City of Gosnells

Businesses by industry

The Transport, Postal and Warehousing industry had the largest number of total registered businesses in City of Gosnells, comprising 22.6% of all total registered businesses, compared to 8.4% in Western Australia.

Registered business by industry shows how many businesses there are the City of Gosnells 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 Gosnells 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 Gosnells - total registered businesses20192018change
IndustryNumber%. % Western AustraliaNumber%. % Western Australia2018 to 2019
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing730.97.0690.97.0+4
Mining260.31.3330.41.3-7
Manufacturing3374.33.93624.83.9-25
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services310.40.3320.40.3-1
Construction1,49619.217.21,51020.017.2-14
Wholesale Trade2873.73.02613.53.0+26
Retail Trade4605.95.44435.95.4+17
Accommodation and Food Services3514.53.83334.43.8+18
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1,76022.68.41,63321.68.4+127
Information Media and Telecommunications380.50.7460.60.7-8
Financial and Insurance Services3844.99.23875.19.2-3
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services4595.910.84516.010.8+8
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services6408.212.16128.112.1+28
Administrative and Support Services4195.43.83855.13.8+34
Public Administration and Safety300.40.3320.40.3-2
Education and Training751.01.2751.01.20
Health Care and Social Assistance3614.65.73434.55.7+18
Arts and Recreation Services620.81.1640.81.1-2
Other Services4816.24.54716.24.5+10
Industry not classified200.30.3200.30.30
Total business7,790100.0100.07,562100.0100.0+228

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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