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Welcome to The Hills Shire Economic Profile

The Hills Shire's Gross Regional Product is estimated at $9.14 billion, which represents 1.9% of the state's GSP (Gross State Product).

The Hills Shire's economic profile presents economic information that enables you to describe the area's role within the broader economy, explore options for economic development and promote the area's strengths. The information presented here is derived from official sources of information (Australian Bureau of Statistics) as well as Australia's leading economic modellers, NIEIR. The latest data from each series is always presented in this site. industry structure and industry sector profiles use a National Accounts regional econometric model developed by National Economics (NIEIR).


Positioning our suburbs and regional cities for economic growth – why place matters


The combination of economics and geography have always determined where our cities form and where they flourish. One might expect that in the digital age, place no longer matters. Yet as Australia’s economy continues its transformation to services and knowledge intensive activities, place is in fact becoming more important. Can we identify the factors driving growth in our knowledge economies and create the right conditions to encourage growth and revitalise areas in our suburbs and regional cities? Read more about positioning our suburbs and regional cities for economic growth on the .id blog.

This economic profile is just one of a family of demographic and economic resources available for this area and other areas across Australia. The full suite of resources includes community profiles, population forecasts, social atlases and economic profiles. You can be confident using them for planning, research and advocacy as they are compiled and maintained with the latest data by population experts, .id. Access them online in the Demographic Resource Centre