Bathurst Regional Council area


In Bathurst Regional Council area, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $928 million in 2020/21.

Imports by industry are sales of goods and services from industries located outside Bathurst Regional Council area Plains boundaries to resident households, businesses and other organisations within the area. Imports (domestic) includes all imports from other parts of Australia to the Region.Imports (international) includes the value of all imports to the area from outside Australia.

To get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, import 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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Total imports
Bathurst Regional Council area2020/212015/16Change
Industry$m%. New South Wales$m%. New South Wales2015/16 - 2020/21
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing304.511.73.9164.07.63.8+140.5
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services49.61.93.651.32.43.9-1.7
Wholesale Trade170.06.53.8150.56.93.7+19.5
Retail Trade83.23.22.848.62.22.4+34.7
Accommodation and Food Services52.12.02.766.53.13.4-14.4
Transport, Postal and Warehousing115.94.55.0121.85.67.4-6.0
Information Media and Telecommunications72.52.83.870.73.33.6+1.8
Financial and Insurance Services239.89.29.5197.59.19.5+42.3
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services3.
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services190.57.36.4163.67.56.0+26.9
Administrative and Support Services29.61.11.822.01.01.7+7.6
Public Administration and Safety92.33.56.578.13.65.5+14.2
Education and Training28.01.13.425.61.23.0+2.4
Health Care and Social Assistance66.
Arts and Recreation Services54.02.11.736.81.71.9+17.2
Other Services12.
Total industries2,601.7100.0100.02,169.8100.0100.0+432.0

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2021. Compiled and presented in by .id (informed decisions). Data are based on a 2019/20 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 total imports by industry sectors in Bathurst Regional Council area in 2020/21 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($928 million or 35.7%)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing ($305 million or 11.7%)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($240 million or 9.2%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $1,473 million in total or 56.6% of the total imports by industry in the Bathurst Regional Council area.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 34.6% in Manufacturing; 3.9% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing and 9.5% in Financial and Insurance Services.

The major differences between total imports by industries of Bathurst Regional Council area and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of total imports by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (11.7% compared to 3.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Public Administration and Safety (3.5% compared to 6.5%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Wholesale Trade (6.5% compared to 3.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Health Care and Social Assistance (2.6% compared to 5.0%)

Emerging groups

The total total imports by industry in Bathurst Regional Council area increased by $432 million between 2015/16 and 2020/21.

The largest changes in the total imports by industries between 2015/16 and 2020/21 in Bathurst Regional Council area were for:

  • Manufacturing (+$151 million)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (+$141 million)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$42 million)
  • Retail Trade (+$35 million)

Bathurst Regional Council

economic profile