City of Canterbury Bankstown

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City of Canterbury Bankstown

Businesses by industry

The Construction industry had the largest number of total registered businesses in City of Canterbury Bankstown, comprising 21.6% of all total registered businesses, compared to 16.1% in New South Wales.

Registered business by industry shows how many businesses there are in City of Canterbury Bankstown 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 the City of Canterbury Bankstown 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
City of Canterbury Bankstown - total registered businesses20192018change
IndustryNumber%. % New South WalesNumber%. % New South Wales2018 to 2019
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1020.36.6920.36.6+10
Mining180.00.2170.00.2+1
Manufacturing1,6484.53.41,6484.73.40
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services1050.30.31090.30.3-4
Construction7,92521.616.17,53721.516.1+388
Wholesale Trade1,6254.43.61,6114.63.6+14
Retail Trade2,2946.35.62,3536.75.6-59
Accommodation and Food Services1,2743.53.91,2003.43.9+74
Transport, Postal and Warehousing7,58020.78.17,02420.08.1+556
Information Media and Telecommunications2460.71.22180.61.2+28
Financial and Insurance Services1,6214.49.01,5784.59.0+43
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services3,1558.610.93,1659.010.9-10
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services2,9678.113.42,7958.013.4+172
Administrative and Support Services1,7444.84.21,5764.54.2+168
Public Administration and Safety3220.90.43030.90.4+19
Education and Training4241.21.53951.11.5+29
Health Care and Social Assistance1,6734.66.01,6134.66.0+60
Arts and Recreation Services2870.81.32740.81.3+13
Other Services1,5234.24.11,4114.04.1+112
Industry not classified900.20.31390.40.3-49
Total business36,623100.0100.035,058100.0100.0+1,565

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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