National Regional Profile: Perth (Statistical Division)  
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Economy ECONOMY


2004
2005
2006
2007
2008


ESTIMATES OF UNEMPLOYMENT - June quarter

Unemployed persons no.
43 469
37 645
33 256
25 975
26 951
Unemployment rate %
5.7
4.8
4.1
3.1
3.1

TAXATION STATISTICS - year ended 30 June

Non-taxable individuals no.
-
-
145 122
173 560
-
Taxable income (non-taxable individuals) $m
-
-
971.1
1 338.1
-
Average taxable income (non-taxable individuals) $
-
-
6 691
7 710
-

Taxable individuals no.
-
-
736 334
746 373
-
Taxable income (taxable individuals) $m
-
-
36 367.1
41 437.7
-
Average taxable income (taxable individuals) $
-
-
49 389
55 519
-

Taxable and non-taxable individuals no.
-
-
881 456
919 933
-
Taxable income (taxable and non-taxable individuals) $m
-
-
37 338.2
42 775.8
-
Average taxable income (taxable and non-taxable individuals) $
-
-
42 360
46 499
-

SELECTED GOVERNMENT PENSIONS & ALLOWANCES - at 30 June

Age Pension - Centrelink no.
na
na
na
na
na
Age Pension - DVA no.
na
na
na
na
na
Carers Payment no.
na
na
na
na
na
Disability Support Pension no.
na
na
na
na
na
Newstart Allowance no.
na
na
na
na
na
Parenting Payment - Single no.
na
na
na
na
na
Youth Allowances no.
na
na
na
na
na

Newstart Allowance - more than 365 days %
na
na
na
na
na

ESTIMATES OF PERSONAL INCOME - year ended 30 June

Average Wage and salary income $
36 523
38 712
41 095
43 785
-
Average Own unincorporated business income $
19 436
21 311
23 271
25 919
-
Average Investment Income $
6 323
6 882
7 918
9 068
-
Average Superannuation and annuity income $
19 635
20 655
22 583
24 512
-
Average other income (excl. Government pensions & allowances) $
4 517
4 622
5 184
5 757
-

Total income (excl. Government pensions & allowances) $m
29 727.8
32 936.4
36 760.4
41 717.9
-

WAGE AND SALARY EARNERS BY SEX - year ended 30 June

Males %
52.3
52.2
52.2
52.1
-
Females %
47.7
47.8
47.8
47.9
-

WAGE AND SALARY EARNERS BY AGE - year ended 30 June

Aged 15 years to 24 years %
20.0
20.4
20.5
20.9
-
Aged 25 years to 34 years %
23.1
22.6
22.3
22.3
-
Aged 35 years to 44 years %
22.7
22.3
22.2
21.9
-
Aged 45 years to 54 years %
21.1
20.9
20.6
20.3
-
Aged 55 years to 64 years %
11.3
11.8
12.2
12.3
-
Aged 65 years and over %
1.8
1.9
2.1
2.3
-

WAGE AND SALARY EARNERS BY OCCUPATION - year ended 30 June

Managers and Administrators %
8.1
8.0
8.0
7.8
-
Professionals %
18.9
19.0
19.2
19.2
-
Associate Professionals %
7.3
7.4
7.5
7.9
-
Tradespersons and Related Workers %
9.8
9.8
9.9
10.0
-
Advanced Clerical and Service Workers %
2.9
2.7
2.6
2.5
-
Intermediate Clerical, Sales and Service Workers %
17.8
17.9
17.8
17.7
-
Intermediate Production and Transport Workers %
6.2
6.3
6.4
6.6
-
Elementary Clerical, Sales and Service Workers %
9.6
9.5
9.4
9.4
-
Labourers and Related Workers %
8.5
8.8
8.8
8.8
-
Not Stated %
10.9
10.6
10.3
10.0
-

ESTIMATES OF HOUSEHOLD WEALTH - year ended 30 June

Net worth per household $'000
394.1
-
-
-
-
Aggregate household net worth $m
219 935.1
-
-
-
-
Equivalised net worth $'000
254.8
-
-
-
-
Assets per household $'000
467.1
-
-
-
-
Liabilities per household $'000
73.0
-
-
-
-
Debt to asset ratio %
15.6
-
-
-
-

COUNTS OF BUSINESSES, INCLUDING ENTRIES AND EXITS

Number of Businesses - at 30 June

Non-employing businesses no.
88 950
84 987
86 286
90 276
-
Employing businesses: 1 to 4 employees no.
26 037
30 402
32 499
35 739
-
Employing businesses: 5 or more employees no.
19 875
21 642
21 642
21 876
-
Total businesses no.
134 862
137 031
140 427
147 891
-

Business Entries - year ended 30 June

Non-employing business entries no.
17 820
16 512
17 184
20 253
-
Employing business entries no.
6 042
7 110
7 110
8 454
-
Total business entries no.
23 862
23 622
24 294
28 707
-

Business Exits - year ended 30 June

Non-employing business exits no.
20 496
20 271
15 702
15 864
-
Employing business exits no.
810
1 158
5 055
4 974
-
Total business exits no.
21 306
21 429
20 757
20 838
-