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The Hills Shire

Industry composition

In 2015, the Goods related sector accounted for 46.0% of employment in The Hills Shire. The importance of this sector has declined over the last 10 years (49.0% in 2005)

Understanding the economic role of The Hills 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 The Hills 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: 2.1% Business services, 2015: 19.4% Household services, 2015: 31.6% Goods related, 2015: 46.0% Mining, 2015: 0.1% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2015: 0.8% Public administration and safety, 2010: 2.2% Business services, 2010: 20.1% Household services, 2010: 30.1% Goods related, 2010: 46.5% Mining, 2010: 0.2% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2010: 1.0% Public administration and safety, 2005: 2.2% Business services, 2005: 19.1% Household services, 2005: 28.1% Goods related, 2005: 49.0% Mining, 2005: 0.2% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2005: 1.5%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Employment composition
The Hills Shire201520102005
IndustryNumber%Number%Number%
Agriculture, forestry and fishing6590.87031.08991.5
Mining910.11160.21200.2
Goods related35,72746.032,09546.530,14849.0
Household services24,55831.620,77830.117,30728.1
Business services15,09119.413,86020.111,72519.1
Public administration and safety1,6262.11,5162.21,3292.2

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.

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