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Business locations - Agriculture

Agriculture has 256 active and registered for GST businesses in Cairns. The largest subcategory within this is Sugar Cane Growing.

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 3rd Jun 2019

Cairns - Number of businesses by destination zone
Australian business register by industry sector
Agriculture Cairns
IndustryANZSIC codeNumber%
Nursery Production (Under Cover)011131.2
Nursery Production (Outdoors)011231.2
Floriculture Production (Under Cover)011400.0
Floriculture Production (Outdoors)011552.0
Vegetable Growing (Under Cover)012231.2
Vegetable Growing (Outdoors)0123114.3
Grape Growing013162.3
Berry Fruit Growing013300.0
Stone Fruit Growing013541.6
Citrus Fruit Growing013641.6
Other Fruit and Tree Nut Growing01393614.1
Sheep Farming (Specialised)014131.2
Beef Cattle Farming (Specialised)01425119.9
Sheep-Beef Cattle Farming014400.0
Grain-Sheep or Grain-Beef Cattle Farming014552.0
Other Grain Growing014931.2
Sugar Cane Growing015110239.8
Dairy Cattle Farming016072.7
Poultry Farming (Eggs)017231.2
Horse Farming019131.2
Pig Farming019200.0

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