The Hills Shire
In The Hills Shire, Construction had the highest local sales, generating $4,500 million in 2016/17.
Local sales by industry measures the output of local industries that is sold locally. This includes sales to local consumers, businesses and other organisations.
To get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, local sales data should be viewed alongside the other industry characteristics in the Industry sector analysis section.
Detailed notes about how the figures are derived can be found in the specific topic notes section.
National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series
|Local sales by industry sector|
|The Hills Shire - Constant prices||2016/17||2011/12||Change|
|Industry (Click rows to view sub-categories)||$m||%||New South Wales%||$m||%||New South Wales%||2011/12 to 2016/17|
|Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing||199.5||1.2||2.0||153.9||1.4||1.7||+45.5||23000||P|
|Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services||198.0||1.2||2.4||237.0||2.2||3.7||-39.0||23300||P|
|Accommodation and Food Services||455.7||2.8||3.0||400.4||3.7||3.1||+55.3||23700||P|
|Transport, Postal and Warehousing||267.1||1.6||4.0||258.8||2.4||4.8||+8.3||23800||P|
|Information Media and Telecommunications||480.7||2.9||3.5||297.2||2.8||3.2||+183.5||23900||P|
|Financial and Insurance Services||944.8||5.8||7.2||962.7||9.0||6.8||-17.9||24000||P|
|Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services||3,333.8||20.3||20.0||2,180.2||20.3||17.1||+1,153.6||24100||P|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical Services||1,219.0||7.4||8.1||915.1||8.5||7.5||+303.9||24200||P|
|Administrative and Support Services||412.3||2.5||3.6||365.7||3.4||3.7||+46.7||24300||P|
|Public Administration and Safety||273.4||1.7||3.6||248.9||2.3||4.0||+24.5||24400||P|
|Education and Training||447.9||2.7||3.1||384.5||3.6||3.4||+63.4||24500||P|
|Health Care and Social Assistance||803.5||4.9||4.9||452.9||4.2||4.6||+350.6||24600||P|
|Arts and Recreation Services||170.4||1.0||1.0||81.9||0.8||1.0||+88.5||24700||P|
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) (opens a new window) ©2016. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id (opens a new window), 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
An analysis of the local sales by industry sectors in The Hills Shire in 2016/17 shows the three largest industries were:
- Construction (4,500 people or 27.4%)
- Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (3,334 people or 20.3%)
- Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (1,219 people or 7.4%)
In combination these three industries accounted for $9,053 million in total or 55.2% of the total local sales by total industry in The Hills Shire.
In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 17.2% in Construction; 20.0% in Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services; and 8.1% in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services.
The major differences between local sales by industries in The Hills Shire and New South Wales were:
- A larger percentage of local sales by Construction (27.4% compared to 17.2%)
- A smaller percentage of local sales by Transport, Postal and Warehousing (1.6% compared to 4.0%)
- A smaller percentage of local sales by Public Administration and Safety (1.7% compared to 3.6%)
- A smaller percentage of local sales by Manufacturing (4.2% compared to 5.9%)
The total local sales by industry in The Hills Shire increased by $5,672.5 million between 2011/12 and 2016/17.
The largest changes in the local sales by industries between 2011/12 and 2016/17 in The Hills Shire were for:
- Construction (+$2,996 million)
- Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (+$1,154 million)
- Health Care and Social Assistance (+$351 million)
- Retail Trade (+$332 million)