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Bellingen Shire

Local sales

In Bellingen Shire, Construction had the highest local sales, generating $161 million in 2019/20.

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 prices2019/202014/15Change
Industry$m%. New South Wales$m%. New South Wales2014/15 - 2019/20
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing38.
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services11.
Wholesale Trade12.82.13.510.51.93.5+2.3
Retail Trade24.74.14.329.75.34.8-5.1
Accommodation and Food Services23.63.92.730.35.43.0-6.7
Transport, Postal and Warehousing14.32.44.414.02.54.4+0.2
Information Media and Telecommunications3.
Financial and Insurance Services17.22.96.513.62.47.0+3.6
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services79.613.316.282.814.716.8-3.1
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services29.85.08.629.05.17.8+0.8
Administrative and Support Services19.93.33.922.84.04.4-2.9
Public Administration and Safety22.43.73.922.23.93.8+0.3
Education and Training35.55.93.630.65.43.6+4.9
Health Care and Social Assistance56.29.45.950.28.95.1+6.0
Arts and Recreation Services3.
Other Services11.51.91.913.72.42.1-2.2
Total industries599.7100.0100.0563.8100.0100.0+35.8

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2021. 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 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 local sales by industry sectors in Bellingen Shire in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Construction ($161million or 26.8%)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services ($80million or 13.3%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance ($56million or 9.4%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $297 million in total or 49.5% of the total local sales by total industry in the Bellingen Shire.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales accounted for 19.9% in Construction; 16.2% in Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services and 5.9% in Health Care and Social Assistance.

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

  • A larger percentage of local sales by Construction (26.8% compared to 19.9%)
  • A larger percentage of local sales by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (6.3% compared to 1.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (5.0% compared to 8.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Financial and Insurance Services (2.9% compared to 6.5%)

Emerging groups

The total local sales by industry in Bellingen Shire $increased by 36 million between 2014/15 and 2019/20.

The largest changes in the local sales by industries between 2014/15 and 2019/20 in Bellingen Shire were for:

  • Construction (+$46 million)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (-$9 million)
  • Accommodation and Food Services (-$7 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$6 million)

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