City of Kingston


In the City of Kingston, Manufacturing had the largest output by industry, generating $6,818 million in 2019/20.

Output by industry is a gross measure of the total sales of each industry sector in the City of Kingston. 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 the City of Kingston’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
City of Kingston2019/202014/15Change
Industry$m%. Victoria$m%. Victoria2014/15 - 2019/20
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing106.60.42.393.20.43.4+13.4
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services788.03.23.5666.13.13.4+121.9
Wholesale Trade2,702.411.14.72,692.512.55.3+9.9
Retail Trade1,457.36.04.11,
Accommodation and Food Services500.72.02.4421.02.02.4+79.7
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1,438.75.95.71,
Information Media and Telecommunications514.32.13.9322.01.53.1+192.3
Financial and Insurance Services712.02.98.8608.02.88.6+104.0
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1,604.16.67.31,
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1,374.25.68.21,
Administrative and Support Services664.72.73.5648.13.03.5+16.5
Public Administration and Safety581.72.44.2526.42.44.2+55.3
Education and Training574.02.33.9499.12.33.9+74.9
Health Care and Social Assistance930.73.86.1714.53.35.2+216.2
Arts and Recreation Services337.61.41.8278.21.31.8+59.4
Other Services586.42.41.7567.32.61.9+19.1
Total industries24,438.5100.0100.021,547.3100.0100.0+2,891.2

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) (NIEIR) ©2021. Compiled and presented in by .id (informed decisions). Data are based on a 2018-19 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 the City of Kingston in 2019/20 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($6,818 million or 27.9%)
  • Wholesale Trade ($2,702 million or 11.1%)
  • Construction ($2,670 million or 10.9%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $12,190 million in total or 49.9% of the total output by total industry in the the City of Kingston.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Victoria accounted for 11.9% in Manufacturing; 4.7% in Wholesale Trade and 15.1% in Construction.

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

  • A larger percentage of output by Manufacturing (27.9% compared to 11.9%)
  • A larger percentage of output by Wholesale Trade (11.1% compared to 4.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Financial and Insurance Services (2.9% compared to 8.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Construction (10.9% compared to 15.1%)

Emerging groups

The total industry output in the City of Kingston increased by $2,891 million between 2014/15 and 2019/20.

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

  • Construction (+$1,156 million)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (+$371 million)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+$323 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$216 million)

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