City of Melton


In the City of Melton, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $1,856 million in 2020/21.

Imports by industry are sales of goods and services from industries located outside the City of Melton 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 Melton2020/212015/16Change
Industry$m%. Victoria$m%. Victoria2015/16 - 2020/21
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing252.93.24.7118.22.04.6+134.6
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services328.04.24.1239.24.14.0+88.7
Wholesale Trade130.51.73.3154.92.63.2-24.4
Retail Trade287.63.72.4202.73.52.0+84.9
Accommodation and Food Services130.91.71.5146.32.52.3-15.3
Transport, Postal and Warehousing196.72.54.8280.34.87.6-83.7
Information Media and Telecommunications235.13.03.5176.33.03.3+58.8
Financial and Insurance Services751.49.69.4559.69.69.2+191.8
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services38.90.50.528.10.50.6+10.8
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services490.06.26.5304.85.25.7+185.2
Administrative and Support Services101.81.31.556.51.01.8+45.3
Public Administration and Safety767.79.87.1463.17.95.5+304.6
Education and Training690.88.84.3426.87.33.5+264.0
Health Care and Social Assistance1,
Arts and Recreation Services60.00.81.1113.51.91.6-53.5
Other Services166.62.11.6136.42.31.5+30.2
Total industries7,859.9100.0100.05,848.9100.0100.0+2,011.0

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2021. Compiled and presented in by .id (informed decisions). Data are based on a 2019/20 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 Melton in 2020/21 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($1,856 million or 23.6%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance ($1,194 million or 15.2%)
  • Public Administration and Safety ($768 million or 9.8%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $3,818 million in total or 48.6% of the total imports by industry in the the City of Melton.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Victoria accounted for 34.0% in Manufacturing; 6.4% in Health Care and Social Assistance and 7.1% in Public Administration and Safety.

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

  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Manufacturing (23.6% compared to 34.0%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Health Care and Social Assistance (15.2% compared to 6.4%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Education and Training (8.8% compared to 4.3%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Public Administration and Safety (9.8% compared to 7.1%)

Emerging groups

The total total imports by industry in the City of Melton increased by $2,011 million between 2015/16 and 2020/21.

The largest changes in the total imports by industries between 2015/16 and 2020/21 in the City of Melton were for:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$535 million)
  • Public Administration and Safety (+$305 million)
  • Manufacturing (+$276 million)
  • Education and Training (+$264 million)

City of Melton

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