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Business locations - Health Care and Social Assistance

Health Care and Social Assistance has 855 active and registered for GST businesses in Cairns. The largest subcategory within this is General Practice Medical Services.

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

Health Care and Social Assistance
Cairns - Number of businesses by destination zone
Australian business register by industry sector
Health Care and Social AssistanceCairns
IndustryANZSIC codeNumber%
Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals)840130.4
General Practice Medical Services851127331.9
Specialist Medical Services85129811.5
Pathology and Diagnostic Imaging Services852070.8
Dental Services8531748.7
Optometry and Optical Dispensing8532131.5
Physiotherapy Services8533252.9
Chiropractic and Osteopathic Services8534222.6
Other Allied Health Services853915117.7
Other Health Care Services nec8599121.4
Aged Care Residential Services860180.9
Other Residential Care Services8609101.2
Child Care Services8710758.8
Other Social Assistance Services8790849.8

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