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Businesses by industry

The Professional, Scientific and Technical Services industry had the largest number of total registered businesses in Randwick City, comprising 17.2% of all total registered businesses, compared to 13.0% in New South Wales.

Registered business by industry shows how many businesses there are in Randwick City within each industry sector using the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) Business Register which itself is derived from the GST register held by the Australian Tax Office (ATO). Businesses are included if they are registered with the ATO, with an ABN used within the previous two financial years. Businesses are split up between employing and non-employing businesses. Non-employing businesses may include sole traders and registered ABNs which are part of larger enterprises.

The distribution of businesses may reflect the industry structure of the area, or may differ significantly. For instance, the largest industry in an area may consist of one very large business, with a large number of employees, while a sector with a lower value added could have a lot of small and micro businesses.

The number of businesses in Randwick City should be viewed in conjunction with Employment by industry (Total) and Value added datasets to see the relative size of industries, and with Employment locations data to see where business employment occurs within the area.

Please note that this data set has several limitations which are explained in the data notes for this topic. Business register counts are an approximation to LGA boundaries based on SA2 level data provided by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. As such, they may not exactly match figures sourced directly from the ATO, due to boundary issues and the application of ABS randomisation to the dataset. Notably, public sector institutions are not recorded which has a significant impact on the numbers for Health Care, Education and Public Administration and Safety.

Australian Bureau of Statistics – Business register – originally sourced from ATO data

Registered businesses by industry
Randwick City - Total registered businesses20162012Change
IndustryNumber%New South Wales %Number%New South Wales %2012 to 2016
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1040.97.31191.08.1-15
Mining90.10.2120.10.2-3
Manufacturing2341.93.62392.03.9-5
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services290.20.3180.20.3+11
Construction1,70614.015.51,57013.415.0+136
Wholesale Trade3613.03.83863.34.1-25
Retail Trade6135.06.17086.06.8-95
Accommodation and Food Services5894.84.25694.94.0+20
Transport, Postal and Warehousing6295.26.36305.46.3-1
Information Media and Telecommunications2522.11.22532.21.2-1
Financial and Insurance Services9998.29.17866.78.0+213
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1,65613.611.11,60013.710.7+56
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services2,09717.213.01,97016.812.9+127
Administrative and Support Services5074.24.05044.34.2+3
Public Administration and Safety280.20.4480.40.4-20
Education and Training2101.71.42071.81.3+3
Health Care and Social Assistance1,24510.25.91,0959.45.2+150
Arts and Recreation Services3222.61.32882.51.4+34
Other Services4013.34.04163.64.0-15
Industry not classified1681.41.42882.52.0-120

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Counts of Australian Businesses, including Entries and Exits, 2012 to 2016 Cat. No. 8165.0

Note: Non-employing businesses includes sole proprietors where the proprietor does not receive a wage or salary separate to the business income.

Registered businesses by industry 2016
Registered businesses by industry 2016 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, New South Wales: 7.3% Mining, New South Wales: 0.2% Manufacturing, New South Wales: 3.6% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, New South Wales: 0.3% Construction, New South Wales: 15.5% Wholesale Trade, New South Wales: 3.8% Retail Trade, New South Wales: 6.1% Accommodation and Food Services, New South Wales: 4.2% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, New South Wales: 6.3% Information Media and Telecommunications, New South Wales: 1.2% Financial and Insurance Services, New South Wales: 9.1% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, New South Wales: 11.1% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, New South Wales: 13.0% Administrative and Support Services, New South Wales: 4.0% Public Administration and Safety, New South Wales: 0.4% Education and Training, New South Wales: 1.4% Health Care and Social Assistance, New South Wales: 5.9% Arts and Recreation Services, New South Wales: 1.3% Other Services, New South Wales: 4.0% Industry not classified, New South Wales: 1.4% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Randwick City: 0.9% Mining, Randwick City: 0.1% Manufacturing, Randwick City: 1.9% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Randwick City: 0.2% Construction, Randwick City: 14.0% Wholesale Trade, Randwick City: 3.0% Retail Trade, Randwick City: 5.0% Accommodation and Food Services, Randwick City: 4.8% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Randwick City: 5.2% Information Media and Telecommunications, Randwick City: 2.1% Financial and Insurance Services, Randwick City: 8.2% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Randwick City: 13.6% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Randwick City: 17.2% Administrative and Support Services, Randwick City: 4.2% Public Administration and Safety, Randwick City: 0.2% Education and Training, Randwick City: 1.7% Health Care and Social Assistance, Randwick City: 10.2% Arts and Recreation Services, Randwick City: 2.6% Other Services, Randwick City: 3.3% Industry not classified, Randwick City: 1.4%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Counts of Australian Businesses, including Entries and Exits, 2011 to 2015 Cat. No. 8165.0
Change in registered businesses by industry, 2012 to 2016
Change in registered businesses by industry, 2012 to 2016 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Randwick City: -15 Mining, Randwick City: -3 Manufacturing, Randwick City: -5 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Randwick City: +11 Construction, Randwick City: +136 Wholesale Trade, Randwick City: -25 Retail Trade, Randwick City: -95 Accommodation and Food Services, Randwick City: +20 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Randwick City: -1 Information Media and Telecommunications, Randwick City: -1 Financial and Insurance Services, Randwick City: +213 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Randwick City: +56 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Randwick City: +127 Administrative and Support Services, Randwick City: +3 Public Administration and Safety, Randwick City: -20 Education and Training, Randwick City: +3 Health Care and Social Assistance, Randwick City: +150 Arts and Recreation Services, Randwick City: +34 Other Services, Randwick City: -15 Industry not classified, Randwick City: -120
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Counts of Australian Businesses, including Entries and Exits, 2011 to 2015 Cat. No. 8165.0
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