Hornsby Shire

Local sales

In Hornsby Shire, Construction had the highest local sales, generating $1,986 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
Hornsby Shire - Constant prices2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. New South Wales$m%. New South Wales2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing121.51.21.3143.51.71.7-22.1
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services198.12.02.8257.03.03.5-58.9
Wholesale Trade414.94.23.4373.64.33.6+41.3
Retail Trade592.16.04.2583.16.74.7+8.9
Accommodation and Food Services307.53.13.0312.73.63.0-5.2
Transport, Postal and Warehousing374.63.83.9361.64.24.6+12.9
Information Media and Telecommunications376.23.83.1277.13.22.9+99.1
Financial and Insurance Services539.15.46.6479.15.56.9+60.0
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1,363.513.819.21,153.413.316.7+210.1
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services780.77.98.4640.27.47.6+140.5
Administrative and Support Services262.02.63.8290.33.34.4-28.3
Public Administration and Safety234.42.43.4249.52.94.0-15.1
Education and Training488.34.93.2423.64.93.3+64.7
Health Care and Social Assistance861.28.75.4641.67.44.7+219.6
Arts and Recreation Services127.
Other Services237.52.41.8214.02.52.0+23.5
Total industries9,900.3100.0100.08,687.6100.0100.0+1,212.6

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 Hornsby Shire in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Construction ($1,986million or 20.1%)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services ($1,363million or 13.8%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance ($861million or 8.7%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $4,211 million in total or 42.5% of the total local sales by total industry in the Hornsby Shire.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 19.7% in Construction; 19.2% in Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services and 5.4% in Health Care and Social Assistance.

The major differences between local sales by industries of Hornsby Shire and New South Wales were:

  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (13.8% compared to 19.2%)
  • A larger percentage of local sales by Health Care and Social Assistance (8.7% compared to 5.4%)
  • A larger percentage of local sales by Retail Trade (6.0% compared to 4.2%)
  • A larger percentage of local sales by Education and Training (4.9% compared to 3.2%)

Emerging groups

The total local sales by industry in Hornsby Shire $increased by 1,213 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

The largest changes in the local sales by industries between 2013/14 and 2018/19 in Hornsby Shire were for:

  • Construction (+$558 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$220 million)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (+$210 million)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+$140 million)

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