City of Canning

Business trends

There were an estimated 12,207 total GST registered businesses in the City of Canning in the Dec-23 quarter. There were 184 new businesses and 248 business GST cancellations in the same quarter.

The Australian Business Register (ABR) is a register of all business entities and sole traders in Australia, based on Australian Business Numbers (ABNs), maintained by the Australian Taxation Office.

While ABR business data does not pick up all operations in a region (some companies are not registered at the location where they undertake commercial operations), the time-series data can be quite insightful. It can give you an indication of the short-term impacts of macro-events, and can also offer a sign as to how favourable local conditions are to establishing new businesses during normal times.

COVID-19 pandemic is producing business conditions substantially different from normal. Using the Business Trends page will allow users to monitor the impact of COVID-19 locally and particularly how each industry is being affected. This dataset should be viewed in conjunction with COVID-19 Economic Outlook page to understand the magnitude and the direction of the impact of COVID-19 on economic value and employment.

Changes in business counts by industry can show structural shifts within the economy and identify growth and declining industries. For example, growth industries will have high entry and exit rates due to the high failure rates of first movers and smaller high growth enterprises. Declining sectors will have low entry and high exit rates.

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 Local Government level for each of the time period. The graph of the number of GST registered businesses, the number of new GST registered businesses, and the number of cancelled GST registerations can be selected at the 1-digit ANZSIC classification level. 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.

Data source

Australian Business Register - filtered counts - Current at May 2024

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Business trends by industry sector
City of Canning - All industries
QuarterNumber of registered businessesNew GST RegistrationCancelled GST RegistrationNet change
Dec-2023 12,207184248-64
Sep-2023 12,271315349-34
Jun-2023 12,305373178+195
Mar-2023 12,110422189+233
Dec-2022 11,877395247+148
Sep-2022 11,729495369+126
Jun-2022 11,603368210+158
Mar-2022 11,445405210+195
Dec-2021 11,250340214+126
Sep-2021 11,124476346+130
Jun-2021 10,994318181+137
Mar-2021 10,857350188+162
Dec-2020 10,695390175+215
Sep-2020 10,480457216+241
Jun-2020 10,239271143+128
Mar-2020 10,111345144+201
Dec-2019 9,910353167+186
Sep-2019 9,724474197+277
Jun-2019 9,447332166+166
Mar-2019 9,281328130+198
Dec-2018 9,083292148+144
Sep-2018 8,939422233+189
Jun-2018 8,750291220+71
Mar-2018 8,679282134+148
Dec-2017 8,531280186+94
Sep-2017 8,437381329+52
Jun-2017 8,385267278-11
Mar-2017 8,396304115+189
Dec-2016 8,207278188+90
Sep-2016 8,117374338+36
Jun-2016 8,081262243+19
Mar-2016 8,062278120+158
Dec-2015 7,904288229+59
Sep-2015 7,845394327+67
Jun-2015 7,778219251-32
Mar-2015 7,810225223+2

Source: Australian Business Register. ©2024 Compiled and presented in by .id (informed decisions).

Please refer to specific data notes for more information

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