Glenelg Shire


In Glenelg Shire, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $393 million in 2018/19.

Imports by industry are sales of goods and services from industries located outside Glenelg Shire 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
Glenelg Shire2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. Victoria$m%. Victoria2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing15.01.14.312.80.85.1+2.2
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services54.
Wholesale Trade68.15.03.869.04.43.3-0.9
Retail Trade69.05.12.683.65.32.3-14.6
Accommodation and Food Services31.02.32.521.11.42.6+9.8
Transport, Postal and Warehousing46.33.47.346.83.08.4-0.4
Information Media and Telecommunications52.
Financial and Insurance Services166.912.39.8164.810.58.9+2.1
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services5.
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services70.65.26.357.63.75.6+13.0
Administrative and Support Services27.62.01.927.71.82.0-0.1
Public Administration and Safety53.94.05.454.13.55.5-0.1
Education and Training49.83.73.393.06.02.9-43.2
Health Care and Social Assistance72.25.35.3110.87.14.5-38.5
Arts and Recreation Services36.42.71.555.73.61.9-19.2
Other Services15.
Total industries1,361.4100.0100.01,562.8100.0100.0-201.4

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 Glenelg Shire in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($393 million or 28.9%)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($167 million or 12.3%)
  • Mining ($135 million or 9.9%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $694 million in total or 51.0% of the total imports by industry in the Glenelg Shire.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Victoria accounted for 32.1% in Manufacturing; 9.8% in Financial and Insurance Services and 3.7% in Mining.

The major differences between total imports by industries of Glenelg Shire and Victoria were:

  • A larger percentage of total imports by Mining (9.9% compared to 3.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Transport, Postal and Warehousing (3.4% compared to 7.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Manufacturing (28.9% compared to 32.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (1.1% compared to 4.3%)

Emerging groups

The total total imports by industry in Glenelg Shire decreased by $-201 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

The largest changes in the total imports by industries between 2013/14 and 2018/19 in Glenelg Shire were for:

  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+$13 million)
  • Accommodation and Food Services (+$10 million)
  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (+$3 million)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (+$2 million)

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