Hobsons Bay City


In Hobsons Bay City, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $1,637 million in 2021/22.

Imports by industry are sales of goods and services from industries located outside Hobsons Bay City 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
Hobsons Bay City2021/222016/17Change
Industry$m%. Victoria$m%. Victoria2016/17 - 2021/22
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing413.57.26.2284.44.95.0+129.1
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services151.32.63.7185.03.23.9-33.7
Wholesale Trade118.32.13.3104.31.83.5+14.0
Retail Trade140.92.41.9116.92.01.7+24.0
Accommodation and Food Services58.
Transport, Postal and Warehousing144.42.55.5242.64.27.3-98.3
Information Media and Telecommunications248.74.34.1238.24.13.9+10.6
Financial and Insurance Services598.310.49.2540.99.48.8+57.3
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services12.30.20.617.00.30.6-4.6
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services450.87.86.7512.98.96.0-62.1
Administrative and Support Services75.51.31.859.11.01.6+16.3
Public Administration and Safety363.86.36.9240.64.25.7+123.2
Education and Training274.34.83.7229.74.03.5+44.5
Health Care and Social Assistance484.38.45.6345.16.04.9+139.2
Arts and Recreation Services48.
Other Services66.31.21.366.21.11.4+0.1
Total industries5,754.8100.0100.05,770.4100.0100.0-15.6

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2022. ©2023. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id (informed decisions). Data are based on a 2020/21 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 Hobsons Bay City in 2021/22 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($1,637 million or 28.5%)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($598 million or 10.4%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance ($484 million or 8.4%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $2,720 million in total or 47.3% of the total imports by industry in the Hobsons Bay City.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Victoria accounted for 33.0% in Manufacturing; 9.2% in Financial and Insurance Services and 5.6% in Health Care and Social Assistance.

The major differences between total imports by industries of Hobsons Bay City and Victoria were:

  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Manufacturing (28.5% compared to 33.0%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Mining (8.1% compared to 4.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Transport, Postal and Warehousing (2.5% compared to 5.5%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Health Care and Social Assistance (8.4% compared to 5.6%)

Emerging groups

The total total imports by industry in Hobsons Bay City decreased by $-16 million between 2016/17 and 2021/22.

The largest changes in the total imports by industries between 2016/17 and 2021/22 in Hobsons Bay City were for:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$139 million)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (+$129 million)
  • Public Administration and Safety (+$123 million)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$57 million)

Hobsons Bay City

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