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Businesses by industry

The Construction industry had the largest number of total registered businesses in the City of Wyndham, comprising 17.1% of all total registered businesses, compared to 16.7% in Victoria.

Registered business by industry shows how many businesses there are in City of Wyndham 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 the City of Wyndham 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
City of Wyndham - Total registered businesses20162012Change
IndustryNumber%Victoria %Number%Victoria %2012 to 2016
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing2511.97.12712.68.2-21
Mining150.10.100.00.1+15
Manufacturing4083.14.14204.14.5-12
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services710.50.3370.40.3+33
Construction2,26517.116.72,09120.416.5+174
Wholesale Trade5734.34.04564.44.1+117
Retail Trade8246.26.27056.96.8+119
Accommodation and Food Services5994.54.33703.64.1+229
Transport, Postal and Warehousing2,18516.56.21,43013.96.2+756
Information Media and Telecommunications810.61.0520.50.9+30
Financial and Insurance Services7946.09.25325.28.1+262
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1,0788.110.78238.010.3+255
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1,47711.112.51,07710.512.4+399
Administrative and Support Services6404.83.75155.03.7+126
Public Administration and Safety920.70.3620.60.3+30
Education and Training2161.61.31381.31.3+78
Health Care and Social Assistance7545.75.63953.84.8+359
Arts and Recreation Services1020.81.31011.01.3+1
Other Services6014.54.05074.94.0+94
Industry not classified2471.91.52912.82.1-44

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, Victoria: 7.1% Mining, Victoria: 0.1% Manufacturing, Victoria: 4.1% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Victoria: 0.3% Construction, Victoria: 16.7% Wholesale Trade, Victoria: 4.0% Retail Trade, Victoria: 6.2% Accommodation and Food Services, Victoria: 4.3% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Victoria: 6.2% Information Media and Telecommunications, Victoria: 1.0% Financial and Insurance Services, Victoria: 9.2% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Victoria: 10.7% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Victoria: 12.5% Administrative and Support Services, Victoria: 3.7% Public Administration and Safety, Victoria: 0.3% Education and Training, Victoria: 1.3% Health Care and Social Assistance, Victoria: 5.6% Arts and Recreation Services, Victoria: 1.3% Other Services, Victoria: 4.0% Industry not classified, Victoria: 1.5% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Wyndham: 1.9% Mining, City of Wyndham: 0.1% Manufacturing, City of Wyndham: 3.1% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Wyndham: 0.5% Construction, City of Wyndham: 17.1% Wholesale Trade, City of Wyndham: 4.3% Retail Trade, City of Wyndham: 6.2% Accommodation and Food Services, City of Wyndham: 4.5% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Wyndham: 16.5% Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Wyndham: 0.6% Financial and Insurance Services, City of Wyndham: 6.0% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Wyndham: 8.1% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Wyndham: 11.1% Administrative and Support Services, City of Wyndham: 4.8% Public Administration and Safety, City of Wyndham: 0.7% Education and Training, City of Wyndham: 1.6% Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Wyndham: 5.7% Arts and Recreation Services, City of Wyndham: 0.8% Other Services, City of Wyndham: 4.5% Industry not classified, City of Wyndham: 1.9%
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, City of Wyndham: -21 Mining, City of Wyndham: +15 Manufacturing, City of Wyndham: -12 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Wyndham: +33 Construction, City of Wyndham: +174 Wholesale Trade, City of Wyndham: +117 Retail Trade, City of Wyndham: +119 Accommodation and Food Services, City of Wyndham: +229 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Wyndham: +756 Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Wyndham: +30 Financial and Insurance Services, City of Wyndham: +262 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Wyndham: +255 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Wyndham: +399 Administrative and Support Services, City of Wyndham: +126 Public Administration and Safety, City of Wyndham: +30 Education and Training, City of Wyndham: +78 Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Wyndham: +359 Arts and Recreation Services, City of Wyndham: +1 Other Services, City of Wyndham: +94 Industry not classified, City of Wyndham: -44
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Counts of Australian Businesses, including Entries and Exits, 2011 to 2015 Cat. No. 8165.0
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