Perth Inner City Region

Industry composition

In 2023, the Business services sector accounted for 33.8% of employment in Perth Inner City Region. The importance of this sector has increased over the last 10 years (32.3% in 2012)

Understanding the economic role of Perth Inner City Region provides a framework for understanding what policy responses and investment may be appropriate to support the growth of businesses and maintenance of a vibrant economy in the future.

The charts and table below give a broad overview of the role and function of your economy. It helps answer questions such as:

  • How much of Perth Inner City Region's economy is driven by meeting the local population needs?
  • What proportion of jobs in the area are in goods production or selling of products?
  • In which broad sectors are the key strengths of the local economy?
  • What contribution do business services make in your area and is it growing?
  • Is there a presence of local, state and federal government workers in in the area?

Once you have developed a broad picture of your economy, you can then drill down further with all the detail here.

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Employment composition
Perth Inner City Region202320172012
Industrynumber%. number%. number%.
Agriculture, forestry and fishing4100.16360.23630.1
Goods related49,34914.850,01318.447,40116.6
Household services99,56929.986,16731.791,19831.9
Business services112,64833.884,24631.092,52432.3
Public administration and safety33,29410.026,8219.928,55110.0
Total Industries333,010100.0271,653100.0286,164100.0

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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Perth Inner City Region

economic profile