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Businesses by industry

The Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing industry had the largest number of total registered businesses in City of Albany, comprising 19.9% of all total registered businesses, compared to 7.0% in Western Australia.

Registered business by industry shows how many businesses there are the City of Albany 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 Albany 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.

Data source

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

Number of employees:
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Registered businesses by industry
City of Albany - total registered businesses20202019change
IndustryNumber%. % Western AustraliaNumber%. % Western Australia2019 to 2020
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing69419.97.069519.97.0-1
Mining160.51.3120.31.3+4
Manufacturing1514.33.81494.33.8+2
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services100.30.3110.30.3-1
Construction60717.416.662617.916.6-19
Wholesale Trade782.23.0812.33.0-3
Retail Trade2086.05.32176.25.3-9
Accommodation and Food Services1414.03.81464.23.8-5
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1564.58.81534.48.8+3
Information Media and Telecommunications230.70.7220.60.7+1
Financial and Insurance Services2306.69.32326.69.3-2
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services38511.010.837510.710.8+10
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services2447.012.12557.312.1-11
Administrative and Support Services942.73.9952.73.9-1
Public Administration and Safety90.30.350.10.3+4
Education and Training310.91.2341.01.2-3
Health Care and Social Assistance1885.45.91805.15.9+8
Arts and Recreation Services411.21.1411.21.10
Other Services1795.14.61664.74.6+13
Industry not classified30.10.230.10.20
Total business3,488100.0100.03,498100.0100.0-10

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Counts of Australian Businesses, including Entries and Exits, 2016 to 2020 Note: Non-employing businesses includes sole proprietors where the proprietor does not receive a wage or salary separate to the business income. .id (informed decisions)

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