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Industry composition

In 2017, the Household services sector accounted for 49.9% of employment in the City of South Perth. The importance of this sector has increased over the last 10 years (40.7% 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, 2017: 1.0% Mining, 2017: 2.4% Public administration and safety, 2017: 7.4% Goods related, 2017: 15.0% Business services, 2017: 24.3% Household services, 2017: 49.9% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2012: 0.9% Mining, 2012: 3.5% Public administration and safety, 2012: 10.7% Goods related, 2012: 17.5% Business services, 2012: 25.4% Household services, 2012: 42.0% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2007: 0.6% Mining, 2007: 2.1% Public administration and safety, 2007: 9.8% Goods related, 2007: 19.7% Business services, 2007: 27.0% Household services, 2007: 40.7%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in by .id the population experts
Employment composition
City of South Perth201720122007
Household services7,62349.96,28842.05,66340.7
Business services3,71824.33,80125.43,76027.0
Goods related2,28715.02,62217.52,73619.7
Public administration and safety1,1267.41,59910.71,3679.8
Agriculture, forestry and fishing1551.01300.9870.6

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016. Compiled and presented in by .id , the population experts.

Data are based on a 2015-16 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