City of Ipswich

Businesses by industry

The Construction industry had the largest number of total registered businesses in City of Ipswich, comprising 19.5% of all total registered businesses, compared to 17.3% in Queensland.

Registered business by industry shows how many businesses there are the City of Ipswich 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 Ipswich 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 Ipswich - total registered businesses20222021change
IndustryNumber%. % QueenslandNumber%. % Queensland2021 to 2022
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing3613.18.63643.48.6-3
Mining220.20.4250.20.4-3
Manufacturing5264.53.75064.83.7+20
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services440.40.3380.40.3+6
Construction2,30319.517.32,09719.717.3+206
Wholesale Trade2892.43.02652.53.0+24
Retail Trade7996.86.07126.76.0+87
Accommodation and Food Services4293.64.03933.74.0+36
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1,71214.57.11,58714.97.1+125
Information Media and Telecommunications790.70.8690.60.8+10
Financial and Insurance Services3062.64.12972.84.1+9
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services9267.811.88287.811.8+98
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1,1229.512.31,0399.812.3+83
Administrative and Support Services6845.84.65465.14.6+138
Public Administration and Safety340.30.3250.20.3+9
Education and Training1971.71.61771.71.6+20
Health Care and Social Assistance9608.17.28107.67.2+150
Arts and Recreation Services1791.51.41561.51.4+23
Other Services8277.05.56946.55.5+133
Industry not classified110.10.1100.10.1+1
Total business11,810100.0100.010,638100.0100.0+1,172

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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