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Northern Beaches Council area

Business locations - All industries

There are a total of 31,359 active and registered for GST businesses in the Northern Beaches Council area. The largest subcategory within this is Professional, Scientific and Technical Services.

The Australian Business Register is a register of all business entities and sole traders in Australia, based on Australian Business Numbers (ABNs), maintained by the Australian Taxation Office.

Data from the ABR is useful in planning and economic development, to identify the spatial patterns of businesses across the Northern Beaches Council area, clusters and change in business growth patterns across the area.

The raw business register dataset contains large numbers of ABNs which are not relevant to local government planning, including trusts, superannuation funds, non-active businesses and micro businesses not registered for GST. These have been filtered out of the data presented here, to provide a more meaningful dataset for Local Government Decision making.

Data are presented as aggregates of ABNs at the Destination Zone level, for the most recent time period. The distribution of industries shown here can be selected at the 1 or 2-digit ANZSIC classification level, and the table below the map shows a further breakdown into more detailed business categories. For more information, including actual business locations and name and address details, LGAs are entitled to access the raw ABR unit record dataset directly from the ATO.

Australian Business Register - filtered counts

Current at 3rd Dec 2018

All industries
Northern Beaches Council area - Number of businesses by destination zone
Australian business register by industry sector
All industriesNorthern Beaches Council area
IndustryANZSIC codeNumber%
Agriculture, Forestry and FishingA3141.0
MiningB340.1
ManufacturingC1,2233.9
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste ServicesD830.3
ConstructionE5,65918.0
Wholesale TradeF1,3724.4
Retail TradeG1,7145.5
Accommodation and Food ServicesH1,0293.3
Transport, Postal and WarehousingI1,4894.7
Information Media and TelecommunicationsJ7312.3
Financial and Insurance ServicesK1,7185.5
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate ServicesL2,9299.3
Professional, Scientific and Technical ServicesM7,03622.4
Administrative and Support ServicesN1,4904.8
Public Administration and SafetyO1040.3
Education and TrainingP7302.3
Health Care and Social AssistanceQ1,5995.1
Arts and Recreation ServicesR6552.1
Other ServicesS1,4504.6

Source: Australian Business Register. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id , the population experts.

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