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Business locations - Transport, Postal and Warehousing

Transport, Postal and Warehousing has 1,336 active and registered for GST businesses in Cairns. The largest subcategory within this is Other Transport Support Services nec.

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

Transport, Postal and Warehousing
Cairns - Number of businesses by destination zone
Australian business register by industry sector
Transport, Postal and WarehousingCairns
IndustryANZSIC codeNumber%
Road Freight Transport461021716.2
Interurban and Rural Bus Transport4621100.7
Urban Bus Transport (Including Tramway)4622161.2
Taxi and Other Road Transport462333324.9
Rail Freight Transport471000.0
Water Freight Transport481070.5
Water Passenger Transport482070.5
Air and Space Transport4900201.5
Scenic and Sightseeing Transport5010765.7
Pipeline Transport502130.2
Other Transport nec502940.3
Postal Services5101362.7
Courier Pick-up and Delivery Services5102866.4
Port and Water Transport Terminal Operations521230.2
Other Water Transport Support Services5219342.5
Airport Operations and Other Air Transport Support Services5220110.8
Customs Agency Services529150.4
Freight Forwarding Services5292100.7
Other Transport Support Services nec529945133.8
Other Warehousing and Storage Services530970.5

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