City of Boroondara


In the City of Boroondara, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $3,193 million in 2019/20.

Imports by industry are sales of goods and services from industries located outside the City of Boroondara Plains boundaries to resident households, businesses and other organisations within the area. Imports (domestic) includes all imports from other parts of Australia to the Region.Imports (international) includes the value of all imports to the area from outside Australia.

To get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, import 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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Total imports
City of Boroondara2019/202014/15Change
Industry$m%. Victoria$m%. Victoria2014/15 - 2019/20
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing327.63.34.4434.55.16.1-106.9
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services368.73.73.1341.34.03.0+27.3
Wholesale Trade353.13.63.3285.73.43.1+67.4
Retail Trade128.
Accommodation and Food Services290.32.92.1267.83.12.3+22.4
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1,,
Information Media and Telecommunications547.65.54.1380.04.53.6+167.5
Financial and Insurance Services865.48.89.5539.76.39.2+325.7
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services119.51.20.871.20.80.5+48.3
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services286.32.96.3269.83.25.6+16.5
Administrative and Support Services148.61.51.8148.11.71.9+0.5
Public Administration and Safety846.88.66.5707.18.35.8+139.6
Education and Training157.91.63.4121.01.43.2+36.8
Health Care and Social Assistance511.55.26.3374.94.44.8+136.5
Arts and Recreation Services181.21.81.6183.32.21.7-2.2
Other Services161.31.61.5120.61.41.3+40.7
Total industries9,868.6100.0100.08,508.7100.0100.0+1,359.9

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2021. Compiled and presented in 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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Dominant groups

An analysis of the total imports by industry sectors in the City of Boroondara in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($3,193 million or 32.4%)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing ($1,113 million or 11.3%)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($865 million or 8.8%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $5,172 million in total or 52.4% of the total imports by industry in the the City of Boroondara.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Victoria accounted for 31.1% in Manufacturing; 7.3% in Transport, Postal and Warehousing and 9.5% in Financial and Insurance Services.

The major differences between total imports by industries of the City of Boroondara and Victoria were:

  • A larger percentage of total imports by Transport, Postal and Warehousing (11.3% compared to 7.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (2.9% compared to 6.3%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Public Administration and Safety (8.6% compared to 6.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Mining (2.7% compared to 4.7%)

Emerging groups

The total total imports by industry in the City of Boroondara increased by $1,360 million between 2014/15 and 2019/20.

The largest changes in the total imports by industries between 2014/15 and 2019/20 in the City of Boroondara were for:

  • Manufacturing (+$411 million)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$326 million)
  • Information Media and Telecommunications (+$168 million)
  • Public Administration and Safety (+$140 million)

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