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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 economy.id by .id the population experts
Employment composition
City of South Perth201720122007
IndustryNumber%Number%Number%
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
Mining3632.45303.52942.1
Agriculture, forestry and fishing1551.01300.9870.6

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016. Compiled and presented in economy.id 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

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