Bega Valley Shire


In Bega Valley Shire, Manufacturing had the largest output by industry, generating $495 million in 2020/21.

Output by industry is a gross measure of the total sales of each industry sector in Bega Valley Shire. It does not measure how productive each industry sector is at producing this output - which is measured by value added.

By comparing the output of each industry sector to a regional benchmark, you can clearly see the structure of Bega Valley Shire’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 get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, output data should be viewed alongside the other industry characteristics in the Industry sector analysis section.

Detailed data notes about how the figures are derived can be found in the specific topic notes section.

The gross measure of output includes the value of all the inputs to each industry.

Data source

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Output by industry sector
Bega Valley Shire2020/212015/16Change
Industry$m%. New South Wales$m%. New South Wales2015/16 - 2020/21
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing390.813.22.4271.89.52.3+119.0
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services78.12.62.579.62.82.8-1.5
Wholesale Trade69.12.34.658.92.14.4+10.2
Retail Trade143.04.83.9155.25.43.8-12.2
Accommodation and Food Services143.14.82.7172.96.13.0-29.7
Transport, Postal and Warehousing116.84.05.2101.63.65.8+15.2
Information Media and Telecommunications51.91.84.322.20.83.5+29.8
Financial and Insurance Services68.22.310.
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services214.67.310.9262.59.211.4-47.8
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services101.23.49.394.63.38.3+6.6
Administrative and Support Services74.
Public Administration and Safety105.
Education and Training101.23.43.8102.53.63.8-1.3
Health Care and Social Assistance220.77.55.5196.56.94.7+24.2
Arts and Recreation Services36.
Other Services87.43.01.960.12.11.9+27.3
Total industries2,951.7100.0100.02,851.7100.0100.0+100.0

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

  • Manufacturing ($495 million or 16.8%)
  • Construction ($454 million or 15.4%)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing ($391 million or 13.2%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $1,340 million in total or 45.4% of the total output by total industry in the Bega Valley Shire.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 9.9% in Manufacturing; 11.9% in Construction and 2.4% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing.

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

  • A larger percentage of output by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (13.2% compared to 2.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Financial and Insurance Services (2.3% compared to 10.1%)
  • A larger percentage of output by Manufacturing (16.8% compared to 9.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (3.4% compared to 9.3%)

Emerging groups

The total industry output in Bega Valley Shire increased by $100 million between 2015/16 and 2020/21.

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

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (+$119 million)
  • Manufacturing (+$30 million)
  • Information Media and Telecommunications (+$30 million)
  • Other Services (+$27 million)

Bega Valley Shire

economic profile