Cardinia Shire


In Cardinia Shire, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $1,864 million in 2022/23.

Imports by industry are sales of goods and services from industries located outside Cardinia Shire 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
Cardinia Shire2022/232016/17Change
Industry$m%. Victoria$m%. Victoria2016/17 - 2022/23
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing123.61.94.744.80.94.7+78.8
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services220.33.43.5128.62.53.5+91.7
Wholesale Trade243.33.83.3253.24.93.4-9.9
Retail Trade118.31.81.8131.72.61.8-13.3
Accommodation and Food Services90.71.42.4218.94.34.6-128.2
Transport, Postal and Warehousing370.45.88.6258.85.06.7+111.5
Information Media and Telecommunications266.84.24.3199.13.93.9+67.7
Financial and Insurance Services535.28.38.2447.08.78.1+88.2
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services46.60.70.839.30.80.9+7.4
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services392.16.16.7272.85.35.9+119.3
Administrative and Support Services123.91.91.964.81.31.5+59.1
Public Administration and Safety676.910.56.1451.38.84.9+225.6
Education and Training328.35.13.0217.14.22.5+111.1
Health Care and Social Assistance648.410.15.1508.19.94.8+140.4
Arts and Recreation Services70.81.11.1106.12.11.7-35.4
Other Services77.
Total industries6,421.1100.0100.05,144.1100.0100.0+1,277.0

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2024. ©2023. Compiled and presented in by .id (informed decisions). Data are based on a 2020/21 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 Cardinia Shire in 2022/23 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($1,864 million or 29.0%)
  • Public Administration and Safety ($677 million or 10.5%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance ($648 million or 10.1%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $3,189 million in total or 49.7% of the total imports by industry in the Cardinia Shire.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Victoria accounted for 32.0% in Manufacturing; 6.1% in Public Administration and Safety and 5.1% in Health Care and Social Assistance.

The major differences between total imports by industries of Cardinia Shire and Victoria were:

  • A larger percentage of total imports by Health Care and Social Assistance (10.1% compared to 5.1%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Public Administration and Safety (10.5% compared to 6.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Manufacturing (29.0% compared to 32.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Transport, Postal and Warehousing (5.8% compared to 8.6%)

Emerging groups

The total total imports by industry in Cardinia Shire increased by $1,277 million between 2016/17 and 2022/23.

The largest changes in the total imports by industries between 2016/17 and 2022/23 in Cardinia Shire were for:

  • Manufacturing (+$467 million)
  • Public Administration and Safety (+$226 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$140 million)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+$119 million)

Cardinia Shire

economic profile