City of Merri-bek

Local sales

In the City of Merri-bek, Construction had the highest local sales, generating $2,297 million in 2021/22.

Local sales by industry measures the output of local industries that is sold locally. This includes sales to local consumers, businesses and other organisations.

To get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, local sales 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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Local sales by industry sector
City of Merri-bek - Constant prices2021/222016/17Change
Industry$m%. Victoria$m%. Victoria2016/17 - 2021/22
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing34.90.42.621.00.32.0+13.9
Mining5.60.10.30.90.00.6+4.7
Manufacturing892.09.78.1796.19.88.5+95.9
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services118.01.33.174.50.93.5+43.6
Construction2,297.125.023.02,160.026.622.1+137.1
Wholesale Trade345.23.83.6368.74.54.4-23.5
Retail Trade573.36.25.3533.06.65.4+40.4
Accommodation and Food Services272.23.02.3249.33.12.0+23.0
Transport, Postal and Warehousing315.43.44.0345.34.34.7-29.9
Information Media and Telecommunications168.71.83.0119.51.52.3+49.2
Financial and Insurance Services320.73.56.4222.72.76.4+98.0
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services498.25.46.4474.15.87.1+24.1
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services775.38.49.1595.27.39.0+180.1
Administrative and Support Services299.83.34.0242.53.04.0+57.4
Public Administration and Safety499.35.44.2430.95.34.0+68.4
Education and Training527.15.74.2460.85.74.3+66.4
Health Care and Social Assistance849.69.27.0678.48.46.3+171.2
Arts and Recreation Services143.41.61.1106.31.31.1+37.1
Other Services267.52.92.1240.93.02.3+26.6
Total industries9,203.4100.0100.08,119.8100.0100.0+1,083.7

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2023. ©2023. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id (informed decisions) NIEIR-ID data are adjusted each year, using updated employment estimates. .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 local sales by industry sectors in the City of Merri-bek in 2021/22 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Construction ($2,297million or 25.0%)
  • Manufacturing ($892million or 9.7%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance ($850million or 9.2%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $4,039 million in total or 43.9% of the total local sales by total industry in the the City of Merri-bek.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Victoria accounted for 23.0% in Construction; 8.1% in Manufacturing and 7.0% in Health Care and Social Assistance.

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

  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Financial and Insurance Services (3.5% compared to 6.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (0.4% compared to 2.6%)
  • A larger percentage of local sales by Health Care and Social Assistance (9.2% compared to 7.0%)
  • A larger percentage of local sales by Construction (25.0% compared to 23.0%)

Emerging groups

The total local sales by industry in the City of Merri-bek $increased by 1,084 million between 2016/17 and 2021/22.

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

  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+$180 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$171 million)
  • Construction (+$137 million)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$98 million)

City of Merri-bek

economic profile