Perth - South West ()

 

  Period Perth - South West Australia
 
Persons (no.) 2015 419,747 23,777,777
Male (no.) 2015 208,436 11,826,927
Female (no.) 2015 211,311 11,950,850
Median Age - Persons (years) 2015 36.1 37.4
 
 
Total number of businesses (no.) 2015 30,046 2,121,235
Building Approvals - Value of Total Building ($m) 2016 2,102 110,387
Houses - median sale price ($) 2014 530,000 460,000
Median total income (excl. Government pensions and allowance) ($) 2013 53,697 44,940
 
 
Total registered motor vehicles (no.) 2016 327,223 18,387,138
Main employing industry:
 
 
Land area (ha) 2011 62,011.1 768,848,540.5
Small-scale solar panel system installations 2001-2014 (no.) 2014 32,465 1,367,920
 


Each of the sections below is expandable. Select once (click with mouse or using ALT plus letters E for Economy, P for People, I for Industry, N for Energy/Environment, R for Related Areas or D for Download, then hit Enter) to expand the section and display the content. Select again (click with mouse or using ALT plus numbers 1 to 5 then hit Enter) to collapse the section and hide the content.

Click on the following category headings to view 2011 - 2016 statistics about Perth - South West.

Data Item 201120122013201420152016


Estimated Resident Population - Population - As at 30 June

MEASUREDescription201120122013201420152016
ERP_6Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 0-14 years (%)19.519.519.519.619.7--
ERP_7Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 15-24 years (%)14.314.21413.713.4--
ERP_8Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 25-34 years (%)14.114.615.115.315.3--
ERP_9Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 35-44 years (%)14.714.614.414.314.2--
ERP_10Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 45-54 years (%)13.813.613.513.413.3--
ERP_11Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 55-64 years (%)1110.810.710.710.8--
ERP_12Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 65-74 years (%)6.877.17.27.4--
ERP_13Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 75-84 years (%)4.34.24.14.14.1--
ERP_14Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 85 years and over (%)1.61.61.61.71.8--
ERP_M_2Estimated Resident Population - Males - 0-4 years (no.)12 99813 58514 14714 44414 705--
ERP_M_3Estimated Resident Population - Males - 5-9 years (no.)11 99312 63713 40513 92114 433--
ERP_M_4Estimated Resident Population - Males - 10-14 years (no.)12 16412 33112 46112 69612 911--
ERP_M_5Estimated Resident Population - Males - 15-19 years (no.)12 88313 29213 65313 67113 594--
ERP_M_6Estimated Resident Population - Males - 20-24 years (no.)14 33214 94015 28715 32515 288--
ERP_M_7Estimated Resident Population - Males - 25-29 years (no.)13 91015 15516 09516 32616 393--
ERP_M_8Estimated Resident Population - Males - 30-34 years (no.)12 89514 09915 39016 03816 564--
ERP_M_9Estimated Resident Population - Males - 35-39 years (no.)13 37213 63114 02014 37014 741--
ERP_M_10Estimated Resident Population - Males - 40-44 years (no.)13 79614 46314 86714 78714 731--
ERP_M_11Estimated Resident Population - Males - 45-49 years (no.)13 15913 41813 49813 64913 934--
ERP_M_12Estimated Resident Population - Males - 50-54 years (no.)12 37012 76213 17913 34713 366--
ERP_M_13Estimated Resident Population - Males - 55-59 years (no.)10 62410 95311 28711 56912 047--
ERP_M_14Estimated Resident Population - Males - 60-64 years (no.)9 5059 5349 7129 89910 022--
ERP_M_15Estimated Resident Population - Males - 65-69 years (no.)7 2207 8028 2588 4978 831--
ERP_M_16Estimated Resident Population - Males - 70-74 years (no.)5 2585 4935 7666 0826 419--
ERP_M_17Estimated Resident Population - Males - 75-79 years (no.)4 1204 2164 3034 5214 599--
ERP_M_18Estimated Resident Population - Males - 80-84 years (no.)2 9373 0243 0293 0623 198--
ERP_M_19Estimated Resident Population - Males - 85 and over (no.)2 0792 2102 3662 4972 660--
ERP_M_20Estimated Resident Population - Males - Total (no.)185 615193 545200 723204 701208 436--
ERP_F_2Estimated Resident Population - Females - 0-4 years (no.)12 35513 01113 62414 12414 468--
ERP_F_3Estimated Resident Population - Females - 5-9 years (no.)11 58812 22512 91513 29413 727--
ERP_F_4Estimated Resident Population - Females - 10-14 years (no.)11 77811 91912 11912 31612 489--
ERP_F_5Estimated Resident Population - Females - 15-19 years (no.)12 58012 79512 95213 05813 106--
ERP_F_6Estimated Resident Population - Females - 20-24 years (no.)13 63814 12114 45914 44514 313--
ERP_F_7Estimated Resident Population - Females - 25-29 years (no.)13 26414 27815 16115 67315 837--
ERP_F_8Estimated Resident Population - Females - 30-34 years (no.)12 57213 33314 39815 12215 603--
ERP_F_9Estimated Resident Population - Females - 35-39 years (no.)13 67713 87414 04814 30414 500--
ERP_F_10Estimated Resident Population - Females - 40-44 years (no.)14 22014 88615 27915 34415 458--
ERP_F_11Estimated Resident Population - Females - 45-49 years (no.)13 61713 80714 14414 48414 694--
ERP_F_12Estimated Resident Population - Females - 50-54 years (no.)12 57113 04413 44313 63513 759--
ERP_F_13Estimated Resident Population - Females - 55-59 years (no.)11 18511 52711 79212 18512 526--
ERP_F_14Estimated Resident Population - Females - 60-64 years (no.)9 7089 95710 27010 49910 885--
ERP_F_15Estimated Resident Population - Females - 65-69 years (no.)7 2347 7898 3708 7709 140--
ERP_F_16Estimated Resident Population - Females - 70-74 years (no.)5 6955 9606 1406 4176 753--
ERP_F_17Estimated Resident Population - Females - 75-79 years (no.)4 8544 8725 0205 1375 216--
ERP_F_18Estimated Resident Population - Females - 80-84 years (no.)4 0224 0714 0254 0184 081--
ERP_F_19Estimated Resident Population - Females - 85 and over (no.)3 7544 0084 2774 5454 756--
ERP_F_20Estimated Resident Population - Females - Total (no.)188 312195 477202 436207 370211 311--
ERP_P_2Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 0-4 years (no.)25 35326 59627 77128 56829 173--
ERP_P_3Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 5-9 years (no.)23 58124 86226 32027 21528 160--
ERP_P_4Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 10-14 years (no.)23 94224 25024 58025 01225 400--
ERP_P_5Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 15-19 years (no.)25 46326 08726 60526 72926 700--
ERP_P_6Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 20-24 years (no.)27 97029 06129 74629 77029 601--
ERP_P_7Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 25-29 years (no.)27 17429 43331 25631 99932 230--
ERP_P_8Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 30-34 years (no.)25 46727 43229 78831 16032 167--
ERP_P_9Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 35-39 years (no.)27 04927 50528 06828 67429 241--
ERP_P_10Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 40-44 years (no.)28 01629 34930 14630 13130 189--
ERP_P_11Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 45-49 years (no.)26 77627 22527 64228 13328 628--
ERP_P_12Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 50-54 years (no.)24 94125 80626 62226 98227 125--
ERP_P_13Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 55-59 years (no.)21 80922 48023 07923 75424 573--
ERP_P_14Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 60-64 years (no.)19 21319 49119 98220 39820 907--
ERP_P_15Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 65-69 years (no.)14 45415 59116 62817 26717 971--
ERP_P_16Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 70-74 years (no.)10 95311 45311 90612 49913 172--
ERP_P_17Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 75-79 years (no.)8 9749 0889 3239 6589 815--
ERP_P_18Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 80-84 years (no.)6 9597 0957 0547 0807 279--
ERP_P_19Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 85 and over (no.)5 8336 2186 6437 0427 416--
ERP_P_20Estimated Resident Population - Persons - Total (no.)373 927389 022403 159412 071419 747--
ERP_18Estimated Resident Population - Working Age Population (aged 15-64 years)67.967.867.767.467--
ERP_19Estimated Resident Population - Median Age - Usual Residents, Males (years)35.635.3353535.1--
ERP_22Estimated Resident Population - Median Age - Usual Residents, Females (years)37.437.2373737.1--
ERP_23Estimated Resident Population - Median Age - Usual Residents, Persons (years)36.536.33635.936.1--


Births and Deaths - Year ended 31 December

MEASUREDescription201120122013201420152016
BD_2Births and Deaths - Births (no.)5 0915 3415 5655 6015 668--
BD_3Births and Deaths - Total fertility rate ( per female) (rate)21.91.91.91.9--
BD_4Births and Deaths - Deaths (no.)1 9962 0912 1652 1362 315--
BD_5Births and Deaths - Standardised death rate (per 15.45.35.15.15--


Population Density

MEASUREDescription201120122013201420152016
ERP_21Population Density - Population density (ERP at 30 June) (persons/km2)603627.3650.1664.5676.9--


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples - 2011 Census

MEASUREDescription201120122013201420152016
ATSI_2Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples - Proportion of total population (%)1.6----------


Overseas Born Population: Percentage of Total Population - 2011 Census

MEASUREDescription201120122013201420152016
BORN_OSEAS_2Overseas Born Population: Percentage of Total Population - Born in Oceania and Antarctica (excluding Australia) (%)3.5----------
BORN_OSEAS_3Overseas Born Population: Percentage of Total Population - Born in North-West Europe (%)14.1----------
BORN_OSEAS_4Overseas Born Population: Percentage of Total Population - Born in Southern and Eastern Europe (%)3.3----------
BORN_OSEAS_5Overseas Born Population: Percentage of Total Population - Born in North Africa and the Middle East (%)0.6----------
BORN_OSEAS_6Overseas Born Population: Percentage of Total Population - Born in South-East Asia (%)4.2----------
BORN_OSEAS_7Overseas Born Population: Percentage of Total Population - Born in North-East Asia (%)1.4----------
BORN_OSEAS_8Overseas Born Population: Percentage of Total Population - Born in Southern and Central Asia (%)1.3----------
BORN_OSEAS_9Overseas Born Population: Percentage of Total Population - Born in Americas (%)1.2----------
BORN_OSEAS_10Overseas Born Population: Percentage of Total Population - Born in Sub-Saharan Africa (%)2.5----------
BORN_OSEAS_11Overseas Born Population: Percentage of Total Population - Total born overseas (%)37.4----------


Internal Migration - As at 30 June

MEASUREDescription201120122013201420152016
MIG_2Internal Migration - Arrivals (no.)23 15824 73624 52624 80123 962--
MIG_3Internal Migration - Departures (no.)20 64620 78921 34121 99021 850--
MIG_4Internal Migration - Net Regional Migration (no.)2 5123 9473 1852 8112 112--

Data Item 201120122013201420152016


Number of Businesses - As at 30 June

MEASUREDescription201120122013201420152016
CABEE_2Number of Businesses - Number of non-employing businesses (no.)18 71118 71918 12018 36518 644--
CABEE_3Number of Businesses - Number of employing businesses: 1-4 employees (no.)7 2297 2957 0967 2617 606--
CABEE_4Number of Businesses - Number of employing businesses: 5-19 employees (no.)2 6332 7712 7532 8852 902--
CABEE_38Number of Businesses - Number of employing businesses: 20 or more employees (no.)781838877904894--
CABEE_5Number of Businesses - Total number of businesses (no.)29 35429 62328 84629 41530 046--


Business Entries - Year ended 30 June

MEASUREDescription201120122013201420152016
CABEE_7Business Entries - Number of non employing business entries (no.)--3 1272 5873 1243 112--
CABEE_8Business Entries - Number of employing business entries: 1-4 employees (no.)--1 1399621 1031 210--
CABEE_9Business Entries - Number of employing business entries: 5-19 employees (no.)--128121158128--
CABEE_39Business Entries - Number of employing business entries: 20 or more employees (no.)--16161612--
CABEE_10Business Entries - Total number of business entries (no.)--4 4103 6864 4014 462--


Business Exits - Year ended 30 June

MEASUREDescription201120122013201420152016
CABEE_12Business Exits - Number of non employing business exits (no.)--3 3783 4572 9532 972--
CABEE_13Business Exits - Number of employing business exits: 1-4 employees (no.)--650774666679--
CABEE_14Business Exits - Number of employing business exits: 5-19 employees (no.)--154183127151--
CABEE_40Business Exits - Number of employing business exits: 20 or more employees (no.)--47403228--
CABEE_15Business Exits - Total number of business exits (no.)--4 2294 4543 7783 830--


Number of Businesses by Industry - As at 30 June

MEASUREDescription201120122013201420152016
CABEE_19Number of Businesses by Industry - Agriculture, forestry and fishing (no.)1 062964852825793--
CABEE_28Number of Businesses by Industry - Mining (no.)219248229244236--
CABEE_27Number of Businesses by Industry - Manufacturing (no.)1 6221 5951 4861 4771 471--
CABEE_23Number of Businesses by Industry - Electricity, gas, water and waste services (no.)8485858593--
CABEE_21Number of Businesses by Industry - Construction (no.)5 7625 6535 3015 4975 741--
CABEE_37Number of Businesses by Industry - Wholesale trade (no.)1 0901 1021 0511 0531 045--
CABEE_34Number of Businesses by Industry - Retail trade (no.)2 0011 9771 8291 8381 835--
CABEE_17Number of Businesses by Industry - Accommodation and food services (no.)9429519531 0201 092--
CABEE_36Number of Businesses by Industry - Transport, postal and warehousing (no.)1 7701 7411 7391 7401 723--
CABEE_26Number of Businesses by Industry - Information media and telecommunications (no.)218224212218217--
CABEE_24Number of Businesses by Industry - Financial and insurance services (no.)2 2082 3372 4322 4592 667--
CABEE_33Number of Businesses by Industry - Rental, hiring and real estate services (no.)3 1763 2653 2853 4253 514--
CABEE_31Number of Businesses by Industry - Professional, scientific and technical services (no.)3 8693 9343 8623 9603 980--
CABEE_18Number of Businesses by Industry - Administrative and support services (no.)1 0901 1081 0381 0201 034--
CABEE_32Number of Businesses by Industry - Public administration and safety (no.)93104939896--
CABEE_22Number of Businesses by Industry - Education and training (no.)369396388394396--
CABEE_25Number of Businesses by Industry - Health care and social assistance (no.)1 5201 5961 6701 7951 869--
CABEE_20Number of Businesses by Industry - Arts and recreation services (no.)408413408420416--
CABEE_30Number of Businesses by Industry - Other services (no.)1 3121 3211 2511 2581 317--
CABEE_29Number of Businesses by Industry - Currently unknown (no.)539609682589511--
CABEE_35Number of Businesses by Industry - Total (no.)29 35429 62328 84629 41530 046--


Building Approvals - Year ended 30 June

MEASUREDescription201120122013201420152016
BUILDING_2Building Approvals - Private sector houses (no.)2 7402 7413 3744 4424 4043 270
BUILDING_3Building Approvals - Private sector dwellings excluding houses (no.)4945986631 0591 4101 307
BUILDING_12Building Approvals - Total private sector dwelling units (no.)3 2343 3394 0375 5015 8144 577
BUILDING_4Building Approvals - Total dwelling units (no.)3 6533 4484 1775 6576 0254 920
BUILDING_5Building Approvals - Value of private sector houses ($m)8668189211 1711 239986
BUILDING_6Building Approvals - Value of private sector dwellings excluding houses ($m)119135145258347345
BUILDING_8Building Approvals - Value of residential building ($m)1 0949741 1101 4791 6541 406
BUILDING_9Building Approvals - Value of non-residential building ($m)385430640576617696
BUILDING_10Building Approvals - Value of total building ($m)1 4791 4041 7502 0542 2712 102
BUILDING_7Building Approvals - Total value of private sector dwelling units ($m)9859531 0661 4281 5861 331


Residential Property Prices - Year ended 30 June

MEASUREDescription201120122013201420152016
HOUSES_2Residential Property Prices - Houses - number of transfers (no.)----6 1346 789----
HOUSES_3Residential Property Prices - Houses - median sale price ($)----490 000530 000----
HOUSES_4Residential Property Prices - Attached Dwellings - number of transfers (no.)----1 6201 708----
HOUSES_5Residential Property Prices - Attached Dwellings - median sale price ($)----430 000455 000----


Patent and Trademark Applicants - Year Ending 31 December

MEASUREDescription201120122013201420152016
PATENTS_2Patent and Trademark Applicants - Patent applicants (no.)197172189132164--
PATENTS_3Patent and Trademark Applicants - Trademark applicants (no.)482481537516623--


Bankrupts - Year ended 30 June

MEASUREDescription201120122013201420152016
BANKRUPT_2Bankrupts - Bankrupts with a non-business related bankruptcy or not stated (no.)--185176162----
BANKRUPT_3Bankrupts - Bankrupts with a business related bankruptcy (no.)--8610375----
BANKRUPT_4Bankrupts - Total bankrupts (no.)--271279237----


Employed by Industry - 2011 Census

MEASUREDescription201120122013201420152016
EMP_IND_2Employed by Industry - Agriculture0.6----------
EMP_IND_3Employed by Industry - Mining (%)4.7----------
EMP_IND_4Employed by Industry - Manufacturing (%)9.8----------
EMP_IND_5Employed by Industry - Electricity1.1----------
EMP_IND_6Employed by Industry - Construction (%)10----------
EMP_IND_7Employed by Industry - Wholesale trade (%)3.7----------
EMP_IND_8Employed by Industry - Retail trade (%)10.3----------
EMP_IND_9Employed by Industry - Accommodation and food services (%)5.5----------
EMP_IND_10Employed by Industry - Transport4.5----------
EMP_IND_11Employed by Industry - Information media and telecommunications (%)1----------
EMP_IND_12Employed by Industry - Financial and insurance services (%)2.5----------
EMP_IND_13Employed by Industry - Rental1.8----------
EMP_IND_14Employed by Industry - Professional7.4----------
EMP_IND_15Employed by Industry - Administrative and support services (%)3----------
EMP_IND_16Employed by Industry - Public administration and safety (%)7----------
EMP_IND_17Employed by Industry - Education and training (%)8.7----------
EMP_IND_18Employed by Industry - Health care and social assistance (%)11.2----------
EMP_IND_19Employed by Industry - Arts and recreation services (%)1.4----------
EMP_IND_20Employed by Industry - Other services (%)3.6----------
EMP_IND_21Employed by Industry - Total employed (no.)172 675----------


Registered Motor Vehicles - Number by type of vehicle - As at 31 January

MEASUREDescription201120122013201420152016
MVC_14Registered Motor Vehicles - Passenger vehicles (no.)215 358221 280227 617238 981244 402248 118
MVC_15Registered Motor Vehicles - Campervans (no.)1 0681 0741 1021 1051 1011 095
MVC_16Registered Motor Vehicles - Light commercial vehicles (no.)37 78239 15740 65144 16546 50447 885
MVC_17Registered Motor Vehicles - Light rigid trucks (no.)1 3701 4721 6361 8481 9952 122
MVC_18Registered Motor Vehicles - Heavy rigid trucks (no.)4 3964 5474 7525 0785 1385 166
MVC_19Registered Motor Vehicles - Articulated trucks (no.)1 1431 1841 2781 3381 4851 436
MVC_20Registered Motor Vehicles - Non-freight carrying trucks (no.)721712725745724724
MVC_21Registered Motor Vehicles - Buses (no.)1 0371 0361 1081 2411 2611 279
MVC_22Registered Motor Vehicles - Motorcycles (no.)14 54015 81516 71518 28718 90019 398
MVC_38Registered Motor Vehicles - Total vehicles (no.)277 415286 277295 584312 788321 510327 223


Registered Motor Vehicles - Number by type of fuel - As at 31 January

MEASUREDescription201120122013201420152016
MVC_29Registered Motor Vehicles - Petrol (no.)229 436234 762240 342250 308253 881255 273
MVC_30Registered Motor Vehicles - Diesel (no.)37 43241 34947 97255 77061 79467 029
MVC_31Registered Motor Vehicles - LPG/Dual/Other (no.)10 55410 1689 4548 8858 1077 265
MVC_33Registered Motor Vehicles - Electric (no.)----868792103


Registered Motor Vehicles -Year of Manufacture - As at 31 January

MEASUREDescription201120122013201420152016
MVC_35Registered Motor Vehicles - Less than 5 years (no.)----67 98877 79178 79080 073
MVC_36Registered Motor Vehicles - 5 to 10 years (no.)----98 21498 51499 47397 204
MVC_37Registered Motor Vehicles - Over 10 years (no.)----129 369136 452143 292149 996


Tourist Accommodation Establishments - As at 30 June

MEASUREDescription201120122013201420152016
TOURIST_2Tourist Accommodation Establishments - Establishments with 15 or more rooms (no.)--1313131718


Agricultural Commodities - Year ended 30 June

MEASUREDescription201120122013201420152016
AGRIC_3Agricultural Commodities - Area of holding - Total area (ha)32 420----------
AGRIC_4Agricultural Commodities - Broadacre crops - Cereal crops for grain or seed - Total area (ha)30----------
AGRIC_5Agricultural Commodities - Vegetables for human consumption - Total area (ha)699----------
AGRIC_6Agricultural Commodities - Fruit and nuts - Orchard fruit and nut trees - Total area (ha)40----------
AGRIC_7Agricultural Commodities - Fruit and nuts - Other fruit - Total area of all fruit (excluding grapes) (ha)53----------
AGRIC_8Agricultural Commodities - Broadacre crops - Non cereal (excluding nurseries) (ha)2----------
AGRIC_10Agricultural Commodities - Dairy cattle - Total (no.)4 547----------
AGRIC_11Agricultural Commodities - Total meat cattle - Total (no.)833----------
AGRIC_12Agricultural Commodities - Sheep - Total (no.)19 765----------
AGRIC_13Agricultural Commodities - Pigs - Total (no.)326----------


Gross Value of Agricultural Production - Year ended 30 June

MEASUREDescription201120122013201420152016
AGRIC_15Gross Value of Agricultural Production - Agricultural production - Total gross value ($m)73.2----------
AGRIC_16Gross Value of Agricultural Production - Crops - Total gross value ($m)59----------
AGRIC_17Gross Value of Agricultural Production - Livestock - Livestock slaughtered and other disposals - Total gross value ($m)6.9----------
AGRIC_18Gross Value of Agricultural Production - Livestock - Livestock products - Total gross value ($m)7.3----------

Data Item 201120122013201420152016


Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - As at 30 June

MEASUREDescription201120122013201420152016
PENSION_2Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Age Pension - Centrelink (no.)--------34 63035 700
PENSION_6Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Carer Payment (no.)--------2 1482 290
PENSION_7Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Disability Support Pension (no.)--------8 9708 593
PENSION_8Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Newstart Allowance (no.)--------9 98511 554
PENSION_9Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Newstart Allowance - on income support more than 365 days (%)--------6464
PENSION_10Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Parenting Payment - Single (no.)--------4 1684 247
PENSION_11Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Youth Allowance (Full time students/apprentices) (no.)--------2 5902 813
PENSION_12Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Youth Allowance (Other) (no.)--------1 1911 386
PENSION_13Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Family Tax Benefit A (no.)--22 27021 28420 94421 01621 476
PENSION_14Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Family Tax Benefit B (no.)--20 94420 68120 28520 42018 556
PENSION_15Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Total Family Tax Benefit recipients (no.)--25 19424 14123 43523 36521 879


Estimates of Personal Income - Year ended 30 June

MEASUREDescription201120122013201420152016
INCOME_2Estimates of Personal Income - Median employee income ($)----55 970------
INCOME_3Estimates of Personal Income - Total employee income ($m)----13 639------
INCOME_4Estimates of Personal Income - Employee income earners (no.)----193 898------
INCOME_5Estimates of Personal Income - Median own unincorporated business income ($)----13 926------
INCOME_6Estimates of Personal Income - Total own unincorporated business income ($m)----874------
INCOME_7Estimates of Personal Income - Own unincorporated business income earners (no.)----27 804------
INCOME_8Estimates of Personal Income - Median investment income ($)----298------
INCOME_9Estimates of Personal Income - Total investment income ($m)----1 616------
INCOME_10Estimates of Personal Income - Investment income earners (no.)----153 204------
INCOME_11Estimates of Personal Income - Median superannuation and annuity income ($)----20 467------
INCOME_12Estimates of Personal Income - Total superannuation and annuity income ($m)----162------
INCOME_13Estimates of Personal Income - Superannuation and annuity income earners (no.)----6 384------
INCOME_14Estimates of Personal Income - Median other income (excl. Government pensions and allowances) ($)----134------
INCOME_15Estimates of Personal Income - Total other income (excl. Government pensions and allowances) ($m)----82------
INCOME_16Estimates of Personal Income - Other income earners (excl. Government pensions and allowances) (no.)----28 381------
INCOME_17Estimates of Personal Income - Median total income (excl. Government pensions and allowances) ($)----53 697------
INCOME_18Estimates of Personal Income - Total income (excl. Government pensions and allowances) ($m)----16 373------
INCOME_19Estimates of Personal Income - Total income earners (excl. Government pensions and allowances) (no.)----230 974------

Data Item 201120122013201420152016


Labour Force Statistics - 2011 Census

MEASUREDescription201120122013201420152016
LF_2Labour Force Statistics - Labour Force (no. )181 603----------
LF_3Labour Force Statistics - Unemployed (no. )8 927----------
LF_4Labour Force Statistics - Unemployment rate (%)4.9----------
LF_5Labour Force Statistics - Participation rate (%)64.4----------


Youth (15-19 Years) Engagement in Work/Study - 2011 Census

MEASUREDescription201120122013201420152016
YOUTH_2Youth (15-19 Years) Engagement in Work/Study - Working full-time and studying part-time (% of all 15-19 yo)2.9----------
YOUTH_3Youth (15-19 Years) Engagement in Work/Study - Working part time and studying part-time (% of all 15-19 yo)1.6----------
YOUTH_4Youth (15-19 Years) Engagement in Work/Study - Working part-time and studying full-time (% of all 15-19 yo)21.6----------
YOUTH_5Youth (15-19 Years) Engagement in Work/Study - Working full-time (not studying) (% of all 15-19 yo)10.3----------
YOUTH_6Youth (15-19 Years) Engagement in Work/Study - Studying full-time (not working) (% of all 15-19 yo)39.5----------
YOUTH_7Youth (15-19 Years) Engagement in Work/Study - Working full-time and studying full-time (% of all 15-19 yo)0.5----------
YOUTH_8Youth (15-19 Years) Engagement in Work/Study - Fully engaged (% of all 15-19 yo)76.4----------
YOUTH_9Youth (15-19 Years) Engagement in Work/Study - Total - aged 15-19 years (no.)24 405----------


Children Enrolled in a Preschool Program - As at 1 July

No Data Available


Children Attending a Preschool Program - As at 1 July

No Data Available


Persons with Post School Qualifications - 2011 Census

MEASUREDescription201120122013201420152016
SCHOOL_2Persons with Post School Qualifications - Percentage of total population aged 15 years and over (%)57.3----------
SCHOOL_3Persons with Post School Qualifications - With Postgraduate Degree (%)3----------
SCHOOL_4Persons with Post School Qualifications - With Graduate Diploma/Graduate Certificate (%)1.8----------
SCHOOL_5Persons with Post School Qualifications - With Bachelor Degree (%)13.7----------
SCHOOL_6Persons with Post School Qualifications - With Advanced Diploma/Diploma (%)8.6----------
SCHOOL_7Persons with Post School Qualifications - With Certificate (%)19.5----------
SCHOOL_8Persons with Post School Qualifications - Inadequately described/Not stated (%)10.8----------


Occupation of Employed Persons - as % of Total Employed - 2011 Census

MEASUREDescription201120122013201420152016
EMP_OCC_2Occupation of Employed Persons - Managers (%)11.4----------
EMP_OCC_3Occupation of Employed Persons - Professionals (%)21----------
EMP_OCC_4Occupation of Employed Persons - Technicians and trades workers (%)16.9----------
EMP_OCC_5Occupation of Employed Persons - Community and personal service workers (%)10----------
EMP_OCC_6Occupation of Employed Persons - Clerical and administrative workers (%)14.8----------
EMP_OCC_7Occupation of Employed Persons - Sales workers (%)8.9----------
EMP_OCC_8Occupation of Employed Persons - Machinery operators and drivers (%)6.6----------
EMP_OCC_9Occupation of Employed Persons - Labourers (%)8.8----------
EMP_OCC_10Occupation of Employed Persons - Inadequately described1.5----------

Data Item 201120122013201420152016


Disability Estimates (experimental) - 2012

No Data Available

Data Item 201120122013201420152016


Rent and Mortgage Payments - 2011 Census

MEASUREDescription201120122013201420152016
RENT_2Rent and Mortgage Payments - Average monthly household rental payment ($)1 366----------
RENT_3Rent and Mortgage Payments - Average monthly household mortgage payment ($)2 153----------


Speaks a Language Other Than English at Home - 2011 Census

MEASUREDescription201120122013201420152016
LANG_2Speaks a Language Other Than English at Home - Percentage of total population (%)13.6----------


Method of Travel to Work - 2011 Census

MEASUREDescription201120122013201420152016
WORK_TRAV_3Method of Travel to Work - Used one method - Train or tram (no.)4 774----------
WORK_TRAV_4Method of Travel to Work - Used one method - Bus (no.)5 105----------
WORK_TRAV_5Method of Travel to Work - Used one method - Car (as driver or passenger) (no.)115 863----------
WORK_TRAV_6Method of Travel to Work - Used one method - Motor bike/scooter (no.)979----------
WORK_TRAV_7Method of Travel to Work - Used one method - Bicycle (no.)1 695----------
WORK_TRAV_8Method of Travel to Work - Used one method - Other (inc. taxis) (no.)3 771----------
WORK_TRAV_9Method of Travel to Work - Used one method - Walked only (no.)3 479----------
WORK_TRAV_10Method of Travel to Work - Used one method - Total - used one method (no.)135 666----------
WORK_TRAV_12Method of Travel to Work - Total - used more than one method (no. )9 060----------
WORK_TRAV_14Method of Travel to Work - Other - Worked from home (no.)5 717----------
WORK_TRAV_15Method of Travel to Work - Other - Employed but did not go to work (no.)19 901----------
WORK_TRAV_16Method of Travel to Work - Other - Method of travel not stated (no.)2 329----------
WORK_TRAV_17Method of Travel to Work - Total employed (no.)172 673----------


Households by Type - 2011 Census

MEASUREDescription201120122013201420152016
HHTYPE_2Households by Type - Lone person households (no.)28 889----------
HHTYPE_3Households by Type - Group households (no.)4 689----------
HHTYPE_4Households by Type - Family households (no.)93 793----------
HHTYPE_5Households by Type - Total households (no.)127 371----------
HHTYPE_6Households by Type - Average household size (no. of persons)2.6----------


Families by Type - 2011 Census

MEASUREDescription201120122013201420152016
FAMILY_2Families by Type - Couple families with children under 15 and/or dependent students (no.)36 910----------
FAMILY_3Families by Type - Couple families with non-dependent children only (no.)7 591----------
FAMILY_4Families by Type - Couple families without children (no.)35 255----------
FAMILY_5Families by Type - One parent families with children under 15 and/or dependent students (no.)9 582----------
FAMILY_6Families by Type - One parent families with non-dependent children only (no.)4 615----------
FAMILY_7Families by Type - Other families (no.)1 609----------
FAMILY_8Families by Type - Total families (no.)95 562----------
FAMILY_9Families by Type - Average family size (no. of persons)3----------


Unpaid Work: Percentage of Total Population Aged 15 Years and Over - 2011 Census

MEASUREDescription201120122013201420152016
UNPAIDW_2Unpaid Work: Percentage of Total Population Aged 15 Years and Over - Persons undertaking voluntary work for an organisation or group (%)15.6----------
UNPAIDW_3Unpaid Work: Percentage of Total Population Aged 15 Years and Over - Persons caring for own children without pay (%)21.2----------
UNPAIDW_4Unpaid Work: Percentage of Total Population Aged 15 Years and Over - Persons caring for other children without pay (%)7.4----------
UNPAIDW_5Unpaid Work: Percentage of Total Population Aged 15 Years and Over - Persons caring for own children and other children without pay (%)1.2----------
UNPAIDW_6Unpaid Work: Percentage of Total Population Aged 15 Years and Over - Persons providing unpaid care9.8----------


Access to Internet at Home - 2011 Census

MEASUREDescription201120122013201420152016
INTERNET_2Access to Internet at Home - With broadband connection (%)70.4----------
INTERNET_3Access to Internet at Home - With dial-up connection (%)2.8----------
INTERNET_4Access to Internet at Home - Other connection (%)4----------
INTERNET_5Access to Internet at Home - Proportion of all occupied private dwellings (%)77.2----------


English Proficiency of Migrants - Census 2011

MEASUREDescription201120122013201420152016
ENG_2English Proficiency of Migrants - Only English spoken at home (%)66.4----------
ENG_3English Proficiency of Migrants - Proficient in spoken English (%)28.2----------
ENG_4English Proficiency of Migrants - Not proficient in spoken English (%)4.2----------
ENG_5English Proficiency of Migrants - Proficiency not stated (%)1.1----------


Citizenship of Migrants - 2011 Census

MEASUREDescription201120122013201420152016
CIT_2Citizenship of Migrants - Australian citizen (%)61.2----------
CIT_3Citizenship of Migrants - Not an Australian citizen (%)36.8----------
CIT_4Citizenship of Migrants - Citizenship not stated (%)2----------


Socio Economic Indexes for Areas (SEIFA) - 2011

No Data Available

Data Item 201120122013201420152016


Land Area (Ha)

MEASUREDescription201120122013201420152016
LANDLand Area (Ha)62 011.1----------


Water Use on Australian Farms - Year ended 30 June

MEASUREDescription201120122013201420152016
WATER_2Water Use on Australian Farms - Area of agricultural land (ha)32 419.6----------
WATER_3Water Use on Australian Farms - Area irrigated (ha)899.2----------
WATER_4Water Use on Australian Farms - Volume of water applied (ML)3 834.8----------
WATER_5Water Use on Australian Farms - Water for other agricultural uses (ML)85.5----------
WATER_6Water Use on Australian Farms - Total water use (ML)3 920.3----------
WATER_7Water Use on Australian Farms - Application rate - Total area watered and used (ML/ha)4.3----------


Protected Areas - Year ended 30 June

No Data Available


Energy Supply and Generation - Residential dwellings - Year ended 31 December

MEASUREDescription201120122013201420152016
ENERGY_2Energy Supply and Generation - Residential dwellings - Generating meters (no.)13 83519 327--------
ENERGY_3Energy Supply and Generation - Residential dwellings - Non-generating meters (no.)133 960131 678--------
ENERGY_4Energy Supply and Generation - Residential dwellings - Total (no.)147 795151 005--------
ENERGY_5Energy Supply and Generation - Residential dwellings - Percentage of metered dwellings that generate electricity (%)9.412.8--------


Median Kilowatt Hours Supplied from Grid - Year ended 31 December

MEASUREDescription201120122013201420152016
ENERGY_7Median Kilowatt Hours Supplied from Grid - Net meters (no.)4 1903 939--------
ENERGY_9Median Kilowatt Hours Supplied from Grid - Non-generating meters (no.)4 4834 286--------


Solar Installations - Accumulative total 2001 to 2014

MEASUREDescription201120122013201420152016
SOLAR_2Solar Installations - Small-scale solar panel system installations (no.)------32 465----
SOLAR_3Solar Installations - Solar water heater installations (no.)------19 765----



Download the Region Profile for Perth - South West

Excel (.xls 250 KB)
CSV (90 KB)

Data by Region presents a range of data for all of Australia. Data are available for Local Government Areas, Statistical Areas Levels 2 - 4, Greater Capital Cities, States and Australia. Data by Region is intended for users interested in the characteristics of regions and in comparing regions across Australia. Data are in a time series, where available.


Data last updated: 2017-03-31T11:30+10:00

Would you like more functionality, or to create your own data sets? Find more data with ABS.Stat


This page was created sourcing from ABS.Stat.