City of Port Phillip


In City of Port Phillip, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $2,631 million in 2022/23.

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 Phillip2022/232016/17Change
Industry$m%. Victoria$m%. Victoria2016/17 - 2022/23
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing383.35.54.7406.85.74.7-23.5
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services492.87.13.5458.76.43.5+34.1
Wholesale Trade216.23.13.3113.81.63.4+102.4
Retail Trade116.01.71.895.11.31.8+20.9
Accommodation and Food Services206.53.02.4255.93.64.6-49.4
Transport, Postal and Warehousing906.313.08.6768.610.76.7+137.7
Information Media and Telecommunications206.03.04.3222.63.13.9-16.5
Financial and Insurance Services185.02.78.2216.83.08.1-31.8
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services31.30.40.849.90.70.9-18.6
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services309.84.46.7334.94.75.9-25.1
Administrative and Support Services156.62.21.9152.72.11.5+3.9
Public Administration and Safety278.34.06.1233.23.24.9+45.1
Education and Training61.
Health Care and Social Assistance398.45.75.1359.95.04.8+38.5
Arts and Recreation Services77.
Other Services55.
Total industries6,972.6100.0100.07,181.1100.0100.0-208.5

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2024. ©2023. Compiled and presented in by .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 total imports by industry sectors in City of Port Phillip in 2022/23 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($2,631 million or 37.7%)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing ($906 million or 13.0%)
  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services ($493 million or 7.1%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $4,030 million in total or 57.8% of the total imports by industry in the City of Port Phillip.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Victoria accounted for 32.0% in Manufacturing; 8.6% in Transport, Postal and Warehousing and 3.5% 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 (37.7% compared to 32.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Financial and Insurance Services (2.7% compared to 8.2%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Transport, Postal and Warehousing (13.0% compared to 8.6%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (7.1% compared to 3.5%)

Emerging groups

The total total imports by industry in City of Port Phillip decreased by $-209 million between 2016/17 and 2022/23.

The largest changes in the total imports by industries between 2016/17 and 2022/23 in City of Port Phillip were for:

  • Manufacturing (+$174 million)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (+$138 million)
  • Wholesale Trade (+$102 million)
  • Public Administration and Safety (+$45 million)

City of Port Phillip

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