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Sutherland Shire

Industry composition

In 2015, the Goods related sector accounted for 41.6% of employment in Sutherland Shire. The importance of this sector has declined over the last 10 years (45.3% in 2005)

Understanding the economic role of Sutherland Shire 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 Sutherland Shire'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: 3.6% Business services, 2015: 14.5% Household services, 2015: 40.1% Goods related, 2015: 41.6% Mining, 2015: 0.1% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2015: 0.1% Public administration and safety, 2010: 3.9% Business services, 2010: 15.7% Household services, 2010: 38.3% Goods related, 2010: 41.8% Mining, 2010: 0.1% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2010: 0.2% Public administration and safety, 2005: 3.6% Business services, 2005: 14.9% Household services, 2005: 35.9% Goods related, 2005: 45.3% Mining, 2005: 0.1% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2005: 0.2%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in by .id the population experts
Employment composition
Sutherland Shire201520102005
Agriculture, forestry and fishing1010.11160.21460.2
Goods related30,31241.628,85341.829,75745.3
Household services29,15640.126,44638.323,58335.9
Business services10,53114.510,83815.79,80114.9
Public administration and safety2,6533.62,7213.92,3843.6

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.