The Hills Shire

Local sales

In The Hills Shire, Construction had the highest local sales, generating $4,956 million in 2020/21.

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 prices2020/212015/16Change
Industry$m%. New South Wales$m%. New South Wales2015/16 - 2020/21
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing182.61.01.6117.70.81.5+64.9
Mining57.50.30.635.40.20.9+22.0
Manufacturing768.94.36.0732.04.96.4+36.9
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services286.81.62.6229.01.53.0+57.9
Construction4,955.727.418.43,836.525.418.2+1,119.2
Wholesale Trade825.54.63.6698.94.63.5+126.6
Retail Trade1,131.96.34.8865.35.74.7+266.6
Accommodation and Food Services397.32.22.7426.82.83.1-29.6
Transport, Postal and Warehousing776.24.34.2283.01.94.5+493.2
Information Media and Telecommunications458.82.53.0328.82.22.5+130.0
Financial and Insurance Services1,052.35.86.8908.16.06.7+144.1
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services2,833.815.716.52,911.219.317.5-77.5
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1,415.07.89.01,228.28.18.0+186.8
Administrative and Support Services421.72.33.5483.93.24.0-62.2
Public Administration and Safety293.81.63.7250.81.73.5+43.0
Education and Training576.33.23.6474.43.13.7+101.9
Health Care and Social Assistance1,088.56.06.2762.45.15.3+326.1
Arts and Recreation Services147.60.81.0143.30.91.0+4.3
Other Services404.22.22.2376.42.52.2+27.7
Total industries18,074.3100.0100.015,092.3100.0100.0+2,982.0

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2021. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id (informed decisions) NIEIR-ID data are adjusted each year, using updated employment estimates. .id (informed decisions). Data are based on a 2017-18 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 2020/21 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Construction ($4,956million or 27.4%)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services ($2,834million or 15.7%)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services ($1,415million or 7.8%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $9,204 million in total or 50.9% 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 18.4% in Construction; 16.5% in Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services and 9.0% 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 (27.4% compared to 18.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Public Administration and Safety (1.6% compared to 3.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Manufacturing (4.3% compared to 6.0%)
  • A larger percentage of local sales by Retail Trade (6.3% compared to 4.8%)

Emerging groups

The total local sales by industry in The Hills Shire $increased by 2,982 million between 2015/16 and 2020/21.

The largest changes in the local sales by industries between 2015/16 and 2020/21 in The Hills Shire were for:

  • Construction (+$1,119 million)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (+$493 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$326 million)
  • Retail Trade (+$267 million)

The Hills Shire Council

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