City of South Perth
In the City of South Perth, Manufacturing had the largest total imports by industry, generating $778 million in 2017/18.
Imports by industry are sales of goods and services from industries located outside the City of South Perth boundaries to resident households, businesses and other organisations within the area. Imports (domestic) includes all imports from other parts of Australia to the City.Imports (international) includes the value of all imports to the area from outside Australia.
To get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, import data should be viewed alongside the other industry characteristics in the Industry sector analysis section.
Detailed notes about how the figures are derived can be found in the specific topic notes section.
National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series
|Total imports by industry sector|
|City of South Perth - Constant prices||2017/18||2012/13||Change|
|Industry (Click rows to view sub-categories)||$m||%||Western Australia%||$m||%||Western Australia%||2012/13 to 2017/18|
|Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing||6.2||0.2||1.4||16.9||0.6||1.7||-10.6||23000||P|
|Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services||93.5||3.6||3.6||134.2||4.7||4.6||-40.7||23300||P|
|Accommodation and Food Services||37.8||1.5||2.5||35.6||1.2||2.3||+2.2||23700||P|
|Transport, Postal and Warehousing||220.4||8.5||6.3||320.2||11.1||7.8||-99.9||23800||P|
|Information Media and Telecommunications||122.7||4.7||3.6||119.2||4.1||3.4||+3.5||23900||P|
|Financial and Insurance Services||293.4||11.3||9.3||322.7||11.2||8.9||-29.2||24000||P|
|Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services||26.4||1.0||0.9||22.4||0.8||1.1||+4.0||24100||P|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical Services||93.9||3.6||7.4||70.7||2.5||7.6||+23.2||24200||P|
|Administrative and Support Services||60.7||2.3||1.9||40.6||1.4||1.5||+20.1||24300||P|
|Public Administration and Safety||136.9||5.3||4.5||147.8||5.1||4.8||-10.9||24400||P|
|Education and Training||175.2||6.8||1.9||183.3||6.4||1.9||-8.1||24500||P|
|Health Care and Social Assistance||136.1||5.2||4.6||143.6||5.0||3.6||-7.5||24600||P|
|Arts and Recreation Services||85.1||3.3||1.2||75.5||2.6||1.0||+9.6||24700||P|
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) (opens a new window) ©2018. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id (opens a new window), 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
An analysis of the total imports by industry sectors in City of South Perth in 2017/18 shows the three largest industries were:
- Manufacturing ($778 million or 30.0%)
- Financial and Insurance Services ($293 million or 11.3%)
- Transport, Postal and Warehousing ($220 million or 8.5%)
In combination these three industries accounted for $1,292 million in total or 49.8% of the total imports by total industry in the City of South Perth.
In comparison, the same 3 industries in Western Australia accounted for 32.5% in Manufacturing; 9.3% in Financial and Insurance Services; and 6.3% in Transport, Postal and Warehousing.
The major differences between total imports by industries in the City of South Perth and Western Australia were:
- A larger percentage of total imports by Education and Training (6.8% compared to 1.9%)
- A smaller percentage of total imports by Mining (2.5% compared to 10.9%)
- A smaller percentage of total imports by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (3.6% compared to 7.4%)
- A smaller percentage of total imports by Manufacturing (30.0% compared to 32.5%)
The total imports by industries in the City of South Perth decreased by $290.8 million between 2012/13 and 2017/18.
The largest changes in the total imports by industries between 2012/13 and 2017/18 in the City of South Perth were for:
- Manufacturing (-$115 million)
- Transport, Postal and Warehousing (-$100 million)