City of Port Phillip

Imports

In City of Port Phillip, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $2,738 million in 2020/21.

Imports by industry are sales of goods and services from industries located outside City of Port Phillip 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 Port Phillip2020/212015/16Change
Industry$m%. Victoria$m%. Victoria2015/16 - 2020/21
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing374.75.54.7357.35.44.6+17.5
Mining249.93.73.5384.05.86.7-134.1
Manufacturing2,738.440.334.02,436.636.532.1+301.7
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services485.47.14.1463.96.94.0+21.5
Construction000000--
Wholesale Trade164.12.43.397.21.53.2+66.9
Retail Trade150.62.22.472.91.12.0+77.7
Accommodation and Food Services115.61.71.5170.42.62.3-54.8
Transport, Postal and Warehousing373.45.54.8844.412.67.6-471.0
Information Media and Telecommunications225.93.33.5199.43.03.3+26.5
Financial and Insurance Services259.33.89.4244.83.79.2+14.5
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services26.20.40.542.60.60.6-16.4
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services348.95.16.5359.55.45.7-10.6
Administrative and Support Services147.22.21.5163.12.41.8-15.9
Public Administration and Safety318.24.77.1218.83.35.5+99.4
Education and Training179.92.64.3140.32.13.5+39.6
Health Care and Social Assistance529.57.86.4367.55.54.8+162.1
Arts and Recreation Services64.30.91.168.01.01.6-3.7
Other Services46.50.71.646.00.71.5+0.4
Total industries6,797.9100.0100.06,676.6100.0100.0+121.4

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2021. Compiled and presented in economy.id 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 City of Port Phillip in 2020/21 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($2,738 million or 40.3%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance ($530 million or 7.8%)
  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services ($485 million or 7.1%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $3,753 million in total or 55.2% of the total imports by industry in the City of Port Phillip.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Victoria accounted for 34.0% in Manufacturing; 6.4% in Health Care and Social Assistance and 4.1% in Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services.

The major differences between total imports by industries of City of Port Phillip and Victoria were:

  • A larger percentage of total imports by Manufacturing (40.3% compared to 34.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Financial and Insurance Services (3.8% compared to 9.4%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (7.1% compared to 4.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Public Administration and Safety (4.7% compared to 7.1%)

Emerging groups

The total total imports by industry in City of Port Phillip increased by $121 million between 2015/16 and 2020/21.

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

  • Manufacturing (+$302 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$162 million)
  • Public Administration and Safety (+$99 million)
  • Retail Trade (+$78 million)

City of Port Phillip

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