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Bellingen Shire

Industry composition

In 2015, the Household services sector accounted for 37.2% of employment in Bellingen Shire. The importance of this sector has increased over the last 10 years (36.2% in 2005)

Understanding the economic role of Bellingen 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 the Bellingen 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
Employment composition Mining, 2015: 0.1% Public administration and safety, 2015: 4.8% Business services, 2015: 10.5% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2015: 11.2% Goods related, 2015: 36.2% Household services, 2015: 37.2% Mining, 2010: 0.1% Public administration and safety, 2010: 4.9% Business services, 2010: 11.1% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2010: 11.4% Goods related, 2010: 36.4% Household services, 2010: 36.1% Mining, 2005: 0.0% Public administration and safety, 2005: 4.2% Business services, 2005: 10.2% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2005: 13.0% Goods related, 2005: 36.3% Household services, 2005: 36.2%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in by .id the population experts
Employment composition
Bellingen Shire201520102005
Household services1,48237.21,39336.11,34036.2
Goods related1,44236.21,40436.41,34336.3
Agriculture, forestry and fishing44611.243911.448213.0
Business services42010.542711.137710.2
Public administration and safety1924.81884.91564.2

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016. Compiled and presented in by .id , the population experts.

Data is based on 2014-15 constant prices for all years. NIEIR data are inflation adjusted each year to allow direct comparison, and new data releases normally adjust previous years’ figures to a new base year.