The Hills Shire

Local sales

In The Hills Shire, Construction had the highest local sales, generating $5,634 million in 2018/19.

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 prices2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. New South Wales$m%. New South Wales2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing150.90.81.3144.91.21.7+6.1
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services199.21.12.8253.92.03.5-54.7
Wholesale Trade785.34.43.4596.64.83.6+188.7
Retail Trade864.14.84.2774.16.24.7+90.1
Accommodation and Food Services404.72.33.0365.93.03.0+38.8
Transport, Postal and Warehousing386.32.23.9245.42.04.6+140.8
Information Media and Telecommunications424.72.43.1322.22.62.9+102.5
Financial and Insurance Services981.05.56.6874.27.16.9+106.8
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services3,447.819.219.22,335.318.816.7+1,112.5
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1,326.77.48.4996.98.07.6+329.8
Administrative and Support Services450.52.53.8453.23.74.4-2.7
Public Administration and Safety251.11.43.4253.42.04.0-2.3
Education and Training504.32.83.2371.73.03.3+132.5
Health Care and Social Assistance1,
Arts and Recreation Services185.31.01.0139.61.11.0+45.7
Other Services257.61.41.8232.61.92.0+25.0
Total industries17,927.8100.0100.012,394.9100.0100.0+5,532.9

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. 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 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 ($5,634million or 31.4%)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services ($3,448million or 19.2%)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services ($1,327million or 7.4%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $10,408 million in total or 58.1% 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 19.7% in Construction; 19.2% in Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services and 8.4% 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 (31.4% compared to 19.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Manufacturing (3.4% compared to 5.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Public Administration and Safety (1.4% compared to 3.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Transport, Postal and Warehousing (2.2% compared to 3.9%)

Emerging groups

The total local sales by industry in The Hills Shire $increased by 5,533 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

The largest changes in the local sales by industries between 2013/14 and 2018/19 in The Hills Shire were for:

  • Construction (+$3,087 million)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (+$1,112 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$428 million)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+$330 million)

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