Maribyrnong City

Businesses by industry

The Transport, Postal and Warehousing industry had the largest number of total registered businesses in Maribyrnong City, comprising 14.4% of all total registered businesses, compared to 8.7% in null.

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

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Registered businesses by industry
Maribyrnong City - total registered businesses20192018change
IndustryNumber%. % nullNumber%. % null2018 to 2019
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing360.56.1450.66.1-9
Mining30.00.130.00.10
Manufacturing2613.33.82633.53.8-2
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services210.30.3160.20.3+5
Construction91611.717.087711.717.0+39
Wholesale Trade3063.93.93224.33.9-16
Retail Trade6428.25.66378.55.6+5
Accommodation and Food Services4265.44.14135.54.1+13
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1,13414.48.71,04714.08.7+87
Information Media and Telecommunications1351.71.01261.71.0+9
Financial and Insurance Services4906.29.14736.39.1+17
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services7759.910.67329.810.6+43
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1,05713.512.699713.312.6+60
Administrative and Support Services3884.94.03344.54.0+54
Public Administration and Safety360.50.3380.50.3-2
Education and Training1401.81.41291.71.4+11
Health Care and Social Assistance5006.45.84576.15.8+43
Arts and Recreation Services1832.31.31782.41.3+5
Other Services3774.84.13504.74.1+27
Industry not classified300.40.3320.40.3-2
Total business7,856100.0100.07,469100.0100.0+387

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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City of Maribyrnong

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