City of Glen Eira


In the City of Glen Eira, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $2,315 million in 2020/21.

Imports by industry are sales of goods and services from industries located outside the City of Glen Eira 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 Glen Eira2020/212015/16Change
Industry$m%. Victoria$m%. Victoria2015/16 - 2020/21
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing225.63.34.7208.63.14.6+17.0
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services396.35.84.1385.45.74.0+10.9
Wholesale Trade321.74.73.3266.53.93.2+55.2
Retail Trade398.75.82.4311.04.62.0+87.7
Accommodation and Food Services159.22.31.5242.33.62.3-83.1
Transport, Postal and Warehousing189.32.84.8718.310.57.6-529.0
Information Media and Telecommunications255.43.73.5228.53.43.3+26.9
Financial and Insurance Services845.712.39.4729.010.79.2+116.7
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services41.90.60.545.10.70.6-3.2
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services116.81.76.5119.01.75.7-2.2
Administrative and Support Services66.91.01.567.41.01.8-0.5
Public Administration and Safety789.011.57.1584.58.65.5+204.4
Education and Training164.62.44.3105.11.53.5+59.6
Health Care and Social Assistance212.13.16.4214.73.14.8-2.6
Arts and Recreation Services114.11.71.1134.02.01.6-19.9
Other Services122.61.81.692.91.41.5+29.7
Total industries6,871.7100.0100.06,819.4100.0100.0+52.3

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2021. Compiled and presented in by .id (informed decisions). 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 Glen Eira in 2020/21 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($2,315 million or 33.7%)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($846 million or 12.3%)
  • Public Administration and Safety ($789 million or 11.5%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $3,950 million in total or 57.5% of the total imports by industry in the the City of Glen Eira.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Victoria accounted for 34.0% in Manufacturing; 9.4% in Financial and Insurance Services and 7.1% in Public Administration and Safety.

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

  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (1.7% compared to 6.5%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Public Administration and Safety (11.5% compared to 7.1%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Retail Trade (5.8% compared to 2.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Health Care and Social Assistance (3.1% compared to 6.4%)

Emerging groups

The total total imports by industry in the City of Glen Eira increased by $52 million between 2015/16 and 2020/21.

The largest changes in the total imports by industries between 2015/16 and 2020/21 in the City of Glen Eira were for:

  • Public Administration and Safety (+$204 million)
  • Manufacturing (+$185 million)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$117 million)
  • Retail Trade (+$88 million)

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