Hilltops Council area

Local sales

In the Hilltops Council area, Construction had the highest local sales, generating $150 million in 2019/20.

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 prices2019/202014/15Change
Industry$m%. NSW$m%. NSW2014/15 - 2019/20
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing124.411.51.1178.416.11.8-53.9
Mining14.41.30.75.00.51.0+9.4
Manufacturing79.07.35.599.38.96.9-20.4
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services37.63.52.744.64.02.8-7.0
Construction150.513.919.9170.715.417.6-20.2
Wholesale Trade54.95.13.541.83.83.5+13.1
Retail Trade70.56.54.375.76.84.8-5.2
Accommodation and Food Services42.73.92.741.33.73.0+1.4
Transport, Postal and Warehousing49.44.64.443.53.94.4+6.0
Information Media and Telecommunications10.41.03.34.80.42.6+5.7
Financial and Insurance Services55.35.16.552.34.77.0+3.0
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services77.07.116.279.47.216.8-2.4
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services49.14.58.636.33.37.8+12.7
Administrative and Support Services22.62.13.929.32.64.4-6.7
Public Administration and Safety49.14.53.942.43.83.8+6.7
Education and Training60.85.63.651.44.63.6+9.4
Health Care and Social Assistance98.19.15.980.37.25.1+17.8
Arts and Recreation Services6.50.61.15.80.51.0+0.7
Other Services30.32.81.928.52.62.1+1.9
Total industries1,082.7100.0100.01,110.7100.0100.0-28.0

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2021. 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:

  • Construction ($150million or 13.9%)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing ($124million or 11.5%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance ($98million or 9.1%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $373 million in total or 34.5% of the total local sales by total industry in the the Hilltops Council area.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in NSW accounted for 19.9% in Construction; 1.1% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing and 5.9% 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 (11.5% compared to 1.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (7.1% compared to 16.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Construction (13.9% compared to 19.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (4.5% compared to 8.6%)

Emerging groups

The total local sales by industry in the Hilltops Council area $decreased by -28 million between 2014/15 and 2019/20.

The largest changes in the local sales by industries between 2014/15 and 2019/20 in the Hilltops Council area were for:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (-$54 million)
  • Manufacturing (-$20 million)
  • Construction (-$20 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$18 million)

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