Hilltops Council area

Local sales

In the Hilltops Council area, Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing had the highest local sales, generating $133 million in 2018/19.

Local sales by industry measures the output of local industries that is sold locally. This includes sales to local consumers, businesses and other organisations.

To get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, local sales data should be viewed alongside the other industry characteristics in the Industry sector analysis section.

Detailed notes about how the figures are derived can be found in the specific topic notes section.

Data source

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Local sales by industry sector
Hilltops Council area - Constant prices2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. NSW$m%. NSW2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing133.512.81.3131.312.41.7+2.2
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services40.43.92.855.95.33.5-15.5
Wholesale Trade44.94.33.439.13.73.6+5.8
Retail Trade77.
Accommodation and Food Services48.
Transport, Postal and Warehousing41.44.03.947.54.54.6-6.1
Information Media and Telecommunications8.
Financial and Insurance Services39.83.86.645.94.36.9-6.1
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services89.48.519.271.26.716.7+18.2
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services42.14.08.432.03.07.6+10.1
Administrative and Support Services21.32.03.826.12.54.4-4.8
Public Administration and Safety43.84.23.444.84.24.0-1.0
Education and Training53.
Health Care and Social Assistance93.58.95.469.66.64.7+23.9
Arts and Recreation Services6.
Other Services35.73.41.830.62.92.0+5.2
Total industries1,046.9100.0100.01,060.8100.0100.0-14.0

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id informed decisions NIEIR-ID data are adjusted each year, using updated employment estimates. .id informed decisions. 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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Dominant groups

An analysis of the local sales by industry sectors in the Hilltops Council area in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing ($133million or 12.8%)
  • Construction ($133million or 12.7%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance ($94million or 8.9%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $360 million in total or 34.4% of the total local sales by total industry in the the Hilltops Council area.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in NSW accounted for 1.3% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing; 19.7% in Construction and 5.4% in Health Care and Social Assistance.

The major differences between local sales by industries of the Hilltops Council area and NSW were:

  • A larger percentage of local sales by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (12.8% compared to 1.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (8.5% compared to 19.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Construction (12.7% compared to 19.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (4.0% compared to 8.4%)

Emerging groups

The total local sales by industry in the Hilltops Council area $decreased by -14 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

The largest changes in the local sales by industries between 2013/14 and 2018/19 in the Hilltops Council area were for:

  • Manufacturing (-$40 million)
  • Construction (-$33 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$24 million)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (+$18 million)

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