Bega Valley Shire

Industry composition

In 2021, the Household services sector accounted for 38.7% of employment in Bega Valley Shire. The importance of this sector has increased over the last 10 years (36.2% in 2011)

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 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
Bega Valley Shire202120162011
Industrynumber$number%. number%.
Agriculture, forestry and fishing1,2259.21,1037.91,3119.5
Goods related4,66335.15,28537.95,39639.1
Household services5,13938.75,41638.84,98336.2
Business services1,55711.71,48910.71,43210.4
Public administration and safety7115.46564.76414.7
Total Industries13,295100.013,960100.013,783100.0

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2021. Compiled and presented in by .id (informed decisions). Data are based on a 2018-19 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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Bega Valley Shire

economic profile