Bellingen Shire

Local sales

In Bellingen Shire, Construction had the highest local sales, generating $142 million in 2022/23.

Local sales by industry measures the output of local industries that is sold locally. This includes sales to local consumers, businesses and other organisations.

To get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, local sales 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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Local sales by industry sector
Bellingen Shire - Constant prices2022/232016/17Change
Industry$m%. New South Wales$m%. New South Wales2016/17 - 2022/23
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing42.16.61.447.37.51.5-5.2
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services7.91.22.910.11.62.9-2.2
Wholesale Trade6.91.13.414.52.34.1-7.6
Retail Trade36.55.74.734.65.55.0+1.9
Accommodation and Food Services37.85.93.536.65.83.4+1.2
Transport, Postal and Warehousing15.82.55.817.42.84.9-1.7
Information Media and Telecommunications7.
Financial and Insurance Services11.61.85.512.72.05.6-1.2
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services47.27.49.349.77.910.2-2.5
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services49.17.79.435.85.78.5+13.3
Administrative and Support Services25.94.04.322.93.64.0+2.9
Public Administration and Safety31.04.83.726.34.23.2+4.7
Education and Training38.56.03.628.04.43.1+10.5
Health Care and Social Assistance73.111.46.661.49.75.6+11.7
Arts and Recreation Services4.
Other Services16.
Total industries641.3100.0100.0631.5100.0100.0+9.8

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2024. ©2023. Compiled and presented in by .id (informed decisions) NIEIR-ID data are adjusted each year, using updated employment estimates. .id (informed decisions). Data are based on a 2020/21 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 local sales by industry sectors in Bellingen Shire in 2022/23 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Construction ($142million or 22.1%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance ($73million or 11.4%)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services ($49million or 7.7%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $264 million in total or 41.1% of the total local sales by total industry in the Bellingen Shire.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 21.4% in Construction; 6.6% in Health Care and Social Assistance and 9.4% in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services.

The major differences between local sales by industries of Bellingen Shire and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of local sales by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (6.6% compared to 1.4%)
  • A larger percentage of local sales by Health Care and Social Assistance (11.4% compared to 6.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Financial and Insurance Services (1.8% compared to 5.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Transport, Postal and Warehousing (2.5% compared to 5.8%)

Emerging groups

The total local sales by industry in Bellingen Shire $increased by 10 million between 2016/17 and 2022/23.

The largest changes in the local sales by industries between 2016/17 and 2022/23 in Bellingen Shire were for:

  • Mining (-$14 million)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+$13 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$12 million)
  • Education and Training (+$10 million)

Bellingen Shire

economic profile