City of Kingston


In the City of Kingston, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $3,038 million in 2018/19.

Imports by industry are sales of goods and services from industries located outside the City of Kingston 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 Kingston2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. Victoria$m%. Victoria2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing813.98.34.31,059.413.35.1-245.5
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services305.53.13.2328.54.13.7-23.0
Wholesale Trade139.71.43.8107.71.43.3+32.0
Retail Trade188.31.92.691.01.12.3+97.3
Accommodation and Food Services189.81.92.5187.42.32.6+2.4
Transport, Postal and Warehousing604.66.27.3622.67.88.4-18.0
Information Media and Telecommunications311.03.24.1219.32.73.5+91.7
Financial and Insurance Services1,180.412.19.8607.97.68.9+572.6
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services35.80.40.834.30.40.6+1.5
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services521.85.46.3455.35.75.6+66.5
Administrative and Support Services268.22.81.9170.12.12.0+98.1
Public Administration and Safety475.34.95.4389.94.95.5+85.4
Education and Training491.75.03.3134.61.72.9+357.1
Health Care and Social Assistance713.37.35.3302.43.84.5+410.8
Arts and Recreation Services91.60.91.555.90.71.9+35.7
Other Services50.50.52.0123.11.51.7-72.6
Total industries9,749.1100.0100.07,975.6100.0100.0+1,773.4

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 the City of Kingston in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($3,038 million or 31.2%)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($1,180 million or 12.1%)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing ($814 million or 8.3%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $5,032 million in total or 51.6% of the total imports by industry in the the City of Kingston.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Victoria accounted for 32.1% in Manufacturing; 9.8% in Financial and Insurance Services and 4.3% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing.

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

  • A larger percentage of total imports by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (8.3% compared to 4.3%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Financial and Insurance Services (12.1% compared to 9.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Wholesale Trade (1.4% compared to 3.8%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Health Care and Social Assistance (7.3% compared to 5.3%)

Emerging groups

The total total imports by industry in the City of Kingston increased by $1,773 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

The largest changes in the total imports by industries between 2013/14 and 2018/19 in the City of Kingston were for:

  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$573 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$411 million)
  • Manufacturing (+$394 million)
  • Education and Training (+$357 million)

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