Bathurst Regional Council area


In Bathurst Regional Council area, Manufacturing had the largest output by industry, generating $897 million in 2018/19.

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 area2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. New South Wales$m%. New South Wales2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing225.65.02.0265.06.92.6-39.4
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services152.73.42.6267.87.03.4-115.1
Wholesale Trade87.51.94.371.91.94.3+15.6
Retail Trade178.03.93.8178.14.64.0-0.1
Accommodation and Food Services155.33.43.0134.93.52.9+20.4
Transport, Postal and Warehousing155.33.45.4146.73.86.2+8.6
Information Media and Telecommunications95.32.14.390.02.33.9+5.3
Financial and Insurance Services207.44.610.3127.73.310.2+79.7
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services391.48.712.7286.77.410.6+104.7
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services173.93.98.7130.93.47.6+43.0
Administrative and Support Services128.32.83.4116.53.03.9+11.8
Public Administration and Safety268.96.03.8287.87.54.3-18.9
Education and Training322.67.13.4249.96.53.3+72.7
Health Care and Social Assistance310.86.94.9202.35.34.3+108.5
Arts and Recreation Services35.
Other Services100.22.21.885.62.21.9+14.6
Total industries4,516.2100.0100.03,850.7100.0100.0+665.5

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) (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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Dominant groups

An analysis of the output by industry sectors in Bathurst Regional Council area in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($897 million or 19.9%)
  • Construction ($599 million or 13.3%)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services ($391 million or 8.7%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $1,887 million in total or 41.8% 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 9.1% in Manufacturing; 12.7% in Construction and 12.7% in Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services.

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

  • A larger percentage of output by Manufacturing (19.9% compared to 9.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Financial and Insurance Services (4.6% compared to 10.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (3.9% compared to 8.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (8.7% compared to 12.7%)

Emerging groups

The total industry output in Bathurst Regional Council area increased by $666 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

The largest changes in the output by industries between 2013/14 and 2018/19 in Bathurst Regional Council area were for:

  • Manufacturing (+$279 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$108 million)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (+$105 million)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$80 million)

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