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 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.

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Employment composition
Sutherland Shire201920142009
Industry$numbernumber%. number%.
Agriculture, forestry and fishing2990.41490.21550.2
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
Total Industries80,308100.073,637100.068,984100.0

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. Compiled and presented in by .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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Sutherland Shire Council

economic profile