City of Cockburn

Local sales

In the City of Cockburn, Construction had the highest local sales, generating $2,795 million in 2022/23.

Local sales by industry measures the output of local industries that is sold locally. This includes sales to local consumers, businesses and other organisations.

To get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, local sales 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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Local sales by industry sector
City of Cockburn - Constant prices2022/232016/17Change
Industry$m%. Western Australia$m%. Western Australia2016/17 - 2022/23
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing99.00.81.766.60.51.4+32.4
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services834.07.03.2616.24.82.7+217.9
Wholesale Trade609.05.12.9533.14.12.8+75.9
Retail Trade606.05.14.2509.04.03.8+97.0
Accommodation and Food Services231.92.02.5188.11.52.3+43.7
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1,
Information Media and Telecommunications79.40.71.656.60.41.1+22.9
Financial and Insurance Services288.32.44.4205.31.63.6+83.0
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services507.14.35.9471.73.75.8+35.4
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services743.16.36.7615.04.86.1+128.2
Administrative and Support Services344.22.93.4238.61.92.8+105.6
Public Administration and Safety522.84.43.4369.82.93.0+153.0
Education and Training407.33.43.3318.02.52.8+89.3
Health Care and Social Assistance697.85.95.8414.43.24.5+283.5
Arts and Recreation Services127.61.10.984.20.70.7+43.4
Other Services322.72.72.4263.02.02.1+59.7
Total industries11,845.2100.0100.012,882.3100.0100.0-1,037.1

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2024. ©2023. Compiled and presented in by .id (informed decisions) NIEIR-ID data are adjusted each year, using updated employment estimates. .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 local sales by industry sectors in the City of Cockburn in 2022/23 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Construction ($2,795million or 23.6%)
  • Manufacturing ($1,420million or 12.0%)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing ($1,015million or 8.6%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $5,230 million in total or 44.1% of the total local sales by total industry in the the City of Cockburn.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Western Australia accounted for 25.2% in Construction; 5.7% in Manufacturing and 4.7% in Transport, Postal and Warehousing.

The major differences between local sales by industries of the City of Cockburn and Western Australia were:

  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Mining (1.6% compared to 11.9%)
  • A larger percentage of local sales by Manufacturing (12.0% compared to 5.7%)
  • A larger percentage of local sales by Transport, Postal and Warehousing (8.6% compared to 4.7%)
  • A larger percentage of local sales by Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (7.0% compared to 3.2%)

Emerging groups

The total local sales by industry in the City of Cockburn $decreased by -1,037 million between 2016/17 and 2022/23.

The largest changes in the local sales by industries between 2016/17 and 2022/23 in the City of Cockburn were for:

  • Construction (-$2,799 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$283 million)
  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (+$218 million)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (+$179 million)

City of Cockburn

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