Bega Valley ShireEconomic profile
Skip to content

Bega Valley Shire

Industry composition

In 2015, the Goods related sector accounted for 38.9% of employment in Bega Valley Shire. The importance of this sector has declined over the last 10 years (42.0% in 2005)

Understanding the economic role of Bega Valley Shire 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 the Bega Valley Shire'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.

Employment composition
Employment composition Mining, 2015: 0.3% Public administration and safety, 2015: 4.7% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2015: 8.0% Business services, 2015: 10.4% Household services, 2015: 37.8% Goods related, 2015: 38.9% Mining, 2010: 0.2% Public administration and safety, 2010: 5.0% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2010: 8.1% Business services, 2010: 10.7% Household services, 2010: 37.1% Goods related, 2010: 39.0% Mining, 2005: 0.1% Public administration and safety, 2005: 4.2% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2005: 9.2% Business services, 2005: 10.4% Household services, 2005: 34.1% Goods related, 2005: 42.0%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in by .id the population experts
Employment composition
Bega Valley Shire201520102005
Goods related4,90138.95,12239.05,29642.0
Household services4,76437.84,87637.14,30234.1
Business services1,30810.41,41110.71,30810.4
Agriculture, forestry and fishing1,0058.01,0638.11,1649.2
Public administration and safety5954.76555.05304.2

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016. Compiled and presented in by .id , the population experts.

Data is based on 2014-15 constant prices for all years. NIEIR data are inflation adjusted each year to allow direct comparison, and new data releases normally adjust previous years’ figures to a new base year.