City of South Perth

Output

In the City of South Perth, Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services had the largest output by industry, generating $690 million in 2020/21.

Output by industry is a gross measure of the total sales of each industry sector in the City of South Perth. It does not measure how productive each industry sector is at producing this output - which is measured by value added.

By comparing the output of each industry sector to a regional benchmark, you can clearly see the structure of the City of South Perth’s economy. This can be done by directly comparing the percentage contribution of each industry to the total output, relative to the benchmark, or by using a location quotient, where a number greater than one indicates a high concentration of that industry and less than one indicates a lower concentration.

To get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, output data should be viewed alongside the other industry characteristics in the Industry sector analysis section.

Detailed data notes about how the figures are derived can be found in the specific topic notes section.

The gross measure of output includes the value of all the inputs to each industry.

Data source

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Output by industry sector
City of South Perth2020/212015/16Change
Industry$m%. Western Australia$m%. Western Australia2015/16 - 2020/21
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing82.01.83.164.41.22.5+17.7
Mining336.97.530.3351.96.829.5-15.0
Manufacturing32.10.712.535.60.79.8-3.5
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services10.80.22.316.20.32.3-5.4
Construction539.812.011.01,471.128.318.7-931.3
Wholesale Trade15.50.32.924.20.52.4-8.7
Retail Trade86.81.92.798.11.92.4-11.2
Accommodation and Food Services163.13.61.6175.43.41.7-12.3
Transport, Postal and Warehousing66.31.53.547.30.93.9+19.0
Information Media and Telecommunications38.40.91.227.20.50.9+11.2
Financial and Insurance Services643.114.33.8331.76.43.1+311.4
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services690.415.35.1912.217.55.6-221.8
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services669.914.94.9617.311.94.5+52.6
Administrative and Support Services86.61.91.6109.92.11.8-23.4
Public Administration and Safety171.93.83.4166.53.22.9+5.4
Education and Training196.64.42.8209.74.02.4-13.1
Health Care and Social Assistance425.39.44.7305.35.93.3+120.0
Arts and Recreation Services179.24.00.7159.03.10.6+20.2
Other Services67.81.51.977.81.51.5-10.0
Total industries4,502.5100.0100.05,200.7100.0100.0-698.2

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 2019/20 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 output by industry sectors in the City of South Perth in 2020/21 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services ($690 million or 15.3%)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services ($670 million or 14.9%)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($643 million or 14.3%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $2,003 million in total or 44.5% of the total output by total industry in the the City of South Perth.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Western Australia accounted for 5.1% in Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services; 4.9% in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services and 3.8% in Financial and Insurance Services.

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

  • A smaller percentage of output by Mining (7.5% compared to 30.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Manufacturing (0.7% compared to 12.5%)
  • A larger percentage of output by Financial and Insurance Services (14.3% compared to 3.8%)
  • A larger percentage of output by Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (15.3% compared to 5.1%)

Emerging groups

The total industry output in the City of South Perth decreased by $-698 million between 2015/16 and 2020/21.

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

  • Financial and Insurance Services (+$311 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$120 million)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+$53 million)
  • Arts and Recreation Services (+$20 million)

City of South Perth

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