Bathurst Regional Council area

Industry composition

In 2019, the Household services sector accounted for 40.0% of employment in Bathurst Regional Council area. The importance of this sector has increased over the last 10 years (35.7% in 2009)

Understanding the economic role of Bathurst Regional Council provides a framework for understanding what policy responses and investment may be appropriate to support the growth of businesses and maintenance of a vibrant economy in the future.

The charts and table below give a broad overview of the role and function of your economy. It helps answer questions such as:

  • How much of Bathurst Regional Council area's economy is driven by meeting the local population needs?
  • What proportion of jobs in the area are in goods production or selling of products?
  • In which broad sectors are the key strengths of the local economy?
  • What contribution do business services make in your area and is it growing?
  • Is there a presence of local, state and federal government workers in in the area?

Once you have developed a broad picture of your economy, you can then drill down further with all the detail here.

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Employment composition
Bathurst Regional Council area201920142009
Industry$numbernumber%. number%.
Agriculture, forestry and fishing7783.98354.57844.4
Goods related7,31536.37,13338.47,26640.3
Household services8,07240.06,89737.16,42735.7
Business services2,22811.12,09011.32,02911.3
Public administration and safety1,6988.41,5558.41,4478.0
Total Industries20,159100.018,569100.018,017100.0

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. Compiled and presented in by .id the population experts. 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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Bathurst Regional Council

economic profile