City of Gosnells


In the City of Gosnells, Manufacturing had the largest output by industry, generating $1,143 million in 2018/19.

Output by industry is a gross measure of the total sales of each industry sector in the City of Gosnells. It does not measure how productive each industry sector is at producing this output - which is measured by value added.

By comparing the output of each industry sector to a regional benchmark, you can clearly see the structure of the City of Gosnells’s economy. This can be done by directly comparing the percentage contribution of each industry to the total output, relative to the benchmark, or by using a location quotient, where a number greater than one indicates a high concentration of that industry and less than one indicates a lower concentration.

To get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, output data should be viewed alongside the other industry characteristics in the Industry sector analysis section.

Detailed data notes about how the figures are derived can be found in the specific topic notes section.

The gross measure of output includes the value of all the inputs to each industry.

Data source

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Output by industry sector
City of Gosnells2018/192013/14Change
Industry$m%. Western Australia$m%. Western Australia2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing58.
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services76.41.32.475.81.02.2+0.6
Wholesale Trade239.04.02.9201.12.52.7+37.9
Retail Trade340.45.72.8395.95.02.6-55.5
Accommodation and Food Services140.42.31.9158.02.01.8-17.6
Transport, Postal and Warehousing275.94.64.2371.14.74.5-95.1
Information Media and Telecommunications30.70.51.430.90.41.0-0.2
Financial and Insurance Services115.21.94.2108.41.42.9+6.8
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services415.16.96.5657.98.36.5-242.8
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services252.24.25.4361.34.65.1-109.1
Administrative and Support Services98.21.61.7208.32.62.4-110.1
Public Administration and Safety351.75.93.6504.76.43.2-153.0
Education and Training333.45.62.9293.63.72.1+39.8
Health Care and Social Assistance424.67.14.7259.73.32.9+164.9
Arts and Recreation Services39.80.70.734.10.40.7+5.7
Other Services247.14.11.7246.23.11.4+0.9
Total industries5,986.4100.0100.07,911.2100.0100.0-1,924.8

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) (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 output by industry sectors in the City of Gosnells in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($1,143 million or 19.1%)
  • Construction ($1,099 million or 18.4%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance ($425 million or 7.1%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $2,666 million in total or 44.5% of the total output by total industry in the the City of Gosnells.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Western Australia accounted for 10.8% in Manufacturing; 11.5% in Construction and 4.7% in Health Care and Social Assistance.

The major differences between output by industries of the City of Gosnells and Western Australia were:

  • A smaller percentage of output by Mining (5.1% compared to 27.6%)
  • A larger percentage of output by Manufacturing (19.1% compared to 10.8%)
  • A larger percentage of output by Construction (18.4% compared to 11.5%)
  • A larger percentage of output by Retail Trade (5.7% compared to 2.8%)

Emerging groups

The total industry output in the City of Gosnells decreased by $-1,925 million between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

The largest changes in the output by industries between 2013/14 and 2018/19 in the City of Gosnells were for:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$165 million)
  • Education and Training (+$40 million)
  • Wholesale Trade (+$38 million)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$7 million)

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