City of South Perth

Local sales

In the City of South Perth, Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services had the highest local sales, generating $690 million in 2020/21.

Local sales by industry measures the output of local industries that is sold locally. This includes sales to local consumers, businesses and other organisations.

To get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, local sales 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.

Data source

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Local sales by industry sector
City of South Perth - Constant prices2020/212015/16Change
Industry$m%. Western Australia$m%. Western Australia2015/16 - 2020/21
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing39.11.32.245.91.11.3-6.8
Mining41.11.43.669.21.714.9-28.1
Manufacturing21.30.78.423.10.64.5-1.8
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services10.20.32.815.30.42.3-5.1
Construction539.818.524.71,471.136.733.4-931.3
Wholesale Trade12.00.43.018.60.52.1-6.6
Retail Trade79.82.74.189.52.22.9-9.7
Accommodation and Food Services130.64.52.3135.33.41.8-4.7
Transport, Postal and Warehousing31.01.13.341.21.03.4-10.2
Information Media and Telecommunications35.31.21.524.60.61.0+10.7
Financial and Insurance Services189.56.55.2160.04.03.6+29.5
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services689.823.610.9911.222.79.5-221.4
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services381.313.07.8324.78.15.5+56.7
Administrative and Support Services80.52.82.9102.32.62.6-21.8
Public Administration and Safety132.54.53.9123.03.12.8+9.5
Education and Training137.84.73.9132.73.32.7+5.2
Health Care and Social Assistance275.79.46.1216.05.43.5+59.7
Arts and Recreation Services34.11.20.832.00.80.5+2.1
Other Services63.82.22.673.01.81.8-9.2
Total industries2,925.3100.0100.04,008.6100.0100.0-1,083.3

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2021. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id (informed decisions) NIEIR-ID data are adjusted each year, using updated employment estimates. .id (informed decisions). Data are based on a 2017-18 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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Dominant groups

An analysis of the local sales by industry sectors in the City of South Perth in 2020/21 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services ($690million or 23.6%)
  • Construction ($540million or 18.5%)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services ($381million or 13.0%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $1,611 million in total or 55.1% of the total local sales by total industry in the the City of South Perth.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Western Australia accounted for 10.9% in Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services; 24.7% in Construction and 7.8% in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services.

The major differences between local sales by industries of the City of South Perth and Western Australia were:

  • A larger percentage of local sales by Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (23.6% compared to 10.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Manufacturing (0.7% compared to 8.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of local sales by Construction (18.5% compared to 24.7%)
  • A larger percentage of local sales by Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (13.0% compared to 7.8%)

Emerging groups

The total local sales by industry in the City of South Perth $decreased by -1,083 million between 2015/16 and 2020/21.

The largest changes in the local sales by industries between 2015/16 and 2020/21 in the City of South Perth were for:

  • Construction (-$931 million)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (-$221 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$60 million)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+$57 million)

City of South Perth

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