Hume City

Businesses by industry

The Construction industry had the largest number of total registered businesses in Hume City, comprising 22.2% of all total registered businesses, compared to 17.4% in Victoria.

Registered business by industry shows how many businesses there are Hume City 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 Hume City 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
Hume City - total registered businesses20212020change
IndustryNumber%. % VictoriaNumber%. % Victoria2020 to 2021
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1720.85.91710.95.9+1
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services1130.50.41030.50.4+10
Wholesale Trade8644.13.78254.23.7+39
Retail Trade1,2255.86.31,0625.46.3+163
Accommodation and Food Services7743.64.66833.54.6+91
Transport, Postal and Warehousing4,70322.18.84,73124.18.8-28
Information Media and Telecommunications1300.61.11160.61.1+14
Financial and Insurance Services5412.54.94902.54.9+51
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1,4867.010.91,3727.010.9+114
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1,4496.813.31,3226.713.3+127
Administrative and Support Services1,2926.14.61,1716.04.6+121
Public Administration and Safety1350.60.31200.60.3+15
Education and Training2121.01.51760.91.5+36
Health Care and Social Assistance8824.26.47683.96.4+114
Arts and Recreation Services1490.71.51300.71.5+19
Other Services1,1845.64.71,0115.24.7+173
Industry not classified300.10.1320.20.1-2
Total business21,237100.0100.019,594100.0100.0+1,643

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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Hume City

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