Camden Council area

Businesses by industry

The Construction industry had the largest number of total registered businesses in Camden Council area, comprising 26.0% of all total registered businesses, compared to 16.9% in New South Wales.

Registered business by industry shows how many businesses there are Camden 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 Camden 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

Number of employees:
Current area:
Comparison year:
Registered businesses by industry
Camden Council area - total registered businesses20212020change
IndustryNumber%. % New South WalesNumber%. % New South Wales2020 to 2021
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1922.26.52012.56.5-9
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services370.40.3310.40.3+6
Wholesale Trade2763.23.62613.33.6+15
Retail Trade4865.66.04305.56.0+56
Accommodation and Food Services2643.04.42222.84.4+42
Transport, Postal and Warehousing98311.37.897412.47.8+9
Information Media and Telecommunications660.81.2470.61.2+19
Financial and Insurance Services2803.25.32593.35.3+21
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services8349.611.37649.711.3+70
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services93410.714.181610.314.1+118
Administrative and Support Services4164.84.53464.44.5+70
Public Administration and Safety390.40.3430.50.3-4
Education and Training1421.61.71161.51.7+26
Health Care and Social Assistance4565.26.64105.26.6+46
Arts and Recreation Services1271.51.41321.71.4-5
Other Services5506.34.54776.04.5+73
Industry not classified110.
Total business8,700100.0100.07,885100.0100.0+815

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Counts of Australian Businesses, including Entries and Exits, 2016 to 2021 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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Camden Council

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