City of Merri-bek


In the City of Merri-bek, Manufacturing had the largest total exports by industry, generating $478 million in 2021/22.

Exports by industry are sales of goods and services to non-resident households, businesses and other organisations, outside the City of Merri-bek boundaries. Exports (domestic) include all exports from the area to other parts of Australia. Exports (international) includes all exports from the Region to countries outside Australia.

To get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, export 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 exports by industry sector
City of Merri-bek2021/222016/17Change
Industry$m%. Victoria$m%. Victoria2016/17 - 2021/22
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing9.
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services8.
Wholesale Trade132.87.96.4201.711.16.8-68.9
Retail Trade49.32.93.469.03.83.2-19.8
Accommodation and Food Services141.58.51.358.33.22.8+83.2
Transport, Postal and Warehousing76.
Information Media and Telecommunications66.14.05.535.21.95.0+31.0
Financial and Insurance Services23.21.413.516.60.912.2+6.6
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services4.00.20.421.81.21.0-17.8
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services137.
Administrative and Support Services23.41.41.918.81.02.2+4.5
Public Administration and Safety26.71.65.923.11.34.9+3.6
Education and Training76.44.64.558.53.24.9+17.9
Health Care and Social Assistance256.215.36.0277.815.35.4-21.6
Arts and Recreation Services90.35.42.352.32.92.5+38.0
Other Services59.
Total industries1,671.0100.0100.01,821.6100.0100.0-150.5

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2023. ©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 exports by industry sectors in the City of Merri-bek in 2021/22 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing (478 million or 28.6%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (256 million or 15.3%)
  • Accommodation and Food Services (141 million or 8.5%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 876 million in total or 52.4% of the total exports by industry in the the City of Merri-bek.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Victoria accounted for 21.2% in Manufacturing; 6.0% in Health Care and Social Assistance and 1.3% in Accommodation and Food Services.

The major differences between the total exports by industries of the City of Merri-bek and Victoria were:

  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Financial and Insurance Services (1.4% compared to 13.5%)
  • A larger percentage of total exports by Health Care and Social Assistance (15.3% compared to 6.0%)
  • A larger percentage of total exports by Manufacturing (28.6% compared to 21.2%)
  • A larger percentage of total exports by Accommodation and Food Services (8.5% compared to 1.3%)

Emerging groups

The total total exports by industry in the City of Merri-bek $decreased by -151 million between 2016/17 and 2021/22.

The largest changes in the total exports by industries between 2016/17 and 2021/22 in the City of Merri-bek were for:

  • Accommodation and Food Services (+$83 million)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+$83 million)
  • Arts and Recreation Services (+$38 million)
  • Information Media and Telecommunications (+$31 million)

City of Merri-bek

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