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Output

In the Hilltops Council area, Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing had the largest output by industry, generating $482 million in 2015/16.

Output by industry is a gross measure of the total sales of each industry sector in Hilltops Council area. It does not measure how productive each industry sector is at producing this output - which is measured by value added.

By comparing the output of each industry sector to a regional benchmark, you can clearly see the structure of Hilltops Council area’s economy. This can be done by directly comparing the percentage contribution of each industry to the total output, relative to the benchmark, or by using a location quotient, where a number greater than one indicates a high concentration of that industry and less than one indicates a lower concentration.

To get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, output data should be viewed alongside the other industry characteristics in the Industry sector analysis section.

Detailed data notes about how the figures are derived can be found in the specific topic notes section.

The gross measure of output includes the value of all the inputs to each industry.

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Output by industry sector
Hilltops Council area - Constant prices2015/162010/11Change
Industry
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$m%Regional NSW%$m%Regional NSW%2010/11 to 2015/16
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing482.227.06.5449.526.47.1+32.7
Mining143.28.012.9107.66.311.4+35.6
Manufacturing170.19.59.9188.611.111.7-18.5
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services60.23.45.266.03.95.3-5.7
Construction151.58.512.1206.712.113.2-55.2
Wholesale Trade77.74.32.960.93.62.6+16.8
Retail Trade88.34.94.479.54.74.3+8.8
Accommodation and Food Services43.62.43.740.62.43.5+3.0
Transport, Postal and Warehousing101.35.74.492.65.44.6+8.7
Information Media and Telecommunications13.30.71.412.10.71.5+1.2
Financial and Insurance Services48.52.73.444.92.63.2+3.6
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services114.66.49.673.34.37.3+41.3
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services37.42.13.637.32.23.9+0.1
Administrative and Support Services22.91.32.126.01.52.4-3.1
Public Administration and Safety52.93.04.751.93.05.1+1.0
Education and Training60.73.44.259.73.54.3+1.0
Health Care and Social Assistance79.24.45.872.04.25.7+7.2
Arts and Recreation Services11.70.71.07.70.50.8+4.0
Other Services27.41.52.125.71.52.1+1.7

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

Data is based on 2015-16 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.

Output by industry sector 2015/16
Output by industry sector 2015/16 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Regional NSW: 6.5% Mining, Regional NSW: 12.9% Manufacturing, Regional NSW: 9.9% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Regional NSW: 5.2% Construction, Regional NSW: 12.1% Wholesale Trade, Regional NSW: 2.9% Retail Trade, Regional NSW: 4.4% Accommodation and Food Services, Regional NSW: 3.7% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Regional NSW: 4.4% Information Media and Telecommunications, Regional NSW: 1.4% Financial and Insurance Services, Regional NSW: 3.4% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Regional NSW: 9.6% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Regional NSW: 3.6% Administrative and Support Services, Regional NSW: 2.1% Public Administration and Safety, Regional NSW: 4.7% Education and Training, Regional NSW: 4.2% Health Care and Social Assistance, Regional NSW: 5.8% Arts and Recreation Services, Regional NSW: 1.0% Other Services, Regional NSW: 2.1% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Hilltops Council area: 27.0% Mining, Hilltops Council area: 8.0% Manufacturing, Hilltops Council area: 9.5% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Hilltops Council area: 3.4% Construction, Hilltops Council area: 8.5% Wholesale Trade, Hilltops Council area: 4.3% Retail Trade, Hilltops Council area: 4.9% Accommodation and Food Services, Hilltops Council area: 2.4% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Hilltops Council area: 5.7% Information Media and Telecommunications, Hilltops Council area: 0.7% Financial and Insurance Services, Hilltops Council area: 2.7% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Hilltops Council area: 6.4% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Hilltops Council area: 2.1% Administrative and Support Services, Hilltops Council area: 1.3% Public Administration and Safety, Hilltops Council area: 3.0% Education and Training, Hilltops Council area: 3.4% Health Care and Social Assistance, Hilltops Council area: 4.4% Arts and Recreation Services, Hilltops Council area: 0.7% Other Services, Hilltops Council area: 1.5%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Change in output by industry sector, 2010/11 to 2015/16
Change in output by industry sector, 2010/11 to 2015/16 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Hilltops Council area: +$32.7 million Mining, Hilltops Council area: +$35.6 million Manufacturing, Hilltops Council area: -$18.5 million Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Hilltops Council area: -$5.7 million Construction, Hilltops Council area: -$55.2 million Wholesale Trade, Hilltops Council area: +$16.8 million Retail Trade, Hilltops Council area: +$8.8 million Accommodation and Food Services, Hilltops Council area: +$3.0 million Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Hilltops Council area: +$8.7 million Information Media and Telecommunications, Hilltops Council area: +$1.2 million Financial and Insurance Services, Hilltops Council area: +$3.6 million Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Hilltops Council area: +$41.3 million Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Hilltops Council area: +$0.1 million Administrative and Support Services, Hilltops Council area: -$3.1 million Public Administration and Safety, Hilltops Council area: +$1.0 million Education and Training, Hilltops Council area: +$1.0 million Health Care and Social Assistance, Hilltops Council area: +$7.2 million Arts and Recreation Services, Hilltops Council area: +$4.0 million Other Services, Hilltops Council area: +$1.7 million
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts

Dominant groups

An analysis of the output by industry sectors in Hilltops Council area in 2015/16 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (482 million or 27.0%)
  • Manufacturing (170 million or 9.5%)
  • Construction (151 million or 8.5%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $804 million in total or 45.0% of the total output by total industry in the Hilltops Council area.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Regional NSW accounted for 6.5% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing; 9.9% in Manufacturing; and 12.1% in Construction.

The major differences between output by industries in the Hilltops Council area and Regional NSW were:

  • A larger percentage of output by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (27.0% compared to 6.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Mining (8.0% compared to 12.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Construction (8.5% compared to 12.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (6.4% compared to 9.6%)

Emerging groups

The total industry output in the Hilltops Council area increased by $84.4 million between 2010/11 and 2015/16.

The largest change in output by industries between 2010/11 and 2015/16 in the Hilltops Council area was for:

  • Construction (-$55 million)

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