Eurobodalla Shire

Businesses by industry

The Construction industry had the largest number of total registered businesses in Eurobodalla Shire, comprising 27.0% of all total registered businesses, compared to 16.9% in New South Wales.

Registered business by industry shows how many businesses there are Eurobodalla Shire 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 Eurobodalla Shire 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
Eurobodalla Shire - total registered businesses20212020change
IndustryNumber%. % New South WalesNumber%. % New South Wales2020 to 2021
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing2227.46.52137.56.5+9
Mining130.40.2100.40.2+3
Manufacturing1143.83.41043.73.4+10
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services80.30.370.20.3+1
Construction81427.016.975626.616.9+58
Wholesale Trade461.53.6521.83.6-6
Retail Trade2528.46.02488.76.0+4
Accommodation and Food Services2387.94.42217.84.4+17
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1444.87.81404.97.8+4
Information Media and Telecommunications220.71.2160.61.2+6
Financial and Insurance Services471.65.3441.65.3+3
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services2628.711.32549.011.3+8
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services2809.314.12488.714.1+32
Administrative and Support Services1214.04.51144.04.5+7
Public Administration and Safety60.20.370.20.3-1
Education and Training511.71.7381.31.7+13
Health Care and Social Assistance1846.16.61756.26.6+9
Arts and Recreation Services341.11.4371.31.4-3
Other Services1515.04.51485.24.5+3
Industry not classified30.10.160.20.1-3
Total business3,012100.0100.02,838100.0100.0+174

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)

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Eurobodalla Shire Council

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