City of South Perth

Industry composition

In 2021, the Household services sector accounted for 52.0% of employment in City of South Perth. The importance of this sector has increased over the last 10 years (41.0% in 2011)

Understanding the economic role of City of South Perth 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 the City of South Perth'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.

Employment composition
City of South Perth202120162011
Industrynumber$number%. number%.
Agriculture, forestry and fishing1340.91300.91120.8
Mining4753.13932.64523.2
Goods related1,68110.92,54316.82,76519.5
Household services7,98952.07,41149.05,80741.0
Business services3,84025.03,48223.03,55525.1
Public administration and safety1,2578.21,1517.61,46310.3
Total Industries15,375100.015,108100.014,153100.0

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2021. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id (informed decisions). Data are based on a 2018-19 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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City of South Perth

economic profile