Perth Overview

Perth Overview

Economic Growth

Over the last decade, Western Australia was the strongest performing economy in the nation.



 

Key Trading Partners

China is predicted to be the world’s largest economy come 2026 (The Economist). Further sources of export demand include growth centres of Asia.

Liveability

The Economist Intelligence Unit scores cities on over 30 factors within five broad categories: stability, healthcare, culture, education and infrastructure. Perth has ranked in the top ten most liveable cities for over ten years. In 2016, Perth was ranked 7th, up from 8th in 2015.

Emerging Arts Capital

The 2017 Perth International Arts Festival ran for three weeks and was hosted at the newly developed Elizabeth Quay.