Sutherland Shire

Industry composition

In 2021, the Household services sector accounted for 41.8% of employment in Sutherland Shire. The importance of this sector has increased over the last 10 years (38.5% in 2011)

Understanding the economic role of Sutherland Shire Council 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 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
Sutherland Shire202120162011
Industrynumber$number%. number%.
Agriculture, forestry and fishing2950.41690.22400.3
Mining510.1640.1530.1
Goods related32,66740.428,86037.829,80041.6
Household services33,82141.832,31442.427,60738.5
Business services11,39114.112,23116.011,23615.7
Public administration and safety2,6703.32,6503.52,6943.8
Total Industries80,895100.076,287100.071,630100.0

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2021. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id (informed decisions). Data are based on a 2018-19 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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Sutherland Shire Council

economic profile