Cardinia Shire


In Cardinia Shire, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $1,309 million in 2018/19.

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 Shire2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. Victoria$m%. Victoria2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing67.61.54.346.61.45.1+21.1
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services82.
Wholesale Trade217.44.73.8140.24.13.3+77.2
Retail Trade100.52.22.698.52.92.3+2.0
Accommodation and Food Services118.42.62.573.42.12.6+45.0
Transport, Postal and Warehousing258.05.67.3247.07.28.4+11.0
Information Media and Telecommunications169.53.74.1114.63.33.5+54.8
Financial and Insurance Services517.911.29.8436.912.78.9+81.0
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services25.
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services270.25.86.3150.64.45.6+119.6
Administrative and Support Services78.51.71.973.12.12.0+5.4
Public Administration and Safety483.410.45.4371.610.85.5+111.9
Education and Training222.94.83.3139.44.12.9+83.5
Health Care and Social Assistance500.910.85.3293.58.54.5+207.4
Arts and Recreation Services61.61.31.568.42.01.9-6.8
Other Services47.
Total industries4,631.8100.0100.03,435.7100.0100.0+1,196.1

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 Cardinia Shire in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($1,309 million or 28.3%)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($518 million or 11.2%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance ($501 million or 10.8%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $2,328 million in total or 50.3% of the total imports by industry in the Cardinia Shire.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Victoria accounted for 32.1% in Manufacturing; 9.8% in Financial and Insurance Services and 5.3% 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 (10.8% compared to 5.3%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Public Administration and Safety (10.4% compared to 5.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Manufacturing (28.3% compared to 32.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (1.5% compared to 4.3%)

Emerging groups

The total total imports by industry in Cardinia Shire increased by $1,196 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

The largest changes in the total imports by industries between 2013/14 and 2018/19 in Cardinia Shire were for:

  • Manufacturing (+$311 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$207 million)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+$120 million)
  • Public Administration and Safety (+$112 million)

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