City of Darebin


In the City of Darebin, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $2,112 million in 2022/23.

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 Darebin2022/232016/17Change
Industry$m%. Victoria$m%. Victoria2016/17 - 2022/23
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing348.85.04.7358.25.74.7-9.4
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services371.55.33.5278.34.43.5+93.2
Wholesale Trade261.93.83.3140.92.23.4+120.9
Retail Trade99.51.41.889.11.41.8+10.4
Accommodation and Food Services194.32.82.4266.74.24.6-72.4
Transport, Postal and Warehousing685.89.98.6645.210.26.7+40.6
Information Media and Telecommunications330.24.84.3317.75.03.9+12.5
Financial and Insurance Services666.49.68.2499.57.98.1+166.9
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services47.00.70.830.10.50.9+16.9
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services270.73.96.7281.14.55.9-10.4
Administrative and Support Services79.91.21.966.61.11.5+13.3
Public Administration and Safety468.06.76.1298.74.74.9+169.2
Education and Training88.
Health Care and Social Assistance482.06.95.1438.57.04.8+43.5
Arts and Recreation Services105.21.51.1136.22.21.7-31.0
Other Services55.
Total industries6,947.6100.0100.06,301.1100.0100.0+646.5

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 the City of Darebin in 2022/23 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($2,112 million or 30.4%)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing ($686 million or 9.9%)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($666 million or 9.6%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $3,464 million in total or 49.9% of the total imports by industry in the the City of Darebin.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Victoria accounted for 32.0% in Manufacturing; 8.6% in Transport, Postal and Warehousing and 8.2% in Financial and Insurance Services.

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

  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (3.9% compared to 6.7%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Health Care and Social Assistance (6.9% compared to 5.1%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (5.3% compared to 3.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Education and Training (1.3% compared to 3.0%)

Emerging groups

The total total imports by industry in the City of Darebin increased by $646 million between 2016/17 and 2022/23.

The largest changes in the total imports by industries between 2016/17 and 2022/23 in the City of Darebin were for:

  • Manufacturing (+$369 million)
  • Public Administration and Safety (+$169 million)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$167 million)
  • Wholesale Trade (+$121 million)

City of Darebin

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