The Hills Shire

Local sales

In The Hills Shire, Construction had the highest local sales, generating $5,448 million in 2019/20.

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 prices2019/202014/15Change
Industry$m%. New South Wales$m%. New South Wales2014/15 - 2019/20
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing87.80.51.196.10.71.8-8.3
Mining59.80.30.78.90.11.0+50.9
Manufacturing703.03.95.5788.55.86.9-85.5
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services247.41.42.7218.81.62.8+28.6
Construction5,447.930.119.93,053.922.617.6+2,393.9
Wholesale Trade811.94.53.5623.34.63.5+188.6
Retail Trade996.95.54.3765.95.74.8+231.0
Accommodation and Food Services388.12.12.7387.82.93.0+0.3
Transport, Postal and Warehousing303.41.74.4242.01.84.4+61.4
Information Media and Telecommunications482.42.73.3294.02.22.6+188.3
Financial and Insurance Services1,037.85.76.5957.37.17.0+80.5
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services3,276.718.116.22,632.919.516.8+643.8
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1,374.37.68.61,115.88.37.8+258.5
Administrative and Support Services446.42.53.9493.13.74.4-46.6
Public Administration and Safety286.71.63.9250.21.93.8+36.5
Education and Training552.73.13.6438.33.23.6+114.4
Health Care and Social Assistance1,055.55.85.9661.44.95.1+394.1
Arts and Recreation Services167.80.91.1146.91.11.0+20.9
Other Services378.92.11.9311.92.32.1+67.0
Total industries18,105.3100.0100.013,487.0100.0100.0+4,618.3

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 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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Dominant groups

An analysis of the local sales by industry sectors in The Hills Shire in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Construction ($5,448million or 30.1%)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services ($3,277million or 18.1%)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services ($1,374million or 7.6%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $10,099 million in total or 55.8% 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 19.9% in Construction; 16.2% in Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services and 8.6% 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 (30.1% compared to 19.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Transport, Postal and Warehousing (1.7% compared to 4.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Public Administration and Safety (1.6% compared to 3.9%)
  • A larger percentage of local sales by Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (18.1% compared to 16.2%)

Emerging groups

The total local sales by industry in The Hills Shire $increased by 4,618 million between 2014/15 and 2019/20.

The largest changes in the local sales by industries between 2014/15 and 2019/20 in The Hills Shire were for:

  • Construction (+$2,394 million)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (+$644 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$394 million)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+$259 million)

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