The Hills Shire


In The Hills Shire, Manufacturing had the largest total exports by industry, generating $1,397 million in 2018/19.

Exports by industry are sales of goods and services to non-resident households, businesses and other organisations, outside The Hills Shire boundaries. Exports (domestic) include all exports from the area to other parts of Australia. Exports (international) includes all exports from the Region to countries outside Australia.

To get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, export 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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Total exports by industry sector
The Hills Shire2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. New South Wales$m%. New South Wales2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing53.41.13.397.82.44.1-44.3
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services11.60.22.414.60.43.2-3.0
Wholesale Trade772.116.06.0474.211.75.6+297.9
Retail Trade910.018.83.0613.715.22.7+296.3
Accommodation and Food Services79.
Transport, Postal and Warehousing78.
Information Media and Telecommunications60.11.26.343.31.15.6+16.8
Financial and Insurance Services173.63.616.8218.75.415.7-45.1
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services50.51.01.426.30.60.7+24.2
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services604.712.59.2673.516.67.5-68.8
Administrative and Support Services49.61.02.844.91.13.0+4.7
Public Administration and Safety13.70.34.513.80.35.0-0.1
Education and Training52.01.13.878.31.93.3-26.4
Health Care and Social Assistance193.84.04.1124.13.13.5+69.7
Arts and Recreation Services19.00.41.413.80.31.5+5.2
Other Services184.33.81.8158.23.91.7+26.2
Total industries4,828.5100.0100.04,045.4100.0100.0+783.1

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. 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

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Dominant groups

An analysis of the total exports by industry sectors in The Hills Shire in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing (1,397 million or 28.9%)
  • Retail Trade (910 million or 18.8%)
  • Wholesale Trade (772 million or 16.0%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 3,079 million in total or 63.8% of the total exports by industry in the The Hills Shire.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 15.7% in Manufacturing; 3.0% in Retail Trade and 6.0% in Wholesale Trade.

The major differences between the total exports by industries of The Hills Shire and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of total exports by Retail Trade (18.8% compared to 3.0%)
  • A larger percentage of total exports by Manufacturing (28.9% compared to 15.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Financial and Insurance Services (3.6% compared to 16.8%)
  • A larger percentage of total exports by Wholesale Trade (16.0% compared to 6.0%)

Emerging groups

The total total exports by industry in The Hills Shire $increased by 783 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

The largest changes in the total exports by industries between 2013/14 and 2018/19 in The Hills Shire were for:

  • Wholesale Trade (+$298 million)
  • Retail Trade (+$296 million)
  • Manufacturing (+$90 million)
  • Mining (+$73 million)

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