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Industry composition

In 2018, the Household services sector accounted for 52.7% of employment in the City of South Perth. The importance of this sector has increased over the last 10 years (41.5% in 2007)

Understanding the economic role of the 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 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
Employment composition Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2018: 0.9% Mining, 2018: 2.4% Public administration and safety, 2018: 7.6% Goods related, 2018: 13.3% Business services, 2018: 23.1% Household services, 2018: 52.7% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2013: 0.8% Mining, 2013: 3.6% Public administration and safety, 2013: 9.7% Goods related, 2013: 16.2% Business services, 2013: 25.0% Household services, 2013: 44.7% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2008: 0.7% Mining, 2008: 2.3% Public administration and safety, 2008: 9.5% Goods related, 2008: 19.2% Business services, 2008: 26.9% Household services, 2008: 41.5%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Employment composition
City of South Perth201820132008
IndustryNumber%Number%Number%
Household services8,30952.76,61944.75,77841.5
Business services3,64223.13,70425.03,74626.9
Goods related2,10313.32,39916.22,67619.2
Public administration and safety1,1997.61,4409.71,3189.5
Mining3782.45353.63252.3
Agriculture, forestry and fishing1480.91150.8940.7

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id , 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

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