Perth Inner City Region

Local sales

In Perth Inner City Region, Mining had the highest local sales, generating $10,186 million in 2021/22.

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
Perth Inner City Region - Constant prices2021/222016/17Change
Industry$m%. Western Australia$m%. Western Australia2016/17 - 2021/22
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing241.70.52.4189.40.41.7+52.3
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services1,943.33.82.71,880.04.22.8+63.3
Wholesale Trade914.81.82.6873.11.92.7+41.7
Retail Trade1,
Accommodation and Food Services1,
Transport, Postal and Warehousing916.71.83.21,
Information Media and Telecommunications1,434.12.81.3941.92.11.2+492.2
Financial and Insurance Services6,295.512.33.94,430.49.84.1+1,865.0
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services5,259.610.35.24,,237.3
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services8,293.816.26.16,447.814.36.6+1,846.0
Administrative and Support Services2,685.05.32.92,
Public Administration and Safety1,315.12.63.21,
Education and Training774.21.53.1694.31.53.6+79.8
Health Care and Social Assistance1,
Arts and Recreation Services401.10.80.7325.80.70.6+75.3
Other Services581.01.11.9502.61.12.0+78.3
Total industries51,064.9100.0100.045,168.2100.0100.0+5,896.6

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2023. ©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 Perth Inner City Region in 2021/22 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Mining ($10,186million or 19.9%)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services ($8,294million or 16.2%)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($6,295million or 12.3%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $24,775 million in total or 48.5% of the total local sales by total industry in the Perth Inner City Region.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Western Australia accounted for 18.7% in Mining; 6.1% in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services and 3.9% in Financial and Insurance Services.

The major differences between local sales by industries of Perth Inner City Region and Western Australia were:

  • A larger percentage of local sales by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (16.2% compared to 6.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Manufacturing (2.1% compared to 12.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Construction (10.7% compared to 19.6%)
  • A larger percentage of local sales by Financial and Insurance Services (12.3% compared to 3.9%)

Emerging groups

The total local sales by industry in Perth Inner City Region $increased by 5,897 million between 2016/17 and 2021/22.

The largest changes in the local sales by industries between 2016/17 and 2021/22 in Perth Inner City Region were for:

  • Construction (-$6,931 million)
  • Mining (+$5,075 million)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$1,865 million)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+$1,846 million)

Perth Inner City Region

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