City of Monash


In the City of Monash, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $3,593 million in 2018/19.

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 Monash2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. Victoria$m%. Victoria2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing568.66.74.3645.27.75.1-76.5
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services359.64.23.2423.05.13.7-63.5
Wholesale Trade148.71.83.8188.72.33.3-40.0
Retail Trade93.31.12.698.51.22.3-5.2
Accommodation and Food Services224.32.62.5183.82.22.6+40.5
Transport, Postal and Warehousing652.67.77.3818.99.88.4-166.3
Information Media and Telecommunications357.84.24.1269.83.23.5+88.0
Financial and Insurance Services455.65.49.8575.76.98.9-120.0
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services53.90.60.848.80.60.6+5.1
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services416.14.96.3322.83.95.6+93.3
Administrative and Support Services149.51.81.9124.11.52.0+25.3
Public Administration and Safety585.26.95.4508.26.15.5+77.0
Education and Training113.41.33.3114.61.42.9-1.3
Health Care and Social Assistance186.02.25.3139.31.74.5+46.7
Arts and Recreation Services145.71.71.5155.11.91.9-9.4
Other Services50.50.62.0103.11.21.7-52.5
Total industries8,469.0100.0100.08,336.9100.0100.0+132.1

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 Monash in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($3,593 million or 42.4%)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing ($653 million or 7.7%)
  • Public Administration and Safety ($585 million or 6.9%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $4,831 million in total or 57.0% of the total imports by industry in the the City of Monash.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Victoria accounted for 32.1% in Manufacturing; 7.3% in Transport, Postal and Warehousing and 5.4% in Public Administration and Safety.

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

  • A larger percentage of total imports by Manufacturing (42.4% compared to 32.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Financial and Insurance Services (5.4% compared to 9.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Health Care and Social Assistance (2.2% compared to 5.3%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (6.7% compared to 4.3%)

Emerging groups

The total total imports by industry in the City of Monash increased by $132 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 Monash were for:

  • Manufacturing (+$360 million)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+$93 million)
  • Information Media and Telecommunications (+$88 million)
  • Public Administration and Safety (+$77 million)

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