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The resident population in the City of Swan will nudge 145,000 in 2017. About half of all our residents are employed and the area provides jobs for almost 73,000 workers in approximately 10,000 businesses. In fact, there are more jobs in Swan than the total number (70,600) of our employed residents; an enviable position of employment self sufficiency and sustainability in a local government area.
Our largest industry is manufacturing which employs 9,650 workers and generates an output of almost $3.4 billion. Output from our construction industry is in excess of $5 billion and employs around 8,800 workers.
Swan's gross regional product (GRP) is generated by businesses, organisations and individuals working in the area. In 2014/15, our GRP reached $9.1 billion or about 6% of total GRP in the Greater Perth region.
To find out more about Swan's economy, you are welcome to free use of Economy.id, our online economic profiling tool where you can find a wide variety of economic information that can be easily exported for your own business use or to help make decisions about investing in Swan.