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Bega Valley Shire

Employment by industry (Total)

In Bega Valley Shire, Retail Trade is the largest employer, generating 1,815 local jobs in 2014/15.

Employment (total) is the most accurate and up to date measure of the total number of people employed in Bega Valley Shire. The statistics are modelled by NIEIR to correct for the known undercount of jobs recorded in the Census. They estimate the total number of persons employed in an industry sector (full-time and part-time) in Bega Valley Shire regardless of where they live. They are updated annually.

By comparing the number of jobs in each industry sector to a regional benchmark, you can clearly see the structure of Bega Valley Shire's economy. This can be done by directly comparing the area to its benchmark, or by using a location quotient to look at the relative size of industries.

Estimated total employment by industry should not be considered as a "Full-Time Equivalent" measure as different industries will have different ratios of part-time and full time employees. Full-time employment by industry statistics are also available.

To see how employment is distributed across the area, see the Employment locations section and to see where people come from to work in these industries, these data should be viewed in conjunction with Workers place of residence by industry data.

More granular sub-categories for each industry sector are available in the Employment by industry (Census) counts. While Census figures undercount employment they do provide a more detailed picture of the specific industries operating in the area.

NOTE: Detailed notes about how the figures are derived can be found in the specific topic notes section.

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Employment (total) by industry
Bega Valley Shire2014/152009/10Change
Industry
(Click rows to view sub-categories)
Number%New South Wales%Number%New South Wales%2009/10 to 2014/15
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing9037.02.31,2779.72.4-373
Mining460.40.9310.20.9+15
Manufacturing1,32010.37.51,0978.48.8+223
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services2191.71.11150.91.1+104
Construction1,0548.28.49977.68.4+57
Wholesale Trade2882.24.63092.44.6-21
Retail Trade1,81514.110.41,49311.410.4+322
Accommodation and Food Services1,36110.66.91,35710.46.7+4
Transport, Postal and Warehousing4743.75.14883.75.2-14
Information Media and Telecommunications1080.82.51371.02.5-30
Financial and Insurance Services2391.95.34083.15.3-169
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1691.31.81851.41.8-17
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services4853.88.55764.48.1-91
Administrative and Support Services3202.53.43152.43.3+5
Public Administration and Safety5694.46.28916.86.0-321
Education and Training1,1448.98.11,1608.97.9-17
Health Care and Social Assistance1,79814.011.51,58912.111.1+209
Arts and Recreation Services1681.31.51811.41.5-13
Other Services3722.94.04873.73.9-115

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id , the population experts.

Employment (total) by industry 2014/15
Employment (total) by industry 2014/15 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, New South Wales: 2.3% Mining, New South Wales: 0.9% Manufacturing, New South Wales: 7.5% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, New South Wales: 1.1% Construction, New South Wales: 8.4% Wholesale Trade, New South Wales: 4.6% Retail Trade, New South Wales: 10.4% Accommodation and Food Services, New South Wales: 6.9% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, New South Wales: 5.1% Information Media and Telecommunications, New South Wales: 2.5% Financial and Insurance Services, New South Wales: 5.3% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, New South Wales: 1.8% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, New South Wales: 8.5% Administrative and Support Services, New South Wales: 3.4% Public Administration and Safety, New South Wales: 6.2% Education and Training, New South Wales: 8.1% Health Care and Social Assistance, New South Wales: 11.5% Arts and Recreation Services, New South Wales: 1.5% Other Services, New South Wales: 4.0% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Bega Valley Shire: 7.0% Mining, Bega Valley Shire: 0.4% Manufacturing, Bega Valley Shire: 10.3% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Bega Valley Shire: 1.7% Construction, Bega Valley Shire: 8.2% Wholesale Trade, Bega Valley Shire: 2.2% Retail Trade, Bega Valley Shire: 14.1% Accommodation and Food Services, Bega Valley Shire: 10.6% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Bega Valley Shire: 3.7% Information Media and Telecommunications, Bega Valley Shire: 0.8% Financial and Insurance Services, Bega Valley Shire: 1.9% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Bega Valley Shire: 1.3% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Bega Valley Shire: 3.8% Administrative and Support Services, Bega Valley Shire: 2.5% Public Administration and Safety, Bega Valley Shire: 4.4% Education and Training, Bega Valley Shire: 8.9% Health Care and Social Assistance, Bega Valley Shire: 14.0% Arts and Recreation Services, Bega Valley Shire: 1.3% Other Services, Bega Valley Shire: 2.9%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Change in employment (total) by industry, 2009/10 to 2014/15
Change in employment (total) by industry, 2009/10 to 2014/15 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Bega Valley Shire: -373 Mining, Bega Valley Shire: +15 Manufacturing, Bega Valley Shire: +223 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Bega Valley Shire: +104 Construction, Bega Valley Shire: +57 Wholesale Trade, Bega Valley Shire: -21 Retail Trade, Bega Valley Shire: +322 Accommodation and Food Services, Bega Valley Shire: +4 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Bega Valley Shire: -14 Information Media and Telecommunications, Bega Valley Shire: -30 Financial and Insurance Services, Bega Valley Shire: -169 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Bega Valley Shire: -17 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Bega Valley Shire: -91 Administrative and Support Services, Bega Valley Shire: +5 Public Administration and Safety, Bega Valley Shire: -321 Education and Training, Bega Valley Shire: -17 Health Care and Social Assistance, Bega Valley Shire: +209 Arts and Recreation Services, Bega Valley Shire: -13 Other Services, Bega Valley Shire: -115
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts

Dominant groups

An analysis of the jobs held by the local workers in Bega Valley Shire in 2014/15 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Retail Trade (1,815 people or 14.1%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (1,798 people or 14.0%)
  • Accommodation and Food Services (1,361 people or 10.6%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 4,973 people in total or 38.7% of the local workers.

In comparison, New South Wales employed 10.4% in Retail Trade; 11.5% in Health Care and Social Assistance; and 6.9% in Accommodation and Food Services.

The major differences between the jobs held by local workers of Bega Valley Shire and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers employed in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (7.0% compared to 2.3%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers employed in Retail Trade (14.1% compared to 10.4%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers employed in Accommodation and Food Services (10.6% compared to 6.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (3.8% compared to 8.5%)

Emerging groups

The number of local workers in Bega Valley Shire decreased by 242 between 2009/10 and 2014/15.

The largest changes in the jobs held by local workers between 2009/10 and 2014/15 in Bega Valley Shire were for those employed in:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (-373 local workers)
  • Retail Trade (+322 local workers)
  • Public Administration and Safety (-321 local workers)
  • Manufacturing (+223 local workers)

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