City of Melton


In the City of Melton, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $2,506 million in 2021/22.

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 Melton2021/222016/17Change
Industry$m%. Victoria$m%. Victoria2016/17 - 2021/22
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing229.92.86.2118.82.05.0+111.1
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services260.33.23.7220.73.73.9+39.7
Wholesale Trade173.52.13.3157.22.73.5+16.3
Retail Trade137.21.71.9151.82.61.7-14.6
Accommodation and Food Services44.20.51.1136.52.32.2-92.3
Transport, Postal and Warehousing274.03.35.5264.44.57.3+9.6
Information Media and Telecommunications235.92.94.1224.73.83.9+11.2
Financial and Insurance Services647.97.99.2463.37.88.8+184.6
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services20.90.30.622.60.40.6-1.7
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services590.47.26.7331.55.66.0+258.9
Administrative and Support Services140.11.71.860.81.01.6+79.3
Public Administration and Safety891.310.96.9561.09.55.7+330.3
Education and Training609.27.43.7479.38.13.5+130.0
Health Care and Social Assistance1,070.713.05.6679.311.54.9+391.4
Arts and Recreation Services89.
Other Services103.11.31.3113.71.91.4-10.6
Total industries8,215.0100.0100.05,914.0100.0100.0+2,300.9

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2022. ©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 2021/22 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($2,506 million or 30.5%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance ($1,071 million or 13.0%)
  • Public Administration and Safety ($891 million or 10.9%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $4,468 million in total or 54.4% of the total imports by industry in the the City of Melton.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Victoria accounted for 33.0% in Manufacturing; 5.6% in Health Care and Social Assistance and 6.9% 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 (13.0% compared to 5.6%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Public Administration and Safety (10.9% compared to 6.9%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Education and Training (7.4% compared to 3.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (2.8% compared to 6.2%)

Emerging groups

The total total imports by industry in the City of Melton increased by $2,301 million between 2016/17 and 2021/22.

The largest changes in the total imports by industries between 2016/17 and 2021/22 in the City of Melton were for:

  • Manufacturing (+$924 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$391 million)
  • Public Administration and Safety (+$330 million)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+$259 million)

City of Melton

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