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Industry sector analysis - All industries

In 2015/16, The Hills Shire contributed 2.1% of New South Wales’s employment and 1.8% of its value added.

Industry sector profiles reveal the way in which each industry contributes to the economy in The Hills Shire using ten economic measures generated by NIEIR economic modelling. This helps in understanding the role each industry sector plays in the economy.

For example, some industry sectors generate substantial output (turnover), but are not big employers and targeting those industry sectors may not meet the economic development objective of maximising employment.

In the first chart, you can also see how the output of an industry is divided between local sales, domestic exports and international exports. This information can reveal how an industry is structured, and whether it is focused on exporting or on serving the local population.

The table and second chart also show how The Hills Shire contributes to the wider economy. For example, The Hills Shire contributes 2.1% of New South Wales’s employment.

Industry sector analysis data should be viewed in conjunction with Employment by industry (Total), Employment by industry (FTE), Value added, Imports and Exports to see how each specific industry fits into the wider picture of all industries within The Hills Shire. To see how concentrated each industry sector is, visit the Employment locations section.

The third chart refers to how employment in The Hills Shire has changed overtime and how it compares to expected changes based on benchmark and industry trends. This type of analysis is explored further within the Shift-share analysis economic tool.”

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

Industry sector analysis
The Hills Shire - All industries - Constant prices2015/162010/11Change
Economic measureThe Hills ShireNew South WalesThe Hills Shire as a % of New South WalesThe Hills ShireNew South WalesThe Hills Shire as a % of New South Wales2010/11 to 2015/16
Employment (total)79,6783,740,6762.1%71,3383,470,9262.1%+8,340
Employment (FTE)65,2683,196,1472.0%59,2872,982,9742.0%+5,981
FTE to total employment ratio0.820.85--0.830.86---0.01
Output/Total Sales ($m)18,998.431,020,703.231.9%15,009.02871,927.651.7%+3,989.42
Value add ($m)8,101.28439,310.791.8%6,720.70385,756.561.7%+1,380.58
Exports ($m)4,043.85377,933.371.1%3,877.41324,839.751.2%+166.44
Exports (domestic) ($m)3,264.38313,413.631.0%3,075.77269,201.401.1%+188.61
Exports (international) ($m)779.4764,519.731.2%801.6455,638.351.4%-22.17
Imports($m)7,283.22382,644.061.9%6,082.31321,468.451.9%+1,200.91
Imports (domestic) ($m)5,433.59271,258.802.0%4,359.88224,113.691.9%+1,073.70
Imports (international) ($m)1,849.63111,385.251.7%1,722.4297,354.761.8%+127.21
Local Sales ($m)14,954.58643,508.682.3%11,131.60547,960.102.0%+3,822.98
Worker productivity ($ per worker)101,675117,442--94,209111,139--+7,466

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.

Economic output by destination
Economic output by destination The Hills Shire, Local Sales: 78.7% The Hills Shire, Exports (international): 4.1% The Hills Shire, Exports (domestic): 17.2% New South Wales, Local Sales: 63.0% New South Wales, Exports (international): 6.3% New South Wales, Exports (domestic): 30.7%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Industry contribution to New South Wales 2015/16
Industry contribution to New South Wales 2015/16 Employment (total), The Hills Shire - All industries: 2.1% Employment (FTE), The Hills Shire - All industries: 2.0% Output/Total Sales ($m), The Hills Shire - All industries: 1.9% Value add ($m), The Hills Shire - All industries: 1.8% Exports ($m), The Hills Shire - All industries: 1.1% Exports (domestic) ($m), The Hills Shire - All industries: 1.0% Exports (international) ($m), The Hills Shire - All industries: 1.2% Imports($m), The Hills Shire - All industries: 1.9% Imports (domestic) ($m), The Hills Shire - All industries: 2.0% Imports (international) ($m), The Hills Shire - All industries: 1.7% Local Sales ($m), The Hills Shire - All industries: 2.3%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Shift-share analysis for Employment (Total) 2010/11 to 2015/16
Shift-share analysis for Employment (Total) 2010/11 to 2015/16 Net change in Benchmark Growth (BG) effect, The Hills Shire relative to New South Wales: 5,544.2 Net change in Industry Mix (IM) effect, The Hills Shire relative to New South Wales: 0.0 Net change in Expected change (BG + IM), The Hills Shire relative to New South Wales: 5,544.2 Net change in Actual change, The Hills Shire relative to New South Wales: 8,340.0 Net change in Regional Competitive (RC) effect, The Hills Shire relative to New South Wales: 2,795.8
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
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