City of Melton


In the City of Melton, Construction had the largest output by industry, generating $3,951 million in 2020/21.

Output by industry is a gross measure of the total sales of each industry sector in the City of Melton. 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 Melton’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 Melton2020/212015/16Change
Industry$m%. Victoria$m%. Victoria2015/16 - 2020/21
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing67.20.72.963.40.92.7+3.9
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services43.60.53.559.10.93.8-15.5
Wholesale Trade704.67.34.9306.44.65.1+398.2
Retail Trade482.95.04.2386.75.74.4+96.2
Accommodation and Food Services187.21.92.2200.03.02.5-12.9
Transport, Postal and Warehousing480.25.05.2328.44.95.8+151.9
Information Media and Telecommunications78.10.83.948.10.73.1+30.0
Financial and Insurance Services196.32.09.2161.22.48.5+35.0
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services405.84.27.6440.66.58.5-34.7
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services194.32.08.4170.02.57.8+24.3
Administrative and Support Services187.82.03.2185.12.73.3+2.7
Public Administration and Safety563.05.94.7470.87.04.1+92.3
Education and Training335.43.54.3322.44.84.1+13.0
Health Care and Social Assistance298.03.16.5293.04.45.7+5.0
Arts and Recreation Services166.21.71.792.31.41.8+73.9
Other Services156.81.61.8148.82.22.1+8.0
Total industries9,622.3100.0100.06,735.1100.0100.0+2,887.2

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 output by industry sectors in the City of Melton in 2020/21 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Construction ($3,951 million or 41.1%)
  • Manufacturing ($1,121 million or 11.7%)
  • Wholesale Trade ($705 million or 7.3%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $5,776 million in total or 60.0% of the total output by total industry in the the City of Melton.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Victoria accounted for 13.5% in Construction; 11.6% in Manufacturing and 4.9% in Wholesale Trade.

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

  • A larger percentage of output by Construction (41.1% compared to 13.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Financial and Insurance Services (2.0% compared to 9.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (2.0% compared to 8.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Health Care and Social Assistance (3.1% compared to 6.5%)

Emerging groups

The total industry output in the City of Melton increased by $2,887 million between 2015/16 and 2020/21.

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

  • Construction (+$1,385 million)
  • Manufacturing (+$645 million)
  • Wholesale Trade (+$398 million)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (+$152 million)

City of Melton

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