Numbers of Businesses
There were 7630 businesses in the Hurstville local government area (LGA) as at June 2011.
Gross Regional Product
The estimated Gross Regional Product (GRP) of the Hurstville LGA for the year 2011-12 was $2.754 billion. In 2011/12 the local economy grew by 3% with the growth rate higher than NSW (2.4%) and Kogarah and Rockdale.
The available residential labour force was 44,567 people, including employed and unemployed people, at the September Quarter 2012. There were an estimated 42,200 employed persons in the Hurstville local government area, representing an annual increase of 4.5 per cent.
As at March 2013, the NSW Bureau of Transport Statistics estimates that there are 21,250 people employed in the Hurstville LGA with the top five employment sectors being Health Care and Social Assistance, Retail Trade, Education and Training, Manufacturing and Wholesale Trade.
As at the September Quarter 2012, the unemployment rate was 5.3 per cent.
The median weekly rent for a three bedroom house was $530 at the December Quarter 2012.
The median weekly rent for a two bedroom unit was $390. In the September Quarter 2012, the median sales price for a house was $757,000 and the median unit sales price was $423,000.
The average household size was 2.8 persons.
For more information, download a copy of the February 2013 edition of Biz Scope.
The passenger entry and exit figure recorded at Hurstville Railway Station in the 2009 calendar year was 9,941,932 persons compared to 8,385,208. This represents an annual increase of 18.6 per cent.
Southern Sydney Regional Profile
The Southern Sydney Regional Profile explores the economy of the six LGA’s that make up the Southern Sydney Region (Hurstville, Bankstown, Canterbury, Kogarah, Rockdale and Sutherland Shire).
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