The Hills Shire
In The Hills Shire, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $3,142 million in 2018/19.
Imports by industry are sales of goods and services from industries located outside the The Hills Shire boundaries to resident households, businesses and other organisations within the area. Imports (domestic) includes all imports from other parts of Australia to the Shire.Imports (international) includes the value of all imports to the area from outside Australia.
To get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, import data should be viewed alongside the other industry characteristics in the Industry sector analysis section.
Detailed notes about how the figures are derived can be found in the specific topic notes section.
National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series
|Total imports by industry sector|
|The Hills Shire - Constant prices||2018/19||2013/14||Change|
|Industry (Click rows to view sub-categories)||$m||%||Greater Sydney%||$m||%||Greater Sydney%||2013/14 to 2018/19|
|Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing||194.4||2.0||4.6||195.6||2.5||5.1||-1.3||23000||P|
|Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services||357.0||3.6||3.7||222.1||2.9||3.6||+134.9||23300||P|
|Accommodation and Food Services||337.6||3.4||3.7||287.5||3.7||3.8||+50.1||23700||P|
|Transport, Postal and Warehousing||917.9||9.3||8.1||909.9||11.7||9.7||+8.1||23800||P|
|Information Media and Telecommunications||336.5||3.4||4.4||203.0||2.6||3.7||+133.5||23900||P|
|Financial and Insurance Services||967.4||9.8||10.1||560.7||7.2||9.1||+406.7||24000||P|
|Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services||42.0||0.4||0.7||64.4||0.8||0.8||-22.4||24100||P|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical Services||416.4||4.2||6.8||191.9||2.5||6.0||+224.5||24200||P|
|Administrative and Support Services||227.3||2.3||2.3||138.9||1.8||2.2||+88.4||24300||P|
|Public Administration and Safety||764.0||7.7||5.0||666.6||8.6||5.4||+97.3||24400||P|
|Education and Training||656.4||6.6||2.6||933.4||12.0||3.2||-277.0||24500||P|
|Health Care and Social Assistance||605.3||6.1||4.0||434.9||5.6||3.0||+170.4||24600||P|
|Arts and Recreation Services||278.5||2.8||1.3||258.6||3.3||1.5||+19.9||24700||P|
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) (opens a new window) ©2019. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id (opens a new window), 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
An analysis of the total imports by industry sectors in The Hills Shire in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:
- Manufacturing ($3,142 million or 31.7%)
- Financial and Insurance Services ($967 million or 9.8%)
- Transport, Postal and Warehousing ($918 million or 9.3%)
In combination these three industries accounted for $5,028 million in total or 50.7% of the total imports by total industry in The Hills Shire.
In comparison, the same 3 industries in Greater Sydney accounted for 32.5% in Manufacturing; 10.1% in Financial and Insurance Services; and 8.1% in Transport, Postal and Warehousing.
The major differences between total imports by industries in The Hills Shire and Greater Sydney were:
- A larger percentage of total imports by Education and Training (6.6% compared to 2.6%)
- A larger percentage of total imports by Public Administration and Safety (7.7% compared to 5.0%)
- A smaller percentage of total imports by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (2.0% compared to 4.6%)
- A smaller percentage of total imports by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (4.2% compared to 6.8%)
The total imports by industries in The Hills Shire increased by $2,137.6 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.
The largest changes in the total imports by industries between 2013/14 and 2018/19 in The Hills Shire were for:
- Manufacturing (+$862 million)
- Financial and Insurance Services (+$407 million)
- Education and Training (-$277 million)
- Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+$225 million)