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Businesses by industry

The Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services industry had the largest number of total registered businesses in Burwood Council area, comprising 16.8% of all total registered businesses, compared to 10.9% in New South Wales.

Registered business by industry shows how many businesses there are Burwood Council area 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 Burwood Council area 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
Burwood Council area - total registered businesses20192018change
IndustryNumber%. % New South WalesNumber%. % New South Wales2018 to 2019
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing170.36.6120.26.6+5
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services70.10.3110.20.3-4
Wholesale Trade2034.03.62114.23.6-8
Retail Trade3557.05.63647.35.6-9
Accommodation and Food Services2745.43.92835.73.9-9
Transport, Postal and Warehousing4007.98.13657.38.1+35
Information Media and Telecommunications541.11.2460.91.2+8
Financial and Insurance Services3687.29.03757.59.0-7
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services85416.810.986017.310.9-6
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services66113.013.465813.213.4+3
Administrative and Support Services2535.04.22234.54.2+30
Public Administration and Safety50.10.430.10.4+2
Education and Training1032.01.5941.91.5+9
Health Care and Social Assistance4248.46.04078.26.0+17
Arts and Recreation Services270.51.3270.51.30
Other Services1553.14.11402.84.1+15
Industry not classified80.20.3130.30.3-5
Total business5,077100.0100.04,968100.0100.0+109

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 informed decisions

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