City of Swan


In the City of Swan, Construction had the largest output by industry, generating $4,049 million in 2022/23.

Output by industry is a gross measure of the total sales of each industry sector in the City of Swan. 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 Swan’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 Swan2022/232016/17Change
Industry$m%. Western Australia$m%. Western Australia2016/17 - 2022/23
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing482.62.13.1323.81.62.5+158.8
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services542.92.32.2403.72.02.1+139.2
Wholesale Trade2,373.810.22.81,493.77.62.4+880.0
Retail Trade1,
Accommodation and Food Services437.41.91.4378.21.91.5+59.2
Transport, Postal and Warehousing2,386.010.24.51,522.97.74.0+863.1
Information Media and Telecommunications517.82.21.0296.31.50.8+221.5
Financial and Insurance Services390.21.73.2401.12.02.8-10.9
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services821.93.52.9651.73.32.8+170.2
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services712.73.14.3690.63.54.2+22.1
Administrative and Support Services564.12.41.8418.62.11.5+145.5
Public Administration and Safety1,
Education and Training645.52.82.2529.82.72.3+115.7
Health Care and Social Assistance1,309.25.64.0796.34.03.3+512.9
Arts and Recreation Services167.80.70.6114.60.60.6+53.2
Other Services808.83.51.7732.43.71.4+76.3
Total industries23,285.1100.0100.019,721.2100.0100.0+3,563.8

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2024. ©2023. Compiled and presented in by .id (informed decisions). Data are based on a 2020/21 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 Swan in 2022/23 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Construction ($4,049 million or 17.4%)
  • Manufacturing ($3,533 million or 15.2%)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing ($2,386 million or 10.2%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $9,968 million in total or 42.8% of the total output by total industry in the the City of Swan.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Western Australia accounted for 10.5% in Construction; 10.0% in Manufacturing and 4.5% in Transport, Postal and Warehousing.

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

  • A smaller percentage of output by Mining (5.6% compared to 38.7%)
  • A larger percentage of output by Wholesale Trade (10.2% compared to 2.8%)
  • A larger percentage of output by Construction (17.4% compared to 10.5%)
  • A larger percentage of output by Transport, Postal and Warehousing (10.2% compared to 4.5%)

Emerging groups

The total industry output in the City of Swan increased by $3,564 million between 2016/17 and 2022/23.

The largest changes in the output by industries between 2016/17 and 2022/23 in the City of Swan were for:

  • Wholesale Trade (+$880 million)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (+$863 million)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+$513 million)
  • Mining (+$296 million)

City of Swan

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