City of Melville


In the City of Melville, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $1,633 million in 2019/20.

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 Melville2019/202014/15Change
Industry$m%. Western Australia$m%. Western Australia2014/15 - 2019/20
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing167.53.41.9220.84.82.6-53.3
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services273.65.53.9208.54.53.1+65.2
Wholesale Trade157.03.23.3109.92.42.9+47.2
Retail Trade39.90.81.638.60.81.7+1.3
Accommodation and Food Services171.33.52.4151.63.32.3+19.7
Transport, Postal and Warehousing377.17.66.4327.47.15.3+49.6
Information Media and Telecommunications242.04.93.1216.24.72.8+25.8
Financial and Insurance Services562.911.49.5503.311.08.9+59.6
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services54.31.11.331.90.71.1+22.4
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services175.33.57.0163.83.68.1+11.4
Administrative and Support Services176.03.61.997.92.11.8+78.1
Public Administration and Safety306.26.24.9358.17.84.9-51.9
Education and Training70.51.42.364.31.42.3+6.2
Health Care and Social Assistance180.23.65.1131.32.93.9+48.9
Arts and Recreation Services110.
Other Services27.90.61.526.10.61.6+1.8
Total industries4,951.3100.0100.04,588.1100.0100.0+363.2

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2021. Compiled and presented in by .id (informed decisions). 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 ($1,633 million or 33.0%)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($563 million or 11.4%)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing ($377 million or 7.6%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $2,573 million in total or 52.0% of the total imports by industry in the the City of Melville.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Western Australia accounted for 27.7% in Manufacturing; 9.5% in Financial and Insurance Services and 6.4% 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 (4.6% compared to 15.0%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Manufacturing (33.0% compared to 27.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (3.5% compared to 7.0%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Financial and Insurance Services (11.4% compared to 9.5%)

Emerging groups

The total total imports by industry in the City of Melville increased by $363 million between 2014/15 and 2019/20.

The largest changes in the total imports by industries between 2014/15 and 2019/20 in the City of Melville were for:

  • Manufacturing (+$122 million)
  • Administrative and Support Services (+$78 million)
  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (+$65 million)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$60 million)

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