City of Moreland


In the City of Moreland, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $1,912 million in 2018/19.

Imports by industry are sales of goods and services from industries located outside the City of Moreland 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 Moreland2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. Greater Melbourne$m%. Greater Melbourne2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing311.54.24.5380.77.45.8-69.1
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services302.84.13.4318.76.24.0-15.9
Wholesale Trade253.03.43.1127.42.52.5+125.5
Retail Trade300.04.02.1144.82.81.8+155.2
Accommodation and Food Services183.92.52.6140.22.72.6+43.7
Transport, Postal and Warehousing734.19.97.9539.810.58.9+194.3
Information Media and Telecommunications309.74.24.2182.43.53.5+127.4
Financial and Insurance Services898.812.19.5539.710.58.6+359.1
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services59.60.80.832.00.60.6+27.6
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services234.63.26.3130.62.55.8+104.0
Administrative and Support Services117.11.61.987.51.72.0+29.6
Public Administration and Safety529.97.15.7399.17.86.0+130.8
Education and Training299.74.03.593.01.82.8+206.7
Health Care and Social Assistance520.27.05.3300.85.84.1+219.3
Arts and Recreation Services107.01.41.353.41.01.5+53.6
Other Services178.
Total industries7,422.2100.0100.05,148.2100.0100.0+2,274.1

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

  • Manufacturing ($1,912 million or 25.8%)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($899 million or 12.1%)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing ($734 million or 9.9%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $3,545 million in total or 47.8% of the total imports by industry in the the City of Moreland.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Greater Melbourne accounted for 32.2% in Manufacturing; 9.5% in Financial and Insurance Services and 7.9% in Transport, Postal and Warehousing.

The major differences between total imports by industries of the City of Moreland and Greater Melbourne were:

  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Manufacturing (25.8% compared to 32.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (3.2% compared to 6.3%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Financial and Insurance Services (12.1% compared to 9.5%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Transport, Postal and Warehousing (9.9% compared to 7.9%)

Emerging groups

The total total imports by industry in the City of Moreland increased by $2,274 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 Moreland were for:

  • Manufacturing (+$477 million)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$359 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$219 million)
  • Education and Training (+$207 million)

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