Hobsons Bay City


In Hobsons Bay City, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $1,826 million in 2022/23.

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 City2022/232016/17Change
Industry$m%. Victoria$m%. Victoria2016/17 - 2022/23
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing309.24.84.7312.74.54.7-3.5
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services182.32.83.5206.03.03.5-23.7
Wholesale Trade101.01.63.3146.62.13.4-45.6
Retail Trade100.11.51.8149.62.21.8-49.5
Accommodation and Food Services197.63.02.4429.56.24.6-232.0
Transport, Postal and Warehousing391.16.08.6259.93.86.7+131.2
Information Media and Telecommunications309.04.84.3273.44.03.9+35.6
Financial and Insurance Services642.49.98.2539.57.88.1+102.9
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services15.80.20.825.30.40.9-9.5
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services560.08.66.7632.09.25.9-72.0
Administrative and Support Services107.81.71.968.41.01.5+39.4
Public Administration and Safety372.75.76.1238.53.54.9+134.1
Education and Training217.13.33.0182.62.72.5+34.5
Health Care and Social Assistance484.57.55.1373.65.44.8+110.9
Arts and Recreation Services57.
Other Services54.00.81.2148.72.21.6-94.6
Total industries6,501.1100.0100.06,885.6100.0100.0-384.5

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2024. ©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 2022/23 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($1,826 million or 28.1%)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($642 million or 9.9%)
  • Mining ($573 million or 8.8%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $3,041 million in total or 46.8% of the total imports by industry in the Hobsons Bay City.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Victoria accounted for 32.0% in Manufacturing; 8.2% in Financial and Insurance Services and 5.4% in Mining.

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

  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Manufacturing (28.1% compared to 32.0%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Mining (8.8% compared to 5.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Transport, Postal and Warehousing (6.0% compared to 8.6%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Health Care and Social Assistance (7.5% compared to 5.1%)

Emerging groups

The total total imports by industry in Hobsons Bay City decreased by $-384 million between 2016/17 and 2022/23.

The largest changes in the total imports by industries between 2016/17 and 2022/23 in Hobsons Bay City were for:

  • Public Administration and Safety (+$134 million)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (+$131 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$111 million)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$103 million)

Hobsons Bay City

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