City of Kingston


In the City of Kingston, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $3,048 million in 2019/20.

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 Kingston2019/202014/15Change
Industry$m%. Victoria$m%. Victoria2014/15 - 2019/20
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing947.09.84.41,
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services291.73.03.1266.53.03.0+25.3
Wholesale Trade127.91.33.3107.81.23.1+20.1
Retail Trade93.
Accommodation and Food Services188.82.02.1169.01.92.3+19.8
Transport, Postal and Warehousing656.26.87.3613.46.97.8+42.8
Information Media and Telecommunications318.33.34.1290.23.33.6+28.1
Financial and Insurance Services995.910.39.5793.89.09.2+202.1
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services35.00.40.829.60.30.5+5.4
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services532.85.56.3469.15.35.6+63.7
Administrative and Support Services220.32.31.8181.62.11.9+38.7
Public Administration and Safety619.66.46.5463.85.25.8+155.8
Education and Training344.13.63.4272.13.13.2+72.0
Health Care and Social Assistance672.77.06.3472.35.34.8+200.4
Arts and Recreation Services112.61.21.6116.41.31.7-3.7
Other Services56.60.61.545.40.51.3+11.2
Total industries9,622.9100.0100.08,852.4100.0100.0+770.5

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2021. Compiled and presented in by .id (informed decisions). 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 ($3,048 million or 31.7%)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($996 million or 10.3%)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing ($947 million or 9.8%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $4,991 million in total or 51.9% of the total imports by industry in the the City of Kingston.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Victoria accounted for 31.1% in Manufacturing; 9.5% in Financial and Insurance Services and 4.4% 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 (9.8% compared to 4.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Wholesale Trade (1.3% compared to 3.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Retail Trade (1.0% compared to 2.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Mining (3.8% compared to 4.7%)

Emerging groups

The total total imports by industry in the City of Kingston increased by $771 million between 2014/15 and 2019/20.

The largest changes in the total imports by industries between 2014/15 and 2019/20 in the City of Kingston were for:

  • Manufacturing (+$263 million)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$202 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$200 million)
  • Public Administration and Safety (+$156 million)

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