Camden Council area

Businesses by industry

The Construction industry had the largest number of total registered businesses in Camden Council area, comprising 25.9% of all total registered businesses, compared to 16.1% 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

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Registered businesses by industry
Camden Council area - total registered businesses20192018change
IndustryNumber%. % New South WalesNumber%. % New South Wales2018 to 2019
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing2042.76.62002.96.6+4
Mining70.10.240.10.2+3
Manufacturing2813.73.42814.13.40
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services300.40.3220.30.3+8
Construction1,95725.916.11,78125.916.1+176
Wholesale Trade2353.13.62473.63.6-12
Retail Trade3895.25.63585.25.6+31
Accommodation and Food Services2152.83.91882.73.9+27
Transport, Postal and Warehousing84211.18.168910.08.1+153
Information Media and Telecommunications500.71.2360.51.2+14
Financial and Insurance Services4866.49.04526.69.0+34
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services7219.510.96769.810.9+45
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services77110.213.470710.313.4+64
Administrative and Support Services3094.14.22934.34.2+16
Public Administration and Safety400.50.4440.60.4-4
Education and Training1111.51.5951.41.5+16
Health Care and Social Assistance3534.76.02994.36.0+54
Arts and Recreation Services1051.41.3981.41.3+7
Other Services4315.74.13965.74.1+35
Industry not classified160.20.3220.30.3-6
Total business7,553100.0100.06,888100.0100.0+665

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Counts of Australian Businesses, including Entries and Exits, 2015 to 2019 Note: Non-employing businesses includes sole proprietors where the proprietor does not receive a wage or salary separate to the business income. .id the population experts

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