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Hilltops Council area

Industry composition

In 2015, the Goods related sector accounted for 35.1% of employment in the Canberra Region. The importance of this sector has declined over the last 10 years (36.9% in 2005)

Understanding the economic role of the Canberra Region provides a framework for understanding what policy responses and investment may be appropriate to support the growth of businesses and maintenance of a vibrant economy in the future.

The charts and table below give a broad overview of the role and function of your economy. It helps answer questions such as:

  • How much of the the Canberra Region's economy is driven by meeting the local population needs?
  • What proportion of jobs in the area are in goods production or selling of products?
  • In which broad sectors are the key strengths of the local economy?
  • What contribution do business services make in your area and is it growing?
  • Is there a presence of local, state and federal government workers in in the area?

Once you have developed a broad picture of your economy, you can then drill down further with all the detail here.

Employment composition
Employment composition Public administration and safety, 2015: 4.6% Business services, 2015: 7.9% Household services, 2015: 28.1% Goods related, 2015: 35.1% Mining, 2015: 0.8% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2015: 23.5% Public administration and safety, 2010: 4.5% Business services, 2010: 7.9% Household services, 2010: 26.6% Goods related, 2010: 36.9% Mining, 2010: 0.7% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2010: 23.4% Public administration and safety, 2005: 3.7% Business services, 2005: 7.9% Household services, 2005: 25.1% Goods related, 2005: 36.9% Mining, 2005: 0.7% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2005: 25.7%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in by .id the population experts
Employment composition
Hilltops Council area201520102005
Agriculture, forestry and fishing1,73023.51,79723.41,99725.7
Goods related2,58835.12,82836.92,87436.9
Household services2,07328.12,04026.61,95225.1
Business services5837.96087.96117.9
Public administration and safety3374.63434.52893.7

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016. Compiled and presented in by .id , the population experts.

Data is based on 2014-15 constant prices for all years. NIEIR data are inflation adjusted each year to allow direct comparison, and new data releases normally adjust previous years’ figures to a new base year.