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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 19.7% of all total registered businesses, compared to 7.0% in Regional WA.

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

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Registered businesses by industry
City of Albany - total registered businesses20192018change
IndustryNumber%. % Regional WANumber%. % Regional WA2018 to 2019
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing68819.77.070020.17.0-12
Mining130.41.380.21.3+5
Manufacturing1484.23.91494.33.9-1
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services100.30.3120.30.3-2
Construction62317.917.262017.817.2+3
Wholesale Trade762.23.0732.13.0+3
Retail Trade2156.25.42136.15.4+2
Accommodation and Food Services1464.23.81494.33.8-3
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1514.38.41464.28.4+5
Information Media and Telecommunications220.60.7210.60.7+1
Financial and Insurance Services2366.89.22276.59.2+9
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services37210.710.837710.810.8-5
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services2557.312.12587.412.1-3
Administrative and Support Services922.63.8892.63.8+3
Public Administration and Safety50.10.370.20.3-2
Education and Training371.11.2351.01.2+2
Health Care and Social Assistance1825.25.71724.95.7+10
Arts and Recreation Services411.21.1401.21.1+1
Other Services1684.84.51684.84.50
Industry not classified50.10.3110.30.3-6
Total business3,485100.0100.03,475100.0100.0+10

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Counts of Australian Businesses, including Entries and Exits, 2015 to 2019 Note: Non-employing businesses includes sole proprietors where the proprietor does not receive a wage or salary separate to the business income. .id the population experts

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