Bathurst Regional Council area

Value added

In Bathurst Regional Council area, Health Care and Social Assistance most productive industry, generating $336 million in 2022/23.

Value added by industry is an indicator of business productivity in Bathurst Regional Council area. It shows how productive each industry sector is at increasing the value of its inputs. It is a more refined measure of the productivity of an industry sector than output (total gross revenue), as some industries have high levels of output but require large amounts of input expenditure to achieve that.

By comparing the value added 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 see what contribution each industry makes to the state or region, see the Industry sector analysissection. To understand the value of a worker in each industry, view this dataset in conjunction with Worker productivity data, and to see the relationship of value added to the total size of the economy, go to the Gross Regional Product 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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Value added by industry sector
Bathurst Regional Council area2022/232017/18Change
Industry$m%. New South Wales$m%. New South Wales2017/18 - 2022/23
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing111.04.62.5113.05.42.4-2.0
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services44.
Wholesale Trade62.72.64.872.83.55.2-10.1
Retail Trade169.37.15.1151.67.25.1+17.7
Accommodation and Food Services115.
Transport, Postal and Warehousing92.
Information Media and Telecommunications66.42.84.432.81.63.3+33.6
Financial and Insurance Services67.02.811.365.33.111.3+1.7
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services85.
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services98.34.110.590.04.39.5+8.3
Administrative and Support Services99.44.24.982.63.94.6+16.8
Public Administration and Safety209.18.75.2164.87.84.9+44.3
Education and Training238.510.05.6239.611.45.6-1.1
Health Care and Social Assistance335.914.08.6237.011.37.3+98.9
Arts and Recreation Services32.81.40.814.80.70.9+18.0
Other Services64.42.71.656.42.72.0+8.0
Total industries2,393.9100.0100.02,103.7100.0100.0+290.1

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2023. Compiled and presented in by .id (informed decisions). NIEIR-ID data are adjusted each year, using updated employment estimates. Each release may change previous years’ figures. Learn more

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Dominant groups

An analysis of the valued added by industry sectors in Bathurst Regional Council area in 2021/22 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (336 million or 14.0%)
  • Education and Training (238 million or 10.0%)
  • Public Administration and Safety (209 million or 8.7%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 784 million in total or 32.7% of the total value added by industry in the Bathurst Regional Council area.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 8.6% in Health Care and Social Assistance; 5.6% in Education and Training and 5.2% in Public Administration and Safety.

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

  • A smaller percentage of value added by Financial and Insurance Services (2.8% compared to 11.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of value added by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (4.1% compared to 10.5%)
  • A larger percentage of value added by Health Care and Social Assistance (14.0% compared to 8.6%)
  • A larger percentage of value added by Education and Training (10.0% compared to 5.6%)

Emerging groups

The total value added by industry in Bathurst Regional Council area $increased by 290 million between 2017/18 and 2022/23.

The largest changes in the value added by industries between 2017/18 and 2022/23 in Bathurst Regional Council area were for:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$99 million)
  • Public Administration and Safety (+$44 million)
  • Information Media and Telecommunications (+$34 million)
  • Accommodation and Food Services (+$32 million)

Bathurst Regional Council

economic profile