City of Casey

Businesses by industry

The Construction industry had the largest number of total registered businesses in City of Casey, comprising 24.4% of all total registered businesses, compared to 17.4% 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

Number of employees:
Comparison year:
Registered businesses by industry
City of Casey - total registered businesses20212020change
IndustryNumber%. % VictoriaNumber%. % Victoria2020 to 2021
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing3471.35.93561.45.9-9
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services1280.50.41030.40.4+25
Wholesale Trade8153.03.77352.93.7+80
Retail Trade1,5925.86.31,4005.56.3+192
Accommodation and Food Services9973.64.68703.44.6+127
Transport, Postal and Warehousing5,25819.28.85,26320.78.8-5
Information Media and Telecommunications2791.01.12471.01.1+32
Financial and Insurance Services8453.14.97212.84.9+124
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1,8186.710.91,6986.710.9+120
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services2,4999.113.32,3219.213.3+178
Administrative and Support Services1,6946.24.61,5526.14.6+142
Public Administration and Safety1180.40.31140.40.3+4
Education and Training2981.11.52791.11.5+19
Health Care and Social Assistance1,2974.76.41,1564.66.4+141
Arts and Recreation Services3121.11.53131.21.5-1
Other Services1,4475.34.71,3145.24.7+133
Industry not classified220.10.1230.10.1-1
Total business27,320100.0100.025,365100.0100.0+1,955

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)

Please refer to specific data notes for more information

City of Casey

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