City of Brimbank


In the City of Brimbank, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $2,612 million in 2019/20.

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 Brimbank2019/202014/15Change
Industry$m%. Victoria$m%. Victoria2014/15 - 2019/20
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing659.67.54.4795.49.76.1-135.8
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services162.41.83.1132.71.63.0+29.7
Wholesale Trade90.91.03.388.11.13.1+2.8
Retail Trade85.51.02.1145.81.81.9-60.2
Accommodation and Food Services151.71.72.1149.31.82.3+2.4
Transport, Postal and Warehousing343.53.97.3331.74.07.8+11.8
Information Media and Telecommunications314.23.64.1281.93.43.6+32.4
Financial and Insurance Services1,073.312.19.5913.311.19.2+160.0
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services32.40.40.823.50.30.5+8.9
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services813.59.26.3649.77.95.6+163.8
Administrative and Support Services91.01.01.8144.11.81.9-53.1
Public Administration and Safety662.47.56.5671.88.25.8-9.4
Education and Training282.73.23.4275.53.33.2+7.2
Health Care and Social Assistance350.94.06.3352.14.34.8-1.2
Arts and Recreation Services159.51.81.6177.42.21.7-17.8
Other Services124.31.41.5116.01.41.3+8.3
Total industries8,834.4100.0100.08,223.8100.0100.0+610.5

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 Brimbank in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($2,612 million or 29.6%)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($1,073 million or 12.1%)
  • Mining ($825 million or 9.3%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $4,510 million in total or 51.0% of the total imports by industry in the the City of Brimbank.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Victoria accounted for 31.1% in Manufacturing; 9.5% in Financial and Insurance Services and 4.7% in Mining.

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

  • A larger percentage of total imports by Mining (9.3% compared to 4.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Transport, Postal and Warehousing (3.9% compared to 7.3%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (7.5% compared to 4.4%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (9.2% compared to 6.3%)

Emerging groups

The total total imports by industry in the City of Brimbank increased by $611 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 Brimbank were for:

  • Mining (+$279 million)
  • Manufacturing (+$182 million)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+$164 million)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$160 million)

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