City of Melton


In the City of Melton, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $2,979 million in 2022/23.

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 Melton2022/232016/17Change
Industry$m%. Victoria$m%. Victoria2016/17 - 2022/23
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing239.52.44.7126.82.04.7+112.6
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services299.63.03.5222.63.53.5+77.0
Wholesale Trade209.02.13.3174.62.73.4+34.5
Retail Trade89.30.91.8178.72.81.8-89.4
Accommodation and Food Services271.02.72.4290.74.54.6-19.7
Transport, Postal and Warehousing495.94.98.6259.64.06.7+236.3
Information Media and Telecommunications354.33.54.3239.23.73.9+115.0
Financial and Insurance Services855.18.48.2487.77.68.1+367.5
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services56.70.60.854.50.80.9+2.3
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services761.07.56.7356.95.65.9+404.1
Administrative and Support Services179.91.81.961.00.91.5+118.9
Public Administration and Safety932.29.26.1546.38.54.9+385.9
Education and Training660.66.53.0326.05.12.5+334.5
Health Care and Social Assistance1,
Arts and Recreation Services119.11.21.1133.52.11.7-14.4
Other Services157.01.61.2146.62.31.6+10.3
Total industries10,127.8100.0100.06,428.8100.0100.0+3,699.0

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2024. ©2023. Compiled and presented in 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 total imports by industry sectors in the City of Melton in 2022/23 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($2,979 million or 29.4%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance ($1,167 million or 11.5%)
  • Public Administration and Safety ($932 million or 9.2%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $5,079 million in total or 50.1% of the total imports by industry in the the City of Melton.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Victoria accounted for 32.0% in Manufacturing; 5.1% in Health Care and Social Assistance and 6.1% in Public Administration and Safety.

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

  • A larger percentage of total imports by Health Care and Social Assistance (11.5% compared to 5.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Transport, Postal and Warehousing (4.9% compared to 8.6%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Education and Training (6.5% compared to 3.0%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Public Administration and Safety (9.2% compared to 6.1%)

Emerging groups

The total total imports by industry in the City of Melton increased by $3,699 million between 2016/17 and 2022/23.

The largest changes in the total imports by industries between 2016/17 and 2022/23 in the City of Melton were for:

  • Manufacturing (+$1,257 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$451 million)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+$404 million)
  • Public Administration and Safety (+$386 million)

City of Melton

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