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Industry composition

In 2017, the Goods related sector accounted for 33.0% of employment in the Hilltops Council area. The importance of this sector has declined over the last 10 years (37.8% in 2007)

Understanding the economic role of the Hilltops Council area 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 Hilltops Council area'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 Mining, 2017: 1.3% Public administration and safety, 2017: 4.0% Business services, 2017: 8.6% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2017: 23.2% Household services, 2017: 30.0% Goods related, 2017: 33.0% Mining, 2012: 1.8% Public administration and safety, 2012: 4.7% Business services, 2012: 7.3% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2012: 25.3% Household services, 2012: 26.1% Goods related, 2012: 34.9% Mining, 2007: 0.8% Public administration and safety, 2007: 3.9% Business services, 2007: 7.9% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2007: 23.7% Household services, 2007: 26.0% Goods related, 2007: 37.8%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Employment composition
Hilltops Council area201720122007
IndustryNumber%Number%Number%
Goods related2,60733.02,78934.93,12937.8
Household services2,37230.02,08326.12,14726.0
Agriculture, forestry and fishing1,83323.22,01925.31,95723.7
Business services6778.65877.36537.9
Public administration and safety3184.03734.73193.9
Mining1031.31431.8630.8

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

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