City of Stonnington


In the City of Stonnington, Professional, Scientific and Technical Services had the largest total imports by industry, generating $915 million in 2018/19.

Imports by industry are sales of goods and services from industries located outside the City of Stonnington 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 Stonnington2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. Victoria$m%. Victoria2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing7.70.23.314.70.44.3-7.0
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services6.
Wholesale Trade120.52.76.3228.66.07.1-108.1
Retail Trade879.719.53.7705.818.53.2+173.9
Accommodation and Food Services476.410.62.9399.710.52.3+76.7
Transport, Postal and Warehousing42.30.97.539.01.08.1+3.3
Information Media and Telecommunications376.38.35.4289.77.64.1+86.6
Financial and Insurance Services167.73.713.8153.64.011.2+14.1
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services50.01.10.733.80.90.8+16.2
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services915.120.37.4870.622.97.4+44.5
Administrative and Support Services278.46.22.5251.66.62.2+26.7
Public Administration and Safety14.20.34.413.70.44.8+0.5
Education and Training189.64.24.9161.64.24.0+27.9
Health Care and Social Assistance699.015.56.2275.27.24.3+423.9
Arts and Recreation Services32.60.72.726.50.72.6+6.1
Other Services112.42.51.3161.74.21.4-49.3
Total industries4,508.9100.0100.03,805.3100.0100.0+703.6

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

  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services ($915 million or 20.3%)
  • Retail Trade ($880 million or 19.5%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance ($699 million or 15.5%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $2,494 million in total or 55.3% of the total imports by industry in the the City of Stonnington.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Victoria accounted for 7.4% in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services; 3.7% in Retail Trade and 6.2% in Health Care and Social Assistance.

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

  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Manufacturing (2.8% compared to 21.0%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Retail Trade (19.5% compared to 3.7%)
  • A larger percentage of total imports by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (20.3% compared to 7.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of total imports by Financial and Insurance Services (3.7% compared to 13.8%)

Emerging groups

The total total imports by industry in the City of Stonnington increased by $704 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 Stonnington were for:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$424 million)
  • Retail Trade (+$174 million)
  • Information Media and Telecommunications (+$87 million)
  • Accommodation and Food Services (+$77 million)

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