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The Hills Shire

Industry composition

In 2019, the Goods related sector accounted for 47.6% of employment in The Hills Shire. The importance of this sector has declined over the last 10 years (49.1% in 2009)

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, 2019: 0.4% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2019: 0.8% Public administration and safety, 2019: 1.8% Business services, 2019: 17.4% Household services, 2019: 31.9% Goods related, 2019: 47.6% Mining, 2014: 0.2% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2014: 1.0% Public administration and safety, 2014: 2.1% Business services, 2014: 20.1% Household services, 2014: 31.2% Goods related, 2014: 45.3% Mining, 2009: 0.2% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2009: 1.3% Public administration and safety, 2009: 2.4% Business services, 2009: 20.1% Household services, 2009: 27.0% Goods related, 2009: 49.1%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Employment composition
The Hills Shire201920142009
IndustryNumber%Number%Number%
Goods related40,97647.631,03845.330,02449.1
Household services27,52731.921,40131.216,51727.0
Business services15,02317.413,77920.112,25920.1
Public administration and safety1,5691.81,4382.11,4512.4
Agriculture, forestry and fishing7090.87151.07761.3
Mining3620.41560.21060.2

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. Compiled and presented in economy.id 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

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