City of Rockingham


In the City of Rockingham, Manufacturing had the largest output by industry, generating $1,763 million in 2021/22.

Output by industry is a gross measure of the total sales of each industry sector in the City of Rockingham. 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 Rockingham’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 Rockingham2021/222016/17Change
Industry$m%. Western Australia$m%. Western Australia2016/17 - 2021/22
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing93.31.03.9122.61.62.9-29.4
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services38.30.42.441.80.52.4-3.5
Wholesale Trade183.72.03.0165.52.22.7+18.3
Retail Trade665.27.12.9514.36.72.7+151.0
Accommodation and Food Services260.82.81.4249.53.31.4+11.3
Transport, Postal and Warehousing359.23.83.7250.63.33.9+108.6
Information Media and Telecommunications86.
Financial and Insurance Services165.01.83.6153.22.03.3+11.8
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services305.03.23.1290.93.82.9+14.1
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services265.52.84.9229.93.04.8+35.6
Administrative and Support Services290.73.12.1148.31.91.7+142.3
Public Administration and Safety1,725.418.43.21,344.217.63.1+381.3
Education and Training517.35.52.6419.55.52.8+97.7
Health Care and Social Assistance760.08.14.3531.46.93.8+228.6
Arts and Recreation Services72.20.80.760.70.80.6+11.6
Other Services264.92.81.7188.92.51.5+76.0
Total industries9,393.5100.0100.07,653.4100.0100.0+1,740.2

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2022. ©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 the City of Rockingham in 2021/22 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing ($1,763 million or 18.8%)
  • Public Administration and Safety ($1,725 million or 18.4%)
  • Construction ($1,402 million or 14.9%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $4,891 million in total or 52.1% of the total output by total industry in the the City of Rockingham.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Western Australia accounted for 12.0% in Manufacturing; 3.2% in Public Administration and Safety and 10.6% in Construction.

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

  • A smaller percentage of output by Mining (1.9% compared to 32.6%)
  • A larger percentage of output by Public Administration and Safety (18.4% compared to 3.2%)
  • A larger percentage of output by Manufacturing (18.8% compared to 12.0%)
  • A larger percentage of output by Construction (14.9% compared to 10.6%)

Emerging groups

The total industry output in the City of Rockingham increased by $1,740 million between 2016/17 and 2021/22.

The largest changes in the output by industries between 2016/17 and 2021/22 in the City of Rockingham were for:

  • Manufacturing (+$1,060 million)
  • Public Administration and Safety (+$381 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$229 million)
  • Retail Trade (+$151 million)

City of Rockingham

economic profile