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Bellingen Shire

Industry composition

In 2019, the Household services sector accounted for 40.9% of employment in Bellingen Shire. The importance of this sector has increased over the last 10 years (38.1% 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 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, 2019: 0.7% Public administration and safety, 2019: 5.2% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2019: 8.3% Business services, 2019: 10.6% Goods related, 2019: 34.3% Household services, 2019: 40.9% Mining, 2014: 0.2% Public administration and safety, 2014: 4.8% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2014: 9.7% Business services, 2014: 11.7% Goods related, 2014: 34.6% Household services, 2014: 39.0% Mining, 2009: 0.0% Public administration and safety, 2009: 4.5% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2009: 10.6% Business services, 2009: 11.0% Goods related, 2009: 35.7% Household services, 2009: 38.1%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019
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Employment composition
Bellingen Shire201920142009
Household services1,71840.91,60139.01,49138.1
Goods related1,43834.31,41934.61,39435.7
Business services44710.647811.742911.0
Agriculture, forestry and fishing3468.33989.741610.6
Public administration and safety2185.21954.81784.5

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. Compiled and presented in by .id , the population experts.

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