Bellingen Shire

economic profile

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Bellingen Shire

Industry composition

In 2020, the Household services sector accounted for 37.7% of employment in Bellingen Shire. The importance of this sector has increased over the last 10 years (37.6% in 2009)

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 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.

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Employment composition
Bellingen Shire202020152010
Industry$numbernumber%. number%.
Agriculture, forestry and fishing43111.045510.841910.9
Mining300.8100.230.1
Goods related1,37235.11,39933.21,34735.0
Household services1,47437.71,67039.61,44837.6
Business services42310.848511.544711.6
Public administration and safety1814.61994.71834.8
Total Industries3,911100.04,217100.03,847100.0

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2021. Compiled and presented in economy.id 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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Bellingen Shire

economic profile