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The Hills Shire

Industry composition

In 2018, the Goods related sector accounted for 44.6% of employment in The Hills Shire. The importance of this sector has declined over the last 10 years (50.5% in 2008)

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, 2018: 0.3% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2018: 0.9% Public administration and safety, 2018: 1.9% Business services, 2018: 18.0% Household services, 2018: 34.3% Goods related, 2018: 44.6% Mining, 2013: 0.2% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2013: 1.3% Public administration and safety, 2013: 2.1% Business services, 2013: 20.8% Household services, 2013: 30.0% Goods related, 2013: 45.5% Mining, 2008: 0.2% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2008: 1.3% Public administration and safety, 2008: 2.3% Business services, 2008: 19.4% Household services, 2008: 26.3% Goods related, 2008: 50.5%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in by .id the population experts
Employment composition
The Hills Shire201820132008
Goods related37,42844.630,60545.531,07450.5
Household services28,73534.320,16530.016,15026.3
Business services15,09718.013,98420.811,94719.4
Public administration and safety1,5631.91,4422.11,3922.3
Agriculture, forestry and fishing7770.98821.38041.3

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018. 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