Bathurst Regional Council area


In Bathurst Regional Council area, Manufacturing had the largest output by industry, generating $1,140 million in 2020/21.

Output by industry is a gross measure of the total sales of each industry sector in Bathurst Regional Council area. It does not measure how productive each industry sector is at producing this output - which is measured by value added.

By comparing the output of each industry sector to a regional benchmark, you can clearly see the structure of Bathurst Regional Council area’s economy. This can be done by directly comparing the percentage contribution of each industry to the total output, relative to the benchmark, or by using a location quotient, where a number greater than one indicates a high concentration of that industry and less than one indicates a lower concentration.

To get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, output data should be viewed alongside the other industry characteristics in the Industry sector analysis section.

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

The gross measure of output includes the value of all the inputs to each industry.

Data source

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Output by industry sector
Bathurst Regional Council area2020/212015/16Change
Industry$m%. New South Wales$m%. New South Wales2015/16 - 2020/21
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing275.95.52.4214.35.02.3+61.6
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services210.04.22.5223.35.22.8-13.3
Wholesale Trade99.52.04.685.72.04.4+13.7
Retail Trade192.93.83.9199.64.73.8-6.7
Accommodation and Food Services133.62.72.7156.43.63.0-22.8
Transport, Postal and Warehousing196.53.95.2186.54.45.8+10.0
Information Media and Telecommunications72.61.44.371.11.73.5+1.5
Financial and Insurance Services135.92.710.1158.73.710.2-22.8
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services300.56.010.9341.68.011.4-41.1
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services195.43.99.3172.34.08.3+23.1
Administrative and Support Services124.62.53.2130.53.03.6-5.9
Public Administration and Safety299.15.94.2253.55.93.9+45.6
Education and Training455.39.03.8338.47.93.8+116.9
Health Care and Social Assistance337.36.75.5269.06.34.7+68.2
Arts and Recreation Services22.
Other Services98.62.01.9100.02.31.9-1.4
Total industries5,031.8100.0100.04,286.9100.0100.0+744.9

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 output by industry sectors in Bathurst Regional Council area in 2020/21 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($1,140 million or 22.7%)
  • Construction ($721 million or 14.3%)
  • Education and Training ($455 million or 9.0%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $2,316 million in total or 46.0% of the total output by total industry in the Bathurst Regional Council area.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 9.9% in Manufacturing; 11.9% in Construction and 3.8% in Education and Training.

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

  • A larger percentage of output by Manufacturing (22.7% compared to 9.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Financial and Insurance Services (2.7% compared to 10.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (3.9% compared to 9.3%)
  • A larger percentage of output by Education and Training (9.0% compared to 3.8%)

Emerging groups

The total industry output in Bathurst Regional Council area increased by $745 million between 2015/16 and 2020/21.

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

  • Manufacturing (+$460 million)
  • Education and Training (+$117 million)
  • Construction (+$100 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$68 million)

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