City of Boroondara


In the City of Boroondara, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $2,578 million in 2018/19.

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 Boroondara2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. Victoria$m%. Victoria2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing363.34.34.3336.14.15.1+27.2
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services306.43.73.2382.34.73.7-75.9
Wholesale Trade294.23.53.8346.64.23.3-52.4
Retail Trade213.02.52.6210.52.62.3+2.5
Accommodation and Food Services289.43.52.5242.63.02.6+46.8
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1,,
Information Media and Telecommunications437.35.24.1275.93.43.5+161.4
Financial and Insurance Services499.96.09.8477.15.88.9+22.8
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services92.81.10.883.31.00.6+9.5
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services297.23.66.3262.23.25.6+35.0
Administrative and Support Services157.11.91.9137.71.72.0+19.4
Public Administration and Safety673.48.15.4657.18.05.5+16.3
Education and Training130.61.63.3218.12.72.9-87.5
Health Care and Social Assistance317.53.85.3428.75.24.5-111.2
Arts and Recreation Services92.91.11.5179.72.21.9-86.8
Other Services275.53.32.0144.71.81.7+130.8
Total industries8,359.5100.0100.08,195.0100.0100.0+164.5

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. 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 ($2,578 million or 30.8%)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing ($1,149 million or 13.7%)
  • Public Administration and Safety ($673 million or 8.1%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $4,401 million in total or 52.6% of the total imports by industry in the the City of Boroondara.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Victoria accounted for 32.1% in Manufacturing; 7.3% in Transport, Postal and Warehousing and 5.4% in Public Administration and Safety.

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 (13.7% compared to 7.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Financial and Insurance Services (6.0% compared to 9.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (3.6% compared to 6.3%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Public Administration and Safety (8.1% compared to 5.4%)

Emerging groups

The total total imports by industry in the City of Boroondara increased by $164 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

The largest changes in the total imports by industries between 2013/14 and 2018/19 in the City of Boroondara were for:

  • Information Media and Telecommunications (+$161 million)
  • Other Services (+$131 million)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (+$128 million)
  • Manufacturing (+$73 million)

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