Economic Profile

The City of Swan's online Economic Profile ( presents economic information describing the area's role within the broader economy, highlights its strengths, explores options for economic development, shows how the local economy has changed over the previous ten years and how it compares to other areas.

Information presented is derived from official sources of information (e.g. the Australian Bureau of Statistics) as well as Australia's leading economic modellers, the National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR).

The industry structure and industry sector profiles presented in use a National Accounts regional econometric model developed by the NIEIR. To begin learning about the local economy, a good place to start is with our key economic indicators including:

  • Population
  • Gross product
  • Local employment
  • Industry composition
  • Employed residents
  • Unemployment
  • Building approvals
  • Housing prices
  • Retail trade
  • Consumer Price Index

All pages, tables, charts, images and reports presented in can be exported, downloaded or shared.