The Western Australian unemployment rate fell to 4.6% in July, with employment up 6.5k in the month. Western Australian dwelling approvals fell 11.3% in July but were 62.6% higher than a year earlier. Real state final demand rose 1.2% in Q2 2021 in Western Australian to be up 12.4% YoY.
Western Australia exported A$70.5 billion of merchandise goods in the three months to July. This was 58% of Australia’s total merchandise goods exports over the period.