Perth, Australia's
Western capital

Perth has been ranked 8th in the world on the Economist's Intelligence Unit Livability Index.

Western Australia was the strongest performing economy in the nation over the past ten years. Here are a few facts about Perth you may not have known.


The Economist

2015 Top Ten Best Livable Cities*

The Economist 2015 Top Ten Best Liveable Cities*Rank City Country1 Melbourne Australia2 Vienna Austria3 Vancouver Canada4 Toronto Canada5 Calgary Canada6 Adelaide Australia7 Sydney Australia8 Perth Australia9 Auckland New Zealand10 Helsinki Finland* Based on 30 factors spread across five areas: stability, infrastructure, education, health care and environment

Residential Market Snapshot

Perth residential yields remain competitive vs. other key markets.

Residential Market SnapshotPerth residential yields remain competitive vs. other key marketsPrepared by Urbis; Source: RPData Suburb Scorecard December 2014SydneyMelbourne4.4%4.2%5.1%Perth$580,000$455,000$442,2504.4%5.2%7.5%Median Sale PriceAnnual Change in Median Sale Price (10 year ave)Indicative Gross Rental Yield

Economic Growth

Western Australia was the strongest performing economy in the nation over the past ten years.

Economic Growth Western Australia was the strongest performing economy in the nation over the past ten years.Source: ABS, OECD–Constant PricesOECDNSWVICAUSTWAWA’s GSP per capita was $103,731 in 2013/2014than the national equivalent of $67,9314.9%2.8%2.4%2.0%1.5%Average annual growth 10 years to 2014:53%HIGHER

Thriving Exports

Western Australia accounted for 47
of all goods exported from Australia in 2014.

Thriving Exports Western Australia accounted for 47% of all goods exported from Australia in 2014.Source: ABS47%Rest of AustraliaWestern Australia53%PerthSydneyMelbourne