Maribyrnong City

Businesses by industry

The Transport, Postal and Warehousing industry had the largest number of total registered businesses in Maribyrnong City, comprising 14.3% of all total registered businesses, compared to 10.1% in Victoria.

Registered business by industry shows how many businesses there are Maribyrnong 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 Maribyrnong 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

Please note that data within the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) Counts of Australian Business is subject to perturbation for confidentiality reasons. The ABS randomises LGA business counts for industries or totals between 1 and 3. If no counts are recorded, zero will be shown. If 3 or more, the number will be shown. This perturbation means sub-totals may not add up to high-level totals.
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Registered businesses by industry
Maribyrnong City - total registered businesses20232022change
IndustryNumber%. % VictoriaNumber%. % Victoria2022 to 2023
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing510.65.4420.45.4+9
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services240.30.3270.30.3-3
Wholesale Trade2913.23.33123.23.3-21
Retail Trade8138.96.68358.66.6-22
Accommodation and Food Services4935.44.45615.74.4-68
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1,30414.310.11,63916.810.1-335
Information Media and Telecommunications1601.81.01581.61.0+2
Financial and Insurance Services3573.94.83053.14.8+52
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services8709.610.78749.010.7-4
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1,23913.612.61,23912.712.60
Administrative and Support Services5456.04.96606.84.9-115
Public Administration and Safety430.50.3390.40.3+4
Education and Training1701.91.61751.81.6-5
Health Care and Social Assistance7298.06.97107.36.9+19
Arts and Recreation Services2412.61.62632.71.6-22
Other Services4955.44.85525.74.8-57
Industry not classified120.10.1110.10.1+1
Total Businesses9,098100.0100.09,760100.0100.0-662

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Counts of Australian Businesses, including Entries and Exits. 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
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