City of Monash


In the City of Monash, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $3,856 million in 2020/21.

Imports by industry are sales of goods and services from industries located outside the City of Monash 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 Monash2020/212015/16Change
Industry$m%. Victoria$m%. Victoria2015/16 - 2020/21
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing692.87.94.7665.17.64.6+27.7
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services456.05.24.1398.14.54.0+57.9
Wholesale Trade147.21.73.3132.71.53.2+14.5
Retail Trade98.31.12.483.40.92.0+14.9
Accommodation and Food Services149.11.71.5194.52.22.3-45.3
Transport, Postal and Warehousing435.35.04.8755.48.67.6-320.1
Information Media and Telecommunications387.54.43.5297.13.43.3+90.5
Financial and Insurance Services315.53.69.4540.96.19.2-225.4
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services30.50.30.544.90.50.6-14.4
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services386.14.46.5358.44.15.7+27.7
Administrative and Support Services134.71.51.5129.11.51.8+5.6
Public Administration and Safety698.48.07.1561.56.45.5+136.9
Education and Training141.41.64.3119.31.43.5+22.1
Health Care and Social Assistance194.52.26.4158.31.84.8+36.2
Arts and Recreation Services155.41.81.1159.81.81.6-4.3
Other Services129.61.51.660.50.71.5+69.1
Total industries8,747.7100.0100.08,800.5100.0100.0-52.8

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 total imports by industry sectors in the City of Monash in 2020/21 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($3,856 million or 44.1%)
  • Public Administration and Safety ($698 million or 8.0%)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing ($693 million or 7.9%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $5,247 million in total or 60.0% of the total imports by industry in the the City of Monash.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Victoria accounted for 34.0% in Manufacturing; 7.1% in Public Administration and Safety and 4.7% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing.

The major differences between total imports by industries of the City of Monash and Victoria were:

  • A larger percentage of total imports by Manufacturing (44.1% compared to 34.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Financial and Insurance Services (3.6% compared to 9.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Health Care and Social Assistance (2.2% compared to 6.4%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (7.9% compared to 4.7%)

Emerging groups

The total total imports by industry in the City of Monash decreased by $-53 million between 2015/16 and 2020/21.

The largest changes in the total imports by industries between 2015/16 and 2020/21 in the City of Monash were for:

  • Manufacturing (+$347 million)
  • Public Administration and Safety (+$137 million)
  • Information Media and Telecommunications (+$90 million)
  • Other Services (+$69 million)

City of Monash

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