City of Moreland

Businesses by industry

The Construction industry had the largest number of total registered businesses in City of Moreland, comprising 16.6% of all total registered businesses, compared to 17.0% in Victoria.

Registered business by industry shows how many businesses there are the City of Moreland 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 Moreland 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 Moreland - total registered businesses20192017change
IndustryNumber%. % VictoriaNumber%. % Victoria2017 to 2019
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing580.46.1690.56.1-11
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services260.20.3260.20.30
Wholesale Trade4743.33.94553.53.9+19
Retail Trade8646.05.68846.85.6-20
Accommodation and Food Services6624.64.16174.84.1+45
Transport, Postal and Warehousing2,02714.18.71,51711.78.7+510
Information Media and Telecommunications2171.51.01661.31.0+51
Financial and Insurance Services8215.79.17786.09.1+43
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1,3009.110.61,2599.710.6+41
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1,99813.912.61,78213.812.6+216
Administrative and Support Services6354.44.05124.04.0+123
Public Administration and Safety920.60.3830.60.3+9
Education and Training2431.71.42401.91.4+3
Health Care and Social Assistance9126.45.87896.15.8+123
Arts and Recreation Services3052.11.32672.11.3+38
Other Services6454.54.15974.64.1+48
Industry not classified570.40.3890.70.3-32
Total business14,333100.0100.012,953100.0100.0+1,380

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 Moreland

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