National economic indicators series

The National Economic Indicators Series is a set of key economic measures for every Local Government Area (LGA) in Australia. The series is drawn from National Economics (NIEIR) modeling and other relevant data sources and is updated annually.

The indicators provide a snapshot of each local economy at a point in time, showing how it contributes to the broader State economy and how it is performing in relation to other areas.

Please note that the Local Government Areas listed here relate to boundaries which were current at June 2016, just prior to the 2016 Census, and used in the Census. Any changes since that time will not be reflected. As a consequence, the figures may not match exactly those used in other .id sites, which have been adjusted to reflect post-Census changes.

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National economic indicators for local government areas, 2017/2018
Rank Local Govt. Area Gross Regional Product (GRP)(1) Local jobs(1) Worker productivity(1) (GRP/worker) Unemploy- ment(2) Businesses(3) Population (ERP)(4) Building approvals(5)
$m State % Number State % $ Rate Number State % Number State % $000 State %
1 Albany -- s % s -- s % s -- s 3.11% d 6,745 d 1.51% u 37,555 u 1.47% d 136,183 u 1.15% u
1 Armadale -- s % s -- s % s -- s 8.48% u 9,143 u 2.04% u 84,669 u 3.31% d 328,965 d 2.78% u
1 Ashburton -- s % s -- s % s -- s 0.59% d 413 d 0.09% u 13,273 d 0.52% d 39,033 d 0.33% u
1 Augusta-Margaret River -- s % s -- s % s -- s 3.55% u 3,908 u 0.87% u 15,234 u 0.60% d 108,463 u 0.92% u
1 Bassendean -- s % s -- s % s -- s 7.38% u 2,322 u 0.52% u 15,617 u 0.61% d 23,498 d 0.20% u
1 Bayswater -- s % s -- s % s -- s 5.87% u 12,172 u 2.72% u 68,489 d 2.68% d 132,533 d 1.12% u
1 Belmont -- s % s -- s % s -- s 6.28% u 7,641 u 1.71% u 41,485 u 1.62% d 310,122 u 2.62% u
1 Beverley -- s % s -- s % s -- s 2.99% d 421 d 0.09% u 1,746 d 0.07% d 5,775 u 0.05% u
1 Boddington -- s % s -- s % s -- s 2.09% d 342 d 0.08% u 1,850 d 0.07% d 1,089 d 0.01% u
1 Boyup Brook -- s % s -- s % s -- s 5.43% u 452 u 0.10% u 1,722 s 0.07% d 3,973 u 0.03% u
1 Bridgetown-Greenbushes -- s % s -- s % s -- s 5.47% u 1,155 u 0.26% u 4,708 u 0.18% d 21,458 u 0.18% u
1 Brookton -- s % s -- s % s -- s 3.35% d 351 d 0.08% u 986 d 0.04% d 1,042 u 0.01% u
1 Broome -- s % s -- s % s -- s 8.02% d 2,493 u 0.56% u 16,981 u 0.66% d 51,797 d 0.44% u
1 Broomehill-Tambellup -- s % s -- s % s -- s 2.33% d 346 d 0.08% u 1,150 d 0.04% d 3,112 u 0.03% u
1 Bruce Rock -- s % s -- s % s -- s 2.76% d 224 d 0.05% u 943 u 0.04% d 830 u 0.01% u
1 Bunbury -- s % s -- s % s -- s 9.66% u 5,945 u 1.33% u 32,102 d 1.26% d 69,352 d 0.59% u
1 Busselton -- s % s -- s % s -- s 5.15% u 7,776 u 1.74% u 38,371 u 1.50% d 260,523 u 2.20% u
1 Cambridge -- s % s -- s % s -- s 2.69% u 8,350 u 1.86% u 28,316 u 1.11% d 103,742 d 0.88% u
1 Canning -- s % s -- s % s -- s 4.59% u 16,711 u 3.73% u 93,164 d 3.64% d 310,392 d 2.62% u
1 Capel -- s % s -- s % s -- s 4.47% u 2,212 u 0.49% u 17,734 u 0.69% d 24,349 d 0.21% u
1 Carnamah -- s % s -- s % s -- s 4.36% d 183 d 0.04% u 561 d 0.02% d 213 d 0.00% u
1 Carnarvon -- s % s -- s % s -- s 8.27% d 1,433 u 0.32% u 5,539 d 0.22% d 22,162 u 0.19% u
1 Chapman Valley -- s % s -- s % s -- s 5.49% u 293 u 0.07% u 1,470 u 0.06% d 4,175 d 0.04% u
1 Chittering -- s % s -- s % s -- s 1.49% d 1,139 u 0.25% u 5,621 u 0.22% d 18,315 d 0.15% u
1 Claremont -- s % s -- s % s -- s 2.31% d 3,343 u 0.75% u 10,640 u 0.42% d 87,532 d 0.74% u
1 Cockburn -- s % s -- s % s -- s 5.95% u 16,184 u 3.61% u 110,110 u 4.31% d 515,057 d 4.35% u
1 Collie -- s % s -- s % s -- s 11.81% u 756 d 0.17% u 8,794 d 0.34% d 6,399 d 0.05% u
1 Coolgardie -- s % s -- s % s -- s 6.61% d 174 d 0.04% u 3,636 d 0.14% d 14,658 u 0.12% u
1 Coorow -- s % s -- s % s -- s 4.10% d 220 d 0.05% u 1,035 d 0.04% d 6,666 u 0.06% u
1 Corrigin -- s % s -- s % s -- s 3.31% d 431 d 0.10% u 1,176 d 0.05% d 566 d 0.00% u
1 Cottesloe -- s % s -- s % s -- s 1.23% d 2,878 u 0.64% u 8,142 u 0.32% d 68,654 u 0.58% u
1 Cranbrook -- s % s -- s % s -- s 2.46% d 495 d 0.11% u 1,098 d 0.04% d 1,264 d 0.01% u
1 Cuballing -- s % s -- s % s -- s 2.16% d 167 d 0.04% u 880 d 0.03% d 1,628 d 0.01% u
1 Cue -- s % s -- s % s -- s 14.29% u 11 s 0.00% u 177 d 0.01% d 657 d 0.01% u
1 Cunderdin -- s % s -- s % s -- s 3.62% d 414 u 0.09% u 1,458 d 0.06% d 10,983 u 0.09% u
1 Dalwallinu -- s % s -- s % s -- s 2.37% d 532 d 0.12% u 1,432 d 0.06% d 8,163 u 0.07% u
1 Dandaragan -- s % s -- s % s -- s 2.34% d 995 u 0.22% u 3,294 u 0.13% d 28,118 u 0.24% u
1 Dardanup -- s % s -- s % s -- s 4.66% u 1,645 d 0.37% u 14,383 u 0.56% d 18,734 d 0.16% u
1 Denmark -- s % s -- s % s -- s 3.02% d 1,454 u 0.32% u 6,128 u 0.24% d 17,169 d 0.15% u
1 Derby-West Kimberley -- s % s -- s % s -- s 23.46% d 572 u 0.13% u 8,220 d 0.32% d 32,197 d 0.27% u
1 Donnybrook-Balingup -- s % s -- s % s -- s 5.85% u 1,421 u 0.32% u 6,005 u 0.23% d 12,768 d 0.11% u
1 Dowerin -- s % s -- s % s -- s 2.99% d 231 u 0.05% u 697 d 0.03% d 1,224 u 0.01% u
1 Dumbleyung -- s % s -- s % s -- s 1.48% d 254 d 0.06% u 679 d 0.03% d 483 u 0.00% u
1 Dundas -- s % s -- s % s -- s 6.64% d 45 d 0.01% u 762 d 0.03% d --- d 0.00% u
1 East Fremantle -- s % s -- s % s -- s 2.70% d 1,816 u 0.41% u 7,770 u 0.30% d 27,387 u 0.23% u
1 East Pilbara -- s % s -- s % s -- s 3.73% d 395 d 0.09% u 11,003 u 0.43% d 92,205 u 0.78% u
1 Esperance -- s % s -- s % s -- s 3.85% d 3,331 d 0.74% u 14,420 d 0.56% d 45,383 u 0.38% u
1 Exmouth -- s % s -- s % s -- s 2.91% d 442 d 0.10% u 2,798 u 0.11% d 8,504 d 0.07% u
1 Fremantle -- s % s -- s % s -- s 6.80% d 9,389 u 2.10% u 30,620 u 1.20% d 213,170 d 1.80% u
1 Gingin -- s % s -- s % s -- s 2.34% d 1,331 u 0.30% u 5,305 d 0.21% d 15,370 d 0.13% u
1 Gnowangerup -- s % s -- s % s -- s 1.88% d 528 d 0.12% u 1,213 d 0.05% d 811 d 0.01% u
1 Goomalling -- s % s -- s % s -- s 3.04% d 285 u 0.06% u 1,033 d 0.04% d 2,342 u 0.02% u
1 Gosnells -- s % s -- s % s -- s 7.78% u 14,583 u 3.26% u 122,847 u 4.81% d 159,923 d 1.35% u
1 Greater Geraldton -- s % s -- s % s -- s 7.69% u 6,311 d 1.41% u 39,092 d 1.53% d 81,813 d 0.69% u
1 Halls Creek -- s % s -- s % s -- s 29.99% d 159 u 0.04% u 3,503 d 0.14% d 1,816 d 0.02% u
1 Harvey -- s % s -- s % s -- s 5.44% u 3,108 d 0.69% u 27,253 u 1.07% d 60,040 d 0.51% u
1 Irwin -- s % s -- s % s -- s 4.59% d 801 d 0.18% u 3,602 d 0.14% d 19,160 u 0.16% u
1 Jerramungup -- s % s -- s % s -- s 1.79% d 480 d 0.11% u 1,126 d 0.04% d 4,695 u 0.04% u
1 Joondalup -- s % s -- s % s -- s 4.28% u 26,387 u 5.89% u 160,284 d 6.27% d 266,053 d 2.25% u
1 Kalamunda -- s % s -- s % s -- s 4.15% u 8,967 u 2.00% u 59,204 u 2.32% d 85,591 d 0.72% u
1 Kalgoorlie/Boulder -- s % s -- s % s -- s 3.99% d 4,053 d 0.91% u 30,570 d 1.20% d 45,437 d 0.38% u
1 Karratha -- s % s -- s % s -- s 2.31% d 1,879 d 0.42% u 22,187 d 0.87% d 47,704 u 0.40% u
1 Katanning -- s % s -- s % s -- s 4.72% d 854 u 0.19% u 4,142 d 0.16% d 7,152 d 0.06% u
1 Kellerberrin -- s % s -- s % s -- s 3.68% d 294 u 0.07% u 1,221 d 0.05% d 11,580 u 0.10% u
1 Kent -- s % s -- s % s -- s 2.00% d 235 d 0.05% u 563 d 0.02% d 1,773 u 0.01% u
1 Kojonup -- s % s -- s % s -- s 2.39% d 923 d 0.21% u 2,001 d 0.08% d 927 d 0.01% u
1 Kondinin -- s % s -- s % s -- s 1.72% d 567 d 0.13% u 880 d 0.03% d 3,119 u 0.03% u
1 Koorda -- s % s -- s % s -- s 3.26% d 142 u 0.03% u 420 d 0.02% d 1,041 u 0.01% u
1 Kulin -- s % s -- s % s -- s 1.53% d 310 d 0.07% u 776 d 0.03% d 198 d 0.00% u
1 Kwinana -- s % s -- s % s -- s 11.48% u 3,496 u 0.78% u 41,849 u 1.64% d 123,886 d 1.05% u
1 Lake Grace -- s % s -- s % s -- s 1.59% d 617 d 0.14% u 1,291 d 0.05% d 2,152 d 0.02% u
1 Laverton -- s % s -- s % s -- s 14.24% d 86 d 0.02% u 1,216 d 0.05% d 22,160 u 0.19% u
1 Leonora -- s % s -- s % s -- s 14.17% d 82 d 0.02% u 1,508 u 0.06% d 1,476 d 0.01% u
1 Mandurah -- s % s -- s % s -- s 8.72% d 9,209 d 2.06% u 84,196 u 3.29% d 283,126 d 2.39% u
1 Manjimup -- s % s -- s % s -- s 6.35% u 2,358 u 0.53% u 9,255 d 0.36% d 24,826 u 0.21% u
1 Meekatharra -- s % s -- s % s -- s 14.40% u 112 d 0.03% u 1,058 d 0.04% d 2,252 d 0.02% u
1 Melville -- s % s -- s % s -- s 3.21% u 21,460 u 4.79% u 102,076 d 3.99% d 634,561 u 5.36% u
1 Menzies -- s % s -- s % s -- s 14.43% d 24 d 0.01% u 515 d 0.02% d 11,245 u 0.10% u
1 Merredin -- s % s -- s % s -- s 2.69% d 824 d 0.18% u 3,422 u 0.13% d 8,169 u 0.07% u
1 Mingenew -- s % s -- s % s -- s 4.13% d 146 d 0.03% u 449 d 0.02% d 255 d 0.00% u
1 Moora -- s % s -- s % s -- s 2.43% d 784 d 0.18% u 2,449 d 0.10% d 2,194 u 0.02% u
1 Morawa -- s % s -- s % s -- s 3.99% d 198 d 0.04% u 731 d 0.03% d 1,993 u 0.02% u
1 Mosman Park -- s % s -- s % s -- s 3.14% d 1,823 u 0.41% u 9,130 d 0.36% d 45,455 u 0.38% u
1 Mount Magnet -- s % s -- s % s -- s 14.53% u 30 d 0.01% u 494 d 0.02% d 10 d 0.00% u
1 Mount Marshall -- s % s -- s % s -- s 2.33% d 123 d 0.03% u 529 d 0.02% d 2,652 u 0.02% u
1 Mukinbudin -- s % s -- s % s -- s 2.30% d 112 d 0.03% u 543 d 0.02% d 2,587 u 0.02% u
1 Mundaring -- s % s -- s % s -- s 5.89% u 6,194 d 1.38% u 38,972 d 1.52% d 49,398 d 0.42% u
1 Murchison -- s % s -- s % s -- s 14.81% u 6 s 0.00% u 163 u 0.01% d --- s 0.00% u
1 Murray -- s % s -- s % s -- s 7.86% d 2,048 d 0.46% u 17,338 u 0.68% d 41,064 d 0.35% u
1 Nannup -- s % s -- s % s -- s 5.16% u 350 u 0.08% u 1,347 u 0.05% d 5,284 u 0.04% u
1 Narembeen -- s % s -- s % s -- s 2.84% d 215 d 0.05% u 829 u 0.03% d 60 d 0.00% u
1 Narrogin -- s % s -- s % s -- s 3.57% d 970 s 0.22% u 5,193 d 0.20% d 9,275 u 0.08% u
1 Nedlands -- s % s -- s % s -- s 1.94% u 5,016 u 1.12% u 22,349 u 0.87% d 97,329 d 0.82% u
1 Ngaanyatjarraku -- s % s -- s % s -- s 14.23% d 12 d 0.00% u 1,723 u 0.07% d 3,983 d 0.03% u
1 Northam -- s % s -- s % s -- s 5.52% d 1,582 d 0.35% u 11,228 d 0.44% d 61,545 u 0.52% u
1 Northampton -- s % s -- s % s -- s 6.32% d 860 u 0.19% u 3,205 d 0.13% d 6,734 d 0.06% u
1 Nungarin -- s % s -- s % s -- s 2.42% d 32 d 0.01% u 253 d 0.01% d --- d 0.00% u
1 Peppermint Grove -- s % s -- s % s -- s 3.10% d 822 u 0.18% u 1,717 u 0.07% d 7,503 d 0.06% u
1 Perenjori -- s % s -- s % s -- s 3.96% d 457 d 0.10% u 617 d 0.02% d 105 d 0.00% u
1 Perth -- s % s -- s % s -- s 5.81% u 30,271 d 6.76% u 27,273 u 1.07% d 1,229,576 u 10.39% u
1 Pingelly -- s % s -- s % s -- s 3.37% d 272 d 0.06% u 1,169 d 0.05% d 2,241 u 0.02% u
1 Plantagenet -- s % s -- s % s -- s 3.64% d 1,450 u 0.32% u 5,167 u 0.20% d 10,406 u 0.09% u
1 Port Hedland -- s % s -- s % s -- s 4.18% d 1,417 d 0.32% u 14,958 d 0.59% d 87,800 u 0.74% u
1 Quairading -- s % s -- s % s -- s 3.74% d 242 u 0.05% u 1,018 d 0.04% d 2,070 d 0.02% u
1 Ravensthorpe -- s % s -- s % s -- s 2.31% d 687 d 0.15% u 1,679 d 0.07% d 602 d 0.01% u
1 Rockingham -- s % s -- s % s -- s 8.67% u 11,101 u 2.48% u 131,003 u 5.13% d 283,017 d 2.39% u
1 Sandstone -- s % s -- s % s -- s 14.00% u 4 s 0.00% u 85 d 0.00% d 75 u 0.00% u
1 Serpentine-Jarrahdale -- s % s -- s % s -- s 4.02% u 4,101 u 0.92% u 29,355 u 1.15% d 112,946 d 0.95% u
1 Shark Bay -- s % s -- s % s -- s 2.88% d 133 d 0.03% u 952 d 0.04% d 5,037 u 0.04% u
1 South Perth -- s % s -- s % s -- s 3.36% u 9,695 u 2.17% u 43,649 d 1.71% d 131,664 d 1.11% u
1 Stirling -- s % s -- s % s -- s 6.44% d 43,055 u 9.62% u 219,842 d 8.60% d 1,064,913 u 9.00% u
1 Subiaco -- s % s -- s % s -- s 3.10% u 8,732 u 1.95% u 17,143 u 0.67% d 160,101 d 1.35% u
1 Swan -- s % s -- s % s -- s 7.45% u 20,841 u 4.65% u 139,972 u 5.48% d 562,690 d 4.76% u
1 Tammin -- s % s -- s % s -- s 3.61% d 114 u 0.03% u 407 s 0.02% d 15 u 0.00% u
1 Three Springs -- s % s -- s % s -- s 4.18% d 169 d 0.04% u 610 u 0.02% d 636 u 0.01% u
1 Toodyay -- s % s -- s % s -- s 3.32% d 755 d 0.17% u 4,507 u 0.18% d 15,831 u 0.13% u
1 Trayning -- s % s -- s % s -- s 2.15% d 69 d 0.02% u 352 d 0.01% d --- d 0.00% u
1 Upper Gascoyne -- s % s -- s % s -- s 2.91% d 24 d 0.01% u 277 d 0.01% d 418 d 0.00% u
1 Victoria Park -- s % s -- s % s -- s 5.02% u 8,977 u 2.00% u 36,503 d 1.43% d 182,212 d 1.54% u
1 Victoria Plains -- s % s -- s % s -- s 2.37% d 323 d 0.07% u 929 u 0.04% d --- d 0.00% u
1 Vincent -- s % s -- s % s -- s 5.25% u 8,333 u 1.86% u 35,723 u 1.40% d 114,374 d 0.97% u
1 Wagin -- s % s -- s % s -- s 2.24% d 593 d 0.13% u 1,855 d 0.07% d 1,227 d 0.01% u
1 Wandering -- s % s -- s % s -- s 3.14% d 131 d 0.03% u 441 d 0.02% d 444 d 0.00% u
1 Wanneroo -- s % s -- s % s -- s 8.16% u 25,540 u 5.70% u 199,212 u 7.79% d 568,686 d 4.81% u
1 Waroona -- s % s -- s % s -- s 7.76% u 630 d 0.14% u 4,144 d 0.16% d 10,138 u 0.09% u
1 West Arthur -- s % s -- s % s -- s 2.14% d 327 d 0.07% u 804 d 0.03% d 790 d 0.01% u
1 Westonia -- s % s -- s % s -- s 2.04% d 127 d 0.03% u 310 u 0.01% d 150 d 0.00% u
1 Wickepin -- s % s -- s % s -- s 1.68% d 239 d 0.05% u 734 d 0.03% d --- d 0.00% u
1 Williams -- s % s -- s % s -- s 2.26% d 394 d 0.09% u 1,023 u 0.04% d 398 d 0.00% u
1 Wiluna -- s % s -- s % s -- s 14.02% u 106 d 0.02% u 731 d 0.03% d 4,765 u 0.04% u
1 Wongan-Ballidu -- s % s -- s % s -- s 3.12% d 552 u 0.12% u 1,344 d 0.05% d 634 d 0.01% u
1 Woodanilling -- s % s -- s % s -- s 4.76% d 91 u 0.02% u 426 u 0.02% d 711 d 0.01% u
1 Wyalkatchem -- s % s -- s % s -- s 3.11% d 171 u 0.04% u 515 d 0.02% d 681 u 0.01% u
1 Wyndham-East Kimberley -- s % s -- s % s -- s 8.29% d 1,341 d 0.30% u 7,412 d 0.29% d 11,179 d 0.09% u
1 Yalgoo -- s % s -- s % s -- s 14.21% u 64 d 0.01% u 356 u 0.01% d 432 d 0.00% u
1 Yilgarn -- s % s -- s % s -- s 2.18% d 575 d 0.13% u 1,195 d 0.05% d 58 d 0.00% u
1 York -- s % s -- s % s -- s 2.94% d 892 d 0.20% u 3,608 u 0.14% d 5,433 d 0.05% u
Total State 285,993 100.00% 1,322,375 100.00% 216,272 896.59% 447,733 100.00% 2,555,978 100.00% 11,833,203 100.00%

Sources:
1National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR)©, 2016.
2Department of Employment, Small Area Labour Markets, December Quarter 2017.
3Australian Bureau of Statistics, Counts of Australian Businesses, including Entries and Exits, 2015 to 2017.
4Australian Bureau of Statistics, Regional Population Growth, Australia, 2016/17 .
5Australian Bureau of Statistics, Building Approvals.
More detailed data notes are available here

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