Hobsons Bay City


In Hobsons Bay City, Construction had the largest output by industry, generating $2,858 million in 2022/23.

Output by industry is a gross measure of the total sales of each industry sector in Hobsons Bay City. 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 Hobsons Bay City’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
Hobsons Bay City2022/232016/17Change
Industry$m%. Victoria$m%. Victoria2016/17 - 2022/23
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing34.60.22.872.60.52.8-38.0
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services338.72.43.2295.92.13.7+42.9
Wholesale Trade1,
Retail Trade698.45.04.7446.33.24.4+252.1
Accommodation and Food Services274.22.02.9225.91.62.5+48.3
Transport, Postal and Warehousing2,,950.714.16.5+131.4
Information Media and Telecommunications148.61.13.783.20.63.0+65.4
Financial and Insurance Services251.41.87.9250.41.87.9+1.0
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services633.44.64.4493.23.64.9+140.1
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services510.53.78.7397.02.98.1+113.5
Administrative and Support Services349.12.53.3321.12.33.3+28.0
Public Administration and Safety357.62.64.3401.12.93.8-43.5
Education and Training314.82.33.8268.01.94.1+46.7
Health Care and Social Assistance528.33.86.7411.43.05.8+116.9
Arts and Recreation Services192.81.41.8127.90.91.7+64.9
Other Services308.22.22.1246.01.82.0+62.2
Total industries13,892.0100.0100.013,815.8100.0100.0+76.2

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 output by industry sectors in Hobsons Bay City in 2022/23 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Construction ($2,858 million or 20.6%)
  • Manufacturing ($2,817 million or 20.3%)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing ($2,082 million or 15.0%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $7,757 million in total or 55.8% of the total output by total industry in the Hobsons Bay City.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Victoria accounted for 14.5% in Construction; 12.1% in Manufacturing and 7.5% in Transport, Postal and Warehousing.

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

  • A larger percentage of output by Manufacturing (20.3% compared to 12.1%)
  • A larger percentage of output by Transport, Postal and Warehousing (15.0% compared to 7.5%)
  • A larger percentage of output by Construction (20.6% compared to 14.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Financial and Insurance Services (1.8% compared to 7.9%)

Emerging groups

The total industry output in Hobsons Bay City increased by $76 million between 2016/17 and 2022/23.

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

  • Construction (+$1,002 million)
  • Wholesale Trade (+$319 million)
  • Retail Trade (+$252 million)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (+$140 million)

Hobsons Bay City

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