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The Hills Shire

Industry composition

In 2017, the Goods related sector accounted for 43.2% of employment in The Hills Shire. The importance of this sector has declined over the last 10 years (49.0% in 2007)

Understanding the economic role of The Hills Shire 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 the The Hills 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
Employment composition Mining, 2017: 0.3% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2017: 1.3% Public administration and safety, 2017: 1.9% Business services, 2017: 19.6% Household services, 2017: 33.6% Goods related, 2017: 43.2% Mining, 2012: 0.2% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2012: 1.4% Public administration and safety, 2012: 2.2% Business services, 2012: 20.9% Household services, 2012: 28.8% Goods related, 2012: 46.5% Mining, 2007: 0.3% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2007: 1.5% Public administration and safety, 2007: 2.4% Business services, 2007: 20.1% Household services, 2007: 26.8% Goods related, 2007: 49.0%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in by .id the population experts
Employment composition
The Hills Shire201720122007
Goods related32,84443.230,07946.528,25549.0
Household services25,52133.618,61228.815,45526.8
Business services14,89219.613,53920.911,62220.1
Public administration and safety1,4821.91,4152.21,3752.4
Agriculture, forestry and fishing9901.38771.48611.5

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016. Compiled and presented in by .id , the population experts.

Data are based on a 2015-16 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