City of Darebin


In the City of Darebin, Manufacturing had the largest output by industry, generating $1,735 million in 2018/19.

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 Darebin2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. Victoria$m%. Victoria2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing39.30.32.440.30.43.1-1.0
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services196.01.63.692.50.83.5+103.5
Wholesale Trade927.67.54.61,
Retail Trade795.56.44.2736.66.64.4+58.9
Accommodation and Food Services411.03.32.7338.73.12.4+72.4
Transport, Postal and Warehousing488.43.95.3456.54.16.2+31.9
Information Media and Telecommunications259.02.13.9217.82.03.3+41.2
Financial and Insurance Services556.64.59.2466.84.28.4+89.8
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1,
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services667.25.47.9579.85.27.6+87.3
Administrative and Support Services380.43.13.4322.72.93.5+57.7
Public Administration and Safety577.24.73.8584.85.34.3-7.6
Education and Training1,,
Health Care and Social Assistance877.27.16.2644.65.84.9+232.6
Arts and Recreation Services149.11.21.7144.21.31.7+4.9
Other Services345.12.81.7312.62.81.9+32.5
Total industries12,384.2100.0100.011,088.9100.0100.0+1,295.3

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) (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 output by industry sectors in the City of Darebin in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($1,735 million or 14.0%)
  • Construction ($1,603 million or 12.9%)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services ($1,182 million or 9.5%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $4,520 million in total or 36.5% 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; 13.9% in Construction and 9.2% in Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services.

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

  • A larger percentage of output by Education and Training (9.3% compared to 3.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Financial and Insurance Services (4.5% compared to 9.2%)
  • A larger percentage of output by Wholesale Trade (7.5% compared to 4.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (5.4% compared to 7.9%)

Emerging groups

The total industry output in the City of Darebin increased by $1,295 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

The largest changes in the output by industries between 2013/14 and 2018/19 in the City of Darebin were for:

  • Construction (+$281 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$233 million)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (+$230 million)
  • Education and Training (+$144 million)

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