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The Hills Shire

Industry composition

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In 2017, the Goods related sector accounted for 61.7% of employment in The Hills Shire. The importance of this sector has increased over the last 10 years (60.1% 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: 0.0% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2017: 0.2% Public administration and safety, 2017: 4.6% Business services, 2017: 13.4% Household services, 2017: 20.1% Goods related, 2017: 61.7% Mining, 2012: 0.0% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2012: 3.3% Public administration and safety, 2012: 5.2% Business services, 2012: 11.9% Household services, 2012: 17.4% Goods related, 2012: 62.2% Mining, 2007: 0.0% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2007: 7.4% Public administration and safety, 2007: 5.3% Business services, 2007: 10.5% Household services, 2007: 16.7% Goods related, 2007: 60.1%
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 related56,39061.755,49062.250,99960.1
Household services18,34120.115,49717.414,20016.7
Business services12,20713.410,58411.98,92410.5
Public administration and safety4,2464.64,6105.24,4725.3
Agriculture, forestry and fishing1620.22,9513.36,2597.4

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