Byron Shire

Industry sector analysis - All industries

In 2018/19, Byron Shire contributed 0.4% of New South Wales’s employment and 0.3% of its value added.

Industry sector profiles reveal the way in which each industry contributes to the economy in Byron Shire using ten economic measures generated by NIEIR economic modelling. This helps in understanding the role each industry sector plays in the economy.

For example, some industry sectors generate substantial output (turnover), but are not big employers and targeting those industry sectors may not meet the economic development objective of maximising employment.

In the first chart, you can also see how the output of an industry is divided between local sales, domestic exports and international exports. This information can reveal how an industry is structured, and whether it is focused on exporting or on serving the local population.

The table and second chart also show how Byron Shire contributes to the wider economy. For example, Agriculture in Byron Shire contributes 0.3% of New South Wales’s Agriculture employment.

Industry sector analysis data should be viewed in conjunction with Employment by industry (Total), Employment by industry (FTE), Value added, Importsand Exports to see how each specific industry fits into the wider picture of all industries within Byron Shire. To see how concentrated each industry sector is, visit the Employment locations section.

The third chart refers to how employment in Byron Shire has changed overtime and how it compares to expected changes based on benchmark and industry trends. This type of analysis is explored further within the Shift-share analysis economic tool.”

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National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Industry sector analysis
Byron Shire - All industries - Constant prices2018/192013/14Change
Economic measureByron ShireNew South WalesByron Shire as a % of New South WalesByron ShireNew South WalesByron Shire as a % of New South Waleschange
Employment (total)16,2874,052,7880.4%13,9023,571,6200.4%+2,385
Employment (FTE)11,9243,395,2010.4%10,3803,023,2540.3%+1,544
FTE to total employment ratio0.730.840%0.750.850%-0.01
Output/Total Sales ($m)3,621.601,132,583.610.3%2,750.61957,069.340.3%+870.99
Value add ($m)1,407.60500,510.040.3%1,178.66433,825.310.3%+228.94
Exports ($m)694.07409,303.950.2%653.74362,821.910.2%+40.33
Exports (domestic) ($m)547.57323,040.440.2%517.07289,394.410.2%+30.50
Exports (international) ($m)146.5086,263.520.2%136.6773,427.490.2%+9.83
Imports (domestic) ($m)1,016.27285,222.110.4%815.06243,485.340.3%+201.21
Imports (international) ($m)415.60130,299.810.3%331.56111,158.410.3%+84.04
Local Sales ($m)2,936.90726,796.590.4%2,102.18595,436.540.4%+834.72
Worker productivity ($ per worker)86,427123,4980%84,784121,4650%+1,643

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

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Byron Shire

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