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Bundaberg Regional Council

Businesses by industry

The Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing industry had the largest number of total registered businesses in Bundaberg Regional Council, comprising 21.4% of all total registered businesses, compared to 9.0% in Queensland.

Registered business by industry shows how many businesses there are the Bundaberg Regional Council 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 Bundaberg Regional Council 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
Bundaberg Regional Council - total registered businesses20192018change
IndustryNumber%. % QueenslandNumber%. % Queensland2018 to 2019
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1,40321.49.01,38921.39.0+14
Mining230.40.4240.40.4-1
Manufacturing2974.53.62774.33.6+20
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services380.60.3310.50.3+7
Construction1,08316.517.01,08116.617.0+2
Wholesale Trade1392.13.01412.23.0-2
Retail Trade3805.85.63906.05.6-10
Accommodation and Food Services2824.33.92794.33.9+3
Transport, Postal and Warehousing3084.77.23004.67.2+8
Information Media and Telecommunications200.30.8240.40.8-4
Financial and Insurance Services4056.28.33976.18.3+8
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services67510.311.468510.511.4-10
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services3805.811.43886.011.4-8
Administrative and Support Services2403.74.12483.84.1-8
Public Administration and Safety200.30.3170.30.3+3
Education and Training560.91.4590.91.4-3
Health Care and Social Assistance3665.66.13585.56.1+8
Arts and Recreation Services631.01.2510.81.2+12
Other Services3615.54.83565.54.8+5
Industry not classified180.30.2130.20.2+5
Total business6,557100.0100.06,508100.0100.0+49

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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