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Industry composition

In 2018, the Goods related sector accounted for 31.6% of employment in the Hilltops Council area. The importance of this sector has declined over the last 10 years (38.6% 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, 2018: 1.4% Public administration and safety, 2018: 4.1% Business services, 2018: 8.1% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2018: 25.3% Household services, 2018: 29.4% Goods related, 2018: 31.6% Mining, 2013: 2.1% Public administration and safety, 2013: 4.5% Business services, 2013: 7.8% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2013: 22.1% Household services, 2013: 27.8% Goods related, 2013: 35.6% Mining, 2008: 0.7% Public administration and safety, 2008: 4.1% Business services, 2008: 7.6% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2008: 22.3% Household services, 2008: 26.8% Goods related, 2008: 38.6%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Employment composition
Hilltops Council area201820132008
IndustryNumber%Number%Number%
Goods related2,56231.62,89635.63,20438.6
Household services2,38229.42,26227.82,22226.8
Agriculture, forestry and fishing2,05625.31,79522.11,85122.3
Business services6608.16367.86317.6
Public administration and safety3364.13674.53374.1
Mining1161.41682.1600.7

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id , the population experts.

Data are based on a 2016-17 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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