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Shift-share analysis

In Hilltops Council area, the strongest regional competitive effect between 2010/11 and 2015/16 was experienced in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing.

Shift Share Analysis provides a useful mechanism for better interpreting changes in economic variables between different time periods. It is a way of breaking the growth or decline in an industry into three components to help understand what is driving the change. These three change components are commonly known as:

National/State growth effect - the amount of growth or decline in an industry that could be attributed to the overall growth of a larger area that encompasses the region's economy, usually state or national.

Industry mix effect - the amount of growth or decline in an industry that could be attributed to the performance of the specific industry at the national/state level.

Regional competitive effect - the amount of growth or decline in a specific industry that could be attributed to a local advantage or disadvantage. This is generally the most interesting component as it clearly quantifies the level of advantage or disadvantage an industry has in the local area.

The regional competitive effect for an industry generally indicates how the local industry performed against benchmark trends. An industry with a positive regional competitive effect suggests local characteristics supported above trend growth in that period. For example, if Retail Trade in a region grew by 3% but at a state/national level it only grew by 2%, some regional specific factors (e.g. new shopping centre, population growth) must have contributed to this above trend growth. A negative effect suggests the opposite.

An industry with a positive regional competitive effect may still have experienced decline, but by less than the state/national trends.

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Shift-share analysis to Regional NSW
Hilltops Council area - Employment (Total)2015/162010/112010/11 to 2015/16
Industry
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NumberNumberChangeBenchmark growth effectIndustry mix effectRegional competitive effect
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1,9101,770+140+35.4-5.0+109.9
Mining5757+1+1.1+4.8-5.4
Manufacturing562533+28+10.7-17.5+35.0
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services98103-5+2.1+9.6-16.5
Construction406491-85+9.8-11.9-82.9
Wholesale Trade275292-17+5.9-10.3-12.2
Retail Trade941972-31+19.4-5.8-44.9
Accommodation and Food Services396413-17+8.3+0.7-26.5
Transport, Postal and Warehousing331351-20+7.0-4.3-22.9
Information Media and Telecommunications5252--+1.0-3.9+3.4
Financial and Insurance Services136146-11+2.9-8.8-5.0
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services6668-2+1.4-2.5-0.5
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services191205-14+4.1-12.2-5.7
Administrative and Support Services140152-12+3.0-1.1-14.3
Public Administration and Safety338359-22+7.2-11.9-16.8
Education and Training601601--+12.0+23.8-35.6
Health Care and Social Assistance749745+3+14.9+31.5-43.3
Arts and Recreation Services5652+4+1.0+1.3+1.7
Other Services283281+3+5.6+12.7-15.5

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 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.

Regional competitive effect by industry sector 2010/11 to 2015/16
Regional competitive effect by industry sector 2010/11 to 2015/16 Net change in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Hilltops Council area relative to Regional NSW: 109.9 Net change in Mining, Hilltops Council area relative to Regional NSW: -5.4 Net change in Manufacturing, Hilltops Council area relative to Regional NSW: 35.0 Net change in Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Hilltops Council area relative to Regional NSW: -16.5 Net change in Construction, Hilltops Council area relative to Regional NSW: -82.9 Net change in Wholesale Trade, Hilltops Council area relative to Regional NSW: -12.2 Net change in Retail Trade, Hilltops Council area relative to Regional NSW: -44.9 Net change in Accommodation and Food Services, Hilltops Council area relative to Regional NSW: -26.5 Net change in Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Hilltops Council area relative to Regional NSW: -22.9 Net change in Information Media and Telecommunications, Hilltops Council area relative to Regional NSW: 3.4 Net change in Financial and Insurance Services, Hilltops Council area relative to Regional NSW: -5.0 Net change in Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Hilltops Council area relative to Regional NSW: -0.5 Net change in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Hilltops Council area relative to Regional NSW: -5.7 Net change in Administrative and Support Services, Hilltops Council area relative to Regional NSW: -14.3 Net change in Public Administration and Safety, Hilltops Council area relative to Regional NSW: -16.8 Net change in Education and Training, Hilltops Council area relative to Regional NSW: -35.6 Net change in Health Care and Social Assistance, Hilltops Council area relative to Regional NSW: -43.3 Net change in Arts and Recreation Services, Hilltops Council area relative to Regional NSW: 1.7 Net change in Other Services, Hilltops Council area relative to Regional NSW: -15.5
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts

Dominant groups

An industry with a positive regional competitive effect suggests local characteristics supported above trend growth in that period. A negative effect suggests local characteristics inhibited growth in that period.

An analysis of employment (Total) change between 2010/11 and 2015/16 in Hilltops Council area in 2015/16 shows the three industries with the highest regional competitive effect in Hilltops Council area relative to Regional NSW were:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (+109.9)
  • Manufacturing (+35.0)
  • Information Media and Telecommunications (+3.4)

The three industries with the lowest regional competitive effect were:

  • Construction (-82.9)
  • Retail Trade (-44.9)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (-43.3)

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