City of Casey

Businesses by industry

The Construction industry had the largest number of total registered businesses in City of Casey, comprising 24.6% of all total registered businesses, compared to 17.0% in Victoria.

Registered business by industry shows how many businesses there are the City of Casey 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 Casey 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 Casey - total registered businesses20192018change
IndustryNumber%. % VictoriaNumber%. % Victoria2018 to 2019
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing3561.56.13511.66.1+5
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services860.40.3780.30.3+8
Wholesale Trade7773.23.97293.33.9+48
Retail Trade1,2465.15.61,2005.45.6+46
Accommodation and Food Services7503.14.16963.14.1+54
Transport, Postal and Warehousing4,68319.38.74,00718.08.7+676
Information Media and Telecommunications1820.71.01560.71.0+26
Financial and Insurance Services1,3345.59.11,2595.69.1+75
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1,6236.710.61,5166.810.6+107
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services2,1889.012.62,0209.112.6+168
Administrative and Support Services1,3505.64.01,2185.54.0+132
Public Administration and Safety1070.40.31080.50.3-1
Education and Training2861.21.42701.21.4+16
Health Care and Social Assistance1,0404.35.89474.25.8+93
Arts and Recreation Services2691.11.32671.21.3+2
Other Services1,1234.64.11,0514.74.1+72
Industry not classified450.20.3700.30.3-25
Total business24,279100.0100.022,305100.0100.0+1,974

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 informed decisions

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City of Casey

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