City of Darebin


In the City of Darebin, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $894 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 Fishing10.
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services10.
Wholesale Trade437.215.26.3583.816.87.1-146.6
Retail Trade130.74.53.7290.88.33.2-160.0
Accommodation and Food Services158.75.52.9119.03.42.3+39.7
Transport, Postal and Warehousing130.74.57.5107.43.18.1+23.3
Information Media and Telecommunications51.41.85.447.01.44.1+4.4
Financial and Insurance Services42.01.513.833.21.011.2+8.8
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services19.30.70.735.11.00.8-15.8
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services61.52.17.454.61.67.4+6.9
Administrative and Support Services33.51.22.543.31.22.2-9.8
Public Administration and Safety80.42.84.483.72.44.8-3.3
Education and Training524.518.24.9680.219.54.0-155.7
Health Care and Social Assistance195.56.86.2245.87.14.3-50.3
Arts and Recreation Services23.20.82.771.82.12.6-48.5
Other Services47.41.61.318.00.51.4+29.4
Total industries2,884.7100.0100.03,482.9100.0100.0-598.2

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. Compiled and presented in by .id the population experts. 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 ($894 million or 31.0%)
  • Education and Training ($525 million or 18.2%)
  • Wholesale Trade ($437 million or 15.2%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $1,856 million in total or 64.3% of the total imports by industry in the the City of Darebin.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Victoria accounted for 21.0% in Manufacturing; 4.9% in Education and Training and 6.3% in Wholesale Trade.

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

  • A larger percentage of total imports by Education and Training (18.2% compared to 4.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Financial and Insurance Services (1.5% compared to 13.8%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Manufacturing (31.0% compared to 21.0%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Wholesale Trade (15.2% compared to 6.3%)

Emerging groups

The total total imports by industry in the City of Darebin decreased by $-598 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:

  • Accommodation and Food Services (+$40 million)
  • Other Services (+$29 million)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (+$23 million)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$9 million)

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