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Hornsby Shire

Industry composition

In 2019, the Household services sector accounted for 46.3% of employment in the Hornsby Shire. The importance of this sector has increased over the last 10 years (40.9% in 2009)

Understanding the economic role of the Hornsby Shire 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 Hornsby Shire'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, 2019: 0.0% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2019: 1.2% Public administration and safety, 2019: 2.9% Business services, 2019: 15.1% Goods related, 2019: 34.5% Household services, 2019: 46.3% Mining, 2014: 0.1% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2014: 1.2% Public administration and safety, 2014: 2.9% Business services, 2014: 15.4% Goods related, 2014: 35.5% Household services, 2014: 44.9% Mining, 2009: 0.1% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2009: 1.2% Public administration and safety, 2009: 3.1% Business services, 2009: 15.3% Goods related, 2009: 39.5% Household services, 2009: 40.9%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Employment composition
Hornsby Shire201920142009
IndustryNumber%Number%Number%
Household services23,46046.321,57444.919,17740.9
Goods related17,50334.517,03235.518,52139.5
Business services7,64215.17,38615.47,16915.3
Public administration and safety1,4532.91,3952.91,4363.1
Agriculture, forestry and fishing5981.26001.25511.2
Mining50.0270.1260.1

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. 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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