Perth Inner City Region


In Perth Inner City Region, Mining had the largest output by industry, generating $34,619 million in 2022/23.

Output by industry is a gross measure of the total sales of each industry sector in Perth Inner City Region. 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 Perth Inner City Region’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
Perth Inner City Region2022/232016/17Change
Industry$m%. Western Australia$m%. Western Australia2016/17 - 2022/23
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing367.40.33.1239.70.22.5+127.7
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services4,952.43.92.24,562.64.72.1+389.8
Wholesale Trade1,,
Retail Trade1,912.71.52.41,478.91.52.3+433.8
Accommodation and Food Services2,,
Transport, Postal and Warehousing4,,782.02.94.0+1,247.8
Information Media and Telecommunications3,616.62.81.02,,492.5
Financial and Insurance Services14,977.311.73.210,000.410.32.8+4,976.9
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services5,819.04.52.94,980.45.22.8+838.6
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services17,897.814.04.313,479.813.94.2+4,418.0
Administrative and Support Services4,502.33.51.83,,497.8
Public Administration and Safety6,647.15.22.75,,615.8
Education and Training3,479.92.72.23,
Health Care and Social Assistance6,679.35.24.04,589.44.73.3+2,089.9
Arts and Recreation Services1,704.51.30.61,598.41.70.6+106.0
Other Services1,,
Total industries127,985.0100.0100.096,648.7100.0100.0+31,336.3

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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Dominant groups

An analysis of the output by industry sectors in Perth Inner City Region in 2022/23 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Mining ($34,619 million or 27.0%)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services ($17,898 million or 14.0%)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($14,977 million or 11.7%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $67,494 million in total or 52.7% of the total output by total industry in the Perth Inner City Region.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Western Australia accounted for 38.7% in Mining; 4.3% in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services and 3.2% in Financial and Insurance Services.

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

  • A smaller percentage of output by Mining (27.0% compared to 38.7%)
  • A larger percentage of output by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (14.0% compared to 4.3%)
  • A larger percentage of output by Financial and Insurance Services (11.7% compared to 3.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Manufacturing (2.0% compared to 10.0%)

Emerging groups

The total industry output in Perth Inner City Region increased by $31,336 million between 2016/17 and 2022/23.

The largest changes in the output by industries between 2016/17 and 2022/23 in Perth Inner City Region were for:

  • Mining (+$17,901 million)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$4,977 million)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+$4,418 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$2,090 million)

Perth Inner City Region

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