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Sutherland Shire

Industry composition

In 2019, the Goods related sector accounted for 41.5% of employment in Sutherland Shire. The importance of this sector has declined over the last 10 years (42.7% in 2009)

Understanding the economic role of Sutherland 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 Sutherland 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: 0.1% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2019: 0.4% Public administration and safety, 2019: 3.4% Business services, 2019: 14.5% Household services, 2019: 40.3% Goods related, 2019: 41.5% Mining, 2014: 0.1% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2014: 0.2% Public administration and safety, 2014: 3.6% Business services, 2014: 15.6% Household services, 2014: 40.5% Goods related, 2014: 39.9% Mining, 2009: 0.1% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2009: 0.2% Public administration and safety, 2009: 3.8% Business services, 2009: 15.2% Household services, 2009: 38.0% Goods related, 2009: 42.7%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Employment composition
Sutherland Shire201920142009
IndustryNumber%Number%Number%
Goods related33,32141.529,39939.929,43742.7
Household services32,32940.329,84540.526,23238.0
Business services11,62414.511,52215.610,49415.2
Public administration and safety2,6913.42,6463.62,6113.8
Agriculture, forestry and fishing2990.41490.21550.2
Mining430.1760.1550.1

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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