The Hills Shire

Imports

In The Hills Shire, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $3,298 million in 2019/20.

Imports by industry are sales of goods and services from industries located outside The Hills Shire Plains boundaries to resident households, businesses and other organisations within the area. Imports (domestic) includes all imports from other parts of Australia to the Region.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.

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National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Total imports
The Hills Shire2019/202014/15Change
Industry$m%. New South Wales$m%. New South Wales2014/15 - 2019/20
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing259.42.54.0314.34.25.1-54.9
Mining516.35.14.3276.33.74.7+240.0
Manufacturing3,297.732.331.82,578.534.233.1+719.2
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services357.53.53.2229.83.02.8+127.8
Construction000000--
Wholesale Trade135.81.33.888.91.23.7+46.9
Retail Trade107.01.02.590.21.22.4+16.7
Accommodation and Food Services445.84.43.1319.44.23.4+126.4
Transport, Postal and Warehousing943.19.27.2830.311.07.6+112.7
Information Media and Telecommunications313.43.14.2279.63.74.0+33.7
Financial and Insurance Services825.38.110.0518.56.99.5+306.8
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services74.40.70.655.30.70.6+19.1
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services421.34.16.4205.22.75.9+216.1
Administrative and Support Services218.52.11.9117.81.61.7+100.7
Public Administration and Safety940.79.25.9707.69.45.7+233.1
Education and Training549.05.42.8414.85.52.8+134.2
Health Care and Social Assistance554.25.45.5356.14.74.0+198.0
Arts and Recreation Services187.91.82.0126.41.72.0+61.5
Other Services49.80.51.039.30.51.0+10.5
Total industries10,197.1100.0100.07,548.4100.0100.0+2,648.7

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 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 imports by industry sectors in The Hills Shire in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($3,298 million or 32.3%)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing ($943 million or 9.2%)
  • Public Administration and Safety ($941 million or 9.2%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $5,181 million in total or 50.8% of the total imports by industry in the The Hills Shire.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 31.8% in Manufacturing; 7.2% in Transport, Postal and Warehousing and 5.9% in Public Administration and Safety.

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

  • A larger percentage of total imports by Public Administration and Safety (9.2% compared to 5.9%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Education and Training (5.4% compared to 2.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Wholesale Trade (1.3% compared to 3.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (4.1% compared to 6.4%)

Emerging groups

The total total imports by industry in The Hills Shire increased by $2,649 million between 2014/15 and 2019/20.

The largest changes in the total imports by industries between 2014/15 and 2019/20 in The Hills Shire were for:

  • Manufacturing (+$719 million)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$307 million)
  • Mining (+$240 million)
  • Public Administration and Safety (+$233 million)

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