City of Darebin


In the City of Darebin, Manufacturing had the largest output by industry, generating $1,665 million in 2020/21.

Output by industry is a gross measure of the total sales of each industry sector in the City of Darebin. It does not measure how productive each industry sector is at producing this output - which is measured by value added.

By comparing the output of each industry sector to a regional benchmark, you can clearly see the structure of the City of Darebin’s economy. This can be done by directly comparing the percentage contribution of each industry to the total output, relative to the benchmark, or by using a location quotient, where a number greater than one indicates a high concentration of that industry and less than one indicates a lower concentration.

To get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, output data should be viewed alongside the other industry characteristics in the Industry sector analysis section.

Detailed data notes about how the figures are derived can be found in the specific topic notes section.

The gross measure of output includes the value of all the inputs to each industry.

Data source

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Output by industry sector
City of Darebin2020/212015/16Change
Industry$m%. Victoria$m%. Victoria2015/16 - 2020/21
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing34.80.32.938.50.32.7-3.7
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services128.31.03.5171.11.33.8-42.8
Wholesale Trade931.67.44.9972.77.65.1-41.1
Retail Trade798.16.44.2789.16.24.4+9.0
Accommodation and Food Services369.72.92.2394.13.12.5-24.5
Transport, Postal and Warehousing599.84.85.2443.03.55.8+156.8
Information Media and Telecommunications251.12.03.9191.51.53.1+59.6
Financial and Insurance Services552.14.49.2547.04.38.5+5.1
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services866.46.97.61,
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services664.65.38.4674.35.37.8-9.7
Administrative and Support Services335.52.73.2355.42.83.3-19.9
Public Administration and Safety646.05.14.7615.24.84.1+30.8
Education and Training1,540.512.34.31,
Health Care and Social Assistance967.27.76.5808.26.35.7+159.1
Arts and Recreation Services133.61.11.7161.71.31.8-28.1
Other Services412.73.31.8369.72.92.1+43.0
Total industries12,549.8100.0100.012,739.8100.0100.0-190.1

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2021. Compiled and presented in by .id (informed decisions). Data are based on a 2019/20 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 output by industry sectors in the City of Darebin in 2020/21 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($1,665 million or 13.3%)
  • Construction ($1,635 million or 13.0%)
  • Education and Training ($1,541 million or 12.3%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $4,840 million in total or 38.6% of the total output by total industry in the the City of Darebin.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Victoria accounted for 11.6% in Manufacturing; 13.5% in Construction and 4.3% in Education and Training.

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

  • A larger percentage of output by Education and Training (12.3% compared to 4.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Financial and Insurance Services (4.4% compared to 9.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (5.3% compared to 8.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (0.3% compared to 2.9%)

Emerging groups

The total industry output in the City of Darebin decreased by $-190 million between 2015/16 and 2020/21.

The largest changes in the output by industries between 2015/16 and 2020/21 in the City of Darebin were for:

  • Education and Training (+$283 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$159 million)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (+$157 million)
  • Information Media and Telecommunications (+$60 million)

City of Darebin

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