Key statistics

Delve into Wanneroo’s key data: economic growth, population, employment, business count, tourism, and housing trends.

Economic growth:

The City of Wanneroo’s economy is experiencing steady growth, with the Gross Regional Product (GRP) estimated to be $8.39 billion in 2022, representing an increase of 4.9% from the previous year.

A young and growing population:

The population of the City of Wanneroo is around 216,450 people with a median age of 35. The City’s population is projected to grow rapidly in the coming years and is anticipated to reach 367,775 by 2041.


The City of Wanneroo is an employment hub, with over 62,256 jobs available within the area. The unemployment rate in the City of Wanneroo is currently at 3.6%. The largest employment sectors are construction, education & training, retail, health care and social assistance, manufacturing and hospitality. 

Number of businesses:

There are over 15,984 businesses operating in the City, with a range of industries and sizes.

Tourism statistics:

The City attracts a significant number of visitors each year, with the tourism industry generating approximately 3,859 jobs and $419m in sales each year.


The City of Wanneroo has a diverse range of housing options available, including apartments, townhouses, and detached houses. The median house price in the area is $426,568, which is below the median price for the Perth metropolitan area.

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