estate Market

Retail Market

Consumption, Income and Prices



Further Reading

Ask the Analyst

About MarketLine


List of Tables

List of Tables

Table 1: Greater Hobart – key facts (estimates), 2018

Table 2: Greater Hobart – real GDP growth, 2000-25

Table 3: Greater Hobart – economic growth comparison, (Index 2010=100), 2000-25

Table 4: Greater Hobart – GDP per capita comparison, 2000-25 (US$)

Table 5: Greater Hobart – employment structure, 2000-25 (% of total)

Table 6: Greater Hobart – main universities, 2018

Table 7: Greater Hobart – population comparison, 2000-25 (million)

Table 8: Greater Hobart – population by age, 2000-25 (% of total)

Table 9: Greater Hobart – Hobart International Airport , 2016-19*

Table 10: Hobart and South – tourism indicators, 2017-18

Table 11: Tasmania – international tourist arrivals by country of residence, 2017-18

Table 12: Hobart and South – visitor nights indicators, 2017-18

Table 13: Hobart and South – hotel indicators

Table 14: Greater Hobart – UNESCO world heritage sites

Table 15: Greater Hobart – MICE and other events

List of Figures

List of Figures

Figure 1: Greater Hobart – real GDP and real GDP growth, 2000-25

Figure 2: Greater Hobart – economic growth comparison, (Index 2010=100), 2000-25

Figure 3: Greater Hobart – GDP per capita comparison, 2000-25

Figure 4: Greater Hobart – employment structure, 2000-25 (% of total)

Figure 5: Greater Hobart – population comparison, 2000-25

Figure 6: Greater Hobart – population by age, 2000-25 (% of total)


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