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Sutherland Shire

Industry composition

In 2018, the Household services sector accounted for 42.1% of employment in Sutherland Shire. The importance of this sector has increased over the last 10 years (38.0% in 2007)

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, 2018: 0.1% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2018: 0.3% Public administration and safety, 2018: 3.3% Business services, 2018: 15.0% Goods related, 2018: 39.3% Household services, 2018: 42.1% Mining, 2013: 0.2% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2013: 0.2% Public administration and safety, 2013: 3.7% Business services, 2013: 15.9% Goods related, 2013: 39.9% Household services, 2013: 40.2% Mining, 2008: 0.1% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2008: 0.2% Public administration and safety, 2008: 3.8% Business services, 2008: 15.1% Goods related, 2008: 42.7% Household services, 2008: 38.0%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in by .id the population experts
Employment composition
Sutherland Shire201820132008
Household services36,17542.129,75840.226,34738.0
Goods related33,73939.329,52439.929,55642.7
Business services12,86215.011,75015.910,48315.1
Public administration and safety2,8663.32,7213.72,6023.8
Agriculture, forestry and fishing2190.31450.21560.2

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018. Compiled and presented in 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