A diverse range of industries
The Tamworth Region is a thriving area with a strong and growing economy and business environment. The Gross Regional Product (GRP) is $2.86 billion*1, showing continued steady growth for the past 15 years.
Tamworth is one of seven of NSW's leading regional cities which have united to form Evocities. Evocities aims to change perceptions of life in a regional city and encourage people to live, work and invest in an Evocity. The Evocities website lists job opportunities in and around Tamworth.
The 5,416 businesses in Tamworth*2 span across a diverse range of industries. The Health Care and Social Assistance sector employs the highest number of people with more than 4,000 employees. Retail, education, manufacturing, accommodation and food services, agriculture, forestry and fishing, and construction are also among the largest employers in the region*3.
Tamworth Regional Council is proactive in facilitating business and industry to take advantage of any opportunities that exist within the region, both today and in the future. Building on existing business, taking advantage of opportunities and attracting new investment and facilities will create employment and other opportunities for the region, driving the cycle of more businesses and individuals relocating, living and investing in the region.
*1 National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR)
*2 Australian Bureau of Statistics, Counts of Australian Businesses
*3 Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2016