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Bellingen Shire


In Bellingen Shire, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $155 million in 2018/19.

Imports by industry are sales of goods and services from industries located outside Bellingen Shire Plains boundaries to resident households, businesses and other organisations within the area. Imports (domestic) includes all imports from other parts of Australia to the Region.Imports (international) includes the value of all imports to the area from outside Australia.

To get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, import 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 imports
Bellingen Shire2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. New South Wales$m%. New South Wales2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing11.
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services22.33.83.318.23.53.2+4.1
Wholesale Trade36.
Retail Trade37.06.32.828.15.42.8+8.9
Accommodation and Food Services21.43.63.512.62.43.7+8.8
Transport, Postal and Warehousing32.
Information Media and Telecommunications25.24.34.422.14.33.9+3.1
Financial and Insurance Services66.911.310.466.112.89.6+0.8
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1.
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services26.44.56.519.23.75.8+7.2
Administrative and Support Services5.
Public Administration and Safety44.27.54.847.99.25.4-3.7
Education and Training17.12.92.415.43.02.8+1.7
Health Care and Social Assistance40.76.94.632.56.33.5+8.2
Arts and Recreation Services20.63.51.816.83.21.9+3.8
Other Services11.52.01.310.22.01.4+1.3
Total industries589.5100.0100.0517.6100.0100.0+71.9

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 imports by industry sectors in Bellingen Shire in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($155 million or 26.3%)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($67 million or 11.3%)
  • Public Administration and Safety ($44 million or 7.5%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $266 million in total or 45.1% of the total imports by industry in the Bellingen Shire.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 32.2% in Manufacturing; 10.4% in Financial and Insurance Services and 4.8% in Public Administration and Safety.

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

  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Manufacturing (26.3% compared to 32.2%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Retail Trade (6.3% compared to 2.8%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Public Administration and Safety (7.5% compared to 4.8%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Health Care and Social Assistance (6.9% compared to 4.6%)

Emerging groups

The total total imports by industry in Bellingen Shire increased by $72 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

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

  • Manufacturing (+$16 million)
  • Retail Trade (+$9 million)
  • Accommodation and Food Services (+$9 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$8 million)

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