Welcome to The Hills Shire Economic Profile

The Hills Shire's Gross Regional Product is estimated at $8.74 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.

Economy.id industry structure and industry sector profiles use a National Accounts regional econometric model developed by National Economics (NIEIR).


Enhanced work destination data now included


economy.id now contains a new dataset which improves the estimate of workers in a given area.

How is retail trade tracking?


Retail trade figures are an important indicator of economic health. The latest June 2014 figures are now available. View the trends here.

How are building approvals tracking?


The latest residential and non-residential building approvals figures have been released.Find out how your area is tracking.

How does your economy compare?


The National Economic Indicators Series provides a snapshot of every LGA in Australia against key economic measures, showing how it contributes to the broader economy and how it is performing in relation to other areas. This series has been updated with 2013 data and now has three years of comparative data to draw from.Read more

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