City of Darebin


In the City of Darebin, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $1,876 million in 2018/19.

Imports by industry are sales of goods and services from industries located outside the City of Darebin 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 Darebin2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. Victoria$m%. Victoria2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing263.74.14.3293.16.55.1-29.5
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services217.83.43.2287.36.43.7-69.5
Wholesale Trade180.72.83.882.01.83.3+98.7
Retail Trade152.02.42.681.11.82.3+71.0
Accommodation and Food Services138.82.22.5122.22.72.6+16.6
Transport, Postal and Warehousing703.510.97.3562.312.58.4+141.3
Information Media and Telecommunications278.04.34.1160.13.63.5+118.0
Financial and Insurance Services780.112.19.8311.06.98.9+469.1
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services23.90.40.817.80.40.6+6.1
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services279.04.36.3199.44.45.6+79.6
Administrative and Support Services66.41.01.9110.12.42.0-43.8
Public Administration and Safety338.65.35.4257.35.75.5+81.3
Education and Training95.01.53.345.01.02.9+49.9
Health Care and Social Assistance611.19.55.3242.15.44.5+368.9
Arts and Recreation Services174.42.71.548.01.11.9+126.4
Other Services36.60.62.0102.62.31.7-66.0
Total industries6,436.4100.0100.04,507.3100.0100.0+1,929.2

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

  • Manufacturing ($1,876 million or 29.1%)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($780 million or 12.1%)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing ($704 million or 10.9%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $3,359 million in total or 52.2% of the total imports by industry in the the City of Darebin.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Victoria accounted for 32.1% in Manufacturing; 9.8% in Financial and Insurance Services and 7.3% in Transport, Postal and Warehousing.

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

  • A larger percentage of total imports by Health Care and Social Assistance (9.5% compared to 5.3%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Transport, Postal and Warehousing (10.9% compared to 7.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Manufacturing (29.1% compared to 32.1%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Financial and Insurance Services (12.1% compared to 9.8%)

Emerging groups

The total total imports by industry in the City of Darebin increased by $1,929 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 Darebin were for:

  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$469 million)
  • Manufacturing (+$455 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$369 million)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (+$141 million)

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