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Business locations - All industries

There are a total of 11,661 active and registered for GST businesses in Cairns. The largest subcategory within this is Construction.

The Australian Business Register is a register of all business entities and sole traders in Australia, based on Australian Business Numbers (ABNs), maintained by the Australian Taxation Office.

Data from the ABR is useful in planning and economic development, to identify the spatial patterns of businesses across Cairns, clusters and change in business growth patterns across the area.

The raw business register dataset contains large numbers of ABNs which are not relevant to local government planning, including trusts, superannuation funds, non-active businesses and micro businesses not registered for GST. These have been filtered out of the data presented here, to provide a more meaningful dataset for Local Government Decision making.

Data are presented as aggregates of ABNs at the Destination Zone level, for the most recent time period. The distribution of industries shown here can be selected at the 1 or 2-digit ANZSIC classification level, and the table below the map shows a further breakdown into more detailed business categories. For more information, including actual business locations and name and address details, LGAs are entitled to access the raw ABR unit record dataset directly from the ATO.

Australian Business Register - filtered counts

Current at 22nd June 2018

All industries
Cairns - Number of businesses by destination zone
Australian business register by industry sector
All industriesCairns
IndustryANZSIC codeNumber%
Agriculture, Forestry and FishingA4423.8
MiningB490.4
ManufacturingC4513.9
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste ServicesD340.3
ConstructionE2,48221.3
Wholesale TradeF3182.7
Retail TradeG6785.8
Accommodation and Food ServicesH5915.1
Transport, Postal and WarehousingI1,17110.0
Information Media and TelecommunicationsJ1131.0
Financial and Insurance ServicesK3503.0
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate ServicesL1,0428.9
Professional, Scientific and Technical ServicesM1,31111.2
Administrative and Support ServicesN6265.4
Public Administration and SafetyO700.6
Education and TrainingP2011.7
Health Care and Social AssistanceQ7446.4
Arts and Recreation ServicesR1521.3
Other ServicesS8367.2

Source: Australian Business Register. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id , the population experts.

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