City of Brimbank


In the City of Brimbank, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $2,590 million in 2020/21.

Imports by industry are sales of goods and services from industries located outside the City of Brimbank 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 Brimbank2020/212015/16Change
Industry$m%. Victoria$m%. Victoria2015/16 - 2020/21
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing649.28.04.7701.78.44.6-52.6
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services268.53.34.1246.93.04.0+21.5
Wholesale Trade89.51.13.385.71.03.2+3.8
Retail Trade113.31.42.4131.41.62.0-18.1
Accommodation and Food Services112.11.41.5138.11.72.3-26.0
Transport, Postal and Warehousing271.43.44.8314.53.87.6-43.2
Information Media and Telecommunications252.43.13.5266.23.23.3-13.7
Financial and Insurance Services919.811.49.4937.111.39.2-17.3
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services15.80.20.524.40.30.6-8.6
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services673.18.36.5700.98.45.7-27.7
Administrative and Support Services73.80.91.5147.31.81.8-73.6
Public Administration and Safety574.67.17.1658.47.95.5-83.9
Education and Training379.74.74.3321.93.93.5+57.8
Health Care and Social Assistance364.24.56.4308.63.74.8+55.6
Arts and Recreation Services81.61.01.1161.41.91.6-79.7
Other Services115.51.41.6119.41.41.5-3.9
Total industries8,082.6100.0100.08,319.2100.0100.0-236.6

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2021. Compiled and presented in by .id (informed decisions). Data are based on a 2019/20 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 Brimbank in 2020/21 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($2,590 million or 32.1%)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($920 million or 11.4%)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services ($673 million or 8.3%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $4,183 million in total or 51.8% of the total imports by industry in the the City of Brimbank.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Victoria accounted for 34.0% in Manufacturing; 9.4% in Financial and Insurance Services and 6.5% in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services.

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

  • A larger percentage of total imports by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (8.0% compared to 4.7%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Mining (6.7% compared to 3.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Wholesale Trade (1.1% compared to 3.3%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Financial and Insurance Services (11.4% compared to 9.4%)

Emerging groups

The total total imports by industry in the City of Brimbank decreased by $-237 million between 2015/16 and 2020/21.

The largest changes in the total imports by industries between 2015/16 and 2020/21 in the City of Brimbank were for:

  • Manufacturing (+$164 million)
  • Education and Training (+$58 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$56 million)
  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (+$22 million)

City of Brimbank

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