Bega Valley Shire

Industry composition

In 2019, the Household services sector accounted for 40.6% of employment in Bega Valley Shire. The importance of this sector has increased over the last 10 years (35.9% in 2009)

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.

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Employment composition
Bega Valley Shire201920142009
Industry$numbernumber%. number%.
Agriculture, forestry and fishing1,2468.91,1078.21,2489.2
Mining380.3270.2240.2
Goods related4,97935.65,05937.45,26238.8
Household services5,67340.65,20238.54,86435.9
Business services1,3289.51,46910.91,50311.1
Public administration and safety7105.16514.86534.8
Total Industries13,975100.013,515100.013,553100.0

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. Compiled and presented in economy.id 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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Bega Valley Shire

economic profile