City of Darebin


In the City of Darebin, Construction had the largest output by industry, generating $2,122 million in 2019/20.

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 Darebin2019/202014/15Change
Industry$m%. Victoria$m%. Victoria2014/15 - 2019/20
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing26.50.22.328.70.23.4-2.2
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services204.21.53.5115.91.03.4+88.2
Wholesale Trade979.37.34.7992.58.45.3-13.1
Retail Trade803.66.04.1736.36.24.2+67.3
Accommodation and Food Services412.03.12.4359.63.02.4+52.4
Transport, Postal and Warehousing568.24.25.7427.73.65.9+140.5
Information Media and Telecommunications276.22.13.9207.11.73.1+69.0
Financial and Insurance Services597.84.48.8513.34.38.6+84.5
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services979.67.37.31,
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services767.65.78.2650.65.57.9+117.0
Administrative and Support Services431.13.23.5363.03.13.5+68.1
Public Administration and Safety727.65.44.2609.15.14.2+118.5
Education and Training1,,
Health Care and Social Assistance948.07.06.1720.16.15.2+227.9
Arts and Recreation Services171.31.31.8153.91.31.8+17.5
Other Services374.82.81.7332.02.81.9+42.8
Total industries13,451.8100.0100.011,867.6100.0100.0+1,584.2

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) (NIEIR) ©2021. Compiled and presented in by .id informed decisions. Data are based on a 2018-19 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 2019/20 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Construction ($2,122 million or 15.8%)
  • Manufacturing ($1,829 million or 13.6%)
  • Education and Training ($1,213 million or 9.0%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $5,164 million in total or 38.4% of the total output by total industry in the the City of Darebin.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Victoria accounted for 15.1% in Construction; 11.9% in Manufacturing and 3.9% 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 (9.0% compared to 3.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Financial and Insurance Services (4.4% compared to 8.8%)
  • A larger percentage of output by Wholesale Trade (7.3% compared to 4.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (5.7% compared to 8.2%)

Emerging groups

The total industry output in the City of Darebin increased by $1,584 million between 2014/15 and 2019/20.

The largest changes in the output by industries between 2014/15 and 2019/20 in the City of Darebin were for:

  • Construction (+$537 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$228 million)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (+$141 million)
  • Public Administration and Safety (+$118 million)

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