Bathurst Regional Council area

Industry composition

In 2023, the Household services sector accounted for 44.1% of employment in Bathurst Regional Council area. The importance of this sector has increased over the last 10 years (37.8% in 2012)

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 area202320172012
Industrynumber%. number%. number%.
Agriculture, forestry and fishing6562.97563.87804.3
Goods related7,34232.57,07135.96,78037.6
Household services9,96444.17,93940.36,81337.8
Business services2,43910.82,32011.82,07111.5
Public administration and safety2,1099.31,5758.01,5028.3
Total Industries22,620100.019,719100.018,010100.0

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2024. ©2023. Compiled and presented in by .id (informed decisions). Data are based on a 2020-21 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