Bega Valley Shire


In Bega Valley Shire, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $549 million in 2020/21.

Imports by industry are sales of goods and services from industries located outside Bega Valley Shire Plains boundaries to resident households, businesses and other organisations within the area. Imports (domestic) includes all imports from other parts of Australia to the Region.Imports (international) includes the value of all imports to the area from outside Australia.

To get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, import data should be viewed alongside the other industry characteristics in the Industry sector analysis 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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Total imports
Bega Valley Shire2020/212015/16Change
Industry$m%. New South Wales$m%. New South Wales2015/16 - 2020/21
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing113.07.03.984.55.63.8+28.5
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services34.42.13.642.72.83.9-8.4
Wholesale Trade95.55.93.892.06.03.7+3.5
Retail Trade46.22.92.836.42.42.4+9.8
Accommodation and Food Services24.71.52.740.62.73.4-15.9
Transport, Postal and Warehousing54.
Information Media and Telecommunications56.23.53.853.53.53.6+2.7
Financial and Insurance Services157.59.89.5169.911.29.5-12.4
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services7.70.50.410.50.70.6-2.8
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services83.35.26.474.34.96.0+8.9
Administrative and Support Services16.71.01.814.40.91.7+2.2
Public Administration and Safety132.68.26.5111.67.35.5+20.9
Education and Training54.73.43.444.82.93.0+9.8
Health Care and Social Assistance114.
Arts and Recreation Services24.51.51.730.92.01.9-6.4
Other Services9.
Total industries1,608.3100.0100.01,520.7100.0100.0+87.6

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 total imports by industry sectors in Bega Valley Shire in 2020/21 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($549 million or 34.1%)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($157 million or 9.8%)
  • Public Administration and Safety ($133 million or 8.2%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $839 million in total or 52.2% of the total imports by industry in the Bega Valley Shire.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 34.6% in Manufacturing; 9.5% in Financial and Insurance Services and 6.5% in Public Administration and Safety.

The major differences between total imports by industries of Bega Valley Shire and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of total imports by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (7.0% compared to 3.9%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Wholesale Trade (5.9% compared to 3.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Mining (2.2% compared to 4.3%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Health Care and Social Assistance (7.1% compared to 5.0%)

Emerging groups

The total total imports by industry in Bega Valley Shire increased by $88 million between 2015/16 and 2020/21.

The largest changes in the total imports by industries between 2015/16 and 2020/21 in Bega Valley Shire were for:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$54 million)
  • Manufacturing (+$46 million)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (+$29 million)
  • Public Administration and Safety (+$21 million)

Bega Valley Shire

economic profile