Hilltops Council area

Local sales

In the Hilltops Council area, Construction had the highest local sales, generating $224 million in 2021/22.

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 prices2021/222016/17Change
Industry$m%. NSW$m%. NSW2016/17 - 2021/22
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing198.115.82.1142.513.11.7+55.6
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services36.92.92.835.13.23.0+1.8
Wholesale Trade58.44.73.655.65.14.1+2.9
Retail Trade78.
Accommodation and Food Services54.14.32.941.23.82.6+12.9
Transport, Postal and Warehousing59.
Information Media and Telecommunications6.
Financial and Insurance Services42.63.46.644.64.16.5-2.0
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services43.33.58.947.54.49.9-4.2
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services47.33.810.
Administrative and Support Services34.92.84.323.52.24.0+11.5
Public Administration and Safety56.
Education and Training59.
Health Care and Social Assistance102.28.26.697.59.05.7+4.7
Arts and Recreation Services3.
Other Services35.02.81.933.43.12.1+1.7
Total industries1,250.5100.0100.01,084.5100.0100.0+166.1

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2023. ©2023. 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 2020/21 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 2021/22 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Construction ($224million or 17.9%)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing ($198million or 15.8%)
  • Manufacturing ($107million or 8.5%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $529 million in total or 42.3% of the total local sales by total industry in the the Hilltops Council area.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in NSW accounted for 20.3% in Construction; 2.1% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing and 7.4% in Manufacturing.

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 (15.8% compared to 2.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (3.8% compared to 10.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (3.5% compared to 8.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Financial and Insurance Services (3.4% compared to 6.6%)

Emerging groups

The total local sales by industry in the Hilltops Council area $increased by 166 million between 2016/17 and 2021/22.

The largest changes in the local sales by industries between 2016/17 and 2021/22 in the Hilltops Council area were for:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (+$56 million)
  • Construction (+$46 million)
  • Manufacturing (+$27 million)
  • Mining (-$20 million)

Hilltops Council area

economic profile