City of Melville


In the City of Melville, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $1,671 million in 2018/19.

Imports by industry are sales of goods and services from industries located outside the City of Melville 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 Melville2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. Western Australia$m%. Western Australia2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing118.02.41.8165.43.22.2-47.4
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services217.34.43.9221.74.23.4-4.5
Wholesale Trade145.02.92.7187.63.63.4-42.6
Retail Trade95.
Accommodation and Food Services135.22.72.9143.32.72.6-8.1
Transport, Postal and Warehousing365.47.45.9509.69.77.1-144.2
Information Media and Telecommunications231.64.73.6189.03.62.9+42.6
Financial and Insurance Services506.710.211.0532.210.18.7-25.4
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services59.21.21.934.70.71.2+24.5
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services167.13.47.2179.03.47.7-11.9
Administrative and Support Services198.14.02.598.21.91.8+99.9
Public Administration and Safety272.75.54.8352.26.74.6-79.6
Education and Training153.73.12.2161.93.11.9-8.3
Health Care and Social Assistance191.53.95.9126.62.43.7+64.9
Arts and Recreation Services187.13.81.3159.43.01.2+27.7
Other Services31.
Total industries4,950.9100.0100.05,246.0100.0100.0-295.1

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. Compiled and presented in by .id the population experts. Data are based on a 2016-17 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 Melville in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($1,671 million or 33.7%)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($507 million or 10.2%)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing ($365 million or 7.4%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $2,543 million in total or 51.4% of the total imports by industry in the the City of Melville.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Western Australia accounted for 29.5% in Manufacturing; 11.0% in Financial and Insurance Services and 5.9% in Transport, Postal and Warehousing.

The major differences between total imports by industries of the City of Melville and Western Australia were:

  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Mining (4.2% compared to 8.9%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Manufacturing (33.7% compared to 29.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (3.4% compared to 7.2%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Arts and Recreation Services (3.8% compared to 1.3%)

Emerging groups

The total total imports by industry in the City of Melville decreased by $-295 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

The largest changes in the total imports by industries between 2013/14 and 2018/19 in the City of Melville were for:

  • Administrative and Support Services (+$100 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$65 million)
  • Information Media and Telecommunications (+$43 million)
  • Arts and Recreation Services (+$28 million)

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