The Hills Shire

Local sales

In The Hills Shire, Construction had the highest local sales, generating $6,184 million in 2022/23.

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.

Data source

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Local sales by industry sector
The Hills Shire - Constant prices2022/232016/17Change
Industry$m%. New South Wales$m%. New South Wales2016/17 - 2022/23
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing160.50.81.4138.80.81.5+21.7
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services341.51.72.9237.21.42.9+104.3
Wholesale Trade804.64.03.4892.65.24.1-88.0
Retail Trade1,
Accommodation and Food Services680.93.43.5475.72.73.4+205.2
Transport, Postal and Warehousing487.22.45.8334.01.94.9+153.2
Information Media and Telecommunications569.32.93.3357.02.12.2+212.3
Financial and Insurance Services1,
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1,969.29.99.31,779.910.310.2+189.3
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1,883.19.49.41,463.18.58.5+420.0
Administrative and Support Services532.52.74.3449.92.64.0+82.6
Public Administration and Safety287.21.43.7228.51.33.2+58.7
Education and Training743.63.73.6478.32.83.1+265.4
Health Care and Social Assistance1,360.66.86.6856.75.05.6+503.9
Arts and Recreation Services236.81.21.1162.00.91.1+74.8
Other Services475.02.42.1414.52.42.3+60.5
Total industries19,952.1100.0100.017,306.4100.0100.0+2,645.7

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2024. ©2023. Compiled and presented in by .id (informed decisions) NIEIR-ID data are adjusted each year, using updated employment estimates. .id (informed decisions). Data are based on a 2020/21 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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Dominant groups

An analysis of the local sales by industry sectors in The Hills Shire in 2022/23 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Construction ($6,184million or 31.0%)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services ($1,969million or 9.9%)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services ($1,883million or 9.4%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $10,036 million in total or 50.3% of the total local sales by total industry in the The Hills Shire.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 21.4% in Construction; 9.3% in Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services and 9.4% in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services.

The major differences between local sales by industries of The Hills Shire and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of local sales by Construction (31.0% compared to 21.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Transport, Postal and Warehousing (2.4% compared to 5.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Public Administration and Safety (1.4% compared to 3.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Mining (0.1% compared to 1.7%)

Emerging groups

The total local sales by industry in The Hills Shire $increased by 2,646 million between 2016/17 and 2022/23.

The largest changes in the local sales by industries between 2016/17 and 2022/23 in The Hills Shire were for:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$504 million)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+$420 million)
  • Education and Training (+$265 million)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$214 million)

The Hills Shire Council

economic profile