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Shift-share analysis

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In Broken Hill City, the strongest regional competitive effect between 2011/12 and 2016/17 was experienced in Health Care and Social Assistance.

Shift Share Analysis provides a useful mechanism for better interpreting changes in economic variables between different time periods. It is a way of breaking the growth or decline in an industry into three components to help understand what is driving the change. These three change components are commonly known as:

National/State growth effect - the amount of growth or decline in an industry that could be attributed to the overall growth of a larger area that encompasses the region's economy, usually state or national.

Industry mix effect - the amount of growth or decline in an industry that could be attributed to the performance of the specific industry at the national/state level.

Regional competitive effect - the amount of growth or decline in a specific industry that could be attributed to a local advantage or disadvantage. This is generally the most interesting component as it clearly quantifies the level of advantage or disadvantage an industry has in the local area.

The regional competitive effect for an industry generally indicates how the local industry performed against benchmark trends. An industry with a positive regional competitive effect suggests local characteristics supported above trend growth in that period. For example, if Retail Trade in a region grew by 3% but at a state/national level it only grew by 2%, some regional specific factors (e.g. new shopping centre, population growth) must have contributed to this above trend growth. A negative effect suggests the opposite.

An industry with a positive regional competitive effect may still have experienced decline, but by less than the state/national trends.

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Shift-share analysis to New South Wales
Broken Hill City - Employment (Total)2016/172011/122011/12 to 2016/17
Industry
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NumberNumberChangeBenchmark growth effectIndustry mix effectRegional competitive effect
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing18278+103+6.6-4.6+101.4
Mining812759+53+63.3-40.1+30.1
Manufacturing255326-71+27.2-65.5-33.0
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services168203-34+16.9-21.3-30.0
Construction340483-142+40.3+15.6-198.2
Wholesale Trade152199-46+16.6-43.4-19.6
Retail Trade1,1121,061+52+88.5-18.2-18.7
Accommodation and Food Services735793-58+66.1+42.7-166.9
Transport, Postal and Warehousing255272-16+22.7-13.9-25.2
Information Media and Telecommunications10898+10+8.2-4.9+6.6
Financial and Insurance Services106106-1+8.9-0.5-9.2
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services7395-22+7.9+5.0-34.5
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services141186-45+15.6+13.4-74.1
Administrative and Support Services219308-89+25.7+18.1-133.1
Public Administration and Safety497584-87+48.7-15.9-119.4
Education and Training652642+10+53.6+64.0-107.7
Health Care and Social Assistance1,3801,192+187+99.4+172.9-84.8
Arts and Recreation Services7178-7+6.5+4.0-17.5
Other Services397323+75+26.9-15.6+63.4

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id , the population experts.

Data are based on a 2015-16 price base for all years. NIEIR-ID data are inflation adjusted each year to allow direct comparison, and annual data releases adjust previous years’ figures to a new base year.Learn more

Regional competitive effect by industry sector 2011/12 to 2016/17
Regional competitive effect by industry sector 2011/12 to 2016/17 Net change in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Broken Hill City relative to New South Wales: 101.4 Net change in Mining, Broken Hill City relative to New South Wales: 30.1 Net change in Manufacturing, Broken Hill City relative to New South Wales: -33.0 Net change in Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Broken Hill City relative to New South Wales: -30.0 Net change in Construction, Broken Hill City relative to New South Wales: -198.2 Net change in Wholesale Trade, Broken Hill City relative to New South Wales: -19.6 Net change in Retail Trade, Broken Hill City relative to New South Wales: -18.7 Net change in Accommodation and Food Services, Broken Hill City relative to New South Wales: -166.9 Net change in Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Broken Hill City relative to New South Wales: -25.2 Net change in Information Media and Telecommunications, Broken Hill City relative to New South Wales: 6.6 Net change in Financial and Insurance Services, Broken Hill City relative to New South Wales: -9.2 Net change in Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Broken Hill City relative to New South Wales: -34.5 Net change in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Broken Hill City relative to New South Wales: -74.1 Net change in Administrative and Support Services, Broken Hill City relative to New South Wales: -133.1 Net change in Public Administration and Safety, Broken Hill City relative to New South Wales: -119.4 Net change in Education and Training, Broken Hill City relative to New South Wales: -107.7 Net change in Health Care and Social Assistance, Broken Hill City relative to New South Wales: -84.8 Net change in Arts and Recreation Services, Broken Hill City relative to New South Wales: -17.5 Net change in Other Services, Broken Hill City relative to New South Wales: 63.4
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts

Dominant groups

An industry with a positive regional competitive effect suggests local characteristics supported above trend growth in that period. A negative effect suggests local characteristics inhibited growth in that period.

An analysis of employment (Total) change between 2011/12 and 2016/17 in Broken Hill City in 2016/17 shows the three industries with the highest regional competitive effect in Broken Hill City relative to New South Wales were:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (+101.4)
  • Other Services (+63.4)
  • Mining (+30.1)

The three industries with the lowest regional competitive effect were:

  • Construction (-198.2)
  • Accommodation and Food Services (-166.9)
  • Administrative and Support Services (-133.1)

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