Bellingen Shire

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Bellingen Shire


In Bellingen Shire, Manufacturing had the largest total exports by industry, generating $56 million in 2018/19.

Exports by industry are sales of goods and services to non-resident households, businesses and other organisations, outside Bellingen Shire boundaries. Exports (domestic) include all exports from the area to other parts of Australia. Exports (international) includes all exports from the Region to countries outside Australia.

To get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, export 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 exports by industry sector
Bellingen Shire2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. New South Wales$m%. New South Wales2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing42.423.43.360.038.94.1-17.6
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services1.
Wholesale Trade1.
Retail Trade5.
Accommodation and Food Services12.
Transport, Postal and Warehousing5.
Information Media and Telecommunications1.
Financial and Insurance Services1.20.716.80.90.615.7+0.3
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1.
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services2.
Administrative and Support Services4.
Public Administration and Safety1.
Education and Training9.
Health Care and Social Assistance3.
Arts and Recreation Services0.
Other Services8.
Total industries181.4100.0100.0154.2100.0100.0+27.2

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. Compiled and presented in by .id informed decisions. 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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Dominant groups

An analysis of the total exports by industry sectors in Bellingen Shire in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing (56 million or 30.8%)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (42 million or 23.4%)
  • Mining (21 million or 11.3%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 119 million in total or 65.5% of the total exports by industry in the Bellingen Shire.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 15.7% in Manufacturing; 3.3% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing and 6.3% in Mining.

The major differences between the total exports by industries of Bellingen Shire and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of total exports by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (23.4% compared to 3.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Financial and Insurance Services (0.7% compared to 16.8%)
  • A larger percentage of total exports by Manufacturing (30.8% compared to 15.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (1.6% compared to 9.2%)

Emerging groups

The total total exports by industry in Bellingen Shire $increased by 27 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

The largest changes in the total exports by industries between 2013/14 and 2018/19 in Bellingen Shire were for:

  • Manufacturing (+$26 million)
  • Mining (+$17 million)
  • Education and Training (+$6 million)
  • Other Services (+$4 million)

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